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A Solicitor’s Guide to Drafting Disciplinary Allegations - Q&A

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 22/11/2017 Following a hugely successful presentation at this year’s Annual Review of Employment Law, Gareth Walls, Partner at A&L Goodbody, answers questions submitted on his topic, ‘A Solicitor’s Guide to Drafting Disciplinary Allegations’. Q: Can an employer require an agreement to be signed by employe...
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Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
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GDPR - 5 things HR must do [Webinar Recording]

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 14/11/2017 Data Protection experts Gillian Acheson & Deirdre Allison discuss the 5 key things that HR departments must do to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in this 30-minute webinar recording with questions and answer. Transcription Barry: Good morning to everybody and w...
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Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act
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WP29 Guidelines on Administrative Fines under the GDPR

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 10/11/2017 Readers will be aware that large fines (up to €20m or 4% of global turnover) may be levied for data breaches after May 25th 2018 as a result of the implementation of the GDPR. Readers should also be aware that fines (up to €10m or 2% of global turnover) may be levied for administrative breaches, su...
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Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act
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In Brief: Important Updates from October 2017

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 01/11/2017 Did you miss something? Subscribers to Legal-Island's Northern Ireland Employment Law Hub find it easy to keep up to date with developments in the world of HR and Employment Law. The Hub is a one-stop-shop for in-depth articles, case law analysis and updates relating specifically to how the law app...
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Joint Declaration of Protection (for Dignity at Work and Inclusive Working Environment)

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 31/10/2017 Legal-Island supports a new initiative by the four main employer representative bodies (Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Confederation of British industry, Federation of Small Businesses and the Institute of Directors) and the trade union movement in Northern Ireland to encourage ...
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Discrimination and Equality Policies and Procedures
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Employment issues and inclement weather

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 16/10/2017 Storm Ophelia is coming and all schools in NI will be closed today. What about other employers? Some employees cannot get to work, or choose not to try, some employers may prefer employees to not attend work, others face a downturn in business because their customers won't go out unless they have ...
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In Brief: What you might have missed in September 2017

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 29/09/2017 Did you miss an important employment law update? Subscribers to our Northern Ireland Employment Law Hub find quick and easy to keep up to date with developments in the world of HR and Employment Law. The Hub is a one-stop-shop for in-depth articles, case law analysis and updates relating specifical...
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7 GDPR Tips HR Need to Know

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 20/09/2017 The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply in the UK from 25 May 2018. The Information Commissioner strongly recommends that your organisation prepares. With possible fines of €20 million or 4% of global annual turnover, do you want your department to be responsible for a data prot...
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Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act
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Where are My Apprenticeship Levy Funds Going?

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 07/09/2017 The Apprenticeship Levy has been fully implemented with large employers making payments since April this year. However, it would not be surprising if some Northern Ireland employers were confused about what their payments are actually funding. You like many employers may have been left wondering wh...
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“Good Work”: The Taylor Review

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 11/08/2017 The Taylor Report was published on 11 July 2017 and is a government commissioned review of modern working practices. It has made over 30 recommendations which are proposed to change employment law for the better. Whilst the Review focussed on GB legislation, the consultation extended to Northern ...