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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 ...
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Social Media Abuse in the Workplace – The Northern Ireland Perspective

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 08/05/2017 Social media misuse in the workplace is of growing concern but the normal rules of application of fair procedures still apply. In essence, social media abuse is just another way to commit misconduct and tribunals will expect employees to be treated fairly, notwithstanding they may have contributed ...
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The Modern Diverse Workforce: Experiences of LGBT Employees in the Workplace

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 02/05/2017 Legal-Island and the Rainbow Project have joined forces to create a video series called 'Out of the Blue' providing an insight into what it is like to be an LGBT employee in the workplace. We have interviewed various people from organisations throughout Ireland and they share their personal experie...
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Tax-Free Childcare – The Northern Ireland Position

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 02/05/2017 Tax-Free Childcare, a new Government scheme to help working parents with their childcare costs, does apply in Northern Ireland. However, the situation with regards funding for childcare is different to that which applies in England (specifically in relation to the much vaunted 30-hour free childcar...
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Key Employment Case Law Review 2016/17

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 09/02/2017 In this recorded webinar, Mark McAllister from the Labour Relations Agency and our own Scott Alexander examine the key employment cases from 2016/17. Discuss the employment cases from 2016 that have the greatest impact on Northern Ireland employers – and why Discuss the employment cases due in 20...
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Have You Missed Any of the Big Employment Law Changes of 2016?

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 10/01/2017 In case you've missed a few employment law developments from 2016, we thought we'd summarise a few for you to think about. As almost 1,000 of our NI-based subscribers know, Legal-Island bring you all the major employment law and HR developments affecting Northern Ireland employers and their employe...
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3 Key Steps to Protect your Organisation from Equality & Discrimination Claims

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 16/11/2016 Have you ever sought legal advice on an equality/discrimination claim just in against your organisation and immediately started to worry? Worry that is, not about the claim itself, but the size of the frown you’ll see when you have to admit to your legal adviser that you really did do very little p...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Recent Employment Law Cases - Some Helpful Recommendations and Action Points

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 30/08/2016 The summer is a good time to take stock and look for trends. At Legal-Island, we've been analysing some recent cases from NI and beyond that cover disciplinary and dismissal issues. We've pulled together three of the most interesting and have set out below some helpful recommendations and action po...
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FAQs – Holiday Pay Calculation and Other Working Time Developments

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 03/05/2016 At an event to consider holiday pay and other working time developments that Legal-Island held on 13 April 2016, delegates submitted a number of challenging questions to our speakers Helen O'Brien and Ciara Fulton. We have collated these questions, along with the answers from Helen and Ciara, into ...
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Working Time and Leave Pay and Conditions of Employment