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Employee Handbook: Overview, Status and Purpose

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 12/12/2018 As an introduction to our new Employee Handbook series (coming in January 2019), Leeanne Armstrong discusses the 'Overview, Status and Purpose' of the employee handbook including: Why have an employee handbook? Getting the basics of the handbook right Should the employee handbook be contractual or...
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Contracts of Employment Policies and Procedures
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In Brief: Case Law Special (November 2018)

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 03/12/2018 This month’s 'In Brief' is a common law catch up. It can be hard to keep up-to-date with case law developments – it’s all too easy to miss an important decision that has major implications for employers and employees. For this very reason we decided to compile a list of some of the most interesting...
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HR in 90 Seconds - November 2018

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 13/11/2018 In this month’s ‘HR in 90 seconds…’ we are looking at gender equality and diversity from a male perspective; is it a SAD time of the year; and, as employers, how do we handle staff during the adverse weather? Gender Equality and Diversity – a different perspective Taking a different approach to thi...
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In Brief: Important Updates from October 2018

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 31/10/2018 Last month’s edition of In Brief was a common law catch up outlining a number of recently decided, influential cases. The decisions covered a wide range of employment issues, including sleep-in shifts; holiday pay; disciplinary procedures and disparity of treatment; unfair dismissal and fair proced...
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An Investigation into the Range of Reasonable Adjustments Considered by Courts and Tribunals in the UK in Relation to Disabled Employees and Job Applicants

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 29/10/2018 NOTE: The following paper does not constitute legal advice. It sets out a range of options for employers, employees and job applicants to consider with the objective that the suggestions spark further creative ideas to help disabled employees in the workplace. The Duty to Make Reasonable Adjustmen...
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Discrimination and Equality
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HR in 90 Seconds - October 2018

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 22/10/2018 In this month’s ‘HR in 90 seconds…’ we are looking at flexible working; age discrimination and work Christmas parties. This month’s takeaway points include: 7 Key steps in introducing flexible working; and Criteria for refusing a flexible working request; The Guide to Flexible Working – How to I...
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Discrimination and Equality Policies and Procedures
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'Gay Cake' Case: Supreme Court Rules in Favour of Ashers

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 10/10/2018 The UK Supreme Court has delivered the much anticipated ruling in the Ashers v Lee ‘gay cake’ case. The five justices on the Supreme Court were unanimous in their judgement.The high-profile dispute began in 2014 when the bakery refused to make a cake with the slogan "Support Gay Marriage". The owne...
This article is listed under the following topics:
Discrimination and Equality Human Rights
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In Brief: Case Law Special 2018

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 01/10/2018 This month’s 'In Brief' is a common law catch up. It can be hard to keep up to date with case law developments – it’s all too easy to miss an important decision that could have major implications for employers and employees, which is why we have pulled together some of the most interesting employme...
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HR in 90 Seconds - September 2018

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 28/09/2018 In this month’s ‘HR in 90 seconds…’ we are looking at probation periods; comparative employment law between Ireland and the UK; and the dangers of jokes about people’s accents. We have a number of excellent resources on our Employment Law Hub but we know you are short for time so we have reviewed t...
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In Brief: Important Updates from August 2018

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 03/09/2018 Unfortunately, summer is officially over here in Northern Ireland. Temperatures are dropping, kids are back to school and the post-holiday blues are starting to kick in. If you have been in and out of the office this month, don’t panic, as we have plenty of useful articles and case law summaries on...