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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 ...

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...

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

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...

“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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...