Gemma O'Connor - Head of Service
Recent Blog Posts By Gemma O'Connor - Head of Service
Frequently asked festive HR questions
First published: December 4th 2023Last updated: December 4th 2023 The Christmas season tends to be a crucial period for many small businesses and can... Read More
How to reduce absence through illness this winter
First published: November 3rd 2023Last updated: November 3rd 2023 As the winter sets in and the temperature dips, your staff may become more vulnerab... Read More
Help your new hire settle in from day one
First published: September 6th 2022 Last updated: October 13th 2023 So, you’ve made your hire. It’s your new starter’s first week on the job and you ... Read More
Do you have to offer vacancies to existing employees before looking external?
First published: June 26th 2013Last updated: October 13th 2023 Recruitment affects every employer. Getting recruitment right can be the difference be... Read More
Did your dress code survive the pandemic?
First Published: October 5th 2023Last updated: October 5th 2023 The pandemic disrupted the workplace in all sorts of ways. While remote working and ... Read More
Can you contact an employee who is off sick?
First published: January 28th 2016Last updated: September 15th 2023 Keeping in contact with an employee who is off work due to illness can be a delic... Read More
How to manage distractions during Rugby World Cup 2023
First published: September 4th 2023Last updated: September 4th 2023 With Ireland heading into the Rugby World Cup as favourites, it’s a good idea to ... Read More
Employer guide to employment contract terms and conditions
First published: March 1st, 2022Last updated: August 17th, 2023 A contract of employment can be a tricky HR document for business owners who aren’t f... Read More
How to manage the back to school period
First published: August 16th 2023Last updated: August 16th 2023 The back to school season is underway as both kids and parents prepare for the new sc... Read More
An employer’s guide to breastfeeding in the workplace
First published: August 2nd, 2023Last updated: August 2nd, 2023 August 1st – August 7th is World Breastfeeding Week 2023. The theme of the week in 2... Read More
Capability in the workplace: How to handle poor performance and ill health
First published: February 3rd, 2022Last updated: July 24th, 2023 Your employees are human and sometimes their work performance may dip. In many case... Read More