Uncertified Sick Leave
An Economic and Social Research Institute report in 2018 found the health sector had the highest number of days lost due to work-related illness.
Work-life balance is a widespread HR issue for employers who manage a modern workforce.
With both parents working in many families, employees face ev
Running a successful business is difficult. Between securing new clients and managing service levels, there’s often little time remaining for human re
Bad human resources practices
Human resources (HR), or people management, is sometimes referred to as a "soft" management practice.
Traditionally, it was taken that management of
Clocking in machines for employees
Under the Organisation of Working Time Act 1997, employers must keep detailed records of the hours worked by their employees each day and each week.
Health & safety at work—employee responsibilities
Your business has a health & safety commitment to staff under the Safety, Health, and Welfare at Work Act 2005.
Under health and safety legislati
Importance of employment law
The employment of staff is heavily regulated and so it’s essential to comply with Irish employment laws.
As there’s an inherent imbalance in power in
Importance of timesheets for employees
If your business wants to track the amount of time staff spend on certain jobs, there are a number of techniques to use.
One of these is timesheets.
Employee GPS tracking policy
Many businesses employ drivers to provide the particular service required by their customers.
As modern technology has developed, many company vehicl
Once an employee joins your business, they have the right to paid annual leave which is the legal term for paid holiday time.
This is regardless of w
Examples of constructive dismissal
For an employer, constructive dismissal can have serious consequences.
It’s where an employee resigns without notice following a major breach of thei
Employee dismissals are, unfortunately, a necessary part of the business world. It’s often unavoidable following the actions of some members of staff.
It’s important for your business to engage with your staff members effectively. By doing this, you can improve loyalty and improve your retention rate
Resignation Advice Guide
From time to time, employees will resign from their roles in your business. So you should prepare to have the correct procedure ready for when you rec
Redundancy process and procedure
For businesses of any size, redundancy is often daunting. You may not want to lose talented staff. And you also may have concerns about how to remain
Employer's duty of care and coronavirus
As a business owner, you owe a duty of care in the workplace to your employees under health & safety legislation.
And this has never been more im
How to maintain social distancing at work
As businesses begin the process of returning to work in Ireland, social distancing will be one of the key phrases you’ll hear as an employer.
Many organisations were recently forced to switch to a remote working model to comply with the restrictions imposed to reduce the spread of coronaviru
Face Masks in the Workplace
One new aspect of PPE businesses may have to adopt is the use of face masks. While the Government does recommend wearing one on public transport, in s
COVID-19 risk assessment at work
With lockdown measures starting to lift across Ireland, as an employer you may now be looking to return to work.
However, to do so you must carry out
Redundancy selection criteria
If your business is in the unfortunate situation where it must make redundancies, then part of the process includes how to select employees for dismis