Recent Blog Posts By Ruaidhri Murray
Returning to work: How to set up staggered shifts
With a return to normality now a strong possibility, safety is the primary focus for many employers. Ensuring staff can maintain social distancing is ... Read More
How to cut staff costs without making redundancies
Businesses across the UK face an uncertain future as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many economists warn of a potential recession, while virologi... Read More
Will Jack's Law be introduced to Northern Ireland?
In 2018, MPs voted to support a bill known as Jack's Law. This new law will come into effect in England, Scotland and Wales on April 6th, 2020. How... Read More
TUPE, redundancy, and the Service Provision Change
TUPE strikes up a range of reactions when mentioned. For many, it’s a confusing subject that’s unlikely to affect their daily lives. For others, it’... Read More
National Living Wage: What’s changed?
The National Living Wage (NLW) will lead to a pay increase for more than 128,000 employees in NI this year, new research has suggested. The NLW was in... Read More
Have you prepared for your Christmas party?
Christmas is closing in once again and businesses all over Northern Ireland are preparing for one of their busiest periods. Wedged between handling i... Read More
When does absence become persistent absence?
Winter is coming. Colds and flus start to sweep through your workforce. Absences become more common. A day here, a day there. It all adds up… When it... Read More
Hurricane Lorenzo and the importance of an adverse weather policy
Hurricane Lorenzo brings with it more than strong winds and torrential rain. It also serves as a reminder to employers of the usefulness of an Adverse... Read More
Recent health & safety rulings cost businesses
As we’ve mentioned many times before, the health & safety of employees is of paramount importance to your business. If procedures are in place an... Read More
New HSENI initiative prioritises site safety
Employee safety ─ it’s paramount for any business. No matter what industry you’re in, it’s crucial to create a safe working environment. Workplace sa... Read More
PSNI case may cause you payroll problems
The right of employees to paid annual leave may cost your business more than you thought. This week the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) con... Read More