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Parental Leave Changes from September 2019
20/09/2019 - As of September 1st 2019, the Parental Leave Act has introduced some new changes:

Trends 2019: The Future of Work and the Shape of Future Skills
27/06/2019 - The paradigm shift we identified last year, largely driven by what we called ‘the 3As’ of AI, Automation and Analytics, continues to reshape the nature of work.

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Health and Wellbeing

It pays to get a good personal trainer
02/05/2017 - When most people think about performance they often associate it with the performance of their car – how many miles can it cover before having to fill up the tank?

Safe Travel – Travel Thrombosis / Am I fit to fly ?
04/04/2017 - Travel has become extremely common with many of us travelling long distances for both pleasure and work. Before travelling one should ask the question Am I fit to Fly?

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HR

Hiring for the future
02/05/2017 - As Ireland’s workforce changes, so too must your recruitment strategy. To find, recruit and retain skilled, energetic workers, you need to change your approach.

Leadership - What does it really mean and how important is it?
02/08/2016 - Some insights and opinions from a HR perspective...

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IT

Easy steps to protect passwords
31/10/2019 - Symantec CloudSOC found that enterprises on average use up to 1,000 cloud apps but most CIOs think their organisations only use around 40.

Are you a target?
26/09/2019 - Everybody is a target, so the answer is yes! Although more often it will be accidental rather than personal.

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Legal

Legislation to improve transparency and accountability in the financial sector.
01/08/2019 - The Department of Finance recently received approval from Cabinet to draft the heads of a Central Bank (Amendment) Bill. Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, has stated his intention to publish the heads of this Bill before the end of 2019.

Landmark EU case puts proper tracking of employees’ working hours top of the agenda
27/06/2019 - This decision clarified that all employers must have a suitable system in place to ensure they are recording employees’ daily and weekly working hours.

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Specialist

Gender Pay Gap Reporting
31/10/2019 - The Gender Pay Information Bill 2018 is due to take effect in Ireland in the not too distant future. Following in the footsteps of other European countries, like Germany, France and Spain, it states that public and private sector companies must provide information on the pay given to employees based on their gender.

Accessing your pension early because of illness
29/10/2019 - If you find yourself in the situation where you are unable to work due to illness, hopefully you have an income protection plan to provide you with a regular income while you recover.

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