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Northern Ireland Court of Appeal upholds Employment Tribunal Decision on calculating Holiday Pay

Northern Ireland Court of Appeal upholds Employment Tribunal Decision on calculating Holiday Pay

  The Northern Ireland Court of Appeal (NICA) Judgement this week sent shockwaves through organisations; employers had been hoping for some good news but will be bitterly disappointed. The Judgement substantially upholds the Belfast Employment Tribunal Decision of 2 November 2018 that found the PSNI & the Police Authority for NI liable for not including

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EEF NI Annual Conference 2019

EEF NI Annual Conference 2019

Our 16th Annual Conference for Employment Law for HR professionals took place on 5 June 2019 to a sold out audience. We are delighted to have had such a full and varied programme delivered by the EEF NI legal team and external Speakers, all experts in their individual fields. The Conference was a great success

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10 Golden Rules for Giving Witness Evidence at an Employment Tribunal

10 Golden Rules for Giving Witness Evidence at an Employment Tribunal

Without doubt appearing as a witness in a tribunal case is very daunting and nerve wrecking for most. Nothing compares to the real thing. But there are steps you can take to bolster your confidence and provide yourself with the best opportunity to give your best evidence. So here are my 10 Golden Rules: Be

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Disability Action Launch New Employer Guide on Positive Approach to Employing People with Disabilities

Disability Action Launch New Employer Guide on Positive Approach to Employing People with Disabilities

A new five step recruitment guide has been launched by Disability Action and the Northern Ireland Union of Supported Employment. The resource ‘Employing People with Disabilities: A Positive Action Guide for Employers’ has been designed to help employers to match the right people with the right jobs, achieving positive outcomes for everyone. The Positive Action

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EEF NI Annual Conference

EEF NI Annual Conference

 EEF NI Annual Conference Date: Wednesday, 5 June 2019 Venue: Titanic Belfast This is a must attend event for HR professionals.  EEF NI Legal Team and guest speakers will cover a programme providing updates on employment law, case law and insights into a range of topical issues impacting on employers and HR Professionals. We hope you can join

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Mock Tribunal Practical Skills Workshop

Mock Tribunal Practical Skills Workshop

This half day course is designed to help employers understand the Tribunal process. This Workshop will be of benefit to all HR Professionals and managers who regularly chair disciplinary, grievance and appeal meetings to include complaints of bullying and harassment. It will also benefit those who have responsibility for overseeing the Organisation’s Tribunal cases. DATE: Thursday, 7 March 2019

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Recruitment Selection and Interview Skills

Recruitment Selection and Interview Skills

This course is suitable for those who are undertaking recruitment and selection for the first time or alternatively, seeking refresher training. Recruitment Selection and Interview Skills Date: Thursday 21 February 2019 Time: 9.30am to 1.30pm Venue: EEF NI Training Suite, 7 Pilot’s View, Heron Road, Belfast, BT3 9LE If you wish to attend, please complete the booking form below or

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Making Workplaces Thrive: A Positive Approach to Mental Health – 6th February 2019

Making Workplaces Thrive: A Positive Approach to Mental Health – 6th February 2019

This free event will provide practical guidance to inform and support your approach to mental health in the workplace.  We anticipate high demand; to register your place visit: Making Workplaces Thrive: a positive approach to mental health tickets    

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PSNI Holiday Pay Claim

PSNI Holiday Pay Claim

  Northern Ireland Tribunal Decision on calculating Holiday Pay:  Costs and further complications for Employers The Belfast Employment Tribunal recently found the PSNI & the Police Authority for NI liable for not including overtime payments and certain allowances in the calculation of the holiday pay of police officers and civilian staff (Alexander Agnew and others

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Data Protection and Vicarious Liability

Data Protection and Vicarious Liability

To what extent is an employer liable for the theft of personal data? Employees are trusted with a wide range of personal information, both sensitive and confidential, and have access to systems holding salary information, bank account details and other payroll information.  Employers have a reasonable expectation that employees will only use this information in

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