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Free Seminar: Controlling Exposure to Prevent Occupational Lung Disease

Free Seminar: Controlling Exposure to Prevent Occupational Lung Disease

Northern Ireland Health and Safety Group Free seminar: Controlling exposures to prevent occupational lung disease Monday 21st August – Antrim Tuesday 22nd August – Craigavon   Members may already be aware of the excellent work of the Northern Ireland Safety Group (NISG), which for 60 years has been promoting Safety in the Workplace. The NISG

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Northern Ireland: Promoting Good Race Relations in the Workplace Following Brexit

Northern Ireland: Promoting Good Race Relations in the Workplace Following Brexit

The Issues Brexit was undoubtedly a political vote about migration and started a trend of thinking in terms of  “us” and “them.” Political rhetoric from politicians such as President Trump who wants to build a wall to keep the Mexicans out has increased this type of “us” and “them” thinking.  Tragic terrorist acts and threats

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Update on Brexit Activity

Update on Brexit Activity

Update on Brexit activity. The Association is continuing to work closely with Fergus McReynolds, Director of EU Affairs for EEF GB and EEF NI, as the UK prepares to exit the European Union.

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Review of Employment Practices in the Modern Economy: Matthew Taylor attendance in Belfast.

Review of Employment Practices in the Modern Economy: Matthew Taylor attendance in Belfast.

Review of Employment Practices in the Modern Economy: Matthew Taylor attendance in Belfast. On Tuesday 14 March 2017 the Association attended a local panel discussion chaired by Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive of the Royal Society of Arts, who has been selected by the Prime Minister to lead an Independent Review of Employment Practices in the Modern Economy.

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EEF NI ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2017

EEF NI ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2017

Topics will include: Brexit: What the future holds; Gender Pay Gap Reporting; New Employer Guidelines on Pregnancy and Maternity at Work; The Apprenticeship Levy;

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The National Minimum and Living Wage Increases

The National Minimum and Living Wage Increases

National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) rates will increase in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK from 1 April 2017. Indeed from 2017 onwards all minimum wage rates are to increase on 1 April of each year. The increases taking effect from 1 April 2017 are: National Living Wage (25

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Mock Tribunal Workshop

Mock Tribunal Workshop

This Mock Tribunal Workshop will be held on Wednesday 10 May 2017 at 10am to 1.30pm

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Employment Law Essentials Training Event

Employment Law Essentials Training Event

The Employment Law Essentials for New Manager & HR Professionals will be held on Thursday 6 April 2017 at 10.00am to 4.30pm

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BREXIT:  What Next?

BREXIT: What Next?

What next following the Supreme Court Decision? On Tuesday 24 January 2017 the Supreme Court upheld an earlier High Court ruling that Article 50 (the mechanism through which the UK will commence the formal process of leaving EU) cannot lawfully be triggered without an Act of Parliament. So what happens next? Brexit so far: As

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Consultation on the Apprenticeship Levy

Consultation on the Apprenticeship Levy

The Department for the Economy has recently launched a public consultation seeking the views of interested parties on the potential implications of the Apprenticeship Levy in Northern Ireland, due to be introducted in April 2017. The collection of the Levy from all employers with a pay bill in excess of £3 million per annum is

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