This month the government launched the Gender Recognition Act consultation on how to make it less intrusive and bureaucratic for transgender people to change their legal gender on birth certificates. The Gender Recognition Act 2004 applies across the UK and sets out a process for obtaining a gender recognition certificate that enables transsexual peopleRead More ..
The GDPR countdown is underway and there is much work to be done by HR before the deadline. To help HR plan and prepare for the introduction of the GDPR, EEF NI will be delivering another one day seminar on Thursday, 3 May 2018.Read More ..
WORKSHOP ON GDPR AND THE IMPACT ON HR PROCESS AND EMPLOYEE RECORDS DATE: THURSDAY, 15 MARCH 2018; 10.00AM – 4.00PM VENUE: EEF NI TRAINING SUITE, 7 PILOT’S VIEW, HERON ROAD, BELFAST, BT3 9LERead More ..
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 NISGRead More ..
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 threatsRead More ..
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.Read More ..
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 (25Read More ..