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ECJ working time ruling ‘a barrier’ to business growth

on Monday, 14 September 2015. Posted in Legislation Updates, Industry News

ECJ working time ruling ‘a barrier’ to business growth

A new EU ruling that travel time to and from first and last jobs of the day by workers with no fixed office should be regarded as work may have major implications for employers.

HR Team Managing Partner Breda Cullen explained that the European Court of Justice ruling means many firms - including those employing care workers, tradespeople and sales reps - may be in breach of EU working time regulations. The top European court has been accused of tormenting businesses with the latest in a long line of rulings which put the squeeze on employers.

Absence Management Workshop 25th August 2015

on Monday, 20 July 2015. Posted in Absence Management, Press Releases

Absence Management Workshop 25th August 2015


Absence is a costly affair which affects the morale and efficiency of a business. It is crucial that organisations understand how to minimise absence by creating an organisational culture which mitigates absenteeism in the workplace. This seminar will demonstrate how managers and supervisors can reduce absence levels whilst also establishing clear and fair absence management policies which stimulate engagement in the workplace.



Fully Funded HR Support

on Thursday, 21 May 2015. Posted in Events, Industry News, Press Releases

Fully Funded HR Support

Fully Funded HR / Employment Law Mentoring

HR Team has been appointed as HR and Employment Law mentors by Derry City Council under its Growing the Digital Economy Programme (GDE)

All Digital SMEs in the Derry City Council area are eligible for this programme. Non-Digital SMEs can also be eligible if they have registered for Super Connected Cities.

Details of the GDE Programme

Under the GDE Programme, HR Team can provide fully funded HR and Employment Law one-to-one and group mentoring support to both digital and non-digital businesses for up to 14 hours, on a topic of their choice. Examples include but are not limited to:

  • Contracts of Employment and Employee Handbooks
  • Performance Management
  • Managing Absence
  • Disciplinary and Dismissal
  • Grievances
  • Managing Social Media in the Workplace
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Inductions and Probationary Period
  • Managing HR Documentation / Personnel Files

If you would like to avail of this support, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 028 71 357 151.

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