7 Steps To Improve Health and Wellbeing of Employees

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Under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005, employers are responsible, as far as is reasonably practicable, for the safety, health and welfare of employees. This not only applies to hazards that can affect the employee physically but also hazards that can affect them psychologically. In this blog, post we look at 7 […]

Payment of Wages Act – Law Around Tips and Gratuities

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On December 1, the new Payment of Wages Act will come into force. This new law around tips and gratuities means that all employers will be required to display information on how tips, gratuities and mandatory charges are shared or distributed among staff. Who will this effect? Most commonly, this will effect employers in the tourism, […]

Statutory Sick Pay Scheme to be Introduced

Statutory Sick Pay

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD, this week announced details to introduce legislation that would give all workers the right to paid sick leave. The Government’s statutory sick-pay scheme will be phased in over a four-year period, starting with three days per year in 2022, rising to five days […]

Workplace Relations Commission 2020 Annual Report

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The Workplace Relations Commission (2020) have just released their 2020 Annual Report. The Inspection and Enforcement services undertakes inspection of employment records to ensure employer compliance with employment law in the state.  The process involves but is not confined to examining an employer’s employment related books and records and conducting both employer and employee interviews. […]

Right to Disconnect

  From today, employees will have the right to ‘disconnect’ from work, outside of their normal working hours. The government has published a new Code of Practice which will safeguard work-life balance by allowing employees to ‘switch off’ from their jobs outside of their normal working hours. The new code of practice includes:   The […]

How We Work at Boyd HR –

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When you work with us you can expect to see desirable and sustainable improvements in your teams’ performance and productivity. Team members will participate more actively, conflict will be reduced significantly and results will come with a lot less struggle and effort. We have worked with some of the largest employers in the North-West and […]

Business matters – Chat

Boyd HR: Tell me, do you spend time working in your business or on your business? Client: Sure I do. Boyd HR: Great, we can help you maximise your return on your investment in your staff