Equality Law in Ireland – Employers Responsibilities

  The Employment Equality Acts 2015 brings an amalgamation of the legislation surrounding Equality in the workplace over the last several years. The legislation is designed to protect employees in Irish workplaces by prohibiting all forms of discrimination and victimisation, based on nine possible grounds, namely Gender Age Religion Membership of the travelling community Race […]

5 Tips to help you become a more Family Friendly Organisation

5 tips to help you become a more Family Friendly Organisation Employees will be more attracted to work for any organisation that offers family-friendly benefits, as it shows your investment in them by providing a supportive environment when they may need it the most. Your organisation will also benefit as employees will be more engaged, […]


work related stress

WORK-RELATED STRESS Work-Related Stress (WRS) is stress caused or made worse by work. It simply refers to when a person perceives the work environment in such a way that his or her reaction involves feelings of an inability to cope. It may be caused by perceived/real pressures/deadlines/threats/anxieties within the working environment. One of the general […]

The Family Leave and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2021

  Parents will now receive 5 weeks ‘Parents Leave’ on the birth of their child. As of 1st April 2021, The Family Leave and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2021 was enacted. New provisions under the Act include: An additional three weeks of paid Parents’ Leave and Benefit to each parent to be taken in the first […]

Government plans on remote working

The year 2020 saw many changes for businesses and one major change was around the area of remote working. Many employers have had to manage their employees remotely and the year 2021 will see an even bigger emphasis on this area, with the government investing time in public consultations and the development of the National […]

Can employers force their employees to have the jab?

95,321,880 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 2,058,227 deaths, have been reported to the WHO (21/01/2021). On the day that Donald Trump departed from the White House, over 400,000 Americans lost their lives due to the Virus. These are shocking statistics. As the Irish Government prepares to roll out the immunisation programme, the question is: can […]

Parental Leave from 1st Sept 2020 – Boyd HR

Boyd HR parental-leave 2020

From 1st September 2020, under the Parental Leave Acts 1998 to 2019, parents have an increased entitlement of 4 weeks. Parents are now entitled entitled to 26 weeks unpaid parental leave to enable them to take care of their child. Employees who previously availed of 22 weeks parental leave and whose child is under 12 years […]

TIME…. Is your most valuable asset – Boyd HR

Time Boyd HR

When you outsource your Human Resources Department to Boyd HR, your TIME is free’d up to enable you to work ON your business. As TIME is your most valuable asset, knowing your employment issues are up to date and compliant, allows you to GROW your business. We will look after : #ContractsofEmployment #ManagingPerformance #LearningandDevelopment #ManagingAbsence […]

Boyd HR are results driven

Clients who use our services are ensured that they are WRC compliant. Employers who have sought and followed our advice have never lost a case that went before a Independent Adjudication Officer, Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) or an appeal to the Labour Court. Boyd HR bring ‘leading-edge thinking & best practice in people management’ to […]

Boyd HR – Our Uniqueness

Boyd HR our Uniqueness

We define what results they want to achieve. We work with the Managing Director or the Manager in order to clearly define the results they want to achieve and then put a step by step action plan in place in order to realise the desired results. We work with some of the largest employers in […]