Collective Redundancies – What Are They?

Collective Redundancy

Over the last few months, there have been various redundancies across the tech industry with layoffs in Twitter and Meta. In HR terms, these large layoffs are called Collective Redundancies. Collective Redundancies – What Are They? To help understand collective redundancies and prevent unfair dismissals, here are some important things to know. Collective Redundancies These […]

Payment of Wages Act – Law Around Tips and Gratuities

Boyd HR - Payment of Wages

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, […]

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY

Creating an open culture that highlights the importance of mental health and supports employees who are experiencing wellbeing issues is imperative, not only for the individual but for the workplace as a whole. Management should be fully equipped, trained and confident in dealing with matters of mental health, helping employees identify the triggers at work […]

The Top Ten Interviewing Mistakes

Staff Studies - Boyd HR

Why is the traditional interview viewed as a sometimes ineffective predictor of future performance? Here are some of the most common reasons for this fact.

Staff Problems – 4 Questions an Employer Needs to Ask

Employer Questions - Boyd HR

Have you ever questioned some of your hiring decisions? Did you end-up with a staff member that failed to perform? When pointing the finger at someone (in an accusatory way), you soon realise that there are three fingers pointing back!! This is a sombre thought.

Treating your Staff

Staff Treatment - Boyd HR

It really is true that you get back what you give! Therefore, you should treat your Staff as you would want them to treat your best Customer/Client. Is it reasonable to expect your Staff to be courteous and helpful to your Customers if you as an employer don’t provide them with a living wage and […]

Annual Leave 2016

Annual Leave - Boyd HR

Annual leave entitlements will be calculated in accordance with the Organisation of Working Time Act 1997. Here is the information for Public Holidays in 2016.