In this podcast, Fiona Higgins and Stephen Driver discuss the findings of this year’s HR update survey including key insights into pay and resourcing as well as trends relating to HR priorities and investments, learning and development, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DE&I), Hybrid and flexible working, ESG and Wellbeing.

The findings of the survey guide policy making and establish best practice in the development of HR related initiatives for employers.

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Ep. 17  /  KC Connect

Seasonal employment law update - Autumn 2023

Join Linda Reid, Senior Employer Relations Executive and Briana Duffy, Employer Relations Executive, for an update during a busy time of year from an employee relations and employment law perspective.

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Ep. 16  /  KC Connect

Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023

Linda Reid, Senior Employer Relations Executive and Nichola Harkin, Head of Employment Law Services, provide listeners with a practical view of the new rules relating to breastfeeding breaks and leave for medical care purposes.

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Ep. 15  /  KC Connect

The challenges and frequently asked questions around mandatory retirement age

Ibec experts Kevin Feighery and Aoife McFadden discuss challenges employers have in both fixing mandatory retirement ages and managing requests for longer working against the backdrop of imminent reform.

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Ep. 14  /  KC Connect

Navigating the first 6 months of the employment relationship

Ibec solicitors Catriona McKeating and Pauline O’Hare run through the terms that must now be included in contracts of employment, the pitfalls of exclusivity clauses and how to manage probation without falling foul of the Regulations.

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