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How to Claim Compensation After a Personal Injury at Work

How to Claim Compensation After a Personal Injury at Work

| May 22, 2018

Have you sustained a personal injury in the workplace? No matter whether this is psychological or physical, as an employee it can hard to balance the feeling of responsibility between you and the company that you are working for. When you are considering a personal injury compensation claim it can be hard to know which […]

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Women are happier at work than men despite being paid less, according to Gender Happiness Gap

Women are happier at work than men despite being paid less, according to Gender Happiness Gap

| April 4, 2018

The Gender Happiness Gap research today surveyed over 1200 UK employees about their happiness, enthusiasm, pride, and efficiency at work. The results demonstrate a significant gap in the workplace happiness between men and women across the UK. The research shows that contrary to, and perhaps in spite of the fact that the Gender Pay Gap […]

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Employers need to act now on immigration law to keep their workforce in Northern Ireland

Employers need to act now on immigration law to keep their workforce in Northern Ireland

| March 27, 2018

by Lisa Bryson, Head of Employment, Eversheds Sutherland, Belfast To paraphrase Mark Twain, many people complain about the weather, but no-one ever seems to do anything about it.  Employers handling international recruitment could be forgiven for feeling the same way about the Brexit negotiations. It has been clear for some time that Brexit will cause major […]

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Gender parity absent within Northern Ireland’s most senior roles

Gender parity absent within Northern Ireland’s most senior roles

| March 5, 2018

Northern Ireland’s business boardrooms are still facing a significant gender imbalance – despite growing awareness of a widespread female deficit, according to research released today. Of the 467 board members within Northern Ireland’s top 100 companies, just a fifth of these are women, according to Brightwater Recruitment, who examined the issue ahead of International Women’s […]

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How to spot – and help – a high-functioning alcoholic in your organisation

How to spot – and help – a high-functioning alcoholic in your organisation

| February 26, 2018

Can you tell if a member of your team is a high-functioning alcoholic? And, once identified, what can you do to help them? Sobriety companion and coach, Dr Bunmi Aboaba, draws on her experiences to explain what to look for and what action you should take: Firstly, there are some simple signs to look for:  […]

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Flexible working: Why more companies need to embrace it

Flexible working: Why more companies need to embrace it

| February 26, 2018

We’ve seen enormous technological and social changes in the workplace in recent years.  These changes have forced some companies to adapt in order to attract and sustain much needed talent. Unfortunately, despite this, a lot more still needs to be done to ensure flexibility and inclusivity is addressed in every workplace and integrated into the culture of the […]

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Key Steps Actions for Businesses Leaders for LGBT+ Inclusion

Key Steps Actions for Businesses Leaders for LGBT+ Inclusion

| February 26, 2018

Undeniably the world has come a long way in LGBT+ inclusion over recent years. With more states offering employment protection and recognition of LGBT+ partnership rights than ever before, there is much to celebrate. While progress has been made, there is still a long way to go. In more than half of the world LGBT+ […]

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Mental health in the workplace – Employers responsibility

Mental health in the workplace – Employers responsibility

| February 22, 2018

Mental health is fast becoming a hot topic in the workplace. It is rarely out of the media, reflecting campaigns by health trusts, charities, even celebrities and the Royal Family, says Lisa Bryson, head of employment practice, Eversheds Sutherland, Belfast Recent research undertaken by ‘Business in the Community’ has highlighted that one in four adults currently […]

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Employers – you need to tell The Pension Regulator how you’ve met your automatic enrolment duties. Find out how today.

Employers – you need to tell The Pension Regulator how you’ve met your automatic enrolment duties. Find out how today.

| February 20, 2018

Over 1 million employers have now completed AE, but over the next six months there are still over 200,000 who will need to complete their duties and tell The Pensions Regulator how they have done so. If you’re one of these employers, don’t stick your head in the sand – AE is automatic for workers, […]

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How Beatboxing can help us master successful business communication

How Beatboxing can help us master successful business communication

| February 19, 2018

Business and Beatboxing – At face value, they don’t share any obvious similarities, yet according to Ally Yates, author of ‘Utter Confidence: How what you say and do influences your effectiveness in business’ there’s commonality to be exploited. Beatboxing uses the body like a versatile musical instrument, imitating a variety of sounds through the mouth, […]

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