Experts’ Articles

HR News: Proposed Minimum Wage Increase – What Does This Mean for Employers?

HR News: Proposed Minimum Wage Increase – What Does This Mean for Employers?

James Condon, HR Business Partner The proposed minimum wage increase of 7.6% from January was announced last week. The significant increase in the national minimum wage is among a number of recommendations contained in a report from the Low Pay Commission, a statutory body made up of workers’ representatives, business representatives and independent experts.   When put into real terms,…

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HRLegal Update: Key HR Learnings from 2021

HRLegal Update: Key HR Learnings from 2021

James Condon, HR Business Partner at HRLegal 2021 proved to be an extremely challenging year for businesses as many had to deal with numerous hurdles throughout the year. Covid-19 brought challenges from lockdowns to temporary closures, continued remote/hybrid working etc. In addition to this, many businesses had to deal with several other factors including the impact of Brexit and the…

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The ‘New’ Normal, Evolved? A HRLegal Perspective on Readapting to the Workplace

The ‘New’ Normal, Evolved? A HRLegal Perspective on Readapting to the Workplace

Una Clifford, Co-Founder at HRLegal As teams slowly move back to the office the employment relationship needs to readapt again. Employees managed to really quickly move to working from home as the global pandemic escalated, now employers want to see their office space humming again, their teams collaborating and a sense of what we knew as normal to return. However,…

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The Great Resignation – Tips on Staff Attrition

The Great Resignation – Tips on Staff Attrition

Una Clifford, Co-Founder at HRLegal Increasingly in the last three months we are speaking to our clients about staff attrition and the term “the Great Resignation” is emerging.  As the vaccination programme continues to gather pace and the talk of a big bounce in the economy is prevalent, employees now see more certainty and hence those that sat still for…

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