Time to get your diaries out. We have the hottest upcoming HR events that you should be attending in March. Pencils to the ready. (or just simply click on the event to add to your google calendar!)


HR Essentials Workshop For SME’s 

This half-day HR essentials workshop specially designed for SMEs will give owners and line managers a robust understanding of HR and Employment Law and it will equip them with the necessary tools needed in order to operate effectively, competently and confidently on a daily basis in line with HR best practice.

The session will include details of:

  • Contracts of employment
  • Organisation of Working Time Act – Breaks & rest periods
  • Managing absence and long-term sickness
  • Leave entitlements
  • Family-friendly entitlements
  • Conduct and performance issues
  • The disciplinary process
  • Grievance, bullying and harassment matters
  • HR best practices
  • How to be GDPR compliant

Location/ Date / Time –  Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport, Dublin. Tue 20 March 2018 /09:00 – 13:00 GMT – Purchase tickets here

2.CIPD Ireland

The Key To Higher Levels Of Attendance  

Why should you attend this event?

You will engage with three experts in the area of Change Management and Attendance Policy Implementation.

• Enabling policy change
• Enabling your team to achieve good attendance
• The role of Management
• Practical case studies and results in managing good attendance

Who should attend?
• HR Professionals
• Line Management
• Business Owners
• Clinical Professionals
• Occupational Health Specialists

Location/ Date / Time –  Vhi Kilkenny Business Centre, IDA Business Park, Dublin Road, Kilkenny. Wednesday, 7 March 2018 from 18:00 to 20:00 (GMT) Purchase tickets here 


Ibec HR Forum & HR Clinic

The agenda is as follows:

Pregnancy & risk assessments – A review of employer’s obligations, by Elaine Bowers, OHS Executive

A review of the Workplace Relations Code of Practice on Retirement and the employment implications, by Rhona Murphy, Head of Employment Law Services

Managing overtime in the workplace, by Claire Hellen, HR Strategy Specialist

Following the presentations, we will host a HR Clinic where advisors from our Knowledge Centre will be available to assist with any HR queries that members may have.

Location/ Date / Time –  84-86 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2. Tuesday, 6 March 2018 from 0.830-10.30 – Book here (Members Only)


How To Deal With A Complaint Of Bullying Or Harassment   

Why should you attend this event?

This workshop is designed to inform managers and HR professionals on how to respond to a complaint of bullying or harassment and what to do to manage the work environment should an investigation take place.

The session will include details of:

  • What are harassment and bullying?
  • Responding to an allegation
  • Managing an investigation
  • Maintaining a respectful environment

Location/ Date / Time –  The Morrison Hotel Ormond Quay Lower, Dublin 1. Tuesday 7 March 2018, from 10.00am – 13.00pm Purchase tickets here 

Do you have an upcoming event or know of any upcoming events for HR professionals in March? If so, leave them in the comment box below. 

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