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Breaking the mould to attract diverse workforce

Kirsty McManus
ONGOING skills shortages, not just in Northern Ireland, but across the United Kingdom, are consistently among the main issues cited to us by members as their most pressing business challenges.

Long live vinyl and the CD - and may HMV survive

Brendan Mulgrew
SO it's goodbye to that strange period between Christmas and New Year, when it appears everyone becomes a little larger around the waist and slightly disoriented about exactly what day of the week it is.

Why sustainability is a win-win

Stephen Wheeler
IT'S the time of year, when stories of generosity and charity remind us all of the importance of giving back.

‘Tis the season to be jolly - and careful - at the work party

Seamus McGranaghan
THE Christmas season is upon us, workplace parties are in full swing, and while the emphasis should be on having fun, employers are wise to be alert to the possible vicarious liability risks associated with their employees’ actions.

All I want for Christmas….

Eric Carson
GONE are the days when kids would be happy to unwrap a shiny new bike or the latest version of Monopoly on Christmas Day.

Building trust in a post-GDPR world

Chris Daly
HOW many sales emails did you receive this Black Friday? And how many of those did you opt in to receive? New research shows there has been minimal change to the number of consumers receiving unwanted calls and emails, despite the introduction of GDPR in May.

Holidays are coming - so think of your co-workers

Barry Shannon
WE'RE getting into Christmas mode, with the anticipation of a well-deserved break, catching up with friends and family and perhaps getting out and about to socialise a little more than usual.

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