We offer a free conciliation service to help parties involved in a workplace dispute to come to a legally binding resolution without needing to go through a tribunal. We offer both individual conciliation and collective conciliation, for example where an issue affects a number of employees.
From 27 January 2020 a change in NI employment law means that anyone wishing to lodge a claim with the Industrial or Fair Employment Tribunal will need to contact us first to discuss the option of 'Early Conciliation'. If agreement is not reached through Early Conciliation parties can still proceed to tribunal if they wish.
This document provides an overview of our 'Annual Review of Employment Law', which is delivered through a number of partnership events, by our Director of Employment Relations Services, Mark McAllister.
As Coronavirus in Northern Ireland continues, It is important that businesses and workers know what their rights and responsibilities are when it comes to protecting staff and themselves from the spread of the virus.
This video is the first half of our Director of Employment Relations Services, Mark McAllister's presentation of our Annual Review of Employment Law, delivered in November 2020.
This video is the second half of our Director of Employment Relations Services, Mark McAllister's presentation of our Annual Review of Employment Law, delivered in November 2020.
In addition to contracts of employment, a number of other types of contracts exist.
A contract of employment may be ended with the agreement of both parties, or by the employer or employee giving the required amount of notice.