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Developments in HR & Employment Practices Free Webinar for RIAI Members ONLY

Voltedge Co-Managing Director Fredericka Sheppard and Úna Glazier-Farmer BL of the RIAI HR Helpdesk will hold a Free Webinar for RIAI Members on 23rd of June.

Course Aim

The aim of the course is to provide attendees with an overview of the various changes that have taken place across employment law and people management over the past year or so. It will look at the evolving workplace and the role of remote working, the associated Health and Safety requirements as a result of COVID-19, the right to disconnect and the new code of practice on Bullying as well as looking at how best to manage the evolving workplace.

This webinar will give an overview of some of the changes taking place in relation to employer responsibilities on areas such as wellbeing, right to disconnect, family leave, flexible working blended working practices, vaccination of staff, and some recent changes from the WRC.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course attendees should have a knowledge of;

  • The new Code of Practice on Bullying and what it means for your practice
  • The new Code of Practice on Right to request Remote Working and how to build out your own policy 
  • The new WRC practices and what they will mean
  • Legislative changes to family leave and what they mean
  • Tips on how to develop a flexible workplace in line with employee expectations and current work practices
  • A digest of some expected legislation over the coming 12 months
  • Key people management practices that will be helpful for you in navigating the evolving.

Speaker Biography

Fredericka Sheppard, Managing Director & Co Founder: Voltedge Management

Fredericka is a Chartered Member of the CIPD and a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) with the IMCA. She is currently a member of the Executive Council of the SFA and a Board Member of the Institute of Management Consultants and Advisers. A graduate of UL and NCI in Human Resources Management, Fredericka has been working in the field of Human Resource Management since the mid 1990’s since then has held a number of Senior HR Management roles with a range of organisations from multinationals, start-ups, to indigenous Irish companies across the tech, ICT and Financial Services sectors. Fredericka set up Voltedge Management in 2011 with her business partner Joyce Rigby-Jones and now provides HR Consultancy Services to organisations of varying size across Ireland and internationally.

Úna Glazier-Farmer BL, RIAI HR Helpdesk

Úna Glazier-Farmer BL, a barrister and Workplace Relations Commission Adjudicator. She has over ten years’ experience advising clients in employment law and workplace related issues and drafted the RIAI employment contracts.

How to Join Webinar


When your booking has been confirmed, you will receive instructions and a unique link to join the webinar, at the specified time and date. Note: This link should not be shared with others; it is unique to you. Before joining, be sure to check your system requirements to avoid any connection issue.

If you have any employment or workplace queries that relate to COVID-19, please email Ingrid at or ring our offices at 01 525 2914.