People Focus


People Focus was CIPD Ireland's print magazine until 2011. We've now relaunched People Focus for the digital age as a collection of articles on HR and employment law issues and initiatives for members.


Latest articles

Paternity leave and benefit: developing your organisation's policy

Find out how the introduction of paid paternity leave in Ireland from September 2016 will affect HR professionals.

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Sodexo wins Overall Award at 2015 Excellence in People

Sodexo Ireland has won the 2015 Overall Excellence in People Development Award for its Employee Brand Ambassador Programme.

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Prevalence and implications of zero hours contracts in Ireland

A new University of Limerick study has found that 'If and When' contracts are more common in Ireland than zero hours ones.

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News Analysis

Read articles on human resources, social dialogue, recruitment, reward, learning and development, and employment law written by our News Analyst Martin Frawley.

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Case Studies

Read articles on an 'Employee Brand Ambassador Programme', Toastmasters Clubs, mentoring, implementing a 'HRM for Line Managers' programme, and leadership and change.

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Human Resources

Read articles on Irish human resources issues including reward, management, change management, talent management and recruitment.

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Learning and Development

Read articles on learning and development including mentoring and a HRM for Line Managers' programme.

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Employment Relations

Read articles on employment relations issues including the future of social dialogue.

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Employment Law

Read articles on employment law covering collective bargaining, the Workplace Relations Bill, workplace investigations and disability.

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