Achieving Flexible Workplaces and Workforces : Considering the legislation and emerging trends

  • Event: Achieving Flexible Workplaces and Workforces : Considering the legislation and emerging trends
  • Date: 21/04/2016
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Venue: Zimmer Biomet, Building 2, Shannon Industrial Estate East, Shannon,
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Progressive employers are quickly realising that flexible working is key to ensuring a responsive and productive workforce. Speakers will provide insight about how flexibility can be achieved in compliance with Irish legislation and identify current trends and practical solutions in contingent workforce management.

Topics will include: facilitating remote & tele-working, do’s and dont’s for casual & part-time workers, flexible workforce strategies and trends.


Speakers include: 

Sinead Mullins, Acting Regional Director, Ibec
Sinéad Mullins has worked with Ibec for ten years as a Human Resources and Industrial Relations Executive. Sinéad was recently  appointed as Acting Regional Director of the Ibec Mid West & Kerry Office.

In her role with Ibec, she  advises employers on HR best practice, employee relations and employment law related matters. She also represents employers at the Employment Appeals Tribunal, Workplace Relations Commission and the Labour Court.

As Acting Regional Director, Sinéad sits on the Mid West Regional Skills Forum and the Mid West Action Plan for Jobs Committee as well as the Ibec Regional Executive Committee which deals with Ibec policy issues as a regional level.

Sinead is a graduate of the University of Limerick where she completed a Bachelor of Business Studies in Economics and Finance and a Masters in Human Resource Management. She also holds a BA in Law from Dublin Institute of Technology.

Fiona Fennell, Director, Cregg Recruitment

Fiona is a Clare native and graduate of the University of Limerick with a Masters (Innovation) and Bachelor in Business Studies. She has gained twenty years experience in the recruitment industry working in Ireland and Australia.

Fiona has worked with Cregg since 2009 supplying Recruitment Process Outsourcing solutions to multinational clients, particularly in the regulated and medical device sectors. Cregg has provided and supported contingent workforces of up to seven hundred contract and temporary workers. These include part-time, engineering contractors, remote independent workers and Cregg can facilitate the trialing of new work arrangements such as job sharing.

Fiona has direct experience of how contingent arrangements can benefit both workers and employers, particularly those companies who require a surge manufacturing capacity with reduced time to hire.

There will also be an opportunity for Q&A as well as a networking breakfast

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