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Download issue 13 of the bISME

In this issue ISME’s new Chair, Margaret O’Rourke Doherty discusses her plans for the role. We also look at mandating COVID-19 Vaccination, Improving communications & managing conflict.

In this issue we also provide an update on the code of practice on the right to disconnect and look at the legal implications for the right to work remotely. Plus much more...

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ISME Regional Event
ISME Regional Event
   Calling all businesses in the South East. You are invited to join us on the 11th May from 1.00pm-2.00pm…
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Putting capital to work
Putting capital to work
Some businesses (particularly those that operate largely or exclusively online) have managed to trade as normal during the Coronavirus crisis.…
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Help if you have staff on the PUP who are reluctant to return to work
Help if you have staff on the PUP who are reluctant to return to work
Thankfully many business now have a clearer view of when they will be able to reopen for business. This will…

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