The consultancy has a long and proud tradition of working with, and supporting, retail and hardware operators with employment law, industrial relations and human resources services. The consultancy was established in 1991 and has a client base in all 26 counties of the ROI, along with some in the UK.
Tom commented: “We are delighted to have an opportunity to work more closely with HAI members through a strategic link with the Association. “Compliance with the raft of employment legislation is something that is obviously critical for all employers to achieve. We will make available to you documents and checklists, along with articles in The Hardware Journal to assist you in achieving full-compliance status.”
He continued: “To begin with, we are developing a suite of HR templates such as Contracts of Employment and a Handbook, which will be available on the HAI website for members to download and customise to suit their own particular organisation.”
To access these templates you must be logged into the Members Area of the HAI Website. If you have not yet registered for the Members Area of the HAI website you can do so by registering here, or you can contact Amanda on 012980969 or firstname.lastname@example.org
In the future, Tom Smyth & Associates will offer advice and guidance to HAI members on such topics as:
As an initial HR Healthcheck, Tom Smyth advises that you should ask yourself the following questions (hint: you should be answering yes!):
Tom Smyth & Associates is happy to take a call from any HAI member for a complementary chat on a HR query or issue they need assistance on. If the above questions spark any initial queries, please do not hesitate to contact Tom Smyth & Associates on 021 463 4154 for a chat.
Tom added: “We look forward to working with the HAI and its members throughout 2015 and are happy to help in any way we can.”