Business Boost Helps Companies Comply With Employment Legislation

Derry City and Strabane District Council’s Business Boost programme is helping local companies to comply with employment legislation and adopt best practice techniques for workplace relations with support from the Labour Relations Agency.

Business Boost is a three year programme that aims to mentor established local companies to become more competitive in both indigenous and export markets.
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Patrick McAuley, Employment Relations Manager at the Labour Relations Agency’s Regional Office in L'Derry explained how their expertise can help local businesses to deal with any uncertainties around employment legislation and help make them more desirable places to work.

"We are very pleased to continue our work with Derry City and Strabane District Council through programmes such as Business Boost," he said.

"A positive approach to workplace relations will result in more productive organisations which are more desirable places to work.

"Support from the Labour Relations Agency can remove a lot of stress and uncertainty for employers and employees alike, who are unsure of the latest employment legislation or best practice in workplace relations.

"Our services are free of charge, independent, confidential and impartial."

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