Workshops

Workshops to Upskill your HR Team for Success

Graphite workshops are designed to bring employers, business owners, and HR personnel the latest updates in HR and employment law. We vary our workshops across a broad range of employment issues, from managing employee performance to workplace bullying and remote working, so you don’t miss a thing.

Graphite workshops are designed to bring employers, business owners, and HR personnel the latest updates in HR and employment law. We vary our workshops across a broad range of employment issues, from managing employee performance to workplace bullying and remote working, so you don’t miss a thing.

Gerry Keane | Cavanagh’s of Charleville
"Fiona Kelleher is excellent and as an expert in her field, covered the content in a concise and practical manner."
Ana Dutra | Enterprise Ireland
"The whole course was very insightful. I am really happy with the organisation and content of the event; I don’t have anything in mind to be improved.”
Orla McNamara | Enterprise Ireland
“The format was excellent and the course provider put everyone at ease. Very open to questions.”
Rachel O’Donovan | Castlemartyr Resort
“It was very interactive and understandable. Fiona was excellent, clear, approachable and very knowledgeable.”
Marena Murphy | Spearline
“It was very informative, and my knowledge will be put to good use.”
Hazel Murphy | The Buttery Bistro
“Fiona made the experience fun and interesting. She got straight to the point and never rambled.”
Holly Wilson Byrne | Wilson Controls Ltd
“The case studies were easy to understand as they were real-life scenarios and very valuable. It was well organised and very informative.”
Wendy Hamilton | The Royal County Down Golf Club
“The trainer Barry was extremely knowledgeable and informative. I enjoyed this course and the content."

Upcoming Workshops

Where | Clayton Hotel Liffey Valley
Date | Wednesday 5th October
Time | 9:30am – 5:00pm

As a manager or supervisor, you need to be aware of how employment law protects employees. With an ever increasing number of EU and Irish employment laws, and a constantly changing landscape, compliance with the law is a significant challenge for anyone tasked with the responsibility of managing people in your organisation

This workshop will provide you with the information, competencies and procedures required to ensure that your organisation complies with all employment laws and regulations.

The following employment issues which frequently cross a manager’s desk will be addressed:

  • How to Manage Absence
  • How to Deal with Misconduct
  • Employment Contracts and Documentation
  • Weekly and Daily Rest Breaks and Rest Periods
  • Running a Disciplinary Procedure
  • Handling a Grievance
  • How to Deal with Allegations of Bullying and Harassment
  • Managing Leave Entitlements

Where | The Kingsley Hotel, Cork
Date | Thursday 6th October, 2022
Time | 9:30pm – 5:00pm

As a manager or supervisor, you need to be aware of how employment law protects employees. With an ever increasing number of EU and Irish employment laws, and a constantly changing landscape, compliance with the law is a significant challenge for anyone tasked with the responsibility of managing people in your organisation

This workshop will provide you with the information, competencies and procedures required to ensure that your organisation complies with all employment laws and regulations.

The following employment issues which frequently cross a manager’s desk will be addressed:

  • How to Manage Absence
  • How to Deal with Misconduct
  • Employment Contracts and Documentation
  • Weekly and Daily Rest Breaks and Rest Periods
  • Running a Disciplinary Procedure
  • Handling a Grievance
  • How to Deal with Allegations of Bullying and Harassment
  • Managing Leave Entitlements

Where | Clayton Hotel Liffey Valley
Date | Wednesday 19th October, 2022
Time | 9:30am – 5:00pm

One of the toughest challenges managers and HR professionals face is responding to allegations of bullying or sexual harassment. This workshop will provide you with important information which you can put into practice if an allegation of bullying harassment or sexual harassment is made.

The workshop will provide you with an insight to the formal and informal resolution options and will guide you through how to manage an investigation and how to maintain a productive work environment during the course of an investigation.

This full day session will cover the following topics:

  • Identifying bullying and harassment
  • How to respond to an allegation
  • Deciding whether to conduct a formal or informal investigation
  • Managing an appropriate investigation
  • Maintaining a respectful workplace environment

Where | Clayton Hotel Liffey Valley
Date | Wednesday 9th November, 2022
Time | 9:30am – 5:00pm

This one-day workshop is designed to provide a designated support contact person with the knowledge and skills that are required for the role. It provides the delegate with a clear understanding of the role under the heading of Dignity & Respect at Work.

It explores the recommendations made by the Department of Business, Enterprise & Innovation and the Health & Safety Authority and how this impacts on the scope of the role and boundaries that apply.

The session will include details of:

  • What is the role of the support contact person?
  • Harassment and bullying responsibilities
  • Dignity at Work Policy & Procedures
  • The meeting – Handling an approach
  • Skills practice

We help employers, business owners and HR personnel all over Ireland by supporting them through their HR challenges and with their training needs