Employee Handbooks – What you need to have in place
7 March 2022 Employees often require guidance from human resources representatives on various matters relating to behaviour, entitlements, or even company procedures. A staff handbook is therefore a crucial tool which any skill-savvy HR representative should ensure to have in…
Ergonomics is an investment in your employees
8 February 2022 The most efficient way to guarantee the well-being and survival and ultimate growth of your business is the correct management of your human resources. One must therefore not shy from investing in employees in order to increase…
Politics at the Workplace
7 February 2022 Although no official date has yet been set, the national political climate is already brewing in election mode. This will most certainly lead to lots of debate, some even damaging with regards to personal relationships at the…
Are you ready for the new Whistleblowing legislation?
9 November 2021 Each employer must have internal whistleblowing procedures and a whistleblowing reporting officer There is always something to keep us busy especially when it comes to new laws impacting the work place. One such law which we need…
Employees’ Training – Why?
9 September 2021 Practicality is the main reason behind employee training. While it is common and customary to train employees for the sake of practicality and efficiency, there are many other benefits which may be reaped from investing in adequate…
WhatsApp fined €225 million by the Irish DPC
6 September 2021 The highest fine under GDPR to date The €225 million fine issued by the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) was approved by the European Data Protection Board (EDPB). The fine is 4.5 times higher than the original draft…
Phishing – Have you received this email from MaltaPost?
8 June 2021 Phishing is a cybercrime. Although it is one of the oldest types of cyber-attacks it is still very widespread and malicious. The perpetrators use fake disguised email as their weapon to commit the attack. They intend to…
Whistleblowing – are you ready?
18 May 2021 In 2013 Malta promulgated the Protection of the Whistle-blower Act. However, what we knew back then is about to change as now more companies will need to comply with the EU Whistle-blower Protection Directive by December 2021, by which…
Where are we 3 years after?
17 May 2021 During 2020, the total fines imposed on different infringements throughout the EU member states, as well as the UK, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein was of €272.5 million. This was reported in the DLA Piper GDPR fines and…
Of women, leadership, and other solutions.
Guest Post by Sonya Sammut 19 April 2021 As the mother of two boys and one dog, and the woman who fights chaos to extract order in the house, I am privileged to serve as the minister of home affairs….