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The 2020 Wales HR Awards — Be part of the celebration


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Wales HR Network

The Wales HR Network is the leading network for HR Professionals in Wales. We offer a series of topical HR seminars, events and workshops up and down the country, and host the annual Wales HR Awards to recognise HR excellence in a wide range of sectors.

Developed by Darwin Gray, a leading full service commercial law firm, and Acorn, Wales’ leading specialist recruitment and training agency, the Wales HR Network is the essential platform to stay ahead in HR.

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Constant sharing platform to discuss current issues, either by joining our LinkedIn group or sharing your own blogs and updates on this website

Regular invites to topical seminars throughout Wales

Frequent HR legislation updates through our Wales HR Network newsletters

The latest information on our annual Awards

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"Really helpful and practical advice."

Rhiannon Williams, Target Group

Find out more about some of our members and how you too can raise your profile.

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Next event

Mock disciplinary hearing

South Stand Lounge, Principality Stadium

February 4, 2021

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News & insights

Managing Staff Absenteeism During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Staff absenteeism refers to periods of absence from work that can become frequent and habitual. Employment lawyer, Owen John sets out tips for managing staff absenteeism during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.

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Coaching for Good

Rosie Sweetman, Director of Sweetmans & Partners, reflects on the business challenges of the past few months and how we can use them to rethink our roles as coaches, leaders and businesses.

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How to Onboard a New Employee Remotely

An effective onboarding process is proven to improve employee retention and reduce the amount of time for an employee to work productively.

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