Redundancy while on maternity leave
Making redundancies is difficult at any time for your business. But if employees up for selection in the redundancy process are pregnant or on materni
Personal protective equipment for coronavirus at work
With lockdown regulations easing in Ireland, you can now start returning more employees back to your business premises.
However, the virus is still a
Sick leave in Ireland
Sick leave is a difficult topic for many businesses to deal with. And it can prove contentious between an employer and a workforce.
So, sick leave i
Redundancy in Ireland: What you Need to Know
Redundancy isn’t the most pleasant topic to discuss, but it is important. You need to know your own and your employees’ rights if your business is clo
Office Relocation—Employee Rights in Ireland
There can come a time in any business’ life where office relocation needs to take place. So, if this becomes a necessity, what rights do your members
How to Conduct a Health and Safety Audit
It is essential for your business to carry out health and safety compliance audits to maintain the wellbeing of your workforce.
When you carry out a
Health & Safety in Social Care
Running a business in the care sector is increasingly popular. After all, since 2002 it’s estimated Ireland’s population has grown by around a million
Return to Work Interview
If you have an employee off work for a long time, when they return you may want to conduct a return to work interview.
There are many reasons for thi
Verbal Warnings at Work
If an employee is underperforming, or misbehaving, while at work you can take various steps address this.
It’s important to try and stop the behaviou
Bank Holiday Pay
In Ireland, there are nine bank holidays annually. They’re also called public holidays. For your business, it’s a time when your employees aren’t like
Contract of Employment in Ireland
It’s a legal requirement for you, as an employer, to provide staff with a written statement of main terms of employment. Most employers cover this off
Changes to Employment Contracts in Ireland
As an employer, you need to ensure you have a full understanding of your obligations and responsibilities regarding contracts of employment.
Businesses cannot stay static forever. Regardless of the industry, age, or size of a company, it’s rarely smart to remain unchanging.
As the world ch
Sample clauses in employment contracts
A contract is a document that lays out the terms and conditions of an agreement towards two parties.
A contract should clearly define the expectat
Alternatives to Redundancy
Considering redundancy for a struggling business isn't an easy decision. While it can be difficult to afford to pay employees, opting for redundancy c
Restrictive covenants & employment law
Restrictive covenants are specific clauses within employment contracts that aim to protect the employer.
These types of restrictions rarely affect