Sexual harassment policy
Having a sexual harassment policy can help protect workers and non-workers from unwanted sexual advances in the workplace. If you don’t take reasonabl
Extra parental leave
Since April 2021, working parents receive more support with newborns and adopted children through Ireland’s extra parental leave bill.
If you hire an employee through preferential treatment, you risk ruining your relationship with your other staff members.
To some employers, it’s all
Employment Law and Employee Rights
Ireland has a vast amount of statutory employment laws which business owners must follow.
It doesn’t matter if you run an established business or are
When an employee becomes pregnant or gives birth, you can provide so much more than congratulations.
Maternity benefit and leave are officially legal
The idea of working overtime or being constantly available might sound appealing to some. However, presenteeism isn’t healthy for your staff or your b
Mental Health in the Workplace
19% of the Irish population suffer from psychological illnesses. Meaning, Ireland has one of the highest rates of mental health conditions in Europe.
When you hire someone, you must fully establish what employment status they’ll legally categorise under.
Employment status relates to what type of wo
There might be times where you’re required to provide additional support to your workforce.
When a work practice or culture affects an employee, you
Whether it was intended or not, racial discrimination is unlawful. In Ireland, it is illegal to treat anyone unfavourably due to their race or ethnici
Whether it was intended or not, there should be no room for discrimination in the workplace. Ireland’s employment laws have outlined the extent of unl
From casual to office wear, there are numerous types of workplace dress codes.
They were previously used to show a company’s culture and ethos. But d
Express and Implied Terms
Whenever creating workplace contracts, you may come across all types of legal terms.
Express and implied terms are two examples that vary in the desc
Everyone will have experienced an unconscious bias at one point in time.
These are assumptions which are beyond our control. But what happens when th
As an employer, you must ensure all employees are allowed to raise concerns comfortably.
When they face grief or ill-treatment because of their claim
Supporting Employees with Menopause
As more people are working well into their senior years, employers are facing another area of medical issues.
Menopause is a health condition found i
More and more employers have inherited hybrid, flexible, and remote work conditions. Because of them, companies made significant savings on infrastruc
Mental Health Leave
All employers have a legal right to protect all workers in their care. But this doesn’t just mean their physical health, it also includes their mental
Whether you recognise them or not, all businesses will have their own individual workplace culture.
These types of environments directly impact how e
Long-Term Sick Leave
Absences are a normal workplace situation that an employer may need to deal with. But what happens when it’s for longer than you’d expect?
Equality Diversity and Inclusion
Despite Ireland being known for cultural diversity, promoting equality can be difficult in the workplace. Even in society today, discrimination and eq