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Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act Update

Posted in: Webinar Recordings on 09/04/2019 The Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act became law on 4th March 2019. The Act impacts on all employers – one of the provisions is a requirement to issue core terms within FIVE days of an employee starting work. Failure to do so could lead to a €5,000 fine and, in some cases, imprisonment of “...
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The Art of Investigating Whistleblowing Claims in Ireland

Posted in: Webinar Recordings on 04/04/2019 Investigating complaints of protected disclosures (whistleblowing) are trickier and riskier than ‘ordinary’ workplace investigations. They use many of the same skills but there are several potential traps, such as those concerning the anonymity of the whistleblower, and the cost of getting it wrong...
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Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
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Dealing with Poor Performance Proactively

Posted in: Webinar Recordings on 13/03/2019 The aim of performance management is to continually improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your organisation. Sometimes, however, an employee will not be performing to the expected level, hopefully a proactive approach will be enough to turn the employee’s performance around to better meet the...
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Policies and Procedures Probation
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Ailbhe Dennehy's Case Law Review 2018

Posted in: Webinar Recordings on 24/01/2019 In this session, Ailbhe Dennehy revises what she considers to be the top employment cases from 2018 and sets out learning points and takeaway actions to put into practice. Cases covered in this session include: Dunboyne Castle v Ribiero; Castle Durrow v Young; A Banker v A Bank – whether an employ...
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Jennifer Cashman’s Review of Irish Employment Law 2018

Posted in: Webinar Recordings on 24/01/2019 Jennifer Cashman, Partner, Ronan Daly Jermyn is our keynote speaker at the Legal Island annual reviews of employment law. In this webinar, Jennifer focuses on three key areas of employment law developments: Due process in discipline grievance procedures, including an update on the cases of Lyons a...
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Disciplinary and Grievance Issues Policies and Procedures
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Dealing with Grief in the Workplace

Posted in: Webinar Recordings on 17/12/2018 In this webinar recording, Caroline McEnery, Managing Director of The HR Suite discusses how employers can handle grief in the workplace.Caroline covers a number of important areas including: Why it is important to handle grief correctly The different types of grief Legal entitlements v best pract...
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Sickness and Absence Policies and Procedures
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The Office Christmas Party: Top Tips for Employers

Posted in: Webinar Recordings on 23/11/2018 ‘Tis the season to be jolly and the office Christmas party is fast approaching! For many employees, this is the highlight of the year - a reward for working hard, a chance to unwind and enjoy in the festive fun with colleagues. However, Christmas parties often raise legal challenges for employers a...
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Managing the Probation Period Effectively

Posted in: Webinar Recordings on 18/10/2018 Caroline McEnery and Lynsey Rainey discuss the practicalities of using probation periods and provide some takeaway tips and advice for HR professionals and other people managers on how to handle issues that may arise with employees during this period. Caroline is a member of the Low Pay Commission ...
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Probation
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How has the WRC interpreted Lyons v Longford Westmeath ETB?

Posted in: Webinar Recordings on 21/09/2018 The 2017 High Court decision of Lyons v Longford Westmeath ETB was somewhat of a controversial decision in the employment sphere. The judgment of Justice Eager raised serious questions for both employers and employees as to the scope of disciplinary investigations and the role of lawyers therein. I...
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Disciplinary and Grievance Issues Policies and Procedures
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Dismissals - Management and How to Minimise Risk for the Business

Posted in: Webinar Recordings on 28/06/2018 In this webinar recording, Caroline McEnery discusses the practicalities of handling dismissals in the workplace and provides some takeaway tips and advice on how to minimise the risk for the business during this process. Transcript Lynsey: Good afternoon, everyone. My name is Lynsey Raine...