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The Hybrid Work Problem

31/05/2021 - With lockdown restrictions easing and a new roadmap for recovery envisaged, employers across the country are making plans for their organisations’ post-COVID-19 work arrangements.

Companies ramp up diversity focus – with the number of D&I initiatives doubling in the past year

14/04/2021 - Twice as many professionals (64%) stated that they are aware of their employer’s diversity & inclusion initiatives, compared to 2019.

Is your 5am alarm clock ready? 47% of managers fear their employees are at risk of burnout upon returning to the office

30/03/2021 - The Irish workforce experienced ‘boomerang’ productivity levels during lockdown – where at its peak 44% reported an increase in productivity, and at its lowest 28% reported a decrease in productivity.

New Code of Practice on Bullying at Work

24/02/2021 - A new Code of Practice for Employers and Employees on the Prevention and Resolution of Bullying at Work came into effect by way of Statutory Instrument on 23 December 2020 (Code).

Three Skills Your Employees Need In 2021

26/01/2021 - One of the momentous impacts of the pandemic has been a fundamental shift in how and where people work.

Rewarding Your Employees on a Budget

01/12/2020 - With 2020 coming to a close and end of year bonuses looming, many organisations find themselves in a difficult position.

What Are The Core Skills Gaps Facing the Financial Industry?

26/11/2020 - Industries worldwide are experiencing unprecedented change as digital transformation and new economic realities shake up the world of work.

Frequently Asked Questions on the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS)

29/09/2020 - The Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme replaced the current Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS) for Irish employers from 1st September. The scheme is expected to run until the end of March 2021, and the switch to it will significantly impact many organisations’ payroll services.

Brexit – the Endgame Approaches?

21/09/2020 - The approaching year-end sees the negotiations on the European Union – United Kingdom future relationship move into a potentially difficult and turbulent phase as an eighth round of negotiations begins, with each side cautioning that time is running out.

Exploring Remote Internships: Part 3: Virtual Mentoring Tips for Success

21/09/2020 - Others may be struggling with the ‘new normal’, finding it difficult to structure their day, missing face-to-face interaction with colleagues and clients, and many burning out from over-working...

Starting a new decade with an in-house counsel

25/08/2020 - Appointing a first in-house lawyer is a major decision for any organisation; involving both financial and commercial commitment and buy-in.

The Residential Tenancies and Valuation Act 2020 - New protections for tenants and new obligations for landlords in certain circumstances

20/08/2020 - The Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Act 2020 gave residential tenants broad protections against rent increases and termination of tenancies in all but exceptional cases during the emergency period.

5 Mistakes Made by Remote Workers

18/08/2020 - The dramatic increase in remote workers across the globe has hit almost all industries and sectors. However, it is undoubtedly causing difficulties and will naturally be maligned with issues, teething problems, and mistakes.

Termination during Probation - What are the risks?

18/08/2020 - Proceed with caution! Terminating during probation was always one of the more straightforward ways in which to terminate an employment relationship, given that employees did not have the requisite 12 months’ service to bring an unfair dismissal claim.

Central Bank Data Requests Issued to Corporate Debt & Real Estate Funds

23/07/2020 - As highlighted in our June briefing ('ESMA Supports Targeted Review Of Corporate Debt And Property Funds'), ESMA issued a public statement on 14 May 2020 in which it undertook to coordinate a targeted supervisory review by national regulators of corporate debt and real estate funds (the Review).

Exploring Remote Internships: Part 1: The Future of Work

23/07/2020 - Remote working is becoming more popular due to the COVID-19 crisis which has forced most organizations to employ working-from-home overnight. While this is a disruptive period, technology is allowing workers to remain productive at home in ways that were unimaginable a decade ago.

Covid-19 Ireland Update - Protect your Business and Stay Resilient

26/03/2020 - In the space of less than three months, the Covid-19 pandemic has had a fundamental impact upon society throughout the world. As governments endeavour to best protect their citizens from the spread of the pandemic, the focus rightly is on the protection of public health.

Parental Leave Changes from September 2019

20/09/2019 - As of September 1st 2019, the Parental Leave Act has introduced some new changes:

Trends 2019: The Future of Work and the Shape of Future Skills

27/06/2019 - The paradigm shift we identified last year, largely driven by what we called ‘the 3As’ of AI, Automation and Analytics, continues to reshape the nature of work.

MBOs - looking inward to build onward

21/05/2019 - A management buyout can be a win-win situation for owners and management teams.

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