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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.

The plight of anyone who becomes too comfortable with their banking pay

02/11/2018 - If you work in banking, my warning to you is this: don't get too comfortable with your pay. It will be your undoing if you do.

The hiring process at banks could soon become a nightmare

14/08/2018 - Getting a job at a bulge-bracket bank is already a battle of wills. You’ll need the proper network, resume and people skills to earn an offer,

How fintech jobs became boring

02/07/2018 - It was always inevitable that success in the fintech sector would be driven more by the “fin” side of things and less by the “tech.”

The Top Ten Pitch Mistakes!

01/05/2018 - Catherine Moonan, Pitch Coach for the popular RTÉ ‘Dragons’ Den’ TV series, has coached more than 500 contestants towards securing a collective total of €5m in investment funds.

How to make a move from banking to fintech work

20/02/2018 - Of the bankers who have left the traditional financial services industry to join an established financial technology firm or a fintech startup, many have trouble making the adjustment,

Morning Coffee: CEO’s message to bankers who want to stay employed. Optimism arrives too late for bonuses, again

25/01/2018 - If you’re thinking about your long term employability in banking, you might’ve been thinking about getting into coding, or data analytics, or blockchain.

100 top banking interview questions and how to answer them

04/01/2018 - So you want a new banking job? Good luck. Banks are notoriously fussy. Their application process is also notoriously convoluted: you can expect digital interviews, individual interviews and ‘Superdays’/Assessment centres.

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