The Cost of Workplace Bullying – Personal and Economic

  The Cost of Workplace Bullying – Personal and Economic A recent study by NUI Galway has highlighted the significant economic cost of workplace bullying and work related stress; 7 million days million days lost per year equating to, €239 million A link to the study can be viewed here: https://academic.oup.com/occmed/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/occmed/kqaa067/5839678?redirectedFrom=fulltext It is clear that […]

Termination of Wardship

    Termination of Wardship   Until the commencement of the Assistant Decision Making Capacity Act 2015, Part 6 Ward of Court applications continue to be made in the same way as they currently are. Once part 6 of the Act is enacted all future ward ship applications will be made to the Circuit Court. […]

Cyber Crime

        Cyber Crime   Cyber-attacks affect businesses daily as people try to benefit from vulnerable business systems. In Ireland the Commission for Communications Regulation is responsible for communication security and regularly issues warnings about cybercrime. It is important that all businesses have effective IT systems and cyber security policies in place to […]

Return To Work Safely Protocol – Some Key Features

  Return To Work Safely Protocol – Some Key Features   The Return to Work Safely Protocol was published by the Government on the 8th of May 2020 and is available from the gov.ie website. The protocol is the result of a collaborative effort by the HSE, HSA and the Department of Health. It is […]

EMPLOYMENT EQUALITY ACTS EXTEND TO CERTAIN CONTRACTORS

  EMPLOYMENT EQUALITY ACTS EXTEND TO CERTAIN CONTRACTORS Employment discrimination is a well litigated area in the Workplace Relations Commission and the courts. The Equality Acts set out the grounds for which discrimination is not allowed as follows; gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, race and membership of the Traveller community. […]