Important case-was the employee a creditor of the company?

IMPORTANT CASE WHICH ESTABLISHES WHETHER AN EMPLOYEE WAS A CREDITOR OF A COMPANY   In a recent decision made by the Court of Appeal a Winding up Order previously made by the High Court was annulled.   In the High Court Ms. Justice Pilkington concluded that an employee who claimed that he was owed back […]

Protecting Personal Data When Working Remotely

  Protecting Personal Data When Working Remotely Measures to control and prevent the spread of COVID-19 will involve more people working remotely than usual. Below are some tips to keep personal data safe when working away from the office. Devices Take extra care that devices, such as USBs, phones, laptops, or tablets, are not lost […]

Covid 19 and Employers Obligations

  Covid 19 and Employers Obligations Employers have a statutory obligation under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 to ensure that employees are provided with a safe working environment. We will consider below how employers can fulfil this obligation.   Be Fully Informed Employers should ensure they follow all advice and guidelines […]

The Irish Government’s emergency coronavirus bill

  The Irish Government’s emergency coronavirus bill The Government has published a Bill “to make exceptional provision, in the public interest and having regard to the manifest and grave risk to human life and public health posed by the spread of Covid-19”. The Health (Preservation and Protection and other Emergency Measures in the Public Interest) […]

COVID-19

Corona Virus   As you are all aware we are all embroiled in the challenges of dealing with Covid-19. As things stand, we remain open for business and will do so until such time as it is not feasible or safe to do so. Some of our staff are working remotely and the numbers working […]