Introduction of Sick Leave Act 2022

  Introduction of Sick Leave Act 2022 The regulation of sick leave has usually been a matter of contract between an employer and employee.   For the first time legislation is now being enacted to give employees a statutory entitlement to sick days i.e. to the payment of up to 70% or a maximum of […]

5 Tips for Employers

5 Tips for Employers Who would be an employer? !   On a weekly if not monthly basis we hear about new employment related legislation being enacted.   There are huge responsibilities and onerous obligations on employers, in this article we try and highlight some of the more pressing factors and issues that employers should […]

Justice delayed/Justice denied/Plaintiffs be aware

Justice delayed/Justice denied/Plaintiffs be aware   A recent High Court case highlights the increasing willingness on the part of the Court to dismiss claims where there has been an inordinate delay on the part of the plaintiff in progressing his or her claim. In a recent judgement of the High Court the issue of delay […]

Important case on the duty of disclosure in Bankruptcy

Important case on the duty of disclosure in Bankruptcy Ireland has become noticed for having a relatively benign bankruptcy regime as a result of a dramatic transformation of our Bankruptcy Laws over the last decade or so. From a position of having a draconian regime where bankrupts could not get out of bankruptcy for 12 […]

Looking at an alternative to traditional insolvency mechanisms

A recent PWC report highlighted a number of concerning developments in relation to Irish Businesses such as: 1. There have been 18% more business failures in the first half of 2022 compared to 2021. 2. There have been 17% more insolvencies per 10,000 companies in quarter 2 in 2022 than in the corresponding period in […]