Temp Suspension on Residential Evictions during Level 5 Restrictions

  Temporary Suspension on Residential Evictions during Level 5 Covid-19 Restrictions   The Residential Tenancies Act 2020 (RTA 2020) temporarily prevents the eviction of residential tenants from taking place during level 5 restrictions. The Act was signed into law on the 24th of October to reduce the impact of the pandemic and restrictions on residential […]

Covid 19 and your Business

    Covid 19 and your Business Support for Businesses The aim of the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS) was to encourage firms to retain staff, and it has been revised to align it more closely to the Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) rates. The EWSS is also available to employers who have had to temporarily […]

An attractive option for parties who do not wish to attend court twice

Separation Agreement: an attractive option for parties who do not wish to attend court twice The Family Law Act 2019 reduced the time limit for divorce applications in Ireland. Parties must now only be living separate and apart for two years prior to divorce proceedings being issued as opposed to four years. This reduction in […]

Retailers’ duty of care: a slippery slope

  Retailers’ duty of care: a slippery slope Slip and fall accidents are a regular feature in the Courts’ legal diary.  A slip and fall claim can occur when a customer slips and falls on something, usually a liquid or deleterious item (for example a pint of milk or broken tin of beans), in or […]

Unlawful deduction of wages

  Unlawful deduction of wages   A very recent decision of the High Court in Marek Balans -v- Tesco Ireland Limited considered circumstances in which an employee was not paid in accordance with the terms of his Contract.   This case involved an interpretation of Section 5(6) of the Payment of Wages Act 1991. The […]