How will your company deal with NATIONAL SICKIE DAY this year?

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The first Monday in February sees a staggering 69% of employees considering calling in sick and has aptly been dubbed “National Sickie Day”. Last year, an estimated 350,000 UK workers took February 1st off work, which cost businesses in excess of £34m in wages, lost hours and overtime. Companies need …

Ireland’s National Skills Strategy 2025 – Ireland’s Future

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The newly launched Strategy is a key pillar to keep the recovery going and build sustainable economic growth. The National Skills Strategy 2025 – Ireland’s Future,  was launched earlier this week at the Blackrock Further Education Institute, Dublin. The Strategy identifies Ireland’s current skills profile, provides a strategic vision and …

PATERNITY LEAVE AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOUR COMPANY

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The Paternity Leave Scheme will come into effect in September 2016, after legislation for the entitlement has been passed through the Dáil, meaning fathers will have the option to apply for two weeks’ paid paternity leave following the birth of their child. Until now, Ireland has been behind the majority of European …