NewsFLASH: Women can be entitled to Paternity Leave!

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The Paternity Leave and Benefits Act 2016 took effect from September this year. The historic act has been highly publicised for ensuring that male employees are now granted two weeks’ paternity leave at any stage during the first six months following birth or adoption of a child.  However, this legislation …

An Out-of-date Staff Handbook is a Liability!

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An organisation’s people are its greatest asset, but can also be the source of significant risk.  Having an up-to-date handbook in place, which is tailored to the company’s specific needs, contributes significantly to managing those risks. It is vital that employers make clear the parameters within which employees should work, …

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 …