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Portlaoise Business Seminar

Adjusting for the future evolving through business challenges for success Insight HR is pleased to announce details of our next seminar aimed to equip business owners and managers with the knowledge they need to deal effectively with current challenges. At our next event, on Thursday the 28th of March 2013, Pat Keegan of Bardon Molumby Accountants will partner with us …

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Adjusting for the Future – Wexford Event

Insight HR is arranging an event on 30th January with the support of Wexford Chamber of Commerce and RDA Accountants. Following on from the success of last year’s event in Kilkenny, this seminar has been designed to help business owners to deal effectively with current challenges. Date: Weds 30th January 2013 Venue: Ferrycarrig Hotel, Wexford Time: Registration from 7.45am, ends …

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Check your Employee Disciplinary Procedures

Recently the Employment Appeals Tribunal awarded €46,800 to a childcare worker who had alleged that she was unfairly dismissed from the crèche where she had been working.  Under the Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977 to 2007 the Tribunal found that the dismissal was unfair. At first glance there is nothing of particular note in that decision.  But if we look a …

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By the Book or Pay the Price

The cost of failing to follow procedure in employee grievance and disciplinary issues The Labour Relations Commission’s Code of Practice on Grievance and Disciplinary Procedures recommends that employers have a procedure for dealing with grievances and disciplinary issues – and indeed provides significant guidance to employers on the appropriate components of such procedures. Though not legally binding, the provisions of …