Employment : Advisory

19 February 2021

Ireland Update - Court of Appeal Overturns High Court Decision on Dismissal of Underperforming Employee During Probation

In a welcome ruling for employers, the Irish Court of Appeal has found that the constitutional right...

04 February 2021

Ireland Update: Strategy on Remote Working Strives to Keep Up

Ireland's Department of Trade, Enterprise and Employment ("Department") recently published a strateg...

25 November 2020

Ireland Update: Virtual Risk Assessments and Employee Consultation on Remote Working Arrangements

The Health and Safety Authority ("HSA") has published new guidance on working from home for employer...

17 November 2020

Ireland Update: Winds of Change for Whistleblowing

Upcoming Whistleblowing DirectiveIreland already has substantial protection for whistleblowers under...

15 October 2020

Employment Update: Budget 2021

On 13 October, the Irish Government announced its Budget for 2021 which contains a number of importa...

05 October 2020

No Money-Back Guarantee – When Severance Agreements go Wrong

A case in the US courts involving the former CEO of McDonald’s may appear to have very little to o...

25 September 2020

Whistleblowing in Guernsey and Jersey - What Employers Need To Know

One of the common themes we are currently being asked to advise on across the Channel Islands is how...

10 August 2020

Fit and Proper - How to Manage Employee Breaches if You Are a Regulated Business

When employees of regulated financial services providers breach the standards required of them, dism...

04 August 2020

Ireland Update: Significant Compensation Awarded to Employee with a Disability for Failure to Make Reasonable Accommodation

An employee who alleged that she had been discriminated against on the grounds of disability has bee...

03 August 2020

Covid-19 Business Tunnels - Changes to Restrictions on Travel to and From Guernsey

As part of strict measures introduced earlier this year to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the Bai...