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Pregnant – When should I tell my Employer?

When a woman becomes pregnant, it comes with many questions and potential challenges. However, if you are going for a new job the big question is, when interviewing, should you mention it and if so, when? Firstly, the Equality Acts 2004, are there to protect you and you are not obliged to inform a potential employer unless the job would require you to conduct work that could harm your baby or for film and...

What do they ask in a Pre employment Medical?

Worried about a pre-employment medical – here’s what they usually ask. Many employers request a pre employment medical. For many people this causes concern as they are unsure what is asked and therefore whether or not they will pass. An individual can have a pre employment medical conducted themselves by an Occupational Health Physician who can confirm if they are likely to pass or not and any areas...

Sample Whistle-Blower Policy

Protected Disclosures Act 2014 – What employers need to know The Government announced the commencement of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (the Act) on 16th July 2014. This is a piece of legislation representing a new standard of international best practice for whistle-blowers in Ireland. There are requirements within the Act which employers need to adher to. This article highlights the most salient...

Practical Guidelines on Implementing a Grievance & Disciplinary Procedure

Thankfully employment is on the rise in Ireland. However, employee grievances and disputes are increasing also. Employers need to protect themselves now more than ever. One of the most effective ways to achieve this is through a robust grievance and disciplinary procedure. The following article outlines best practice in this area to guide you on how to implement the procedure for your firm. Why have a Grievance and...

Protected Disclosures Act 2014 – What employers need to know

The Government announced the commencement of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (the Act) on 16th July 2014. This is a piece of legislation representing a new standard of international best practice for whistle-blowers in Ireland. There are requirements within the Act which employers need to adhere to. This article highlights the most salient requirements.Protected Disclosures Act 2014 – What employers need to...

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