We asked Siobhán Finn, National Hub Network Manager at NACEC, to share with us some insights on her experiences and how she draws inspiration from the environment around her, role models she had during her career, and what is, in her opinion, the biggest opportunity and the biggest challenge for building the future.
The Government has announced that the suspension of sections of the Redundancy Payments Act 1967 will be lifted at the end of this month. It will also introduce a new special redundancy payment for those impacted. Click on the article below to find out what the recent Government changes in redundancy mean for the employer.
Currently in Ireland there is no requirement, however employers are obliged to provide employees access to a PRSA - Personal Retirement Savings Account. Employers must facilitate this through payroll enabling employees to pay into their own personal pension.
There have been a lot of queries on whether employers can force employees to come back whether on a full time or hybrid basis and what rights the employees have. Essentially, employees are obliged to meet the terms of their employment contract which will state where the normal place of work is. While during the pandemic this changed for many employees, now that the guidelines are to phase back into the workplace, this will now be applicable again.
As employees start to return to work in a Hybrid model, it is important to ensure our communication practices are up to scratch and inclusive of all parties across the workplace, no matter where you have employees working from or when they are working.
Voltedge has created a comprehensive guide addressing the questions around the vaccine protocol for employees returning to the workplace. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive your copy.