Monthly Archives: March 2012

It never happens to….people like you!

As a member of my local Chamber of Commerce (South Dublin) I attend a B2B group that meets every two weeks as a business network; something I very much enjoy and, as a sole operator get a good deal of … Continue reading

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NERA publishes Annual Report for 2011

The National Employment Rights Authority has today (March 20th) published its annual report for 2011. We will publish a commentary shortly but in the meantime you can read the report here Some headlines: NERA report says only 1% of inspections … Continue reading

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Minister reports ‘good story’ on employment rights reform

On a day when there was some silliness in the air about Ministerial ‘report cards’ Richard Bruton returned to UCD, the location of his announcement last July at the UCD Law School/Employment Law Association of Ireland event on his plans … Continue reading

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Press Statement from CIArb Irish Branch on Mediation Bill

Press Statement  The Irish Branch of the world’s largest dispute resolution body, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators has given a warm welcome to the publication this week of the outline of the Mediation Bill. The Irish branch of CIArb has … Continue reading

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Alan Shatter announces ‘general scheme’ of a Mediation Bill

The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence Mr. Alan Shatter, T.D. has said “The Mediation Bill will give effect to the undertaking in the Programme of the Government for National Recovery (2011 – 2016) to encourage and facilitate the use … Continue reading

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