Keeping Employee Hour Records

WRC while carrying out employer inspections will require full hourly records for each employee. They must be ready at the site of employment. This includes days/ hours worked and breaks taken. They must be signed by the employee to acknowledge that the hours are accurate […]


Rest Break Entitlements for Employees

Everything you need to know about Rest Breaks for Employees! Employees are entitled to daily and weekly rest breaks in accordance with the provisions laid out in the ‘Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997’. While there are some exceptions, most employees are entitled to a […]

sick pay scheme starting September 2022

Statutory Sick Pay 2022

The Statutory Sick Pay Scheme comes into legislation in September 2022. So what do you need to know? What is the Statutory Sick Pay Scheme? There is currently no obligation on employers to pay employees for sick leave under the law unless stated in their […]

WRC inspection awards 2021

€1m awarded in unpaid wages in 2021!

Did you know? Almost €1 million was awarded to employees for unpaid wages in 2021? This figure only relates to money awarded following WRC workplace inspections and does not include money awarded following employee complaints adjudicated by the WRC, where awards were made for unfair […]


WRC Audits- Employer’s Records Log

WRC Audits- Employer’s Records Log WRC- Three letters to make you shiver on a January morning, and it has nothing to do with the weather either!   Do you know that the WRC can audit your premises unannounced at any moment, without your permission?   […]


National Minimum Wage Increase 2022

The Basics- National Minimum Wage Increase 2022 Here’s a quick reminder of the minimum wage increase now in effect from January 1st, 2022.   The new top minimum rate is €10.50/hr for those ages 20 years and older.   If you have employees aged 19, […]


Change in Minimum Wage Rates for 2022!

Change in Minimum Wage Rates for 2022! Remember that if you are issuing contracts to new permanent staff, the minimum wage will increase to €10.50/hr from January 1st, 2022. It is also a good time to review existing staff on your payroll, to ensure you […]


The Basics- Employment Contracts

The Basics- Employment Contracts   Do all your employees have Contracts of Employment?   Do those contracts contain all the up-to-date required information?   Avoid the stress (and prosecutions) by ensuring all your employment contracts are issued, as required by law.   Watch our video […]


Have You hired new Employees lately?

Have You hired new Employees lately? It is vital to meet your employer’s legal obligations when hiring new staff.Indeed, this applies to existing staff too, so if you don’t have the following (at minimum) in place act now! Training- All Sectors Manual Handling Training Course […]