Tag Archives: employee

Castlecomer Discovery Park

PETER O’CONNOR team building day at Castlecomer Discovery Park

We at PETER O’CONNOR recently had a team-building day at Castlecomer Discovery Park and found it to be a perfect location for a day out. Peter O’Connor recognises that outings such as this encourage collaboration between employees, which improves performance, enhances respect for each other and ultimately are just good fun! Castlecomer Discovery Park We […]

extension of immigration and international protection permissions

Immigration and International Protection Permissions extended

A final temporary extension of immigration and international protection permissions has been granted to 15th January 2022. This final extension applies to permissions due to expire between 21st September 2021 and 15th January 2022 including those permissions already extended since March 2020. Accordingly, those who held valid permission to be in the State in March […]

changes to the employment permits system

Government announces changes to the employment permits system for workers outside the EEA

Good news for the Healthcare and Nursing Home Sector, Skilled Healthcare Professionals and Healthcare Assistants! Due to the increased demand for Healthcare Assistants and other skilled candidates in several healthcare roles, the Government has this week announced changes to the employment permits system for workers outside the EEA. The announcement comes with immediate effect for […]

Partnership Agreements

Understanding Partnership Agreements

A partnership is defined in section 1(2) of the Partnership Act 1890 as a “relationship which subsists between persons carrying a business in common with a view to profit”. It is common for a business to be formed between friends or family members, most often by way of the formation of a limited liability company. […]

Shareholders Agreements

Shareholders Agreements and what they entail

A Shareholders Agreement is a legally binding contract between the people or entities who own a company, that is the shareholders and sometimes the company itself. Although a Shareholders Agreement is not a legal requirement for a Company, it may be advisable that one is drafted in conjunction with the Constitution to set out in […]

employee termination legal insight - wrongful termination

Understanding the policies and procedures surrounding employee termination

Where an employer has a potential employee complaint, as Solicitors, one of the first things we will want to see is a copy of the employee’s contract of employment and the employee handbook. We will review the Contract and handbook to see if they are valid and if they comply with all of the relevant legislation. Employment […]

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