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Recent WRC decision – Request to work remotely

3 March 2021

The Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) published its first decision in relation an employer’s obligations to consider a request to work remotely as part of its duties to protect employees’ health,...
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How a Mistaken CRO filing can become a Sensitive Business issue

25 February 2021

CRO Filings All companies have obligations to file various statutory returns in the Companies Registration Office (“CRO”) from time to time but it is important to be careful when making...
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Eugene F Collins Webinar: Employment Law Update

22 February 2021

Join us on Wednesday 24 March at 11.00am for an employment law update. Our panel of speakers will discuss a number of areas impacting businesses right now, including: Bullying in...
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Update to Quarantine Requirements for Ireland, including High Risk Category 2 Countries

18 February 2021

There is currently a Government Advisory in operation against all non-essential international travel. If you are travelling to Ireland you must: Complete a Covid-19 Passenger Locator Form Provide evidence that...
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A Balancing Act: Responsibility of Statutory Regulators and Court to Consider Competing Rights

17 February 2021

An important aspect of the regulation of professionals is to ensure that the public have confidence in the process by which such individuals are held to account in a disciplinary...
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Publication of the Land Development Agency Bill 2021

16 February 2021

On 5 February 2021, the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage published the Land Development Agency Bill 2021 (the “Bill”) to establish the Land Development Agency (the “Agency”).The Agency...
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Will there be a shift towards turnover rents as we emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic?

12 February 2021

Re-occurring lockdowns have left consumers with no choice but to move to online shopping, raising the question of whether this rapid change caused by the pandemic will have a lasting...
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Government introduces system of mandatory quarantine for anyone arriving in Ireland from abroad

8 February 2021

The Irish Government signed regulations that will introduce a system of mandatory quarantine for arrivals into the State. A legal requirement to quarantine has been introduced for all travellers (except...
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A New Hope – Business Interruption Claims and Covid-19

8 February 2021

The much anticipated decision of the Commercial Court in four test cases taken by publicans to challenge the refusal of FBD Insurance to indemnify their businesses was delivered by Mr...
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The Service of Legal Documents in the UK (Post Brexit) – What happens now?

8 February 2021

The United Kingdom’s official departure from the European Union (the “EU”) has had a significant effect on cross border civil and commercial litigation and the service of Irish legal proceedings...
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