Monthly Archives: August 2015

Tips for handling conflict

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5 Tips for handling conflict in business for managers Handling conflict in the workplace is very difficult -both for the manager and the people involved. Here are some tips to help you through this: 1) Understand individual styles and behaviours: If managers understand their reports and how they behave, they will hopefully be able to […]

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Largest payout for Constructive Dismissal

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Royal Sun Alliance Insurance has been ordered to pay its former Irish chief executive Philip Smith €1.25m for constructive dismissal.  The award was made by the Employment Appeals Tribunal and is the largest unfair dismissals compensation award ever made. Mr Smith – who had been earning a remuneration package of €620,000 a year – resigned from the […]

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Public Holidays – how they work

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We have 9 Public Holidays in Ireland and when it comes to work, we often are asked about an employee’s entitlement. Are they due to get the day off, if they are not rostered to work on the day, what happens or if they work part time, what entitlement do they have. The Organisation of Working Time Act […]

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