NEWS
 
Employer wins equality case on reasonable accommodation issue

We share a recent case taken under the Equality Act whereby a complainant stated that their employer did not provide ‘reasonable accommodation’ for her disability. Read on to learn how the company won the case and what steps they took to ensure that reasonable accommodation was given in this case…

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Enforcement powers under the new Data Protection Act 2018

The Data Protection Act 2018 was published on 24 May and this week’s article gives a brief overview of the changes in how the Data Protection Commission (DPC) handle complaints, investigations and what their enforcement powers are under the Act….

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SFA Affinity Scheme spotlight on..........

DHL Express are delighted to support small business with their excellent offer to SFA members.

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Banded Hours Bill out of touch with small businesses

The Small Firms Association has issued a statement criticising the draft Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017, which is currently before the Dáil.

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The workplace Innovation Toolkit has been launched

Workplace Innovation is recognised as one further method to help retain and ultimately increase employment in firms. The workplace Innovation Toolkit was launched by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD. It will help companies…

 

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TRAINING PROGRAMMES
 
Manual Handling and other upcoming training courses

Manual Handling is just one of the SFA training courses coming up as part of our ‘Training that counts’ suite. All programmes are delivered by expert trainers with many years of industry experience.

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EVENTS
 
Regional Business Connect Networking Event
  • 13 June, Abbott Diagnostics, Longford
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Employee Share Ownership Day conference
  • 21 June, Google HQ Dublin
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SFA Affinity Scheme webinar
  • 29 June, 11 am, Webinar
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