After taking a short break, welcome to this edition of the SFA e-zine. Please keep an eye on further communications today from SFA Senior Executive Stephen Brown regarding the impending Government announcement on reopening plans.
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Read about a recent case that highlights the obligation on employers to properly investigate and respond to complaints of sexual harassment in the workplace when €15,000 was awarded to a worker whose employer failed to investigate allegations. As offices prepare to reopen in the next few weeks it is important that they carry out a full risk assessment of the workplace including ensuring the water supply and wastewater systems are safe.
Is your small business ready to welcome back staff to the office? Are you up to date on recent employment law legislation that directly impacts your business? Register now for the SFA Employment Law Seminar, a half-day virtual event on Thursday, 23 September.
There will be 300 small business featured during Champion Green week from from 6-12 September; for your chance to get involved, submit your businesses best €10 treat.
Finally, read our article on the Government approval of the new Corporate Enforcement Authority, and don't forget to check out our latest press coverage.
As always, we’d love to hear from you about any queries you may have, issues you wish to have raised with Government or other stakeholders and your ideas on how we can improve the business environment for us all. Please contact me on tel: 01 605 1602 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet: @SFA_Irl or visit our website.