News
Budget 2012 – Implications for Employers
Legislation published to reform JLC/REA systems
Temporary Agency Work Bill published
Short-time employment
Restrictions on Bulgarian and Romanian access to the Irish labour market
SFA Presentation to Joint Oireactas Committee on European Affairs
SFA National Small Business Awards 2012 - Finalists
Building Blocks for Business Success
Engaging Private Security Providers
Events
Public Procurement – Free Seminar
 
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SFA National Small Business Awards Showcase
 
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SFA Employment Law Conferences 2012
Useful Links
Welcome to the December News Update 2011

This News Update is packed with practical information and aims to assist SFA members in running your business.  It also includes information on forthcoming SFA member events.  If you would like to give feedback on this News Update please email aisling.igoe@sfa.ie.  Your feedback is appreciated.

Topics covered in this edition include Budget 2012 and the implications of it for employers, recent legislation published to reform JLC/REA systems, the recently published Temporary Agency Work Bill, Short – Time employment and the changes to Jobseekers benefit and the restrictions on Bulgarian and Romanian access to the Irish labour market.

Also covered is the recent SFA Presentation to Joint Oireactas Committee on European Affairs, the SFA National Small Business Awards 2012 Finalists announced, a Guide to using corporate governance techniques to generate real business benefits and what employers need to be aware of when Engaging Private Security providers.

Please do keep us informed of any issues that concern you.

The SFA team would like to wish all members a very happy and prosperous new year.


Kind regards

Patricia Callan
SFA Director

Budget 2012 – Implications for Employers
Budget 2012 has some implications for employers...
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Legislation published to reform JLC/REA systems
The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, published the Industrial Relations (Amendment) (No. 3) Bill 2011 on 22nd December, to...
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Temporary Agency Work Bill published
On the 16th December 2011 the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, TD, published the Protection of Employees (Temporary Agency Work) Bill 2011.  The Bill...
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Short-time employment
Short - time employment and changes to jobseekers benefit...
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Restrictions on Bulgarian and Romanian access to the Irish labour market
The Government announced on the 16th December 2011 that the current restrictions on access to the Irish labour market by Bulgarian and Romanian nationals are to continue...
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SFA Presentation to Joint Oireactas Committee on European Affairs
An SFA delegation met with the Joint Oireactas Committee on European Affairs on Thursday, 15th December, to...
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SFA National Small Business Awards 2012 - Finalists
The short-list of finalists in the SFA National Small Business Awards 2012, were officially announced on Thursday, 8th December.  A total of 35 companies have...
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Building Blocks for Business Success
The Institute of Directors in Ireland, along with Grant Thornton, have recently published Building Blocks for Business Success, a practical guide to...
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Engaging Private Security Providers
In the coming weeks the Private Security Authority (PSA) will be conducting inspections across the country to ensure that all...
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