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Managing Employees on Leave of Absence
Leave for employees is often minimal and un-regulated. We cover the requirements for leave and how you can create a policy of leave.
8 Best Countries to be Self-Employed
Self-employment has been steadily growing in popularity all over the world in recent years, and it’s predicted only to become more prevalent. In 2019, financial services company Payoneer carried out research to produce the Global Gig Economy Index, in which they asked more than 300,000 freelancers about their success. They found that year-on-year, freelancers in […]
Will Better Work Life Balance Be Created By New EU Directive?
The Work Life Balance Directive is set to introduce new rights under EU law. The directive covers parental leave and flexible working arrangements and rights for carers. As a result businesses with workers in European Union countries will need to plan for the changes. The Directive came into force on 1st August 2019. For parents […]
Ireland proposes the Shared Maternity Leave and Benefit Bill
Understanding and going above and beyond what is legally required for in-country compensation and benefits will give you the edge over other in-country employers when you place staff overseas. A couple of months ago, Fianna Fáil (The Republican Party in Ireland) proposed the Shared Maternity Leave and Benefit Bill. Currently, mothers are entitled to 26 […]
2018 presents the chance for a few too many sporting sickies
2018 is going to be a big year for international sporting events. In February, Korea is hosting PyeongChang 2018, more commonly known as the Winter Olympics. Then fast forward a few months to June and July and our attention will be on Russia and the highly anticipated FIFA World Cup. It’s an exciting year to […]