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Retail, Food and Hospitality Regulatory Update 20 March 2016 - Important updates
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • March 20 2016

In what is likely to be a prelude to further unappetising ideas for the food sector when the Childhood Obesity Strategy is finally published, the

Disturbing report on bullying of trainee doctors
  • Leman Solicitors
  • Ireland
  • December 7 2015

A worrying report by the Medical Council on bullying in the profession reveals that 33 of trainee doctors say they have experienced bullying at work

Doing business in Ireland guide
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • April 7 2015

Over 1,150 international companies have operations in Ireland. These companies are involved in a wide range of activities and sectors including

New Government legislation programme: industry & sector specific breakdown- SpringSummer 2015
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • January 16 2015

The Irish Government has published its legislation programme for the SpringSummer 2015 parliamentary session. There are 32 Bills which are currently

Case of the month: Levinwick v Hollingsworth 2014 IEHC 333
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • September 16 2014

In Levinwick v Hollingsworth 2014 IEHC 333 the court refused the plaintiff's application (a pharmacist owner) seeking to enforce a term in the

Referring employees for medical assessment
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • January 9 2013

In a recent High Court case, Delaney v Central Bank of Ireland 2011, which involved a referral by the Central Bank of a senior employee for psychiatric

Professional regulation bias
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • April 27 2012

In December 2011, the Supreme Court unanimously dismissed an appeal by a domiciliary midwife from a High Court decision refusing to restrain the continuation of a professional misconduct hearing on the ground of objective bias

Liability at common law of a parent company to an employee of its subsidiary
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • September 20 2011

In a recent UK High Court case a parent company was held to owe a duty of care to an employee of a subsidiary company, where the employee had been exposed to asbestos and subsequently suffered asbestosis, in circumstances where the subsidiary company was no longer in existence

Impact of the temporary agency workers directive on the healthcare sector
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland, USA
  • September 12 2011

HSE Management who engage agency workers to cover a short-term need, such as an upturn in hospital admissions, sickness, absence or maternity leave, should be aware of the potentially far-reaching consequences of the Temporary Agency Workers Directive (the “Directive”

An overview of current whistle-blowing legislation
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • September 12 2011

Following recent instances of employees in nursing homes making disclosures to HIQA and in light of the government’s decision to abandon plans for a whistleblower referendum, it is timely to look at the legislation in force concerning whistle-blowing, particularly as it impacts upon the healthcare sector