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# work - Today’s News

From Business ETC A mechanic wrongly accused of being a thief has been awarded €22,000 Work

A mechanic wrongly accused of being a thief has been awarded €22,000

A tribunal heard the man in question felt forced to quit his job due to the incident.

# work - Yesterday’s News

From Business ETC A Dublin hair salon has been ordered to pay €10,000 for dismissing a pregnant worker Work

A Dublin hair salon has been ordered to pay €10,000 for dismissing a pregnant worker

The outlet told the woman she could come back after the baby and ‘they’d see what they could do’.

# work - Thursday 18 August, 2016

From Business ETC 'As an athlete, I tried to take a win-or-learn approach. Business is no different' Insights

'As an athlete, I tried to take a win-or-learn approach. Business is no different'

This Irish ex-Olympic competitor explores the lessons he took from the swimming pool to the office.

From Business ETC Despite a big hike in profits, Cisco is taking the axe to its global workforce Hardware

Despite a big hike in profits, Cisco is taking the axe to its global workforce

The company is the latest being forced to adjust to the shift towards cloud-computing technology.

# work - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Irish builders are commanding €100,000 salaries as companies hunt for construction skills

Recruitment firm Hays says that demand for construction professionals was up 40% on a year ago.

From Business ETC Irish builders are commanding €100,000 salaries as companies hunt for construction skills Building And Property

Irish builders are commanding €100,000 salaries as companies hunt for construction skills

Recruitment firm Hays says that demand for construction professionals was up 40% on a year ago.

# work - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Big pharma companies are crying out for graduates who can talk to people

A new report says that biopharma firms are on the lookout for people with ‘soft skills’.

# work - Friday 12 August, 2016

From Business ETC The government will not be abolishing mandatory retirement ages Policy

The government will not be abolishing mandatory retirement ages

But it still wants more people to continue working past 65.

# work - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

From Business ETC Big pharma companies are crying out for graduates who can talk to people Education

Big pharma companies are crying out for graduates who can talk to people

A new report says that biopharma firms are on the lookout for people with ‘soft skills’.

# work - Monday 8 August, 2016

Builders refused work from Clerys' new owners due to 'deep unease' over workers' treatment

Lambstongue says if more construction firms followed its lead things ‘might change for the better’.

From Business ETC Builders refused work from Clerys' new owners due to 'deep unease' over workers' treatment Building And Property

Builders refused work from Clerys' new owners due to 'deep unease' over workers' treatment

Lambstongue says if more construction firms followed its lead things ‘might change for the better’.

From Business ETC Unemployment benefits are top of the wish list for the self-employed Work

Unemployment benefits are top of the wish list for the self-employed

However, the head of ISME says the government needs to show some leadership on the issue.

# work - Saturday 6 August, 2016

'Imagine doing a day’s work for free and enjoying it'

Glen Murphy talks about his work for the Stradbally Woodland Railway in Laois.

# work - Thursday 4 August, 2016

From Business ETC What bosses can learn from a worker's unfair dismissal over his Facebook posts Insights

What bosses can learn from a worker's unfair dismissal over his Facebook posts

The case stemmed from ‘derogatory’ comments about a manager on the social network.

# work - Monday 25 July, 2016

From Business ETC Debate Room: Should we increase the minimum wage? Opinion

Debate Room: Should we increase the minimum wage?

Unite and the Small Firms Association go head to head on the divisive issue.

# work - Saturday 23 July, 2016

From Business ETC Can employees be sacked for playing Pokémon Go at work? Work

Can employees be sacked for playing Pokémon Go at work?

It all comes down to having an up-to-date internet policy that everyone understands.

# work - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

The government is considering raising the minimum wage by 10c

But the recommendation has been dismissed as “out of touch” with the reality for businesses.

From Business ETC The government is considering lifting the minimum wage - by 10c Work

The government is considering lifting the minimum wage - by 10c

But the recommendation has already been dismissed as “out of touch” with the reality for businesses.

# work - Monday 18 July, 2016

From Business ETC The do's and don'ts of setting a mandatory retirement age for workers Insights

The do's and don'ts of setting a mandatory retirement age for workers

Employers can have a number of legitimate reasons for fixing an upper age limit for their employees.

Even recruiters are scrambling for staff as a major agency plans to take on 150 people

Sigmar Recruitment says the expansion is due to a surge in demand from multinationals.

From Business ETC Even recruiters are scrambling for staff as a major agency plans to take on 150 people Work

Even recruiters are scrambling for staff as a major agency plans to take on 150 people

Sigmar Recruitment says the expansion is due to a surge in demand from multinationals.

# work - Thursday 14 July, 2016

From Business ETC Investigators probing Clerys' closure like 'traffic wardens dropping on ropes from helicopters' Retail

Investigators probing Clerys' closure like 'traffic wardens dropping on ropes from helicopters'

Parties involved in the controversial deal say they were never the employers of the store’s now-redundant staff.

# work - Monday 11 July, 2016

From Business ETC Poll: Should there be a salary cap for CEOs of charities? Opinion This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a salary cap for CEOs of charities?

The recent scandal at Console has dragged the practices of many Irish charities into the spotlight.

# work - Friday 8 July, 2016

From Business ETC Court hears that secret meetings led to Clerys takeover as part of 'Project Clock' Work

Court hears that secret meetings led to Clerys takeover as part of 'Project Clock'

However, several people involved with the deal rejected the claims.

# work - Thursday 7 July, 2016

From Business ETC A new Irish agency is headhunting people for jobs that pay at least €250,000 Work

A new Irish agency is headhunting people for jobs that pay at least €250,000

Ardlinn, a brand working as part of Ireland’s biggest recruiter, is targeting positions in the €250,000 to €500,000 salary bracket.

# work - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

From Business ETC The government is still trying to save 240 jobs at the Roche plant in Clare Health

The government is still trying to save 240 jobs at the Roche plant in Clare

Jobs Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor says the state is trying to find a new buyer for the facility.

# work - Saturday 2 July, 2016

From Business ETC The financial regulator's enforcement operation is short a quarter of its staff Finance

The financial regulator's enforcement operation is short a quarter of its staff

Recruitment is under way to resolve the ‘deeply concerning’ situation at the Central Bank.

# work - Friday 1 July, 2016

From Business ETC There has been a huge surge in the number of UK residents looking for jobs in Ireland Work

There has been a huge surge in the number of UK residents looking for jobs in Ireland

More than twice as many job searches from the UK to Ireland came in after the Brexit vote.

# work - Monday 27 June, 2016

From Business ETC Poll: Do you support the introduction of a 'living wage'? Opinion This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the introduction of a 'living wage'?

Ibec head Danny McCoy last week called the concept ‘ridiculous’.

# work - Sunday 26 June, 2016

From Business ETC 'One day my wife said she was leaving. She wanted someone to put her as number one' Insights

'One day my wife said she was leaving. She wanted someone to put her as number one'

Maintaining a relationship and a business can be one of an entrepreneur’s greatest challenges.

Employees: Why do Irish companies still see mental health issues as a sign of weakness?

Consultant psychiatrist Stephen McWilliams argues that employers need to do more to support the mental wellbeing of their staff

# work - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Recruiters are selling a post-recession Ireland to expats, but it's not quite a jobs nirvana

While there are big vacancies in some sectors, emigrants need to be realistic about what they’re returning to.

# work - Thursday 23 June, 2016

From Business ETC The head of Ireland's most influential employer group says the living wage is 'ridiculous' Work

The head of Ireland's most influential employer group says the living wage is 'ridiculous'

Ibec’s chief believes lifting wages across the board won’t solve problems like housing affordability.

# work - Monday 20 June, 2016

From Business ETC Paid paternity leave is about to become law - here's what that means for employers Insights

Paid paternity leave is about to become law - here's what that means for employers

For the first time, new fathers in Ireland will soon be entitled to at least two weeks of basic pay.

# work - Saturday 18 June, 2016

From Business ETC Recruiters are selling a post-recession Ireland to expats, but it's not quite a jobs nirvana Work

Recruiters are selling a post-recession Ireland to expats, but it's not quite a jobs nirvana

While there are big vacancies in some sectors, emigrants need to be realistic about what they’re returning to.

# work - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Why increasing the minimum wage won't lift most households out of poverty

New research has found that most low-paid workers actually live in homes with above-average incomes.

From Business ETC Why increasing the minimum wage won't lift most households out of poverty Work

Why increasing the minimum wage won't lift most households out of poverty

New research has found that most low-paid workers actually live in homes with above-average incomes.

# work - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

From Business ETC Employers haven't been this bullish about recruiting new staff since before the recession Work

Employers haven't been this bullish about recruiting new staff since before the recession

A new survey of hiring plans showed every sector had a positive outlook.

# work - Monday 13 June, 2016

From Business ETC Poll: Should the minimum wage be increased? Opinion This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the minimum wage be increased?

A higher rate is in the government’s plans, but unions want the ‘living wage’ to be paid instead.

# work - Sunday 12 June, 2016

From Business ETC 8 things you should work out first if you're thinking of buying a franchise Insights

8 things you should work out first if you're thinking of buying a franchise

Buying into an existing model isn’t for everyone – it pays to know what you’re getting yourself into.

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