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Restaurant & Hospitality Skillnet Background The Restaurant & Hospitality Skillnet is a national network representing the Restaurant & Hospitality Industry in Ireland. The network has been providing training for the Restaurant & Hospitality sector since 2007. The network provides training across a wide range of restaurant and hospitality disciplines including…

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Presidents Report – January

President Liam Edwards

I hope everyone had a Happy Christmas and a Good New Year on both a personal and business level! Let’s hope there were more shows than no shows! We will tackle this issue head on before Christmas comes around again. We have had a busy December in the Association. On…

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2018 Minimum Wage Rates

  Rates on or after 1 January 2018 Minimum hourly rate of pay % of minimum wage Experienced adult worker €9.55 100% Aged under 18 €6.69 70% First year from date of first employment aged over 18 €7.64 80% Second year from date of first employment aged over 18 €8.60…

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New bill prohibits zero hour contracts

Dear Members, We draw your attention to a New Bill published today which will prohibit zero hour contracts in most circumstances. Employment and Social Protection Minister, Regina Doherty, T.D. publishes the Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017. The Bill delivers on the commitment in the Programme for a partnership Government to tackle the problems…

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Presidents Report – December

President Liam Edwards

As the year comes to an end and before we can reflect on our year in business, we have what is a very important period in our trade, Christmas. City members have seen an increase in business year on year for the last 5 years, however there is one problem…

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Food Poisoning Claims – What to do.

The rise of food poisoning claims and processes you can implement to help reduce the impact of these within your restaurant. Stephen McKenna, Claims Manager from our Partner Campion Insurance, outlines his experience with food poisoning insurance claims. Food poisoning claims are becoming increasingly common; however, in most cases these…

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