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

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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Presidents Report – November

I have always said, in this industry you never know what is around the corner. On the weekend of the 13th of October, we hosted our 41st gourmet festival in Kinsale, which was completely sold out! We showcased all our local producers and restaurants and it was another successfully festival.…

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IRGS Golf Outing

IRGS Christmas Outing The Irish Restaurants Golf Society (IRGS) Christmas Golf Outing is taking place on Monday the 27th of November in Baltray Golf Club with a mouth watering dinner in Hotel Scholars Townhouse, Drogheda to follow. This event is the last outing of 2017 and based on last year, one not to…

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