Re-usable Cups Food Safety Considerations

We have had a number of queries in relation to food business’s health and safety responsibilities when accepting reusable or keep cups. The following is advice we have received from the FSAI: Essentially the re-use of coffee cups is permitted by the service sector, however consideration must be given to…

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Entitlement to Public Holiday Benefits

There are 9 Public Holidays during the year in Ireland: 1st January (New Year’s Day) St Patrick’s Day Easter Monday First Monday in May First Monday in June First Monday in August Last Monday in October Christmas Day Stephen’s Day Note:  Good Friday or Christmas Eve are not Public Holidays.…

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New Zealand Winegrowers 2019 Sommelier Scholarship recipients announced

New Zealand Winegrowers is pleased to announce the 18 successful sommeliers chosen to participate in the 2019 New Zealand Winegrowers International Sommelier Scholarship. The New Zealand Winegrowers Sommelier Scholarship is a global initiative with sommeliers from Australia, Asia, Canada, Europe, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Arab Emirates, the UK and…

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President’s Report – December 2018

President Liam Edwards

  Dear Members, Earlier this month we heard the welcome news that Home Economics is to be made compulsory until Junior Certificate. While this is not over the line just yet the efforts of everyone in St. Angela’s college must be recognised. I would also like to give a mention to…

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Human + Kind’s €4m deal with Wyndham

Human + Kind’s €4m deal with Wyndham Human+Kind skincare brand has teamed up with Hunter Amenities to launch its first line of hospitality amenities for hotels, airlines, and other travel and leisure clients. Human+Kind, which is based in Cork, and Hunter Amenities have already secured a first deal worth US$4.5m…

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Java Republic

Java Republic can provide premium coffee, organic tea and luxurious hot chocolate for your restaurant. The demand for a high-quality coffee has grown exponentially in recent years. Consumers now expect you to raise the bar and if you serve them a poor quality hot beverage you will lose out on…

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Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018

Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 Commonly known as Banded Hours Bill President signed into law on 25th December 2018. Will come into effect from first week in March 2019. WRC will be doing information campaigns for both employees and employers from January. Section 20 tabled by Willie O’Dea that sought…

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