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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Minimum Wage 2019

Rates on or after 1 January 2019 Minimum hourly rate of pay % of minimum wage Experienced adult worker €9.80 100% Aged under 18 €6.86 70% First year from date of first employment aged over 18 €7.84 80% Second year from date of first employment aged over 18 €8.82 90%…

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President’s Report – November

President Liam Edwards

When I look back at my 2-year tenure as the President of the Restaurants Association of Ireland I will remember October 2018 as giving me one of my highest and one of my lowest points. At the beginning of October, a county in Ireland received not one, but three Michelin…

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Deliveroo – Next Delivery Town Competition

Deliveroo asks customers to nominate next delivery town in competition Company reveals 2018 expansions have reached nearly 100,000 more Irish households Deliveroo 2018 expansion reaches nearly 100,000 more Irish households Deliveroo doubles numbers of restaurants available to customers Competition launched to nominate new expansion location Nominater of winning town to…

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RESTAURANTS ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND CALL BUDGET 2019 “A THOUGHTLESS BUDGET”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RESTAURANTS ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND CALL BUDGET 2019 “A THOUGHTLESS BUDGET” ZERO REGARD FOR RESTAURANT SECTOR PARTICULARLY RURAL AND BORDER S.M.Es GOVERNMENT TURNS ITS BACK ON TOURISM Tuesday 9th October 2018 Speaking about the increase, Adrian Cummins, Chief Executive of the Restaurants Association of Ireland said, “This was…

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President’s Report – October

President Liam Edwards

Dear members, There can be no doubt it’s been a busy season in our sector, and while we are fighting our #KeepVat9 campaign, we are not denying that we are in a better position now than we were in 2011. Yet, there are many new factors that have entered the…

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