Branch Meetings Spring / Summer 2019

Free and open to members and non-members, Branch / information meetings are an opportunity for our Chief Executive Adrian Cummins to brief you on what the RAI is currently working on, issues within the sector and answer any questions that you may have. Date County Location Time Monday 29th April …

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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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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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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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