Monthly Archives: March 2020


Public Interest (Covid-19) Bill, 2020- Employment Update

The Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Bill, 2020  introduced has a temporary wage subsidy scheme to assist employers keep staff on their books for the duration of the crisis by paying a subsidy equal to up to 70% of an employee’s pay, up to a maximum of €410 per week. KEY ELEMENTS OF ...

By | March 30th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Business Interruption during COVID-19

Many businesses have been forced to close due to Covid-19 and business owners are now turning to their insurance policies to see if this situation is provided for under their Insurance. Business Interruption Insurance generally provides cover if your business suffers a financial loss as a result of property damage from a storm or a ...

By | March 27th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Sweeney McGann COVID-19 Business Continuity Plan

A Message from our Managing Partner Gearoid McGann. We, at Sweeney McGann, would like to convey to our clients that we are fully operational and will continue to provide the highest standard of service to our clients in the weeks and months ahead. As mentioned by the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in his recent Ministerial Briefing ...

By | March 18th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Coronavirus and Employer’s Obligations

With the first confirmed case of Coronavirus or COVID-19 being reported in Ireland, we take a look at how this pandemic will affect Irish employers. Introduction Employers will face increased pressure over the coming weeks and months to take steps to uphold their obligations regarding workplace health and safety. Employers owe a duty of care ...

By | March 4th, 2020|News|0 Comments

WRC Open Regional Office in Ennis

Aoife Hennessy and Ita Flanagan were delighted to attend at the formal opening of the Workplace Relations Commission’s new regional office situate in the Clare Technology Park, Gort Road, Ennis, Co. Clare. The office was officially opened by Minister Pat Breen, the Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data ...

By | March 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments
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