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The Right to Disconnect

As a result of the Pandemic, growing numbers of employees have been forced to work from home and now most employers are shocked to discover that a lot of employees do not want to return to the workplace.  Indeed, with property prices rising in... Continue reading

DATA BREACH OF HSE DATABASE

The recent ransomware attack on the HSE I.T. systems causing Hospitals and G.P practices to shut down has been the highlight of media reports in the last few weeks.  While the focus has been the immediate disruption caused, the potential exposure of sensitive citizens... Continue reading

PROTECTED DISCLOSURES ACT 2014

  Following on from the recent news in relation to secret dossiers being disclosed by a whistleblower, we examine the protections afforded to whistleblowers and set out also guidelines for employers to address this.   The Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (herein referred to as... Continue reading