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Employment Law

HR Legislation

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

– Winston Churchill.

People Matters will assist you in remaining compliant in all aspects of Employment Law and minimise the risk of issues arising. Our Best Practice HR policies and procedures and expert legal advice at all stages of the employee life cycle will maximise the benefits of the employment relationship protecting the individual rights of the employees while delivering success to your company.


Terms & Conditions
Fixed Term Contracts
Atypical & Agency Contracts
Part-time Workers
Protection of Young Persons

Organisation of Working Time

Annual Leave, Public Holidays Part-time & Full Time

Protective Leave

Maternity & Adoptive Leave
Parental Leave
Carers Leave
Force Majeure Leave

Exiting & Termination

Minimum Notice
Unfair Dismissal
Constructive Dismissal
Retirement Age
Transfer of Undertakings
Lay-off & Short time
Equality Grounds
Bullying & Harassment
Dignity at Work

Employee Relations

Information & Consultation
Grievance Procedures
Disciplinary Procedures
Industrial Relation Acts
Workplace Relations Commission
Claim Procedures

Important Emerging Trends

Social Media
Data Protection
Workplace Privacy

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then,
is not an act, but a habit”

– Aristotle