Statutory Sick Pay Scheme to be Introduced

Statutory Sick Pay

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD, this week announced details to introduce legislation that would give all workers the right to paid sick leave. The Government’s statutory sick-pay scheme will be phased in over a four-year period, starting with three days per year in 2022, rising to five days […]

The Family Leave and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2021

  Parents will now receive 5 weeks ‘Parents Leave’ on the birth of their child. As of 1st April 2021, The Family Leave and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2021 was enacted. New provisions under the Act include: An additional three weeks of paid Parents’ Leave and Benefit to each parent to be taken in the first […]

Right to Disconnect

  From today, employees will have the right to ‘disconnect’ from work, outside of their normal working hours. The government has published a new Code of Practice which will safeguard work-life balance by allowing employees to ‘switch off’ from their jobs outside of their normal working hours. The new code of practice includes:   The […]

How We Work at Boyd HR –

Boyd HR Donegal Sligo

When you work with us you can expect to see desirable and sustainable improvements in your teams’ performance and productivity. Team members will participate more actively, conflict will be reduced significantly and results will come with a lot less struggle and effort. We have worked with some of the largest employers in the North-West and […]

Parental Leave (Amendment) ACT 2019

Changes to the Parental Leave Act in 2019 What does it mean for Employers? From 1st September 2019, parental leave for parents of eligible children will increase from 18 weeks to 22 weeks From 1st September 2020, this will increase from 22 weeks to 26 weeks Parents who have already exhausted their 18 weeks parental leave, will be […]

Annual Leave 2016

Annual Leave - Boyd HR

Annual leave entitlements will be calculated in accordance with the Organisation of Working Time Act 1997. Here is the information for Public Holidays in 2016.