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Proposals are in place that will allow employees to request remote and flexible working arrangements by the autumn.   Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA

Hybrid working is a bit like the emperor’s new clothes. It’s been so widely hyped that those who are not 100 per cent in favour have been reluctant to(...)

Tackling age bias an imperative as the qualifying age for the old-age pension is likely to be pushed out, researchers say. Photograph: iStock

Age discrimination is alive and kicking in Irish workplaces. It’s illegal under the Employment Equality Acts (1998-2015) but those working in the area(...)

Lockdown has created a divide between those who want to go to the office and those who want to work from home. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA
Will remote working become the norm?
  • Work
  • October 30, 2020, 05:30

Over the last seven months there has been a seismic shift in how people think about where they work. Before Covid-19, most people had no choice but t(...)

Airlines Aer Lingus and Ryanair temporarily halved pay across the board as coronavirus restrictions grounded flights. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Businesses should seek workers’ consent for pay cuts needed to aid their organisations through the Covid-19 crisis, according to an employment lawyer.(...)

Formal systems to tackle workplace abuse can be difficult to moderate. Photograph: iStock

When the management at London’s Old Vic theatre was confronted with allegations of “inappropriate behaviour” by Kevin Spacey, the venue’s former artis(...)

Lewis Silkin chief executive Ian Jeffery said the opening of the office was “a significant step” in the firm’s evolution.   Photograph: iStock

British-based law firm Lewis Silkin has established a new office in Dublin, providing employment law services and data protection compliance for clien(...)