RTÉ review group recommends system to ensure production firms comply with employment law

The recommendation is contained in a review commissioned by Catherine Martin, the media minister

Last year Catherine Martin, commissioned three probes into RTÉ. One of these reviews has focused on governance and culture, while a second has assessed human resources and contractors’ fees at RTÉ. Picture: PA

Employment experts tasked by media minister Catherine Martin with investigating RTÉ have recommended that the broadcaster implement a new system of ensuring that production companies it works with comply with employment law.

The recommendation, contained in a report by the experts sent to Martin, was included in the document in light of an announcement made by the broadcaster in its “strategic vision” last November, which said RTÉ plans to increase its spending on content from ...