How to work: Don’t take short cuts when it comes to dismissals

The only safe option for an employer who wants to get rid of a problem employee is to follow a fair procedure

15th November, 2020
How to work: Don’t take short cuts when it comes to dismissals
Patrick Walshe, employment law expert at Philip Lee: the legal regime in Ireland is highly protective of employees

Ireland has a working population of about 2.4 million people. Given the size of our workforce, it’s a positive sign that the statistics show that registered employment disputes in the Workplace Relations Commission every year measure in the low thousands.

For the most part, Irish employers and employees are able to work in relative harmony. That said, every employer will experience problems of a disciplinary nature at some point or another.

In a minority...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!


What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

How to manage: Showing appreciation of employees matters more than ever

How I work: ‘When making decisions, focus on what could go right, not just what could go wrong’

How to work: Contractors earn one and a half times more than employees

How I work: ‘It’s easy to point out the problems, but the key to success is to find solutions’