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Returning to Work Safely – an Occupational Health Update
Returning to Work Safely – an Occupational Health Update
Join us on 28th September at 8am where Dr.Conor McDonnell, a Specialist Occupational Health Physicianm will provide advice and guidance…
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ISME calls for equality for private sector workers in pension reforms
ISME calls for equality for private sector workers in pension reforms
Ahead of Pensions Awareness Week which starts today, ISME is calling on Government to treat private sector workers equally in…
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Update to the Work Safely Protocols
Update to the Work Safely Protocols
The Department of Enterprise Trade and Employment has published an update to the work safely protocols. The update reflects updated…

Download issue 14 of the bISME

In this issue ISME’s speaks to Stuart McNamara from Portmagee Whiskey about his diverse career and how to manage the challenges in life and business

In this issue we also provide an update on Working Capital Management, the General Scheme of the Sick Leave Bill 2021 and Fitness for Work after COVID-19 absence. Plus much more...