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Download issue 13 of the bISME

In this issue ISME’s new Chair, Margaret O’Rourke Doherty discusses her plans for the role. We also look at mandating COVID-19 Vaccination, Improving communications & managing conflict.

In this issue we also provide an update on the code of practice on the right to disconnect and look at the legal implications for the right to work remotely. Plus much more...

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Return to Work Protocols
Return to Work Protocols
Join us on August 13th at 8am where we will answer your questions on return to work protocols, vaccinations, wearing…
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ISME Calls for Refresh of Ireland’s Commercial Tax Code
ISME Calls for Refresh of Ireland’s Commercial Tax Code
26th July 2021: The Irish SME Association (ISME) has written to the Minster for Finance Paschal Donohoe TD concerning Ireland’s…
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Indoor hospitality reopens
Indoor hospitality reopens
What will happen on Monday when indoor hospitality reopens? From Monday indoor hospitality will reopen for people who are fully…

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