BLM signs up to flexible working charter

Insurance risk and commercial law firm BLM, which employs around 60 people in Belfast, has signed up to a flexible working charter launched by the Association of British Insurers (ABI).

Published 1 July 2021

TLT to introduce fully flexible working

UK law firm TLT, which employs over 100 people at its Belfast office, has announced plans to introduce a new flexible working policy in keeping with the changes in working practices that have occurred over the past year.

Published 30 June 2021

DWF relocates to smaller Dublin premises as remote working becomes norm

Global legal business DWF has moved to smaller premises in Dublin as it anticipates most employees continuing to split time between the office and their homes after the end of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Published 24 June 2021

Academics call for 'right to disconnect' to be enshrined in legislation

The right to disconnect should be incorporated into Irish law through legislation, a new report has recommended.

Published 1 June 2021

HR professionals in public sector concerned about flexible and remote working issues

Employment law issues arising from flexible working and remote working are the top areas of concern for HR professionals in the public sector, a new survey suggests.

Published 21 May 2021

Employees now have 'right to disconnect' under new code of practice

Employees in Ireland now have the "right to disconnect" under a new code of practice drawn up by the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC).

Published 1 April 2021

Dentons to give people freedom of choice over working from home

Dentons is to give staff the freedom of choice over when to work from home or the office

Published 1 April 2021

Blog: First reported WRC decision on Covid-19 in the workplace

William Fry partners Louise Harrison and Nuala Clayton examine a case in which the rejection of an employee's request to work from home constituted constructive dismissal.

Published 5 February 2021

New code of practice to set out 'right to disconnect'

The Workplace Relations Commission has launched a public consultation on the drafting of a new code of practice on the "right to disconnect".

Published 21 December 2020

Irish lawyers back working from home but fear employers are less keen

Irish lawyers are overwhelmingly in favour of working from home (WFH) more often after the end of the COVID-19 crisis, but are less confident that their employers will agree, a survey of Irish Legal News readers has found.

Published 18 June 2020

Working from home? Tell us what you think in ILN survey

Irish Legal News is surveying readers on their experience of working from home.

Published 15 June 2020