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Archive for September, 2012

Bus Atha Cliath/Dublin Bus v The Data Protection Commissioner [2012] IEHC 339

Bus Atha Cliath/Dublin Bus v The Data Protection Commissioner [2012] IEHC 339

| September 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Data Protection requests; CCTV and litigation

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Is National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) your solution to Auto Enrolment?

Is National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) your solution to Auto Enrolment?

| September 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Welcome to the latest in a series of pensions update articles written by David Graham of Finance Matters (NI) Ltd.

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DARD being moved from Belfast to Ballykelly

DARD being moved from Belfast to Ballykelly

| September 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Eight hundred civil service jobs are to be moved to the north west from Belfast as the agricultural department is moving its headquarters to Ballykelly, BBC NI have reported.

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Energy company settles cases with three part-time workers

Energy company settles cases with three part-time workers

| September 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Three women have received £9,500 each in settlement of cases taken by them, with the assistance of the Equality Commission, alleging discrimination against their former employer, Topaz Energy Ltd.

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Rate2Donate – Northern Ireland Chest, Heart & Stroke Foundation

Rate2Donate – Northern Ireland Chest, Heart & Stroke Foundation

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

08 August 2012 Last week, Legal-Island was delighted to welcome Northern Ireland Chest, Heart & Stroke Foundation to our Island-House training facility in Antrim to present them with a cheque for £220. Vanessa Elder, Fundraising Manager for NICHS, was on hand to receive the cheque from Legal-Island staff members, Vanessa Porter, Heather Stewart and  Jayne […]

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Disabled woman gets £7,500 for discrimination by DRD

Disabled woman gets £7,500 for discrimination by DRD

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

08 August 2012 A 31 year old disabled woman from Magherafelt has been awarded £7,500 after a tribunal found she had suffered discrimination because of her disability. Margaret Mary O’Neill, 31, from Knockloughrim, Magherafelt, took a case against the Department for Social Development. An employment tribunal in Belfast found the DSD had discriminated against her […]

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Overcoming language barrier to migrant rights

Overcoming language barrier to migrant rights

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

13 August 2012 Your Rights in Northern Ireland, an online guide to the rights of migrant workers, has been translated into the nine languages most used by new migrants to Northern Ireland. Jonathan Bell MLA, OFMDFM Junior Minister, Les Allamby, Law Centre (NI) Director, and Michael O’Flaherty, Chief Commissioner of the Northern Ireland Human Rights […]

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NI Fire Service staff work in 'culture of fear'

NI Fire Service staff work in 'culture of fear'

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

13 August 2012 The Northern Ireland Fire Service has come under attack in an investigation carried out by the Department of Health, report BBC NI. Among the many criticisms are “that staff are working in a culture of fear and mistrust”. Unauthorised bonuses and outstanding grievances have all been highlighted as causes of concern. All […]

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Illegal worker found at Co. Down restaurant

Illegal worker found at Co. Down restaurant

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

13 August 2012 A Bangladeshi man has been caught working illegally at a restaurant in Newcastle. The man, 26, was detained after UK Border Agency officers paid an unannounced visit to the Cinnamon Club Indian restaurant on Downs Road in the Co Down seaside town. He had overstayed his visa, the Belfast Telegraph have reported. […]

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Legal-Island Volunteering Update 2012

Legal-Island Volunteering Update 2012

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

13 August 2012 At Legal-Island we have had a busy 2012 to date in relation to our various volunteering efforts all over Northern Ireland. We’re very aware of our corporate and social responsibility, and in order to ‘give something back’ to the local community each member of staff endeavours to complete 2 ‘volunteering’ days each […]

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