Hand Reflexology tips and moves via Zoom Group Chat for improved mental and emotional help.
What we are experiencing is unprecedented and regardless of whether you or your employees are working from home or attending their workplace, it is affecting their emotional and mental wellbeing. The uncertainty of the situation, the pressure of social distancing, the effect on finances is serious and none of us knows the long-term consequences yet.
As a reflexologist, I believe in prevention. Strengthening
The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting every aspect of life here in Ireland, and internationally. I know it as a time of great uncertainty and concern for you and your loved ones, as it is for all of us in Iarnród Éireann also.
To support the country’s efforts in tackling COVID-19, our team of almost 4,000 people are focused on delivering your services and maintaining our network, and the necessary contingency measures for those services during current and future phases of the COVID-19
We know that this year it's not your typical Easter time. We want to help you and the whole family make the most of things in these peculiar times- introducing our Easter Survival Kit. It's Easter made easy. A delicious bundle of Easter chocolate such as our revered Half Egg with chocolates, Chocolate Figures, Lollipops, Sugar coated praline eggs.
The collection will vary according to availability but the taste is guaranteed gorgeous! Get yours online at www.chocolate.ie
We are selling online at
Helping employers to comply with their legal duties with employees working from home – LCE can produce a branded animated video explaining the do’s and don’ts – with your company logo and emergency contact details for you to circulate to employees – for a sample see the LCE Youtube channel https://buff.ly/3aKJ6yI, or your employees can complete the online Working From Home training at LCE on line training (this ensures employers have a printed record of training completed) at https://buff.ly/2wVevQl
The most recent government restriction means that only essential employees are allowed to travel to and from work. This is a measure that employment law consultants Peninsula know may affect your business.
To ensure you fully understand the new restriction, Peninsula has put together a blog exclusively for employers. To read their blog, click here.
You can also phone their dedicated coronavirus helpline on 1890 253 104 for further advice.
Cork radio stations, 96FM and C103, are supporting local medical staff on the frontline in the battle against Covid-19. The Wireless-owned stations have teamed up with the charities attached to the two biggest hospitals in Cork where the majority of confirmed cases in Cork will be treated: Cork University Hospital and The Mercy University Hospital. This Good Friday, both stations will be encouraging listeners to make a one off donation of €19 via the stations websites or by telephone.
The initiative is
In recent weeks we have seen a big upsurge in online business, not just with our clients but across the board. E-commerce sales are up as are online bookings for services. However, we have also noticed that businesses with no online presence, or with websites without any facility to meet with clients, are struggling. We wanted to see if there was something we could do for these businesses, and what we've come up with is a very basic website that can be live in just a few days that will allow people to
Focus Ireland has today confirmed that its Cork fundraising event – The Big Rebel Sleep Out- will take place as scheduled on Saturday, 25th April but with a new format due to the Covid-19 public health emergency.
Focus Ireland in Cork has announced today that it will be staging the BIG REBEL SLEEP OUT next month as a ‘simulated’ sleep out by asking participants to sleep out in the safety and security of their own homes or gardens in light of the current health restrictions and protocols resulting
Musgrave MarketPlace are still open! All fellow Chamber members and their families are welcome to shop with us for your own shopping needs, benefiting from our wholesale value.
If you are not already a member, you can easily shop using Cork Chamber No. 300702. Just quote this number at reception and again at checkout.
In addition to the up to 75% OFF butchers select steaks, from today we have an incredible 50% OFF all Easter Products.
All our branches have implemented safe shopping guidelines
When the movement restrictions ease and we will be having a safer environment in which we can wander in to the city center once more then you will be able to call in to Leader 's Menswear on the North Main Street in the historic center of Cork City.
Meanwhile, take time now to think about what items of your wardrobe need to be changed or renewed and remember to follow the health guidelines and stay safe and in good health.
We specialise in Big sizes in shirts and tops up to 7XL, Classic jackets in stock
We are working hard to get as many people connected as quickly as possible!Due to the current circumstances, we’re prioritising people who need faster broadband to work from home or have no broadband!
With the safety of our crews and customers our top priority, during install strict social distancing procedures are followed!
Covid19 has us all scrambling to adapt, adjust and bounce back from this sudden adversity that is bringing us all an accelerated new normal. Never in our lifetime have we needed our stores of resilience more.
Adversity brings challenge, but it also brings opportunity. Upskill yourself and your people with SocialBee’s newly adapted online learning workshops in the key areas of resilience and communication.
Now is the time to really hone and develop those effective communication skills, whether it is
The EU-funded Start-At-Best project is funded by the European Commission to raise awareness of ‘workplace innovation’, focused on working practices strongly associated with improved business performance, innovation capacity, and employee engagement and well-being.
Start-At-Best is awarding grants of €7,500 on a competitive basis to five SMEs seeking to adopt workplace innovation practices. Applications must relate to improvements in one of the following areas:
Action 1. Jobs, Teams, and Technology
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It's a challenging time for all concerned, myself and my colleagues here at Cork96 and C103 are feeling it too. While we are all embracing new ways of working, now more than ever more people are tuning into local radio.
Simon Coveney Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade spoke recently to Cork 96FM click here to listenSo I am reaching out to let you know that we as a local station are here to help! If you need to get a message out to your customers to inform them of your new
In light of the unprecedented global impact of COVID-19 on businesses, across all sectors of society, employers are now faced with making difficult calls on how to operate their business through these uncertain times.
Accordingly, many employers are now faced with the difficult decision to review headcount and assess whether it will need to effect lay-offs, short time working, reduced hours or redundancies.
The most appropriate option which may need to be effected, will be dependent on the nature of the
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, we have decided to postpone the UCC Food Finance Summit 2020 until May 2021. UCC wishes to prioritise the safety of all participants in the event and until normal circumstances pertain, we believe this is the most appropriate action to take.
We are disappointed that we have had to postpone the Summit as we experienced a very high level of interest and support from numerous organisations, speakers, panellists and sponsors.
The Food Institute is currently looking at
Elevare has today launched a new Welfare Response service, utilising its existing mobile response vehicles, for those who may not be able to leave their home due to social distancing, self-isolation or childcare restrictions. The new service will see Elevare deliver food and other essential items in the Cork city region.
Currently, the company is offering this free service to SHARE, a charity which provides support and services to older people in the Cork community, as well as Elevare’s 250 employees.
Secret Recipe, the multi award winning meal producer in Cork, has turned over its large production kitchen that can produce up to 10,000 portions per day of soups, meals and side dishes over to producing meal packs for vulnerable senior citizens and families in Cork.
The companies Grade A – BRC kitchens will be producing meal packs to go to private individuals or where the public, groups, sport clubs and companies can donate to our partner charities St Vincent de Paul and Age Action Cork.
Meal Pack 1 –
HR and health & safety expert Peninsula offers employers the latest and most comprehensive advice regarding the coronavirus and how it affects their business.
Their coronavirus toolkit, which contains the latest news and advice for employers, is available here.
A unique remote case management system for occupational health has been launched today by leading Irish occupational health providers Cognate Health. The system will support businesses in the current public health emergency, along with alleviating an overburdened healthcare system.
The roll-out of Dayone+, initially due to take place in April, has been brought forward to assist businesses in their duty of care to employees, with access to expert clinical advice from dedicated occupational health
Employflex are specialists in Flexible work and Remote work
When we do our flexible/remote work audits with companies, we usually budget for between 6 and 12 months to go from zero to remote or flexible. This week, companies are being asked to change culture and habits in 6 days rather than 6 weeks. For SMEs seeking to put a Remote Work policy in place - we have designed one that you can use.
We will summarise the most important aspects you need to take into consideration here:
A policy can be broken
We are all experiencing unprecedented times with the outbreak of Covid-19 Coronavirus. We are committed to supporting our clients and our neighbours at this difficult time. We want to assure you that the Frosch CTM Crisis Management Team are on duty and standing by to assist. The situation is changing rapidly and we encourage clients who are requiring support to reach out to us so we can provide emergency assistance to those who need it most. We would also like to offer our help to all of the Cork
MARYMOUNT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2020
As part of the 150th Anniversary of the founding of Marymount Hospital & Hospice, the organisation is organising the second Marymount International Conference that will be held at Clayton Hotel Silver Springs from October 7th to 9th, 2020.
Titled “Reflections and Projections” the conference aims to provide a forum to bring together up to 500 multi-disciplinary healthcare professionals to share knowledge on how past experiences and events are shaping the present and
Covid-19 has made an impact on us all, so whether you’re working from home, working hard on the front line , or temporarily laid off for a few weeks, you’re probably looking for things going back to “normal”.
We have a Quick Quiz (4 minutes max) for you to try on your phone or laptop. Some questions are simple others a little tricky.
Then when we’re all back on our feet and business, hotels and schools are open again and we can safely meet up with our colleagues and friends, we want to give a FREE Team
Health and Fitness Ireland are leading the way in Corporate Proactive Healthcare. HFI assist companies of all sizes in Ireland since 2015 and have a team of experts delivering proactive education & training programs in all areas of peoples physical and mental health. It is important to note that every staff member is high qualified, holding a minimum degree qualification and also experience in their particular area of expertise.
In light of the current situation, with the Coronavirus, the HFI team want
An Post supports national effort against COVID-19 with additional measures & extended opening times and signing procedures to lower risk to customers and staff
17 March 2020: An Post is taking a range of special measures to ensure the health and safety of customers and staff while maintaining Post Office and Mails & Parcels services nationwide.
Post Offices and Financial Services An Post and the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP) are working closely on measures to assist
In light of the country’s move to the delay stage of Covid-19 management and in the interest of public health, the Cork City Marathon, which was due to take place on May 31st, has been postponed until September 2020.
Adrienne Rodgers, Race Director and Director of Services at Cork City Council, said “The priority for us right now is to do everything we can do to keep you and your families safe. The Cork City Marathon has been rescheduled until September and we look forward to welcoming you then for
FAQS FROM THE MARKETPLACE
1. What is the difference between lay-off and short-time? I have heard both terms used for what seems to be the same situation.
A lay-off situation arises where an employer is unable to provide any work for an employee. A short-time situation arises where, due to a reduction in the amount of work to be done, an employee’s weekly pay is less than half his or her normal weekly pay or the hours worked are reduced to less than half the normal weekly working hours. Both scenarios
Green on Green as Thermo Fisher Scientific, Janssen Sciences and DePuy Synthes turn their Wind Turbines green to light up Cork's Lower Harbour to mark St Patrick's Day. Picture Credit: Adrian O'Herlihy
Delighted to announce the launch of our new Cork based Finance Order_to_Cash consultancy business starting March 10th!
Finance OTC Consulting Ltd is brought to you with a purpose to sell contractual services:
. to Medium to Large businesses, Multinational corporations or Consulting firms,
. who require specialized Knowledge and expert Advice to overcome any Finance Order_to_Cash (OTC) challenges with a view to optimizing their Revenue Cycle, Working Capital and operating Cash Flow,
. at Strategic
For the next exhibition in Triskel Gallery Space, opening on 2 April, we are looking for electronic waste, and we are inviting you to bring old or discarded electronic items to our Box Office. These objects will be used by artist Ofri Cnaani to make new artworks (a performance and an installation) for Triskel Gallery Space. After the exhibition, they will be recycled and/or properly disposed.
We’re looking for laptops, tablets, keyboards, digital cameras, phones, cables, batteries, chargers, adaptors,
TOTEM has recently appointed Clodagh Phelan as its Marketing Manager. Clodagh joins the team with over eight years’ experience within the FMCG sector. Her most recent role was Marketing and Business Development Executive at Pipin Pear Chilled Baby Food. During her four years at Pipin Pear, Clodagh was heavily involved in the growth of the brand and management of strong B2C campaigns ensuring the successful launch of the range in retailers across Ireland.
TOTEM creates meaningful branding. The TOTEM
March 2020: A new and innovative digital platform – WeSwitchU.ie – is set to make waves with energy users in Ireland. Promising to take the stress and hassle out of switching energy providers, the company assists residential customers to engage with the energy market, reducing their energy bills and carbon footprint each year.
Despite launching just weeks ago, the website, which is owned and operated by Limerick native Brendan Halpin, has already been making strides in the Irish business world. The
Following the success of the Matheson Employment Law Masterclass Series last year, we are delighted to announce our seminar dates for 2020.
Three more sessions will be presented on a monthly basis by top tier specialists from our Employment, Pensions and Benefits Group and will give an insight into workplace challenges and how to best manage them.The sessions will also provide an opportunity to allow you to discuss growing trends and current issues with your peers across industry sectors.
If you are