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Prison visits in Northern Ireland will be suspended from Monday 27 December in response to concern about the Omicron variant. The Northern Ireland Prison Service has announced a number of "cautionary steps" to protect prisons from the threat of Covid-19 over the Christmas period.

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Judicial review proceedings alleging that Northern Ireland's Covid passports breach human rights laws have been lodged in the High Court in Belfast. Michael Brentnall, director at Brentnall Legal, has been instructed to represent an unnamed client in a challenge to Northern Ireland's Department of H

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Changes in Northern Ireland’s labour market are aligned with global post-pandemic trends, with the adoption of a ‘hybrid working’ model regarded as the best means of retaining and attracting talent, a conference as heard. The International Agencies Conference was co-hosted by the L

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Ireland is one of only 20 countries in the world where more than 80 per cent of prisoners had received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccination by the end of September 2021, according to a new report. The first-ever in-depth review of policies and practices related to Covid-19 vaccination in pris

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Legislation allowing Irish companies to hold their AGMs online during the Covid-19 pandemic has been extended to the end of April 2022. The interim period of the Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid-19) Act 2020, which makes temporary amendments to the Companies Act 2014 and the Industrial an

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Irish law firms are beginning to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, but two-thirds say turnover is still behind pre-Covid levels, according to new research by Smith & Williamson. The professional services company's 10th annual survey of law firms in Ireland found that most firms reported either

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The deadline for companies filing their annual returns has been extended to 9 December 2021 in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Companies Registration Office (CRO) said the two-week extension had been made "in light of difficulties experienced by some small accountancy firms in meeting the fil

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The criminal courts are expected to experience further disruption this week as a result of Covid-19 outbreaks in the prison system. The Irish Prison Service (IPS) said on Friday that it is dealing with active outbreaks in Cloverhill and Mountjoy, while Midlands Prison has been brought under control.

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Personal injury lawyers have called on the Irish government to establish a statutory compensation scheme for vaccine-related injuries. An expert group chaired by Mr Justice Charles Meenan recommended in December 2020 that the government establish a vaccine compensation scheme "as a matter of urgency

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Solicitors are upbeat about the future in spite of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, a new survey commissioned by the Law Society of Ireland suggests. The business recovery survey report, based on research conducted by independent consultant Crowe between March and May 2021, found that most solic

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Most companies are still planning to return to the office in spite of the Delta variant, according to a survey by Littler of in-house lawyers, HR officials and business leaders across Europe. The employment and labour law practice has released its fourth annual European employer survey report, compl

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