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Sick Leave Scheme 1.1 An Occupational Health Strategy is in place as a supportive resource for teachers. The aim of this strategy is to promote the health of teachers in the workplace, with a focus primarily on prevention rather than cure. The Occupational Health Strategy comprises the Employee Assistance & Wellbeing Programme and the Occupational […]
Around 70,000 teachers could suffer significant financial penalties for rejecting the new public service pay agreement, under new legislation published by the Minister for Finance Public & Expenditure and Reform. The penalties include a nine-month delay in restoration of public servants’ pay cuts, and an increment freeze until 2020.
You can make a last minute Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVC) payment into your pension scheme before you retire. This can be particularly attractive for you if you can get tax relief on the contribution you make before you retire and if you can then get back your AVC fund as a tax free lump sum […]
State Pension Contributory There are two different State Pensions systems, namely the Social Insurance system and the Social Assistance system. The Social Insurance system provides pension benefits based on an individuals PRSI record over their lifetime whereas the Social Assistance system provides means tested pension benefit’s. In this article we are going to look […]
Free Serious Illness Cover Upgrade Even if you don’t already have serious illness cover on your existing policy, you may be entitled to a free serious illness cover upgrade – being without it could cost you everything, so it is well worth checking the status of your current policy. A recent Irish Cancer Society report says the cost of […]
YES, YOUR CHILDERN ARE PROTECTED UNDER YOUR LIFE AND SERIOUS ILLNESS COVER in the event of illness, accident or the worst death, whilst this is such a sensitive subject it could also help ease financial hardship either now or in the future. Information regarding this is very important to be aware of and hopefully […]
The Dwelling House Exemption Question: My daughter bought a house in Dublin in 2012 and she has since lived in this since then. She took out a mortgage to finance the purchase of the house and the mortgage is in her name. She has since married. My wife and I bought a […]
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