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Support Point Update 15 January 2019

January 15, 2019

This week, we look at infection control, attendance records, and meningitis concerns. We also invite you to participate in a focus group for our new Early Years Employment Service.

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Support Point Update 8 January 2019

January 9, 2019

In this week's Support Point update, we look at the Employment Law (Miscellaneous) Provisions Act, 2018, hand hygiene, capital funding and we ask if board members have to be Garda vetted.

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Support Point Update 11 December 2018

December 11, 2018

This week we look at public holidays over Christmas, 2018 in review and attendance records.

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Support Point Update 4 December 2018

December 4, 2018

This week our HR topic looks at Christmas parties. Our topics of the week focus on infection control and Christmas shows and data protection, and we ask if Santa needs to be Garda vetted!

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Support Point update 20 November 2018

November 20, 2018

This week we look at employee grievances and unsolicited information. We also outline the requirements for first aiders in early years services.

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Support Point update 13 November 2018

November 13, 2018

In this week's Support Point update, we focus on the appeals process, notifiable incidents, and ask how long an ECCE deposit can be retained. Member login is required to view this page.

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Support Point update 6 November 2018

November 6, 2018

In this week's update, we look at disciplinary procedures, the Tusla Change in Circumstances Form and how long to retain child records. Member login is required to view this page.

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Support Point Update 30 October 2018

October 30, 2018

We look at the upcoming changes to zero hour contracts, we focus on Pobal unannounced compliance visits, PAYE modernisation and transferring a child from one service to another under the ECCE scheme.

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Support Point Update 23 October 2018

October 23, 2018

This week's HR topic of the week is staff recruitment. The update includes guidance on settling in and transitions policies and what information is needed to sign in a visitor to a service.

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October 2018

October 22, 2018

Read all our editions of Early Times Weekly from October 2018.

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