Employment Law Consultancy and Social Security
Because the workforce is one of the main fixed costs of the business, you need advice.
Our Social Security and Employment Law department provides the support your business needs to allow you to outsource those services associated with your Social Security obligations. We also offer employment law services which the business needs, given the complexities of the regulations and the speed at which they change, providing best-practice solutions for the management of the workforce.
Services we offer
We provide legal services related to all types of employment disputes, whether they are with the employees or government departments, providing legal assistance both through administrative and judicial channels.
Labour inspections: assistance, defence, responses to requests, appeals and settlements.
Review and handling of Appeals against any section of the Department of Employment or Social Security.
Representation in Conciliation Meetings, and prior complaints.
Representation in Labour Tribunals, Superior Courts and the Supreme Court.
Redundancy proceedings, claims for sums of money, disciplinary proceedings, social security surcharges, disabilities and compensation for damages resulting from workplace accidents.
Provision of employment law advice in the analysis and planning of the best contract option and possible subsidies and reductions in social security payments.
Reviews of workforce related costs. Compensation payments. Advice prior to employee dismissal. Advice on collective bargaining agreements and in-company agreements.
Handling of redundancy schemes.
Annual cost reports. Calculation of cost per employee. Study of variable remuneration and payments in kind.
Control and regularization of income tax withholdings.
Information concerning the management and accident prevention policy of the business in its Prevention Plan.
Review and processing of retirements, disability allowances, maternity leave and widow(er)/orphan related payments.
We deal with payslips, social security payments and their electronic transmission. Application and up-dating of Agreements and employment regulations. Paperwork associated with registering and de-registering staff and for changes in employee status. Registering of businesses for Social Security, later modifications (change of account codes for contributions etc.). Registration with mutual insurance companies for occupational accidents. Authorisation of registered premises.
Preparation and stamping of visitors’ books in the presence of the Work Inspectorate.
Drawing up of employment contracts, extensions and renewals, and forwarding this information to the Public Employment Service. Dealing with the paperwork associated with employee sickness or work accidents.
Preparation of letters of cessation of employment, official warnings or any other communication with the employee. Calculation of compensation and preparation of final settlements.
Queries and requests for reports relating to workers and businesses.
Preparation of income tax Form 110 relating to deductions applicable to the worker and the later preparation of Form 190 for the Annual Summary of Withholdings. Annual certificates of workers’ income tax withholdings.
Deferral and payment in instalments. Obtaining of certificates of up-to-date social security payments and employment related obligations.