When are the self-employed really self-employed?

On the show today we discussed self-employment and contractual rights at a company called Globetech in Cork. *Marie contacted us a number of weeks ago about her situation. She's a European professional who came to Ireland to work in this specific job four years ago. Since arrival she has been treated as self-employed, with all the disadvantages (no [...]

2018-12-01T09:53:58+00:00 August 22nd, 2016|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , , , |

Who made your clothes?

We all like to own nice things, and for many of us clothes come top of the list. They say a lot about who we are, how we see ourselves, and, of course, they dictate how others see us. But what does our choice of clothing mean to the people who make it? Does paying €20 [...]