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COVID 19 Recovery - Employment Law update


The Coronavirus pandemic has resulted in businesses facing an unprecedented and extremely challenging situation.  Ards and North Down Borough Council’s Economic Development Section, in partnership with Tughan Solicitors, is providing two webinars to address legal considerations during the COVID-19 business recovery period.

Event Details

25 August 2020 10:00 – 11:00


About the event

The second webinar will continue of the theme of the legal framework surrounding Employment Law. Many businesses are concerned about the end of the Furlough Scheme and are seeking advice on how to identify options for the business and employees. Topics such as redundancy and how to deal with potential local lockdown will be addressed for you by our experts. You will have an opportunity to ask questions at the end of this session. This webinar is not sector specific and you will be able to benefit from the expertise provided by our partners.

Details and areas covered in the second webinar will be as follows:

  • Planning for the end of the Furlough Scheme
  • Key employer concerns (redundancy, vulnerable employees)
  • Dealing with ‘Local Lockdowns’

Delivered by Patricia Rooney, Tughans

Patricia Rooney, Partner, Employment 

Patricia is a Partner in the Employment Department and has over 20 years’ experience advising on contentious and non-contentious employment issues and pension matters.

She drafts and advises on Service Agreements, restrictive covenants and their enforceability; TUPE and Service Provision Change issues and regularly represents clients at the Employment Tribunal and Courts in Northern Ireland. Patricia delivers regular employment updates via Tughans Employment seminars/webinars and contributes articles to a well-known workplace compliance website working across both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

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