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  • Work in ireland - Introduction
    Vacancy Sigmar Recruitment Working and Living in Ireland Introduction to Ireland Jobseekers Jobseekers Resources CV Tips Advice Interview Preparation Interview Checklist Do s Don ts Top 10 Interview Questions Interview Preparation Frequently Asked Questions 10 Common Mistakes Jobseeker Videos Advice for Graduates Working and Living in Ireland Introduction to Ireland Visas and Work Permits Income Tax and Allowances Accomodation Setting up a Bank Account Annual Holidays Shops and Opening Hours English Language Schools Education System Healthcare Public Transport Social Clubs Weather Salary Guide 2016 Temporary Staff Candidate Charter Introduction to Ireland Ireland is an island situated to the north west of continental Europe and is renowned throughout the world for its culture heritage and landscape With bustling cities and historic towns this cosmopolitan island has much to offer Ireland is European headquarters to over 1 000 U S companies including the top 10 U S Internet companies which include Google Twitter Facebook and others A report by ECA International in January 2015 placed Dublin as the best city to live in Europe and the second best in the world for Americans to live in Download our Guide to Living and Working in Ireland PDF Visas Work Permits Income Tax Allowances Health Care Accommodation Banking Annual Holidays Leave Social Clubs Shops and Opening Hours Public Transport Education System Weather English Language Schools Accountancy Jobs Banking Jobs Construction Jobs Engineering Jobs HR Jobs Insurance Jobs IT Jobs IT Contract Jobs Legal Jobs Marketing Jobs Multilingual Jobs Office Support Jobs Pharma Jobs Sales Jobs Science Jobs Supply Chain Jobs copy 2016 Sigmar Recruitment Digital Marketing Web Design by Evolution Digital Privacy Policy Sitemap Sigmar Recruitment Consultants Ltd is a private company limited by shares registered in Ireland no 353252 registered office 13 Hume Street Dublin 2 MENU About Us Company History Independent Awards

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  • Visas and Work Permits
    live or work in Ireland You do not need a visa to land in Ireland if you are a citizen of one of the countries listed below includes EEA member states The members of the EEA are the 27 countries of the European Union EU together with Iceland Norway and Liechtenstein Andorra Antigua Barbuda Argentina Australia Austria Bahamas Barbados Belgium Belize Bolivia Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Canada Chile Costa Rica Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Dominica El Salvador Estonia Fiji Finland France Germany Greece Grenada Guatemala Guyana Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland Israel Italy Japan Kiribati Latvia Lesotho Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macau Special Admin Region Malawi Malaysia Maldives Malta Mexico Monaco Nauru Netherlands New Zealand Nicaragua Norway Panama Paraguay Poland Portugal Romania Saint Kitts Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Vincent the Grenadines Samoa San Marino Seychelles Singapore Slovak Republic Slovenia Solomon Islands South Africa South Korea Spain Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Taiwan Tonga Trinidad Tobago Tuvalu United Kingdom Colonies United States of America Uruguay Vanuatu Vatican City Venezuela Work Permits EU EEA Swiss citizens If you are from an EU member state or one of the countries except for Bulgaria and Romania of the EEA or Switzerland you are entitled to come to work in Ireland You do not need an employment permit You are entitled to have your dependants come to live with you If you are a spouse or civil partner of an EEA Swiss national who is exercising the right of free movement then you have similar rights to work and live in Ireland If you are an EEA or Swiss national you are entitled to be treated in the same way as Irish citizens when you apply for work in Ireland There is also a system of mutual recognition of qualifications between the EEA countries Other countries If you are from another country then generally you need an employment permit There are four different types of employment permit General Employment Permit Intra company Transfer Permit Spousal Dependant Work Permit Critical Skills Employment Permit Exchange Agreement Employment Permit Contract for Services Employment Permit Sport and Cultural Employment Permit Reactivation Employment Permit Internship Employment Permit General Employment Permit Main Features General Employment Permits are available for occupations with an annual salary of 30 000 or more General Employment Permits for jobs with an annual salary below 30 000 will only be considered in exceptional cases The Employment Permit will not be considered for occupations listed as ineligible for work permits The Employment Permit is granted for 2 years initially and then for a further 3 years After 5 years you may no longer need a work permit A Labour Market Needs Test is required with most Employment Permit applications Either the employer or employee can apply for the employment permit based on an offer of employment It will be granted to the employee and will include a statement of the employee s rights and entitlements The employer is prohibited from deducting recruitment expenses from the employee s pay or retaining

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  • Income Tax and Allowances
    and you should keep a permanent record of it Starting Work It is important to ensure that your tax is dealt with properly from the start and that your new employer deducts the right amount of tax from your pay To ensure that this happens you will need to do two things 1 Give your employer your PPS Number This number is your unique personal identification number for public services in Ireland Your employer will then let your tax office know that you have started work and that they are your employer 2 Apply for a certificate of tax credits You will need to complete an application form to do this It is called Form 12A Application for a Certificate of Tax Credits and Standard Rate Cut Off Point To ensure that your employer and the tax office have time to have everything sorted out before your first pay day it is advisable to do all this as soon as you accept an offer of a job Your own personal circumstances dictate the amount of tax credits you are entitled to The tax office will then forward you a detailed statement of your tax credits Your employer will also be notified of your tax credits Once you have received your PPS Number you should complete a Form 12A and send it to the tax office You should also notify your employer of your PPS Number and ask your employer for any relevant information that you need to complete the Form 12A i e Employer Registered Number tax district Following receipt of your Form 12A the tax office will send you a Certificate of Tax Credits At the same time the tax office will also issue a Certificate of Tax Credits to your employer so that correct deductions of tax can be made from your salary The PPS system in Ireland consists of a series of tax brackets which determine the rate of tax you pay on your annual salary The chances are you will be placed on an Emergency Tax bracket while waiting on all the paper work to get arranged between yourself your new company and the Government The Emergency Tax rate is 41 Most employees pay tax through the PAYE Pay As You Earn system This means that your employer deducts the tax you owe directly from your wages and pays this tax directly to the Revenue Commissioners What do I have to pay tax on Tax is payable on earnings of all kinds that result from your employment including for example bonuses overtime non cash pay or benefit in kind such as the use of company car tips Christmas boxes etc You do not pay tax on scholarship income interest from savings certificates savings bonds and national instalment savings schemes with An Post and payments to approved pension schemes Pay that you receive through working extra hours overtime bonuses etc is included as part of your taxable pay for that week or month You do not get

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  • Getting Accomodation in Ireland
    Tax and Allowances Accomodation Setting up a Bank Account Annual Holidays Shops and Opening Hours English Language Schools Education System Healthcare Public Transport Social Clubs Weather Salary Guide 2016 Temporary Staff Candidate Charter Accomodation You can look for private rented accommodation through local newspapers real estate agencies or websites for example www daft ie www let ie www myhome2let ie The quality of rental accommodation can vary so you should view the property before making any tenancy agreement It is common for people who have not met before to rent a house together and to share the costs of the house including gas telephone and electricity bills You usually pay rent monthly in advance An initial deposit of one or two months rent is also required Monthly Rent A snapshot of average monthly rents is below Single Room Double Room Dublin City Centre 524 645 North Dublin City 428 510 South Dublin City 453 585 NOrth Dublin County 338 461 South Dublin County 446 559 Cork City Centre 320 387 Galway City Centre 309 367 Waterford City Centre 233 285 Limerick City Centre 249 296 Source Daft ie Rental Report Q1 2015 Bills Electricity is supplied by the Electric Ireland Bord Gais Airtricity For information on setting up or transferring accounts visit www electricireland ie www airtricity com or www bordgaisenergy ie Cable television is provided by UPC or Sky for more information on setting up new accounts check out www upc ie or www sky com You also need a licence for a TV costing 160 per year Every post office in the country sells TV licences Please see www anpost ie Accountancy Jobs Banking Jobs Construction Jobs Engineering Jobs HR Jobs Insurance Jobs IT Jobs IT Contract Jobs Legal Jobs Marketing Jobs Multilingual Jobs Office Support Jobs Pharma

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  • Setting up a Bank Account in Ireland
    Setting up a Bank Account Annual Holidays Shops and Opening Hours English Language Schools Education System Healthcare Public Transport Social Clubs Weather Salary Guide 2016 Temporary Staff Candidate Charter Setting up a Bank Account Banks in Ireland are quite strict with people opening new bank accounts To open a new bank account you will need to go into a Bank branch in person To open a bank account in Ireland you must have 1 2 forms of photo identification such as a valid passport or driving licence and proof of address in Ireland such as a utility bill with your name on it and which is recently dated within the last 3 months It could take at least a month if not more to obtain a utility bill with your name on it and you may want to set up your bank account before that If you get a job then it s possible for your employer or the Recruitment Agency to write a letter confirming this Not all bank branches will accept this in lieu of a utility bill and you may have to go to your employers bank to open your account You can ring a bank branch beforehand to check whether they will accept this letter or not But you will be asked to prove your address within a specified period of time thereafter It can take 3 to 5 working days for the account to be set up The main banks in Ireland are Bank of Ireland www boi ie and AIB www aib ie Banking hours are typically 10am 4 5 pm Monday to Friday For further information about banking products and services see www consumerhelp ie Accountancy Jobs Banking Jobs Construction Jobs Engineering Jobs HR Jobs Insurance Jobs IT Jobs IT Contract Jobs Legal

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  • Annual Holidays Ireland
    Holidays Jobseekers Jobseekers Resources CV Tips Advice Interview Preparation Interview Checklist Do s Don ts Top 10 Interview Questions Interview Preparation Frequently Asked Questions 10 Common Mistakes Jobseeker Videos Advice for Graduates Working and Living in Ireland Introduction to Ireland Visas and Work Permits Income Tax and Allowances Accomodation Setting up a Bank Account Annual Holidays Shops and Opening Hours English Language Schools Education System Healthcare Public Transport Social Clubs Weather Salary Guide 2016 Temporary Staff Candidate Charter Annual Holidays The Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 provides for a basic annual paid leave entitlement of 4 weeks although an employee s contract could give greater rights It is also important to note that the periods of leave provided for by legislation are the minimum entitlements only you and your employer may agree to additional entitlements In the case of agency employees the party who pays the wages employment agency or client company is the employer for the purposes of the Act and is responsible for providing the entitlement Holiday Pay Pay in respect of annual leave is paid in advance at the normal weekly rate If your pay varies because for example of commission or bonus payments your pay for your holidays is the average of your pay over the 13 weeks before you take holidays There are 3 different ways of calculating your annual leave entitlement An employee who has worked at least 1 365 hours in the leave year is entitled to the minimum of 4 weeks annual leave Many employers use the calendar year January December instead of the official leave year to calculate entitlement By allowing 1 3 of a working week for each calendar month in which the employee has worked at least 117 hours 8 of the hours worked in the leave year subject to a maximum of 4 weeks Public Holidays These are the public holidays observed in Ireland New Year s Day 1st January St Patrick s Day 17th March Easter Monday this day changes every year normally takes place in April May Bank Holiday First Monday June Bank Holiday First Monday August Bank Holiday First Monday October Bank Holiday Last Monday Christmas Day 25th December St Stephen s Day Boxing Day 26th December Where a public holiday falls on a weekend you are not legally entitled to the next working day off work When this happens you are entitled to A paid day off within a month of the public holiday An additional day s pay The nearest church holiday to the public holiday as a paid day off Accountancy Jobs Banking Jobs Construction Jobs Engineering Jobs HR Jobs Insurance Jobs IT Jobs IT Contract Jobs Legal Jobs Marketing Jobs Multilingual Jobs Office Support Jobs Pharma Jobs Sales Jobs Science Jobs Supply Chain Jobs copy 2016 Sigmar Recruitment Digital Marketing Web Design by Evolution Digital Privacy Policy Sitemap Sigmar Recruitment Consultants Ltd is a private company limited by shares registered in Ireland no 353252 registered office 13 Hume Street Dublin

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  • Shops and Opening Hours Ireland
    Setting up Operations in Ireland Employer Blog Employer Knowledge Centre Employer Rights Employment Permits Interview Guide Salary Guides 2016 Submit Vacancy Sigmar Recruitment Working and Living in Ireland Shops and Opening Hours Jobseekers Jobseekers Resources CV Tips Advice Interview Preparation Interview Checklist Do s Don ts Top 10 Interview Questions Interview Preparation Frequently Asked Questions 10 Common Mistakes Jobseeker Videos Advice for Graduates Working and Living in Ireland Introduction to Ireland Visas and Work Permits Income Tax and Allowances Accomodation Setting up a Bank Account Annual Holidays Shops and Opening Hours English Language Schools Education System Healthcare Public Transport Social Clubs Weather Salary Guide 2016 Temporary Staff Candidate Charter Shops and Opening Hours Typical opening hours for shops in Ireland are Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday Saturday Open between 8 10am Close between 5 7pm Thursday Open between 8 10am Close between 7 9pm Sunday Open between 9 11am Close between 5 7pm Many supermarkets are open 24 hours or have longer opening hours e g 8am 10pm everyday Large shopping centres and out of town suburban centres are typically open longer hours every day Weekdays Open between 9am 9 10pm Saturdays Open between 9am 7pm Sundays Open between 10am 6pm Accountancy Jobs Banking Jobs Construction Jobs Engineering Jobs HR Jobs Insurance Jobs IT Jobs IT Contract Jobs Legal Jobs Marketing Jobs Multilingual Jobs Office Support Jobs Pharma Jobs Sales Jobs Science Jobs Supply Chain Jobs copy 2016 Sigmar Recruitment Digital Marketing Web Design by Evolution Digital Privacy Policy Sitemap Sigmar Recruitment Consultants Ltd is a private company limited by shares registered in Ireland no 353252 registered office 13 Hume Street Dublin 2 MENU About Us Company History Independent Awards Leadership Team Press Centre Our Values Pride in Purpose Overview National Employment Week Ireland Gateway To Europe Employment Leadership Group Mental

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  • English Language Schools Ireland
    Outsourced Payroll Recruitment Process Why Use Sigmar Recruitment Setting up Operations in Ireland Employer Blog Employer Knowledge Centre Employer Rights Employment Permits Interview Guide Salary Guides 2016 Submit Vacancy Sigmar Recruitment Working and Living in Ireland English Language Schools Jobseekers Jobseekers Resources CV Tips Advice Interview Preparation Interview Checklist Do s Don ts Top 10 Interview Questions Interview Preparation Frequently Asked Questions 10 Common Mistakes Jobseeker Videos Advice for Graduates Working and Living in Ireland Introduction to Ireland Visas and Work Permits Income Tax and Allowances Accomodation Setting up a Bank Account Annual Holidays Shops and Opening Hours English Language Schools Education System Healthcare Public Transport Social Clubs Weather Salary Guide 2016 Temporary Staff Candidate Charter English Language Schools There are many options for both adults and children to develop their English Language skills on arrival in Ireland with English Language courses taking place nationwide The range of options available varies from 30 minute to 1 hour classes with group or individual lessons Examples of available English Language Schools Courses are www ihdublin com www hornerschool com A useful site which can help you to find the course for you www acels ie Accountancy Jobs Banking Jobs Construction Jobs Engineering Jobs HR Jobs Insurance Jobs IT Jobs IT Contract Jobs Legal Jobs Marketing Jobs Multilingual Jobs Office Support Jobs Pharma Jobs Sales Jobs Science Jobs Supply Chain Jobs copy 2016 Sigmar Recruitment Digital Marketing Web Design by Evolution Digital Privacy Policy Sitemap Sigmar Recruitment Consultants Ltd is a private company limited by shares registered in Ireland no 353252 registered office 13 Hume Street Dublin 2 MENU About Us Company History Independent Awards Leadership Team Press Centre Our Values Pride in Purpose Overview National Employment Week Ireland Gateway To Europe Employment Leadership Group Mental Health and Employment Day Dress For Success

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