Update Series

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About our Update Series

Legislation, regulation, standards, codes and best practices are constantly changing. Even for someone within an industry, it is important to stay abreast of any and all changes, in order to perform at your best in your role.

PAI operates under an ethos of encouraging and developing Lifelong Learning.

Our Update Series consists of one-off sessions that explain and discuss pertinent issues. These update sessions assume a prior knowledge of the subject, and are most beneficial to those already in an industry, who wishes to improve or update their knowledge.

Topics will often follow the introduction of legislation or regulations that will have wide-spread effects. Our Training team work closely with industry experts, on our Academic Council and throughout the rest of the organisation, to develop sessions that will be useful and timely.

3 CPD Points

Half day, 9am to 1pm


Tea and Coffee on arrival and at mid-morning break.

Upcoming Update Sessions

Regulatory Impact Analysis

Friday 11 May

Regulatory Impact Analyses, or Assessments (RIA)s are a measure introduced to analyse policy issues and solutions within public sector frameworks. They were first introduced in 2005. However, despite the length of time that they have been statutorily in place, the preparing and publication of them is still patchy. This half-day seminar will look at the process, the reasons behind the preparation, and the outcomes to which it can lead.

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Judicial Review; Updates on Environmental and Planning Litigation

Friday 8 June

Recent litigation in the areas of planning and environmental matters are developing the way we must approach judicial reviews in these areas. This half-day workshop will examine some of the most recent and most impactful developments in these areas and highlight in the context of the current judicial review process in Ireland.

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Update Series: Ensuring Best Practice in Managing HR Investigations

Wednesday 26 September

The need for HR investigations can arise in a myriad of situations. When they do, it is essential that HR professionals are equipped to undertake them effectively, efficiently and as objectively as possible. This workshop provides participants with the skills, knowledge and confidence that they need to commission, complete and manage HR investigations effectively and in accordance with well established legal and procedural principles.

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