Preparation for a WRC Inspection 14th September 2023

Start Date: 14/09/2023

Duration: 10am - 12pm

Location: Online - Microsoft Teams

Full Fee: €100

Network Members Fee: €80

Programme overview

The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) conducts audits to ensure that employers are complying with employee rights legislation, e.g., evidence of working times being adhered to, particularly rest periods and breaks.

Being notified of a WRC claim by an individual against your business can be overwhelming and challenging. However, there are initial steps to take to ensure you’re fully prepared to handle such a claim.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the training programme participants will be able to:

  1. Prepare for a WRC Audit
  2. Implement best practices to ensure future protection
  3. Know what to do when a claim is received and be prepared for any claim
  4. Know key information on the burden of proof and expectations for the employer

Who is this course for?

This programme is for Managers, HR Managers and those who are responsible for dealing with WRC Inspections


Content Covered

1). How to prepare for a WRC audit.

2). Key practices your business can implement to ensure future protection.

3). What to do when you receive a claim.

4). Steps to ensure your business is prepared for any claim.

5). Key lessons on the burden of proof and expectations for the employer.





Trainer Profile


Stephen McCabe – HR Consultant

Stephen McCabe joined Graphite HRM in July 2023 as a HR Consultant. Stephen holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Dublin Business School, a CIPD diploma from National College of Ireland, and a Masters degree in Human Resource Management from Dublin Institute of Technology.

Stephen has 8 years experience in HR, starting as administrator and working his way up to, most recently, HR Manager for one of Ireland’s best known FMCG brands. In that time, he has contributed to a wide range of industries including healthcare, engineering, FMCG and financial services.

Stephen has experience dealing with all areas of HR including recruitment, culture, employee wellbeing, contracts and compliance, performance management, training, grievances, workplace investigations, and disciplinary procedures.