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Training Courses

Cascade Training Consultancy’s reputation is founded on its vibrant, highly accessible training style and its strong focus on the practical needs of participants. Courses are modular and can be specifically tailored to the needs of your organisation. Training is offered in a variety of formats and levels including…

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Pre-Departure Programme

Whether going on a short business trip abroad, being transferred to an overseas office or emigrating in search of work, pre-departure training is a precursor to success. This course is equally necessary for individuals, and their partners and children to ensure that all have the intercultural tools which help to make a sojourn abroad a fulfilling and productive experience.

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Dealing with Debt

A practical workshop covering the main issues surrounding debt management. Participants will learn about credit ratings, mortgage arrears, family budgeting, loan repayment plans, dealing with debt collectors, debt consolidation, guarantees, bankruptcy and insolvency. The proposed changes in bankruptcy law will be highlighted.

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NEW Civil Partnership and Cohabitant Rights

The landmark changes introduced by the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 came into effect on 1st January 2011.

Since then both same sex and opposite sex Cohabitants fulfilling certain criteria will have access to certain new and important entitlements regarding maintenance, property division and inheritance.

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Family Law

All key aspects of family law are covered in this highly relevant and interesting course. Participants do not need any legal knowledge and the emphasis is on up-to-date legislation case law and practical problem-solving.

The rights and obligations of all parties are detailed, whether the family is based on marriage, civil partnership, cohabitation, adoption or lone parenting. Detailed information is

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Handling another person’s Legal Affairs

Whether you are concerned about the prospect of having to take over a relative’s affairs, or are considering the need to have another handle your own affairs, this course covers the practicalities and legalities involved. You will learn how and why to appoint an executor, trustee or guardian and/or set up a

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Inheritance Planning

This course explains what you need to know if you’re thinking of making a will and what will happen if you don’t. Clear, non-legalistic language is used to explain how you can use your will to protect your children, provide for your dependants and save tax. Participants do not need any legal knowledge and the emphasis is on up-to-date legal knowledge and practical problem-solving. This topic is also available in Public Information Presentation form.

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Separation and Divorce Issues

Family breakdown is a traumatic life event with far-reaching consequences: personal, legal, financial and in the workplace. Being properly informed about current legal rules and practice is essential for those going through the process and those hoping to support them.

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Migrant Rights and Obligations

This course covers the entitlements and responsibilities of various categories of immigrants in Ireland. It is suitable for either the migrants themselves or for frontline and support staff working with migrants and their families.

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Employment Law

Whether employer or employee, this course will help you to understand your rights and obligations under employment law. Using real case studies, you will get tips on building up or defending a case. Key legislation and pending changes are also outlined. Participants do not need any legal knowledge and the emphasis is on practical problem-solving.

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Consumer Law

Key elements of consumer law from retailer, customer care and consumer perspective. Participants do not need any legal knowledge and the emphasis is on practical problem-solving.

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Coming Up

A Public Information Presentation entitled ‘Making a Will won’t kill you’ is to take place in Beara, County Cork at Eyeries National School at 7.30pm on Tuesday 23 February 2016. Hosted by Eyeries NS Parents’ Association and delivered by Anne O’Carroll of Cascade Training Consultancy, this jargon-free presentation gives practical tips on how to make a will, what happens if you don’t and how best to provide for your loved ones, avail of tax breaks and ensure peace of mind. This event is a fund-raiser for the school and is open to all, but parents of young children or other dependents are particularly encouraged to attend. There will be a Question & Answer session afterwards and handouts will be provided.

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South Dublin County Council

Everyone dealing with customers should be encouraged to attend this course.

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