The Department of Finance issues circulars and confidential circulars from time to time setting out practice for Departments on matters for which the Department of Finance has responsibility.
These circulars cover many subject areas for which the Department has responsibility, including various personnel and remuneration concerns, such as pay and allowances, leave, career breaks, confined competitions, etc..
The Personnel Code website, assembles relevant circulars, circular letters and letters to heads of Departments or Personnel Officers on personnel matters. It can be accessed at www.personnelcode.gov.ie
Ref: E105/1/0520th January 2005Circular 6/2005: Restatement of Mileage Rates in Kilometres A Dhuine Uasail1. I am directed by the Minister for Finance to refer to this Department's Circular 33/2003 which set out the motor mileage rates for the civil service effective from 1 January 2003.2. Distance signs on most national roads are now measured in kilometres.
Public Service Pension Reform: Introduction of cost neutral early retirement
The Commission on Public Service Pensions, as part of its terms of reference, had regard to claims for improvements in existing pension scheme benefits, including claims for review of the rate of compound interest to be charged for refunds
New Scheme for the award of Professional, Technical, and Specialist added years to certain new entrant staff of the civil and Public Service
E107/3/0330 May 2005Circular 15/2005: Revision of pay of Civil Servants Application of increases under the final phase of benchmarking and Section 14.2 of the Mid-Term Review of Part Two of Sustaining Progress
Sanction for increase of Storekeepers under the final phase of Benchmarking and section 14.2 of the Mid-term Review of part two of Sustaining Progress
Application of the final phase of Benchmarking increases and Section 14.2 of the Mid-Term Review of Part Two of Sustaining Progress
Ref: E105/1/0529 June 2005 Circular 21/2005: Motor Travel RatesA Dhuine Uasail1. I am directed by the Minister for Finance to say that he has accepted an agreed recommendation of the General Council under the scheme of Conciliation and Arbitration for the Civil Service in regard to a general review of motor mileage rates for civil servants. General Council Report 1454 refers.
E105/3/200529 June 2005 Circular 22/2005: Subsistence AllowancesA Dhuine Uasail1. I am directed by the Minister for Finance to say that the standard rates of subsistence allowance in Ireland have been reviewed in accordance with an agreed recommendation made by the General Council under the scheme of conciliation and arbitration for the Civil Service (General Council Report 1453 refers).
P18/075/0520 July 2005Circular 19/2005: Public Service Pension Reform: Revised method of calculation of pension entitlement for public servants whose pensions are integrated with social welfare benefits
2 August 2005E109/112/01 Circular 23/2005: A Positive Working Environment: an anti Harassment, Sexual Harassment and Bullying Policy for the Civil Service, as revised July 2005
Circular 16/2005: Agreement on incremental credit for previous service for entry levels at Services Officer or Services Attendant, or equivalent grades represented by the Federated Union of Government Employees (FUGE).
E109/124/8114 February, 2005 To all Personnel OfficersCircular 7 of 2005 Retention of Civil Servants Beyond the Normal Retirement Age
Ref: E105/2/7521 Dec 2005 Circular 37/2005: Adjustments to Certain Removal Expenses
|05 April 2005 Circular 10/2005: Public Service Pension Reform: Introduction of cost neutral early retirement|
|26 May 2008 Foreign Travel and Subsistence rates|
|13 May 2009 Q & A Incentivised Career Break Scheme for Civil Servants|
|09 March 2009 Circular 7 of 2009 Travel and Subsistence Rates|
|25 January 2010 Foreign Subsistence Rates January 2010|