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
Circular 11/2007. Confined competition for appointment to posts at Principal Officer (Standard Scale) in the Civil Service.
Circular 3/2007. Retention of civil servants beyond the normal retiring age - maximum income limits allowable on grounds of hardship.
Circular 4/2007: Accounting for Public Private Partnership (PPP) Projects in the 2007 and subsequent years' Appropriation Accounts
Application of increases under Section 27.17 of Towards 2016
Circular 25/2007 Ref: E105/1/07 2 July 2007 : Motor Travel Rates
Circular 24/2007 E105/5/2006 : Subsistence Allowances
Circular 29/2007 Public Financial Procedures – Suspense Accounts and Agency Services.
Appointment to the post of Senior Auditor in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General.
Regarding certain revisions to Circular 28/04: Implementation of deferred surrender of unspent capital under Multi-Capital Envelopes.
Circular 37/2007: Guidance Note: to all Personnel Officers on the use of Excluding Orders as provided for under the Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act, 2004
Circular 38/2007: Allowances for the performance of the duties of a higher grade
Circular 40/2007: Agreement on incremental credit for previous service for certain entry level grades represented by Irish Municipal Public and Civil Trade Union (IMPACT).
|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|