Studies have shown that overweight workers are usually less productive, more likely to get injured and usually need longer rest breaks than other staff
Fat is a workplace issue
  • Work
  • March 6, 2015, 01:30

Obesity doesn’t just affect individuals. It hurts companies too. A number of studies have shown that overweight workers are less productive, more l(...)

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell returning to the house in Killiney after a High Court Hearing into an application for a trespass order was adjourned. John Martin from the New Land League (right) opened the gates. Photograph: Alan Betson /The Irish Times

Nothing about Brian O’Donnell’s confident demeanour suggested he was the common-or-garden subject of a trespass order. He took his seat in the barrist(...)

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell, arriving back to Gorse Hill in Killiney after a High Court Hearing into an application for a trespass order was adjourned. John Martin from the ‘New Land League’ (right) opened the gates. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dublin solicitor Brian O’Donnell arrived back at the Killiney property on Thursday night – and into a situation where a member of the Land League got (...)

John Martin of the New Land League, pictured on the property of Gorse Hill, the Killiney mansion at the centre of the O’Donnell eviction dispute. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A member of the New Land League blockading the O’Donnell family house in Killiney has threatened to take an action against broadcaster Vincent Browne (...)

Fianna Fail raised $116,500 when Bertie Ahern was leader and taoiseach but the party’s US fundraising efforts petered out thereafter. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Declared donations collected in the US by Fianna Fáil over the past three decades amount to a tenth of what Sinn Féin raised from donors in the US du(...)

The one question that hasn’t been answered is who will replace David Duffy as chief executive

Another week and another Irish bank is back in profit for the first time since the financial crash in 2008.The theme had already been established by U(...)

The historic Bank of Ireland branch on College Green, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Bank of Ireland has submitted a planning application to Dublin City Council for permission to make changes to its historic branch and office building(...)

The O’Donnell home, Gorse Hill, on Vico road, Killiney, Co Dublin. The house has been assigned on foot of a claim for debts in excess of €70m owed to Bank of Ireland. Photograph:  Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

A Bank of Ireland-appointed receiver is expected to go to the High Court in Dublin this Thursday morning to seek a trespass injunction aimed at gettin(...)

The weeklong gathering will feature over 50 events in Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway and Waterford, promoting entrepreneurship and showcasing Ireland’s startup sector to more than 15,000 people

Entrepreneurs and startups across the country are being asked to come up with event ideas for the first-ever StartUp Gathering to be held during the (...)

69 Grafton Street: occupied by women’s fashion trader Vera Moda.

The Irish property investment fund IPUT has acquired three prime retail properties in Dublin city centre from the Construction Workers’ Pension Schem(...)