Working collaboratively: Several institutions, including Trinity, UCD and DCU offer interdisciplinary master’s degrees. Photograph: Getty

Young people throughout the European Union represent the largest cohort of jobseekers that cannot secure long-term employment. The rate of unemploy(...)

Genzyme’s 24-hour resuscitation marathon was part of its wellbeing programme
Fit for work in mind and body

Looking after the mental health and wellbeing of employees is becoming a priority for many companies. “Many employers now help staff with everything f(...)


1 Salesforce Customer success platform and CRM solution providers; Years on list: New 2 Workday Providers of enterprise-level so(...)

On a green journey: Michael Kelly of GIY. “It’s not really about self-sufficiency.”
It’s good to be green

Being able to boast solid green credentials is no longer just a nice thing for companies to be able to use in marketing campaigns. Environmental consc(...)

Research into the global impact of biophilic design in the workplace found employees who work in environments with natural elements incorporated into them reported significant increases in wellbeing, productivity and creativity

In recent years, companies have begun looking to incorporate more of the outside into their workplaces to create a better environment for employees. (...)

Waterford has established itself as a suitable base for pharmaceutical manufacturing following the success of Genzyme.

The IDA is in talks with a major international pharmaceutical about making an investment of between €500 million and €1 billion in Waterford. The tal(...)

The market for MS drugs will grow to $20.2 billion a year by 2017, according to a 2011 report by GlobalData, a London- based research company.

Sanofi failed to win US regulatory approval for its multiple sclerosis drug Lemtrada, denting the company’s ambitions of capturing a larger share of t(...)

Blood pressure checks in the boardroom, cancer screening in the canteen, Reiki in reception – savvy Irish bosses are realising that money spent on a h(...)

Smile as you dial: Nev Wilshire, the hands-on-manager, with Kayleigh, one of the staff, in the fly-on-the-wall series The Call Centre. Photograph: BBC

Does your work make you happy? Are your colleagues content? Does it matter a whit? Employment experts from around Europe who converged in Dublin this (...)

Elan and Royalty Pharma have dismissed each others’ valuations of future sales of Tysabri, Elan’s multiple sclerosis drug sold to its partner Biogen Idec this year in a deal that freed cash and set Elan on an acquisition trail for new investments.

The bitter battle for Elan intensified yesterday after private equity group Royalty Pharma raised its all-cash offer for the Irish-based speciality dr(...)