Irish university graduates are more likely to be women, but women still participate less in the workforce.

Latin America is forecast to have the world’s highest proportion of women in the workplace by 2025, according to a new report from consulting firm Mer(...)

Workers in Ireland are set to see their pay packets swell next year, according to a survey by Mercer. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Workers in Ireland are set to see their pay packets swell next year, according to a leading pension and personnel consultancy, which says 97 per cent (...)

At an event hosted by the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, Greg Davies will illustrate how investors’ search for emotional comfort can affect investment success. Photograph: Bloomberg

Investment decisions can be heavily swayed by our emotional responses to immediate context – but often these matter a lot less than we think. W(...)

The study shows high stress levels are impacting on work, with 64 per cent of those surveyed reporting reduced concentration levels and 59 per cent saying they were dissatisfied with their jobs

As many as 82 per cent of employees in Ireland say they are facing increased personal stress due to concerns over their health and financial well- bei(...)

Tom Geraghty, Mercer’s country head, said the group was ‘not necessarily stuck at 100 new jobs’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw / The Irish Times

The parent of benefits consultants Mercer has announced plans to hire 100 people at a new innovation centre in Dublin. Marsh & McLennan is set to (...)

An Aer Lingus spokesman said the management of the second supplementary scheme was a matter for its trustees

Aer Lingus workers are seeking the return of up to €100 million paid into a fund to prop up the salary-linked pension plan closed last year as part o(...)

 Pictured (l-r) at the “When Women Thrive, Businesses Thrive” event organised by Mercer are; Martine Ferland, retirement leader for EuroPac at Mercer; Bríd Horan, of the 30% Club; and Mairéad O’Mahony, defined contribution leader at Mercer, Ireland. Photograph:  Conor McCabe Photography.

Two decades of efforts to achieve gender diversity and equality in the workplace has failed to ensure women are fairly represented at most senior leve(...)

While defined benefit (DB) pension schemes will be most impacted by QE, Mercer warned that defined contribution (DC) schemes will also come under pressure

The European Central Bank’s decision to rollout a bond-buying plan will lead to increases in pension scheme liabilities, consulting group Mercer has w(...)

It’s not a particularly onerous task. You just open the envelope and read through the less than weighty document within, or use your log-in details to(...)

The high-tech sector is forecasting the largest salary increase in 2015 at between 2.5 per cent and 3 per cent, according to a survey from Mercer.

Irish salaries are set to rise by 2 per cent in 2015, with employees in the high-tech sector benefiting the most from a recovering economy with salary(...)