From left:  EY Industry Entrepreneur Of The Year, John Purdy; EY Entrepreneur Of The Year, Mark Roden and EY Emerging Entrepreneur Of The Year, Terry Fox. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

John Purdy of consultative IT services provider Ergo was last night named as the EY Industry Entrepreneur of the Year.Mr Purdy defeated seven other s(...)

John Purdy: I look for people who can understand and empathise with the customer

Headquartered in Dublin, Ergo offers IT solutions from cloud and managed services to software and infrastructure solutions. Having co-founded the comp(...)

Niall Saul: “The problems we’ve seen in the Garda, the Department of Justice and the charity sector are fundamentally problems of culture. When you see similar cultural issues emerge in different organisations at the same time, you have to assume they are not institution specific, and may be present in other organisations or businesses too.”

Better call Saul. Niall Saul, that is, the human resources consultant who was previously a senior executive at Irish Life & Permanent and Waterfor(...)