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Flipdish’s multimillionaire founders, Conor and James McCarthy. Photograph: Conor McCabe

The State is getting better at producing tech companies that can scale quickly, as the latest investment in Flipdish shows. The digital food-ordering (...)

Margaret Atwood was among authors targeted by the fraudster who impersonated publishing professionals. Photograph: EPA/Facundo Arrizabalaga

They were perplexing thefts, lacking a clear motive or payoff, and they happened in the genteel, not particularly lucrative world of publishing: Someo(...)

Many so-called ‘zombie’ businesses are being kept alive on State Covid supports, according to a new report

Insolvencies down due to Covid supports Many so-called “zombie” businesses that otherwise would have gone bust are being kept alive on State Covid su(...)

One of the biggest challenges a new manager faces is how to speak to people whose jobs they don’t understand.

Some new managers beam about their new roles. They are full of schemes about what they plan to shake up. Others are terrified. Many of the bubbly ones(...)

Preparation for online interviews is key – including a technology check as different employers use different platforms

Covid has a lot to answer for, but one of the main ways it has affected the world of work is the sharp pivot to virtual operations – which includes re(...)

Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri testifies at a US Senate hearing in Washington,  on December 8th after  reports based on leaked internal research showed the photo-sharing app could harm its young users. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty

Online safety for young people is in the headlines – again – which is as it should be for as long as we cannot fix on adequate educational, regulatory(...)

Educatly co-founders Joan Manuel, Mohamed El Sonbaty and Abdelrahman Aman

Irish start-up Educatly has secured €1 million in pre-seed funding with contributions from both the Irish State and the Egyptian government. The fund(...)

Irish man Joe Gavin, who is chief executive of the Malta Financial Services Authority, had a testy exchange recently with a reporter from the Times of Malta publication. Photograph: iStock

Corporate lawyer Joe Gavin, one of a swathe of external hires brought in to help rehabilitate the Central Bank of Ireland post the 2008 financial cras(...)

‘When people grow something, it profoundly shifts their knowledge, attitudes and behaviour around food and gives them a means to make healthier and more sustainable choices,’ says GIY founder Michael Kelly

Over the last 20 months, employers have had to dream up novel ways of staying connected to employees working from home. Some have opted for weekly tre(...)

Workhuman co-founder and chief executive Eric Mosley

Irish software company Workhuman has paid out close to $130 million (€115m) in dividends since the end of last year, recently-filed accounts show. Th(...)

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