Annual membership fees  will increase from €45 to €65 from this September, so the youth organisation “can survive”, Scouting Ireland members have been told

Scouting Ireland has increased membership fees by nearly 50 per cent to help pay legal fees and fund a support scheme for survivors of historic sexual(...)

The cross-border nature of many car rentals leaves customers vulnerable to abuse from afar. Yet the European Commission has done precious little to bring car rental companies to heel in recent years

Is there another major consumer-facing industry that is plagued by as many shoddy operators as the car hire sector? Many of the biggest brands have u(...)

UK headquartered law firm Simmons & Simmons has opened in Dublin, attracting partners from Mason Hayes & Curran and A&L Goodbody. Photograph: iStock

London headquartered international law firm Simmons & Simmons has established a Dublin presence with plans to welcome ten partners and 30 addition(...)

PayPal’s Louise Phelan: “It frustrates me that gender is an issue in business.” Photograph: Alan Betson

While the status of women in the workplace has improved somewhat in recent years, progress has still been pitifully slow in some key areas. Leadership(...)