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“Universities have increased their capabilities in providing analytical, testing and characterisation services. We would expect to see an increased uptake from industry of these resources”

A common factor between the great majority of the leading Covid-19 vaccine candidates currently in development is the fact that they are the result of(...)

Work may never be the same again for some of us, who will either work from home permanently or part of the time as a result of the Covid-19 crisis. Photograph: iStock
Rebooting Ireland

The past month has seen the reopening of the retail and a significant segment of the hospitality sectors. But many doors remain closed on streets and (...)

Many companies are not anticipating occupancy rates above 30 per cent for the foreseeable future.

The State may be easing its way out of lockdown, but the isolation is by no means over. Office buildings that normally resound with the clatter of hum(...)

Asia is the leading geography in terms of insurance innovation. But there are a number of business lines offered in Ireland where innovation is visible, such as motor, home, life and health. Photograph: iStock

Ireland may be home to the European HQs of all of the digital giants but when it comes to innovation in insurance products and service delivery we ten(...)

Irish car insurance policyholders are not offered discounted premiums if their car has safety features such as  autonomous emergency braking. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Around the world insurance companies are turning to innovative solutions to help customers reduce their risk profiles. This should, in turn, help redu(...)

Successfully adopting innovative practices has the power to bring competitive advantage. Photograph: iStock

Traditionally viewed as a bastion of conservatism, the legal industry is transforming into one where innovation is at its core. It’s a culture that sp(...)

“Ireland needs to employ new models of housing to the growing demand and to anticipate ever-changing demographics and living habits,” says Louise McQuaid, senior associate property with law firm Pinsent Masons.

Ireland can learn some lessons from the UK when it comes to tackling the housing crisis. While demand for housing has escalated to unprecedented level(...)

Shared parental leave is helping to ensure issues relating to childcare are not restricted to women. Photograph: iStock

Transparency is here Log on to the BBC news website ( and you’ll find a widget that allows you type in the name of UK (...)

Why do organisations continue to try to push people out when they are 65 and younger when they still have much to contribute? Photograph: iStock

High Court judges don’t have to retire until they are 70, hospital consultants can also continue until that age, while Catholic bishops can go on unti(...)

Even white straight males, widely considered to be the most empowered group in the workforce, are not immune to covering.

At first glance, the most obvious link between Margaret Thatcher and Franklin D Roosevelt is that they were both the leaders of their respective coun(...)

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