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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(...)

‘We are creating a much more open environment where people can be who they want to me at work and not have to hide,’ says AIB’s Michelle McGreal

Education in workplaces as well as in our schools and colleges will be critically important in driving change in Ireland in relation to LGBTI+ issues.(...)

‘While advances in technology have  led to welcome improvements in the working environment, that comes with ever greater expectations of quicker turnaround times and 24/7 availability.’ Photograph: Getty Images

Law firm Pinsent Masons is collaborating with a number of its major banking clients as well as fellow law firms to tackle workplace stress. The group (...)

W&I insurance ‘can get around deadlock situations’. Photograph: iStock

The use of warranty and indemnity (W&I) insurance to smooth the path of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals is on the rise in Ireland. These (...)

Many multi-actor ecosystems such as conveyancing, audit, and identity management are ripe for disruption. Photograph: iStock

If think about it hard enough, blockchain could probably be used for almost every business process but it might not always make sense to do so. “It’s (...)

Owen Lewis: “To achieve the most value from blockchain, both now and in the future, organisations must take responsibility for its safety and security”

When it comes to secure technologies you won’t find anything better than blockchain. It’s immutable, meaning that once a record is created it can’t be(...)

 Susannah Donaldson, senior associate at Pinsent Masons: “We have found that most employees want to know that they are receiving equal pay for equal work and this is resulting in discussions within organisations as to how they ensure this.”  Photograph: Peter Devlin

Mandatory gender pay-gap reporting appears increasingly likely in Ireland and employers should start preparing for it. “Mandatory gender pay-gap repor(...)

Ciara Ruane says that diversity and inclusion  can include widening the available talent pool, moving to merit-based appointment systems, and living up to the expectations of the workforce

As Ireland approaches full employment and the war for talent intensifies, diversity and inclusion (D&I) policies have become more important than e(...)

Between now and 2030, the G20 estimates that $90 trillion is required in order to keep global warming below 2 degrees

Interest in sustainable finance is not only growing, it’s sustaining. So what is it? “Sustainable finance refers to any form of financial service in(...)

Dennis Agnew, corporate partner at Pinsent Masons in Dublin: “While the UK and Ireland’s fastest-growing companies are both large and small and found in disparate industries and areas, our research reveals that they share these three traits”

No single formula can guarantee success, but research among some of the fastest-growing companies in the UK and Ireland has uncovered a number of comm(...)

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