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Remote working hubs will become commonplace as in the post-pandemic world of work, with the Government planning to create of network of 400 hubs  and tax breaks for individuals and companies that support homeworking. Photograph: iStock

At Irish software company 3D Issue, employees work a four-day week. Paul McNulty, its founder, says the policy helps attract local talent. Since the p(...)

 The great Covid remote-working experiment is complex, and that is why it is far too early to draw fixed conclusions about it just yet. Photograph: Getty Images

Do mediocre workers thrive more when they work from home or when they are in the office? This is not a question I ever thought about much before the p(...)

Huckletree’s space at The Academy on Pearse Street, Dublin.

The office model is not dead, says one of Dublin’s flexible workspace providers – which is banking on a return to bring it back to full occupancy. Hu(...)

WeWork is in discussions with BowX Acquisition Corp, a “blank cheque” company which raised $420m in August, according to people familiar with the matter and to the documents.

WeWork, which has co-working spaces around the world, including Dublin, lost $3.2 billion (€2.7 billion)last year as Covid-19 shut its co-working spac(...)

SoftBank’s Vision Fund unit rebounded from a loss to record an 844 billion yen (€6.64 billion) third quarter profit. Photograph:  Charly Triballeau/AFP via Getty Images

SoftBank chief executive Masayoshi Son boasted of delivering “golden eggs” on Monday, after his company’s Vision Fund unit rebounded from a loss to r(...)

Photograph: iStock

Even before the coronavirus pandemic made homeworking commonplace, Automattic’s 1,277-workforce was entirely remote, with perks that include reimbursi(...)

Last week, SoftBank said it terminated the proposed tender offer for additional WeWork shares

WeWork’s owner, The We Company, has sued SoftBank Group, challenging its largest shareholder’s decision to terminate a $3 billion (€ 2.75 billion)tend(...)

WeWork’s Charlemont Exchange is the largest flexible office space in Dublin with 2,400 desks.

Research by serviced office brokers, Click Offices, has found that the Dublin serviced office market grew by over 30 per cent in 2019, with 7,000 new (...)

Masayoshi Son, chairman and chief executive officer of SoftBank Group. Photograph: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

SoftBank Group’s talks to secure $3 billion (€2.7bn) from Japan’s three biggest banks have stalled as the lenders have hit internal lending limits to (...)

Sometimes it pays not to stick your finger in the air and be greedy when others are fearful. File photograph: Reuters

A year ago, investors were fleeing stocks as indices endured their most dramatic declines since the end of the global financial crisis. But 2019 has t(...)

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