Workplace wellness initiatives include exercise classes and gym passes. Photograph: iStock

The country is almost at full employment, a talent war is raging and offering extra money is no longer the only way to retain staff or attract new rec(...)

A recent Europe-wide survey conducted by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work shows that 22 per cent of Irish workers experience stress at work either “always” or “most of the time”.

Irish workers have been revealed to be among the most stressed in the EU. A recent Europe-wide survey conducted by the European Agency for Safety an(...)

Kyle Moore: “It’s a great feeling when you realise that you’re making a real impact on Government policy.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

What/where did you study and when did you graduate? My undergraduate degree was a BA in social and political studies and economics from NUI Galway. I(...)

The fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989. Photograph: Tom Stoddart/Getty Images

At the end of the 1980s, after a miserable decade of fiscal retrenchment, the clouds began to lift on the Irish economy. While emigration peaked in 19(...)

An ESRI report published in January found 21 per cent of lone parent families in consistent poverty compared with 6 per cent of families with two parents. File photograph: Getty Images

How lone parents are treated in the budget will be a test of the Government’s commitment to gender equality, organisations and individuals advocating (...)

Stephen Coen of Mayo, Seamus Hickey of the GPA, GAA president John Horan and Shane Flanagan of Limerick at the launch of the report. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

For something as ground breaking as the detailed research that went into the ESRI report Playing Senior Inter-County Games: Experiences, Realities and(...)

Elish Kelly and  Alan Barrett of the ESRI, GAA president John Horan and GPA chief Séamus Hickey at the launch of the ESRI report at Croke Park on Tuesday. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

GAA president John Horan has suggested that the GAA might consider the appointment of an equivalent of the IRFU’s performance director, David Nucifora(...)

An ESRI report indicates that most football players are glad they became involved with their county teams. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The new research carried out by the ESRI into the lives of senior inter-county players confirms a lot of what had been anecdotally suggested in recent(...)

Offaly man John Lyttle has just been named CEO of the Boohoo online retail group

Irish taxpayers are still paying more in income tax, USC and PRSI combined than they were a decade ago, despite repeated Government promises to cut ta(...)

The ESRI found that within couples with children, women fared relatively worse than men, due to changes in child benefit and other welfare payments

Decisions made over the last 10 budgets have resulted in lower disposable incomes for women with children than their male equivalents, a new study by (...)

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