Almost a third of business leaders say the pandemic has altered required skillsets and expertise for their board. Photograph: iStock

The Covid-19 pandemic has triggered a change in the skills in demand for board members, a new study has found. According to the Director Sentiment Mo(...)

Businesses that are focusing on getting staff back to the office are not expecting them to return on a full-time basis

Employers are urging the Government to update its guidance on a return to the workplace as the Delta variant forces many of them to revise their plan(...)

 Paschal Donohoe   arrives for an informal meeting of the Eurogroup in Lisbon: The Minister for Finance says removing  Covid supports now  ‘would be akin to falling at the final hurdle’.  Photograph: Carlos CostA/AFP via Getty

Covid welfare and business supports will not be scaled back until the autumn at the earliest, senior Government figures said on Wednesday, suggesting (...)

‘Boards should always be focused on the future while being mindful of the lessons of the past.’ Photograph: iStock

Innovation has occupied the minds of senior management teams for quite a while now. But it has moved up the agenda in boardrooms too in the last few y(...)

Helen Kelly: appointed by Barclays as head of its corporate banking unit in Europe.

UK lender Barclays has appointed Irishwoman Helen Kelly as head of its corporate banking unit in Europe. Ms Kelly has worked for Barclays for more t(...)

Fr Peter McVerry - the housing charity that bears his name raised €1.6 million through a Government cash-for-residency scheme. Photograph by Matt Kavanagh

Housing charity Peter McVerry Trust raised €1.6 million through a Government cash-for-residency scheme that has lured more than €820 million in total (...)

Singer Niall Horan had a s hare in a $2 million (€1.71 million) pay package from his main Irish firm.

It was a big night for Big Tech last night, with Apple, Google, Amazon and Facebook all posting strong quarterly results despite turbulent politics an(...)

Some 93 per cent of the 323 members of IoD Ireland surveyed are in favour of Democratic nominee Joe Biden winning next Tuesday’s presidential election. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP

The US presidential election, Covid-19 and ongoing trade talks between the EU and the UK represent a “triple jeopardy” for Irish business in the final(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson. More than 70 British business groups have urged politicians to return to the table next week to strike a trade deal between the EU and UK. Photograph: Downing Street /PA Wire

More than 70 British business groups representing more than seven million workers have made a last-ditch attempt to persuade politicians to return to (...)

Serving on a board now comes with clear responsibilities and penalties for failing to meet them. Photograph: René Mansi/ISPC

At one time a non-executive directorship was seen as a handy sinecure with which to end one’s career. However, the progressive tightening of corporate(...)

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