Mark Little, chief executive of Kinzen, a news curation app. These are tough times for idealists, he told Institute of Directors members and guests in a speech yesterday.  Photograph: Stuart McNamara/Jason Clarke Photography

Ex-RTÉ journalist Mark Little, who founded social news agency Storyful and is now on his “difficult second album” with Kinzen, was careful not to soun(...)

Aileen O’Toole: “My preference would be for gender targets rather than quotas.”

Studies consistently show that gender balance in the boardroom is better for business, with increased profits, fewer scandals, and better returns on c(...)

The minister paced the corridors of power as a civil servant waited patiently to brief him on urgent Dáil business. He was on his mobile phone to a c(...)

British Home Secretary Theresa May said it is “impossible to build a cohesive society” and the UK needs to have an immigration limit. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

British home secretary Theresa May faced an angry backlash from business leaders, charities and political opponents as she announced a sharp tightenin(...)

The Companies Act is expected to provide significant benefits to companies, in particular smaller firms, by reducing red tape and making legal obligations easier to understand

The Companies Registration Office (CRO) has written to every director in the country to remind them of new changes coming into force next month.The Co(...)

The Companies Act 2014 is expected to provide significant benefits to companies, in particular smaller firms, by reducing red tape

It’s not often new legislation comes along that is warmly welcomed by the business community. But the Companies Act 2014, which comes into effect in J(...)

US president Barack Obama thinks Americans should start to pay death duties. Republicans in control of Congress are apoplectic. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Barack Obama will publish his latest budget proposals this week and will follow up his combative state of the union address with more proposals design(...)

Sky will invest € 1.25 billion in Ireland over the next five years, the company’s chief executive Jeremy Darroch said tonight.  Photograph: Robbie Reynolds/CPR

Sky will invest €1.25 billion in Ireland over the next five years, the company’s chief executive Jeremy Darroch said tonight. Giving the keynote speec(...)