Poll by the Institute of Directors (IoD) in Ireland confirms trend towards remote working

Almost 90 per cent of business leaders in Ireland think Covid-19 has accelerated the digital transformation of their organisation, while nearly 40 per(...)

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald said efforts at assisting businesses badly hit by Covid-19 were disproportionately weighted toward loans and debt. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald dismissed the Government’s stimulus package as “miserly”, saying the tourism and hospitality sector would be underw(...)

A poll of IoD’s 3,000 members found that 90 per cent of them back a temporary change to company law to allow for virtual agms. Photograph: iStock

The Government has been urged to temporarily amend company law so that virtual annual general meetings (agms) can be held, as many companies are unabl(...)

‘If IOD members want a say in the make up of the next Government, they can vote for whatever result they think is best’

Once votes are counted on – or about – February 9th, the Institute of Directors (IOD) would prefer we emerged with a clear majority Government rather (...)

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(...)

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