Central Bank governor Gabriel Makhlouf: “It would be a mistake to continue with protection and forbearance in perpetuity, just as it would be wrong to allow all companies making losses currently to fail”

The governor of the Central Bank of Ireland has warned that many Irish firms will not survive the pandemic, and will no longer be viable once State su(...)

What is often called ‘the privilege of remote working’ is now the norm for many, and looks set to remain part of the landscape of our working lives. Photograph: Getty images

The results of the 2021 Sign of the Times survey by Behaviour & Attitudes are published by The Irish Times today. The annual snapshot of Irish lif(...)

‘The gig economy model that is often believed to be the new utopia of opportunity is not so enlightening.’ File photograph: Getty

At the end of January 2021 almost 500,000 workers here were on the pandemic unemployment payment. The roll out of vaccination programmes has shifted m(...)

New legislation provides some welcome rights for “low hours” employees. But for zero-hours workers, the provisions of the Employment (Miscellaneous Pr(...)

Students taking the MA in Modern Irish history at UCD will have an opportunity to focus on their own particular areas of interest

We take a look at a selection of the many postgraduate courses available in Ireland’s universities, institutes of technology and colleges. Where indic(...)

Building diversity – including gender diversity – into the demographics of the board makes good business sense. Photograph: iStock

Effective boards create value. This applies across sectors, for organisations large and small. As the top decision-making body, the board’s role is fa(...)

Many workers in Irish organisations are silent in their workplaces out of fear of the consequences of speaking up, research indicates. File photograph: Getty Images

Silence may be a virtue but, when it comes to the workplace, silence can be more complicated and difficult to interpret. It can imply consent or accep(...)

Kevin Myers apologised and said he had ‘no career left’ and that his reputation was ‘in tatters’. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The head of an organisation that campaigns against censorship has said she is happy to have former columnist Kevin Myers - fired recently over offensi(...)

Prospective business students may need to look at multiple finance sources, including scholarships and bursaries as well as loans and employer sponsorship. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

If you want to do a top-notch business course or MBA, you’ll have to work harder to find funding because the fees charged can be far higher than for c(...)

Estimating pay levels for the Garda force is particularly challenging, as there are no comparable occupations in the private sector. Photograph: Alan Betson

The industrial action threatened by the Garda poses a serious threat to the Lansdowne Road agreement and efforts to contain public sector pay. Sinc(...)

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