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Helen Dixon, the Data Protection Commissioner, says draft decisions in up to seven investigations into Big Tech companies are close to being circulated with other EU regulators. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Agreement by the Judicial Council to new guidelines for personal injury awards is a vital step to lowering insurance costs to businesses, according to(...)

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 (...)

Australian entrepreneur and author Steve Glaveski says work in short bursts of around half an hour, focussing on a measurable output, and then take a short break

The biggest mistake organisations can make during Covid-19 is to try and replicate the office online, while for individuals the relentless pursuit of (...)

A European Union Intellectual Property Office report calculates losses here of €223 million in the pharmaceutical sector, €131 million in cosmetics and personal care, €40 million in wine and spirits, and €12 million in toys and games.  Photograph: Dorling Kindersley/Getty

Irish businesses lose more than €400 million annually to counterfeit sales, according to a new EU report, which estimates that EU governments are losi(...)

With economic activity coming to a shuddering halt and major employers   announcing they will not reopen, there are huge fears here for employment. Photograph: iStock

Innovative thinking, agility and speed of response are key characteristics required to successfully deal with the challenges of coronavirus. A new ta(...)

Steve Blank: ‘When the asteroid hit the earth and wiped out the dinosaurs, it was the mammals who prospered and filled the empty niches’

As the father of the lean start-up movement, whose ideas have inspired many of this generation’s most disruptive innovators, Steve Blank is well known(...)

Toronto-based Jeremy Gutsche: developed Trendhunter.com as a night hobby while working for a bank. He turned it into a successful business.

The current period of social isolation could yield many valuable business insights, spawning a raft of innovation while Covid-19 is also likely to dra(...)

Alex Lazarow author of Out-Innovate

Silicon Valley’s traditional hold on the global innovation agenda is increasingly being challenged by so-called frontier innovation, where entrepreneu(...)

Dr Beau Lotto: ‘Innovation has two sides: creativity and efficiency. The wisdom is where you know when to move between them.’ Photograph: Kieran Harnett

Innovation thrives in an environment that balances creative diversity with the constraints of efficiency. That’s the view of neuroscientist Dr Beau Lo(...)

Scott Anthony’s ideas have gained traction lately and he is ranked as one of the top 10 global business thinkers in the prestigious Thinkers50 listing. Photograph: Alastair Fyfe

A frequently quoted survey by consulting firm McKinsey suggests that 94 per cent of executives are dissatisfied by their firm’s innovation efforts, de(...)

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