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The Economic and Social Research Institute says employment in construction will have to increase for housing supply to meet demand.

Employers’ group Ibec has welcomed the introduction of measures to reduce the current waiting times for work permits, suggesting skills shortages in c(...)

A new model of career guidance is required which embraces lifelong learning and changing career paths throughout individuals’ lives, Ibec asserts. File photograph: Getty Images

Ireland’s secondary schools lack the resources to deliver proper career guidance to students, according to employers’ group Ibec. Its review of the s(...)

Senator Ivana Bacik said there was broad support for the introduction of legislation, which would help reduce differences in levels of remuneration between men and women. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Draft legislation aimed at reducing the gender pay gap is expected to be initiated by the Government before the summer recess and will likely be far s(...)

Overwhelmed by the amount of work they need to do, people are taking holidays from the office to catch up on their workloads.

Numerous studies carried out in recent years show many of us are working too much. From responding to emails late in the evening to bringing projects(...)

A movement is developing seeking to encourage more men to stand up for their female colleagues to bring about greater change

Sisters may be doing it for themselves but should they be fighting alone when it comes to addressing issues surrounding equality and inclusion in the (...)

Ibec has called for teachers to get ‘entrepreneurial thinking’ training.  File photograph: Getty Images/Thinkstock

Ibec has called for teachers to be trained in “entrepreneurial thinking” so it can be introduced at the earliest stage in young people’s schooling. In(...)

Stressed out: The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has expressed concern about rising levels of stress in the workplace

If productivity is going down the plughole in your business, then there may be a simple solution. Look after your employees better and they will look (...)

Jan O’Sullivan: “I do understand that the teachers have concerns and I have listened to them” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan says she believes a compromise can be reached with teachers on the Junior Cycle reforms, but she rejected union (...)