Maura Quinn

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UK prime minister Boris Johnson under severe time pressure to get a trade deal signed before the end of the year when the transition period finishes. Photograph:  Daniel Leal-Olivas via Getty

Nearly 90 per cent of Irish business leaders believe the Government needs to “actively address improving relations with the UK” after three years of d(...)

The 20 largest companies trading on the Euronext Dublin (formerly the Irish Stock Exchange) have met an interim target to have at least 25 per cent female directors on their boards by the end of 2019

Some “heartening” advances, but still a “serious gender imbalance” at the top level of business in Ireland. That was the mixed verdict of the Governme(...)

Trading and administration issues when dealing with the UK market were identified as the top concerns. Photograph: Getty Images

The Republic needs to “actively address” how it will improve its relationship with the UK after Brexit, nine in 10 business directors and executives s(...)

Institute of Directors in Ireland finds men are much more likely to be approached by a board acquaintance than women.

New research suggests there is a “worrying” lack of planning for the renewal of boards of directors in Irish organisations. Diversity in the Boardroo(...)

Leinster’s Rob Kearney is tackled by Yoann Huget, Pita Ahki and Rynhardt Elstadt of Toulouse in the  Champions Cup semi-final at the  Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

All is a little better in Leinster’s world. The close shave against Ulster in the quarter-finals did, Rob Kearney admits, cause concern within their r(...)

IoD chief executive Maura Quinn (centre) said the survey suggests a cautious attitude among business leaders.

More than four out of five business leaders believe the Republic is headed for an economic crisis in the next five years, according to a survey by the(...)

Two-thirds of women surveyed said they believed it was more difficult for them to be appointed to boards than for men

Men are almost three times more likely than women to be approached directly about joining company boards, according to a new survey that finds that ov(...)

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(...)

Institute of Directors survey: 80 per cent of respondents said their organisation adhered to a specific ethics code. File photograph: iStockPhoto

Conflicts of interest are widespread within Irish boardrooms, according to almost half of the respondents to an Institute of Directors survey. The i(...)

“Non-resident directors can reclaim vouched travel expenses at cost, whereas resident directors must pay tax on these. This makes no sense and is unfair”

Spare a thought for Ireland-resident non-executive directors (NEDs). These are the people who sit on the boards of listed companies, private businesse(...)

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