Maura Quinn

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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(...)

Just 12 per cent of business leaders think their entire staff will revert to working from the office once the restrictions are lifted.

Only a small percentage of company bosses believe all their staff will be back in the office after lockdown, a new survey shows. The poll by the Inst(...)

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(...)

Just 8 per cent of company directors surveyed said they expected their company’s financial performance to improve this year. Photograph: iStock

The coronavirus outbreak is a “ challenge unlike any other for the State and its business leaders”, according to the Institute of Directors Ireland (I(...)

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(...)

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