If a mother wants to return to work after a few months so her partner can stay at home until the leave is used up, what business is it of the State to interfere in the efficiency of that choice for a couple? Photograph: iStock

‘Are you able to breastfeed?” she asked. Excuse me? It’s not every day male business journalists get asked this question at the launch of a research r(...)

Former INM chief financial officer Ryan Preston. Photograph:  Bryan Meade

Ryan Preston, the former chief financial officer of Independent News & Media (INM), will receive a severance payment of almost €700,000, its annua(...)

Murdoch MacLennan, chairman of Independent News and Media, with board member Mary Gallagher at the company’s agm in Dublin this year. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Rangers Football Club has called for an investigation into what it alleges is a conflict of interest between Scottish Professional Football League cha(...)

CEO Michael Doorly and INM chairman Murdoch MacLennan during the AGM at the Westbury Hotel, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

At the 2017 agm of Independent News & Media (INM) in August, its embattled then-chairman Leslie Buckley pointedly ended proceedings by telling sha(...)

The action by the ODCE against INM marks a serious escalation of its investigation into its affairs. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónail

It is not every day that the Republic’s corporate watchdog confirms its intention to seek the appointment of a High Court inspector to a company. That(...)

Robert Pitt, former INM chief executive, and Leslie Buckley, former chairman (back to camera). Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Independent News & Media (INM) will take legal advice this week after the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE) went to court on (...)

Leslie Buckley: outgoing chairman at Independent News & Media. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The appointment of four new non-executive directors at Independent News and Media (INM) is intended to ensure the company’s key committees have the ap(...)