The battle for talent continues to be the most vexing issue for Irish businesses

Attracting and retaining staff remains a bigger cause of concern among businesses than Brexit, according to a new survey. The research, which was car(...)

The Luas travelling along Dawson Street, which is undergoing a resurgence. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It has been considered the heartbeat of retail activity in the capital but there are signs Grafton Street is waning, thanks in some small part to the (...)

Minister for Tourism: the Restaurants Association of Ireland called for his head over the VAT increase. Photograph: Alan Betson

Budget 2019 attempted to spread largesse from a fairly small pot as widely as possible. To make that easier, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe rais(...)

Trinity College Dublin lost its status as Ireland’s only top-100 university in the latest QS World University Rankings. Photograph: Robert Alexander/Getty Images

Ibec has criticised the Government’s plan to establish a so-called “rainy day fund”, suggesting the pot of money to be set aside is too small to act a(...)

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Confidence among small businesses has fallen in the past six months, the Small Firms Association (SFA) said, as attracting talent becomes more challen(...)