Heritage is a huge strength of family businesses and family affiliation can be levereged to connect with consumers. Think of “Old Mr Brennan” of the family company, Brennans Bread.

From your morning cup of Barry’s Tea to the Flahavan’s Porridge Oats you ate for breakfast – possibly sourced from Dunnes Stores or SuperValu – to you(...)

NTA’s Anne Graham and  Peter Walsh: cost/benefit estimates cover a 30-year period after the Metro starts appearing in 2027. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The new Dublin Metro will cost between €3 billion and €4 billion but will deliver a much higher level of economic benefits, according to a cost/benefi(...)

I’ve been Metrosceptical for a long time. It’s no surprise that the Metro plan, cancelled during the economic crisis, is back on the agenda again. And(...)

Half of HR managers do not believe Brexit will have an impact on their organisations. Photograph: iStock

Are Ireland’s human resource managers too relaxed about Brexit? According to the Great Place to Work HR Manager Survey 2018, more than half of respond(...)

We are not born hating Mondays. We grow to see them as a curtailment of enjoyment, and fill ourselves with dread

Peter was in a restaurant when the first panic attack happened. He was completely overwhelmed by it and had no idea what caused it. When he calmed dow(...)

Rebecca Kelly, left, and Breda Kenny, both from Castlecomer Community School, Co Kilkenny,  at the Trinity College Open Day with a Lightening Ball which contains a mixture of gases that generate electromagnetic waves

University College Cork When is open day? The full schedule is available on ucc.ie/opendays. Life on campus For its 21,000 students, campus life(...)

HR  leadership is more prevalent in private firms than public and semi-State organisations, the Great Place to Work HR Trends Survey 2017 found

Human resources practitioners are increasingly making their way into the top management team in Irish businesses, according to the Great Place to Work(...)

Three-time All-Ireland champion and current Dublin senior football captain Stephen  Cluxton won a special recognition award from his alma mater DCU. Photograph: Inpho/Ryan Byrne

Yes Equality co-director Gráinne Healy, Ireland rugby international Tadhg Furlong and Dublin footballer Stephen Cluxton were among 15 DCU alumni honou(...)

University College Cork:  with 20,700 students and making teaching as much a priority as research, it has been named  Sunday Times University of the Year for the second successive year and the fifth time overall.

TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN (TCD) When is its open day? December 10th, 9am-3.30pm Life on campus Trinity has cobbled squares, historic buildings and gre(...)

The DCU Business School report found that, since 2012, Irish venture-capital-backed companies had increased exports by almost 25 per cent. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Companies backed by venture capital (VC) have created about 20,000 jobs since 2003, an average of 1,600 a year, a new study has claimed. According (...)

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