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Recently a large number of food producers such as restaurant owners, supermarket groups, and chefs gathered at the Limerick Institute of Technology to participate in the Meet the Buyer Event. This event, which hosted more than 75 up and coming businesses, allows participants to pitch their ideas to the top trade buyers from Ireland, Northern […]
Business Feature News
The people of Cork, Waterford and Limerick will vote on whether they want a directly-elected mayor. At the end of May, residents of the cities of Cork, Limerick and Waterford will be given the chance to have their say on whether there should be a directly-elected mayor with significant powers to set policies and implement […]
Business Environment Technology
In 2014, Louise and Stephen Murphy founded a start-up company in County Carlow that would seek to revolutionise cycling security in a rapidly changing urban landscape. Cyc-Lok Ltd. is a completely enclosed, modular bike locker system with controlled access and the ability to charge ebikes. One unit contains twelve separate lockers and is entirely weather […]
Business Environment News
Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton, officially launched the Climate Action Regional Office for the Atlantic Seaboard North in Aras an Chontae, Castlebar. Recognising the significant obligation which has been placed on local government to develop and implement its own climate action measures, as well as the need to build capacity
Business
Recently, Linkedin survey over 3,000 professionals on their platform and asked them the most frustrating trait they’ve experienced in a manager. Near the top of their list – a manager who doesn’t foster their employees’ development. And, our data also revealed that if employees feel like they can’t grow within their role, they are very […]
Business Feature
Just as our waistlines accumulate flab, and ships collect barnacles, organisations need ongoing “maintenance” and “scrubbing” to stay “fit.” Get a Workout! One of the best “physical fitness” programmes for organisations is a methodology known as the GE Workout.  Developed at General Electric during the Jack Welch¹ era, Workout provides an approach for confronting the […]
Business Feature
Dave A. Barry, founder of Conexion explains how the importance of exploring the right ‘people analytics’ is crucial in the modern hunt for talent. As a HR leader, I consider myself very fortunate to have worked with both Eli Lilly (biopharmaceutical) and Trend Micro (cybersecurity) during periods of significant organisational transformation. Between 2009 and 2011, […]
Business Culture Feature News
Local government plays an important role in creating and supporting environments that enable the community to achieve optimal health and wellbeing. Reducing gender inequity for women is a key strategy in achieving this goal. Definition: Gender Bias – ‘The often unintentional and implicit differentiation between women and men by placing one gender in a hierarchical
Business Education
‘Tangent, Trinity’s Ideas Workspace’ hopes to build upon Trinity’s position as a European leader in innovation and entrepreneurship and Dublin as a location of choice for technology investment and new start-up creation. Innovation experts and student entrepreneurs gathered for the launch of ‘Tangent, Trinity’s Ideas Workspace’. This exciting new initiative at Trinity
Business Environment News
On Saturday the 22nd of June 2019, the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland welcomed sustainable energy advocates from all parts of the country to Athlone Institute of Technology for its fourth annual National Sustainable Energy Community Event. SEAI is Ireland’s national and leading authority on sustainable energy. It works with governments, businesses, homeowners and