Most leaders of people will tell you that their greatest assets are their employees and will wax lyrical about their importance. However, few seem to be able to actually back up these words with actions, and fail to build a powerful sense of commitment and loyalty that provides a real competitive advantage to their organisation.
We all know how nice it is to have a good reputation, but are there specific reasons why we should be investing in branding? Too right there are. We could write a Fifty Shades of Branding hardback on why all your activity should be brand-centric, but here are some of the more compelling reasons.
EU legislation to reform the statutory audit market was adopted in April 2014 and will apply from 17 June 2016*. Directors in Ireland need to be cognisant of this legislation as it has significant implications for how companies will select, structure and manage their professional advisor relationships.
This year, against a backdrop of a global discussion on inequality and wealth distribution, the Edelman Trust Barometer examined trust levels across certain segments of the population.
Currently there are almost 130,000 people working in construction throughout Ireland, and that number continues to grow. However, a skills shortage is affecting the ability of our sector to respond to current and future projects.