As the two-year anniversary of the Confidence and Supply Agreement between the Government and Fianna Fáil approaches, a marginal majority (56%) of directors are in favour of extending the agreement from three to five years according to the Director Sentiment Monitor, a new quarterly survey of director sentiment launched today by the Institute of Directors in Ireland (IoD).
Launched in Dublin this evening, The Leadership Series, exclusively sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran, is a new IoD series of panel discussions exploring a range of leadership themes with Jamie Heaslip, Anne Heraty and Bobby Kerr, joining the panel for the first event.
Due to severe weather conditions and with further snowfall expected, the IoD office will remain closed until Monday, 5th March and all IoD events scheduled to take place this week have been cancelled.
Half of firms appoint external advisors to prepare for GDPR with a third of directors concerned about the cost of compliance
With just three months until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect on 25th May 2018, one-third (32%) of directors say their organisation only began preparing for the GDPR in the last three months with 12% of companies beginning preparations within the last month.
Addressing an audience of 300 business leaders at the IoD Spring Lunch in Dublin, Sinéad McSweeney, Managing Director of Twitter Ireland and VP Public Policy and Communications EMEA, spoke candidly of her own leadership journey and the importance of authenticity as a leader.