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.
The annual IoD Christmas Lunch took place on Friday, 8th December, at which we welcomed 500 members and their guests to the festive surrounds of the InterContinental Hotel in Ballsbridge, Dublin, with comedians Colm O’Regan and Barry Murphy providing the entertainment.
Paschal Donohoe T.D., Minister for Finance and for Public Expenditure and Reform, today launched Governance for Directors on State Boards, a new jointly produced publication by the Institute of Directors in Ireland (IoD) and Mazars.