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89% of Senior Business Leaders Back Conservative Budget for Potential No-Deal Brexit Scenario

The Institute of Directors (IoD) in Ireland today welcomed the statement by the Government that it has agreed to base Budget 2020 on the assumption of a no-deal exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union at the end of October.

“Plummeting” business confidence reflected in new survey from Institute of Directors in Ireland as Brexit uncertainty intensifies

The Institute of Directors (IoD) in Ireland has today published a new report that clearly shows that the uncertainty evident over the past twelve months has intensified in the last quarter. Business confidence is plummeting. The message is clear: Irish business leaders are worried, and they want the Irish Government to take note and deliver accordingly in next month’s Budget, which is just weeks before the Brexit deadline.

“Worrying” findings but some positives in new Diversity in the Boardroom Report 2019

The Institute of Directors (IoD) in Ireland has today published a new report, entitled Diversity in the Boardroom 2019, which has found increased support for gender targets over gender quotas – notably, more so amongst men – but a high level of unplanned succession planning in Ireland’s boardrooms. This report is based on a research survey of IoD members and also compares the 2019 results with those from our diversity research in 2017.

IoD reacts to An Tánaiste Simon Coveney's ‘Contingency Action Plan Update’ for Brexit

The Institute of Directors (IoD) in Ireland has this afternoon reacted to the presentation to Cabinet of the ‘Contingency Action Plan Update’ for Brexit by An Tánaiste, Mr Simon Coveney.

Irish Business Leaders fear negative Brexit impact

Today, the Institute of Directors (IoD) in Ireland, the membership body representing 3,000 directors and business leaders, released results from its latest Director Sentiment Monitor survey Q1 2019. The research revealed that Brexit remains a key concern for senior business leaders in Ireland.