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The Brexit Endgame: Will Godot Even Show Up?
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The Brexit Endgame: Will Godot Even Show Up?

Expert insights from David O’Sullivan, former Ambassador of the European Union Delegation to the United States, and former COO of the European External Action Service.

Cyber Security Roles and Responsibilities for the Board of Directors

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Cyber Security Roles and Responsibilities for the Board of Directors

Expert insights from Roisin Cahill, Head of Managed Service, IT Force.

The Importance of Marketing at Every Stage of a Business Journey
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The Importance of Marketing at Every Stage of a Business Journey

Expert analysis from Colin Gordon, Author of “Marketing is in Trouble” and Founder, Engage Consulting.

What Do We Mean by Home as the Hub?
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What Do We Mean by Home as the Hub?

Expert insights from Kay McCarthy, Managing Director/Founder, MCCP.

Hopeful for a Trade Agreement as Brexit Negotiations Continue

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Hopeful for a Trade Agreement as Brexit Negotiations Continue

Expert insights from Joanne McEnteggart, Managing Director, IQ-EQ Ireland.

Chairing a Not-for-Profit During COVID-19
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Chairing a Not-for-Profit During COVID-19

Expert analysis from Jean Callanan, Founder of MomentaHub, and Chair of the Irish Hospice Foundation. This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

Digital Transformation - A New Mindset for a New Era
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Digital Transformation - A New Mindset for a New Era

Expert analysis from Fiona O’Carroll, Founder, Digital Mindset, and Dr Maria Quinlan, Sociologist, and Founder, Pink Flower Research. This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

The Road to Budget 2021
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The Road to Budget 2021

Expert analysis from Seamus Coffey, Economist, and UCC Lecturer. This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

Inclusion, Diversity, and the Pandemic
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Inclusion, Diversity, and the Pandemic

Expert analysis from Gabriel Makhlouf, Governor, Central Bank of Ireland. This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

Leading Together: Staying Healthy While Safe ...
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Leading Together: Staying Healthy While Safe ...

Expert analysis from Patricia Murray, Senior Organisational Psychologist/Inspector, Health and Safety Authority. This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

 Businesses Must Adjust for the ‘Never Normal’
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Businesses Must Adjust for the ‘Never Normal’

Expert analysis from Aoife Donnelly, Managing Director, CFO & Enterprise Value, Accenture. This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

The British/Irish Relationship Faces the Full Force of Brexit
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The British/Irish Relationship Faces the Full Force of Brexit

Expert analysis from Bobby McDonagh, Former Irish Ambassador to the EU, UK and Italy, Commentator on the EU and Brexit, and Executive Coach. This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

Leading with Purpose Through the Crisis

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Leading with Purpose Through the Crisis

Expert analysis from Gillian Horan, CEO, The Pudding. This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

Hitting the Reset Button on Businesses in Ireland
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Hitting the Reset Button on Businesses in Ireland

Expert analysis from Áine Kerr, Host of RTÉ’s Reignite, and COO of Kinzen. This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

Frequent Flyer – Facts and Findings About the Future of Business Travel in 2020 and..

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Frequent Flyer – Facts and Findings About the Future of Business Travel in 2020 and..

Expert analysis from Dr Cyril Sullivan, Director of the European Consumer Centre Ireland.This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

The Evolution and Disruption of the Online Economy in Ireland So Far in 2020
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The Evolution and Disruption of the Online Economy in Ireland So Far in 2020

Expert analysis from Alan Coleman, CEO, Wolfgang Digital. This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

Seven Key Tips to Help Steer Your Business Through COVID-19
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Seven Key Tips to Help Steer Your Business Through COVID-19

Expert analysis from Nick Ashmore, Chief Executive, Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI). This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

 Supporting Irish Business Expansion During COVID-19

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Supporting Irish Business Expansion During COVID-19

Expert analysis from Joanne McEnteggart, Managing Director, Ireland, IQ-EQ.

Internal Communication: From Necessary Function to Critical Organisational Priority
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Internal Communication: From Necessary Function to Critical Organisational Priority

Expert analysis from Dr. Martina Byrne, CEO of the Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII) and the Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA). This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

COVID-19 and Your Health

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COVID-19 and Your Health

Expert analysis from Karen Cradock, Business Owner and Specialist Cardiac Physiotherapist at Heart2Heart Cardiac Physiotherapy.

Leading During Uncertainty: Building a Roadmap for…

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Leading During Uncertainty: Building a Roadmap for…

Expert analysis from Marina Bleahen, Managing Director of BusinessWorks Consulting.

Better Days Ahead: The Impact of COVID-19 on Irish Tourism and Looking to the Future
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Better Days Ahead: The Impact of COVID-19 on Irish Tourism and Looking to the Future

Expert analysis from Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland. This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

How the Charity Sector is Addressing the Impact of COVID-19

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How the Charity Sector is Addressing the Impact of COVID-19

Expert analysis by Fergal O’Sullivan, Head Of Recruitment at 2into3.

Open All Hours: The Impact of COVID-19 on the Retail Industry and its Future
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Open All Hours: The Impact of COVID-19 on the Retail Industry and its Future

Expert analysis from David Fitzsimons, Former Founder and Group CEO, Retail Excellence. This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

COVID-19 and Public Affairs in the ’New Normal’
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COVID-19 and Public Affairs in the ’New Normal’

Expert analysis from Feargal Purcell, Head of Public Affairs, Edelman. This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

Crisis Management Planning to Navigate COVID-19

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Crisis Management Planning to Navigate COVID-19

Expert analysis from Emer O'Riordan, Partner, Audit & Business Advisory, Mazars, and Lorcan Colclough, Partner, Audit & Business Advisory, Mazars.

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Business Post and the Irish Publishing Industry
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The Impact of COVID-19 on the Business Post and the Irish Publishing Industry

Expert Analysis from Colm O'Reilly, CEO, Business Post. This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

Life During COVID
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Life During COVID

Expert Analysis from Tony Smurfit, CEO, Smurfit Kappa. This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

Impact of COVID-19 on Residential Market
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Impact of COVID-19 on Residential Market

Expert Analysis from Marian Finnegan, Managing Director, Residential and Advisory, Sherry FitzGerald. This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

From Executive to Consultant – A Personal Journey

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From Executive to Consultant – A Personal Journey

Expert Analysis from Gerry Egan CDir, M.Sc., a consultant and trainer specialising in corporate governance, data protection and strategy, working with clients in the private, public and non-profit sectors.

Small Business Owner vs. Covid-19
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Small Business Owner vs. Covid-19

Expert Analysis from Siobhan Byrne Learat, Founder and CEO, Adams & Butler. This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

Do We Need to Rethink Corporate Communications in the Wake of the COVID-19..
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Do We Need to Rethink Corporate Communications in the Wake of the COVID-19..

Expert Analysis from Conor Brophy, Director, Teneo. This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

Five Tips For Your Online Board
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Five Tips For Your Online Board

Expert insights from Alan Holmes CDir, INED and Executive Director, Websure. This blog has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

World Economy Will Need Some Tender Love and Care for Some Time
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World Economy Will Need Some Tender Love and Care for Some Time

Expert Analysis from Jim Power, Economist and Media Commentator. This article has been drafted exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

Shoulder to Shoulder to the Wheel
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Shoulder to Shoulder to the Wheel

Expert Analysis from Simon Keogh, CEO, Rugby Players Ireland. This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

Maintaining Resilience as a Leader During Challenging Times

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Maintaining Resilience as a Leader During Challenging Times

Expert Analysis from Valerie O’Keeffe, CEO of ClarityVP Consulting.

COVID-19 Is An Event Without Modern Precedent
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COVID-19 Is An Event Without Modern Precedent

Expert Analysis from Jim Power, Economist and Media Commentator. This article has been drafted exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

Is Your Business Prepared for The Age of Ethics?

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Is Your Business Prepared for The Age of Ethics?

Expert analysis from Joe Carmody, Managing Director, Edelman Ireland. This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion to a Company’s Success
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The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion to a Company’s Success

Expert analysis from Nick Davies, Chair of Common Purpose Ireland. This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

On the Pitch Instead of in the Stand
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On the Pitch Instead of in the Stand

Expert analysis from Tom Lyons, CEO, The Currency. This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

Getting Involved in the Business World? A View from a Rookie!
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Getting Involved in the Business World? A View from a Rookie!

Expert analysis from David O'Connor, Chief Executive Officer, Shelbourne Football Club. This article has been written exclusively for IoD Ireland members.

The Donkey Sanctuary Ireland’s Strategy to Change Management

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The Donkey Sanctuary Ireland’s Strategy to Change Management

Expert analysis from Noel Carton, Country Director, Donkey Sanctuary Ireland.

Beneficial Ownership Register Requirements in Ireland

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Beneficial Ownership Register Requirements in Ireland

Expert analysis from Joanne McEnteggart, Managing Director of IQ-EQ Ireland.

What Opportunities are Available for UK Pensions in the Light of Brexit?

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What Opportunities are Available for UK Pensions in the Light of Brexit?

Expert analysis from Dr. Graham Brown QFA, Managing Director of Forth Capital Europe Limited.

Why Business Leaders Need to Rethink Failure

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Why Business Leaders Need to Rethink Failure

Expert analysis from Aileen O’Toole, Chartered Director and a Digital Strategist.

Is Occupational Fraud and Abuse a Threat to Irish Businesses?

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Is Occupational Fraud and Abuse a Threat to Irish Businesses?

Expert analysis from Justin Moran, Director, Forensic & Investigation Services, Mazars and Michael Fitzgerald, Senior Manager, Forensic & Investigation Services, Mazars.

Leadership Lessons from Flatpack

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Leadership Lessons from Flatpack

Expert analysis from Scott McInnes, founder of Inspiring Change.

Taking the Pain Out of the Paperwork as Part of Irish Companies’ Brexit Preparations

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Taking the Pain Out of the Paperwork as Part of Irish Companies’ Brexit Preparations

Expert analysis from Derek Dunne, CEO of Manifests Ireland.

The Potential of Blockchain in Investment and Finance

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The Potential of Blockchain in Investment and Finance

Expert analysis from Joanne McEnteggart, Managing Director, IQ-EQ Ireland.

How Leaders Can Reduce Employee Turnover in the IT Industry in Dublin

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How Leaders Can Reduce Employee Turnover in the IT Industry in Dublin

Expert analysis from Guillaume Hernoux, Head of Partnerships & Growth Consultant at Transpoco.

Why Housing Information Sessions can be of Benefit to Your Staff

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Why Housing Information Sessions can be of Benefit to Your Staff

Expert analysis from John-Mark McCafferty, Chief Executive Officer at Threshold.

Why Employee Engagement is Turning to Wellbeing

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Why Employee Engagement is Turning to Wellbeing

Expert analysis from James Brogan, CEO & co-founder of PepTalk. 

Employee Retention: The Ten Mistakes Employers Make

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Employee Retention: The Ten Mistakes Employers Make

Expert analysis from Maura Jakksen Byrne, qualified Senior Executive Coach, Mentor and Behavioural Analyst.

Sustainability - The Next Big Challenge for Irish Business? 

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Sustainability - The Next Big Challenge for Irish Business? 

Expert analysis from Mark Kennedy, Managing Partner, Mazars.

New Research Quantifies Brexit Impact on Irish Exports and Tourism From Changing UK..

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New Research Quantifies Brexit Impact on Irish Exports and Tourism From Changing UK..

Expert analysis from Alan Kelly, Director, Simon-Kucher.

Top Tips for New Companies Setting Up Operations in Ireland

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Top Tips for New Companies Setting Up Operations in Ireland

Expert analysis from Joanne McEnteggart, Managing Director of First Names Group.

Beneficial Ownership Registers - Latest Updates

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Beneficial Ownership Registers - Latest Updates

Expert analysis from Nicholas Metcalfe, Senior Associate, Mason Hayes & Curran.

Cybersecurity Roles and Responsibilities for the Board of Directors

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Cybersecurity Roles and Responsibilities for the Board of Directors

Expert analysis from Roisin Cahill, IT Force.

Networking and Emotional Intelligence

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Networking and Emotional Intelligence

Expert analysis from Caitlín O’Connor, Founder and Director at Accelerating Performance.

Tackling Corruption and Money Laundering - Legislative Update

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Tackling Corruption and Money Laundering - Legislative Update

Expert analysis from Claire Lord, Partner & Head of Corporate Governance & Compliance, Mason Hayes & Curran.

‘The Professional and Personal Implications of Whistleblowing in Ireland - Ethical, Legal and..

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‘The Professional and Personal Implications of Whistleblowing in Ireland - Ethical, Legal and..

Expert analysis from Dr. Tom Clonan, retired army captain, security analyst and author.

The Uncertainty Principle: Brexit?

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The Uncertainty Principle: Brexit?

Expert analysis from Mark Kennedy, Managing Partner, Mazars. 

Listing on Nasdaq First North Market

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Listing on Nasdaq First North Market

Expert analysis from Gerry Jones, independent non-executive Director, Zutec board.

Changing Attitudes towards Whistleblowing

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Changing Attitudes towards Whistleblowing

Expert analysis from Joanne McEnteggart, Managing Director of First Names Group in Ireland.

The Emergence of Aircraft Leasing Hubs in Asia: Threat or Opportunity?

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The Emergence of Aircraft Leasing Hubs in Asia: Threat or Opportunity?

Expert analysis from Joanne McEnteggart, Managing Director of First Names Group in Ireland.

Navigating in an Age of Distrust

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Navigating in an Age of Distrust

Expert analysis from Piaras Kelly, Director of Corporate and Financial Communications at Edelman.

IoD GDPR Preparedness Survey Results

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IoD GDPR Preparedness Survey Results

This blog analyses the results of an IoD Ireland GDPR preparedness survey in respect of compliance with the the 25th May GDPR compliance deadline.

Why Directors Need To Take Gender Diversity Seriously

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Why Directors Need To Take Gender Diversity Seriously

Expert analysis from Patricia Doherty, a leadership and organisation development consultant, and co-founder of female leadership initiative, WoW.

Digital strategy: A Top Issue for Boards in 2018

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Digital strategy: A Top Issue for Boards in 2018

Expert analysis from Aileen O’Toole, Chartered Director and Digital Strategist.

3 Top Tips for Boards to Consider when Dealing with Crisis Communications

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3 Top Tips for Boards to Consider when Dealing with Crisis Communications

Expert analysis from James Dunny, EMEA Head of Crisis & Issues Management for FleishmanHillard.

Digital Disruption – A Business Imperative

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Digital Disruption – A Business Imperative

Expert analysis from Cathriona Hallahan, Managing Director at Microsoft Ireland.

Funding Growth

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Funding Growth

Expert analysis from John Bowe, Partner at Mazars Corporate Finance Ireland.

The Coffey Report: Ireland’s Corporate Tax Code Makes the Grade but Challenges Remain

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The Coffey Report: Ireland’s Corporate Tax Code Makes the Grade but Challenges Remain

Expert analysis Joanne McEnteggart, Co-Managing Director of First Names Group in Ireland.

Winning Back Public Confidence in the Charity Sector

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Winning Back Public Confidence in the Charity Sector

Expert analysis from Tom Shipsey, CEO of Stonehouse Marketing and Chair of Concern Worldwide.

Bitcoins and Blockchains for Directors

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Bitcoins and Blockchains for Directors

Expert analysis from Tom Murphy, Founder/ Director of Boards.ie.

Third in Davy’s SME Series - 5 Considerations for Transferring Assets to your Children

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Third in Davy’s SME Series - 5 Considerations for Transferring Assets to your Children

Expert analysis from Brian Walsh, Director of Financial Planning with Davy.

Second in Davy’s SME Series - Planning to Sell Your Business – What’s Your Strategy?

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Second in Davy’s SME Series - Planning to Sell Your Business – What’s Your Strategy?

Expert analysis from Anthony Moyles, Senior Private Client Adviser with Davy.

Incorporating Art & Creativity into CSR Strategies

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Incorporating Art & Creativity into CSR Strategies

Expert analysis from Andrew Hetherington, Chief Executive, Business to Arts.

On the Ground in Cameroon - A Director’s Story

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On the Ground in Cameroon - A Director’s Story

Expert analysis from Caleb Kyle, Non-Executive Director, Plan Ireland.

First in Davy’s SME Series - Plan Ahead to Get your Business Working for You

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First in Davy’s SME Series - Plan Ahead to Get your Business Working for You

Expert analysis from Philip Smith, a senior private client adviser with Davy.

Is Your Brand Driving Results?

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Is Your Brand Driving Results?

Expert analysis from Gillian Horan, Managing Director and Chief Brand Strategist of branding agency, The Pudding.

The Give And Take of Receiver Sales

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The Give And Take of Receiver Sales

Expert analysis from Chris Connolly, a Partner specialising in Commercial Property in Moran & Ryan.

Maximising the €500 Benefit-in-Kind Tax Break

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Maximising the €500 Benefit-in-Kind Tax Break

Expert analysis from John Paul L’Estrange, Head of Corporate Sales, Me2You Recognition & Rewards.

Private Sector Boards: Why Governance Requirements Will Become Mandatory

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Private Sector Boards: Why Governance Requirements Will Become Mandatory

Expert analysis from Justin Moran, a Director in the governance, risk and internal controls practice in Mazars.

Too Busy for Strategy? New Research Shows Your Profits Will Suffer!

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Too Busy for Strategy? New Research Shows Your Profits Will Suffer!

Expert analysis from Mike Kelly, a qualified Chartered Director, Managing Partner, Ridge Consulting and Founder, Impertion.

FinTech has the Potential to be the Next Big Player on Ireland’s FDI Field

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FinTech has the Potential to be the Next Big Player on Ireland’s FDI Field

Expert analysis from Joanne McEnteggart, Co-Managing Director of First Names Group in Ireland.

Technology-Enabled Innovation: Pathways to Success

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Technology-Enabled Innovation: Pathways to Success

Expert analysis from Alan Costello, a business consultant and Enterprise Ireland /New Frontiers mentor, founder and managing director of Ruby Consulting, and director of StrategyCrowd.

Sponsorship: The Key to Unlocking Women’s Route to the Top

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Sponsorship: The Key to Unlocking Women’s Route to the Top

Expert analysis from Mark Fenton, CEO and Founder of MASF Consulting Ltd.

Private Equity – Is It For You?

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Private Equity – Is It For You?

Expert analysis from Alex King, specialist in venture capital and private equity.

Directors: Why You Need to Grasp Marketing’s Strategic Value

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Directors: Why You Need to Grasp Marketing’s Strategic Value

Expert analysis from Aileen O’Toole, Chartered Director and a Digital Strategist.

Regulatory Risk Management - Top Ten Steps for Directors

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Regulatory Risk Management - Top Ten Steps for Directors

Expert analysis from Sarah Lane, Regulatory Assurance Director, Mazars.

Apple Tax - Five Practical and Important Reminders for Irish Company Directors

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Apple Tax - Five Practical and Important Reminders for Irish Company Directors

Expert analysis from Brendan Lenihan, Managing Director of Navigo Consulting.

Ireland to Compete for Brexit Investment

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Ireland to Compete for Brexit Investment

Expert analysis from Barry O’Dowd, Global Head of two of IDA Ireland's most dynamic Divisions, Emerging Business and New Forms of Investment.

Culture in the Boardroom

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Culture in the Boardroom

Expert analysis from Ros O’Shea, partner in Acorn Governance Solutions, Board member of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland and the Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital and author of “Leading With Integrity – A Practical Guide to Business Ethics”.

Your Profitability is Good News for Your Customer

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Your Profitability is Good News for Your Customer

Expert analysis from Mark Fegan, Financial Director, Bunzl.

Private Equity - Driving Growth in Irish Business

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Private Equity - Driving Growth in Irish Business

Expert analysis from Peter Garvey, Managing Director of The Carlyle Group.

It’s Not Just Gamblers Who Have Been Caught Unprepared by the Brexit Vote

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It’s Not Just Gamblers Who Have Been Caught Unprepared by the Brexit Vote

Expert analysis from Philippe Legrain, Visiting Fellow at the European Institute of the London School of Economics and a former adviser to European Commission President, José Manuel Barroso.

Summer Economic Statement

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Summer Economic Statement

Expert analysis from Peter Vale, Partner – Tax, Grant Thornton.

BEPS: The Time for Talking is Over

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BEPS: The Time for Talking is Over

Expert analysis from Joanne McEnteggart, Co-Managing Director, First Names Group, Ireland.

Is Marketing Too Important to sit in the Marketing Department?

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Is Marketing Too Important to sit in the Marketing Department?

Expert analysis from Sandra Lawler, Co-founder & Director of Alternatives.