Careers

Trends 2019: The Future of Work and the Shape of Future Skills
14/06/2019 - The paradigm shift we identified last year, largely driven by what we called ‘the 3As’ of AI, Automation and Analytics, continues to reshape the nature of work.

MBOs - looking inward to build onward
21/05/2019 - A management buyout can be a win-win situation for owners and management teams.

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Funds

Venture capital funding falls by 47% in third quarter to €170m
09/01/2019 - Investment down by 33% to €546m in first nine months. Figures confirm “significant slowdown in market”

European Commission Proposes Legislation to Facilitate Cross-Border Distribution of Funds
22/05/2018 - On 12 March 2018, the European Commission published draft legislative proposals that are aimed at removing certain regulatory and administrative barriers to the cross-border distribution of investment funds within the EU.

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IT

What is a security awareness programme?
21/05/2019 - A security awareness programme is more than security training. It educates employees that data is a valuable corporate asset. A security awareness programme will change employee behaviour and reduce risks.

Common techniques of social engineering
29/04/2019 - Social engineering is the use of deception to manipulate people into revealing confidential information.

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Legal

Venture capital funding falls by 41% to €197m in first quarter
14/06/2019 - Venture capital funding to Irish technology firms fell by just over 40% to €196.8m in the first quarter of 2019 compared to €332m in the same period last year, according to the Irish Venture Capital Association VenturePulse survey published in association with William Fry.

After GDPR, a new regulation to provide for free movement of non-personal data
21/05/2019 - Regulation (EU) 2018/1807 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 November 2018 on a framework for the free flow of non-personal data in the European Union (the Regulation) is the follow up to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and is another major pillar in the EU's drive to create a "Digital Single Market" (the Digital Single Market). It will come into force in May 2019.

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Specialist

Irish Business Leaders fear negative Brexit impact
14/06/2019 - 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.

Dealing with poor performance in your team
21/05/2019 - Performance review meetings should be more about the future than the past. The focus at every meeting needs to be on how your staff will deliver a high performance. Although problems do need to be fixed, discussing them at length in a review meeting isn’t productive. Address these issues when they occur.” (McLoughney, 2014: Meaningful Performance Reviews)

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