Find below legal compliance, GDPR & Remote Work Covid19 policy documents provided by Mary Seery-Kearney,  practicing barrister, specialising in Employment and Privacy/Data Protection Law, Compliance and Corporate Governance  This is a working from home and working remotely policy which has been updated to take account of the...

Ireland is now in Phase 1 of The Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business. How it affects businesses? Scott McInnes explains the four things you need to consider.  The 18th May, was the day Ireland started the process of going back to work, the day that...

Profile Tree talks with Paul Hogan, Managing Director at Synctive, about remote working and the future of telecommunications in business. Check out the full interview https://youtu.be/7ae8_TzDZVc   The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic has transformed life for workers and business leaders across the world, with lockdown restrictions continuing...

How to be proactive and identify the right opportunities in such a vulnerable situation? Response strategies are the answer. Read 3 responses to match organizational infrastructure and emerging market trends. Since the COVID-19 crisis struck, organizations in vulnerable sectors worldwide have seen their revenues drop substantially...

Companies are recognising the benefits of Employer of Record more than ever in the current pandemic situation. Following the article, Demetra Tofarides (Events Manager at Mauve) provides their own explanations to demystify the process and shine a light on the benefits it can provide to...

Mauve lists the main myths and misconceptions Employer of Record (EoR) Employer of Record (EoR) is becoming an increasingly popular option for organisations seeking compliant employment and administration of workers – particularly overseas. Companies are recognising the benefits of EoR more than ever in the current...

This edition of Mark Shaefer's newsletter approaches the future of conferences and public speaking events.  Perhaps no single industry has been so devastated by the coronavirus crisis as the multi-billion-dollar conference and events business. Countless careers in catering, hospitality, travel, and public speaking (like me!) depend...

Small and midtier brands have unique opportunities to provide value in the new consumer environment. COVID-19 has already had an enormous impact on consumers and brands. The stay-at-home directives, radical shifts in demand for certain product categories, undersupplied distribution channels, and supply chain difficulties for certain...

Aayush Gupta lists 7 social elements that will help you maintaining trust with your prospects. Check below: Are you taking the trust of your website visitors for granted? The reality is; people who visit your website are skeptical. They need a very good reason to trust your business before...

The new forum Caring for Cork has been created to help the local economy during the current Covid-19 crisis. The initiative aims to promote and facilitate collaboration across Cork region. Read the full press release below:   As we continue to live with the effects of COVID-19...

 Eimer Crombie lists the top tips and tricks to using Slack, one of the most popular work apps in the world Threads (posts/conversations) How to follow a thread on a topic that interests you Hover over a message or file you'd like to follow. Click the More actions...

DLA Piper’s COO Bob Bratt details how his firm went fully remote in response to the coronavirus pandemic. He says several factors were at play, including IT readiness, business resilience, and office mobility, and he shares lessons learned. We find ourselves in uncharted territory. The Covid-19...

In this unusual and uncertain business environment, many organisations are looking at protecting their longevity by saving costs and reducing expenditure. A strategic approach is needed rather than a blanket cutting of costs across your overseas business. Although challenges like the global pandemic can have immediate...

In this new episode of 'Ask Demetra', Mauve approaches how to keep your expat workers and remote staff safe and how to prevent employees' stress and pressure. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZBf9y_0gXs&feature=youtu.be...

Brands innovating and expanding their digital marketing strategies will have an advantage in a post-pandemic future.  The global business community is scrambling to react to lockdown shock. Established strategies, never questioned in the course of a brand’s natural evolution, are now being fundamentally challenged by this...

Small Firms Association (SFA) selected and answered the most frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 crisis in Ireland. Read below:  Q: What is Coronavirus?  Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new respiratory illness. Symptoms such as a cough, shortness of breath, breathing difficulties, fever can take up to 14...

Following an online poll, Trinity College Dublin will transform its front lawns into a bee-friendly wild-flower area Trinity College Dublin’s manicured front lawns are to be transformed into a bee-friendly wild-flower meadow after the public overwhelmingly backed the move. The college is set to announce on Friday...

Adapting to a new reality: Vilnius transforms its airport into a drive-in cinema  Lithuanian capital Vilnius has put a fresh twist on the trend of drive-in cinemas - hosting one at the city's airport! With nearly all flights scrapped due to COVID-19, the airport teamed up with...

Banking and Payments Federation Ireland urges plan to aid economic recovery from pandemic Banking and Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has called on the Government to set up a scheme offering up to 90 per cent guarantees against lending to small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) to aid a recovery...

Gina London writes about support, sense of togetherness and IrelandTogether in her column, The Communicator, in Sunday Independent.  On the morning of the 18th of March, less than one week after Irish children nationwide were sent home with all their school books, office doors were closed and...