Arlene Harris

Arlene Harris

Helping the audiovisual sector continue to thrive

Helping the audiovisual sector continue to thrive

The Irish film industry in particular is benefiting hugely from the many government initiatives and structures promoting Irish talent and attracting inward investment

Coming out in hives: A buzzing hobby

Coming out in hives: A buzzing hobby

With the global insect population in decline, more and more people are keeping beehives to do their bit for the environment – and for the sheer enjoyment of it too

A buzzy investment firm in a honeypot location

A buzzy investment firm in a honeypot location

BlackBee offers clients innovative investment products and services while its employees can have a high quality of life and lower cost of living in a burgeoning city, writes Arlene Harris

Investing In Cork’s future

Investing In Cork’s future

The projected growth of Cork city’s population must be matched by investment in infrastructure, business leaders have warned

Ireland’s real start-up capital?

Ireland’s real start-up capital?

With 690 new companies set up in the first quarter of 2019 alone, and with strong support systems for early-stage entrepreneurs, Cork’s start-up scene is thriving, writes Arlene Harris

Digital adventures in babysitting

Digital adventures in babysitting

The march of technology has meant that there are now plenty of new and innovative ways to look after the kids

Global ambition that is second to none

Global ambition that is second to none

A multinational and well-educated workforce, along with lower rental costs, means Cork is competing on an international stage for foreign direct investment

Icon grows its numbers with office move

Icon grows its numbers with office move

The company offers a range of accountancy and compliance services to independent professional contractors in the Irish market

Doing it for the kids

Doing it for the kids

Finding a family-friendly restaurant isn’t as difficult as it used to be, but some establishments are proving slow to change with the times.

Technology is key to the future of Ireland’s financial services

Technology is key to the future of Ireland’s financial services

BDO Ireland leads the field in advising Irish businesses. With offices in Dublin, Limerick and Co...

Springtime for Paris

Springtime for Paris

There’s no better time of the year than now to experience the myriad charms of the City of Light, writes Arlene Harris

Woman’s best friend

Woman’s best friend

When journalist Kate Spicer lost her dog, a nation responded. The experience was so moving, she tells Arlene Harris, that she decided to write a book about it

A night full of shining stars

A night full of shining stars

The inaugural Irish Loyalty Awards, sponsored by Visa, were a glittering success when they were staged recently at Dublin’s InterContinental Hotel, writes Arlene Harris

Placing value on top-quality service

Placing value on top-quality service

Permanent TSB was recognised for its meaningful customer relationships when it was awarded Overall Winner at the Irish Loyalty Awards last month, writes Arlene Harris

Visa Card celebrates the benefits of loyalty

Visa Card celebrates the benefits of loyalty

In an increasingly competitive landscape, loyalty is key for any company’s long-term success, w...