Tuesday February 18, 2020

‘Change consultants’ paid €144k to manage department’s office move

OPW hires relocation firm to help the Department of Communications relocate from one part of south Dublin to another

Killian Woods

Business reporter

26th January, 2020
Miesian Plaza on Baggot Street, Dublin 2, for which the OPW previously paid €15.8m in rent as it lay empty for 17 months before the Department of Health completed its move

Staff relocation experts have been drafted in to help a government department change headquarters from one part of south Dublin to another at a cost of €144,000.

The use of “change management consultants” follows the controversy surrounding the Department of Health’s recent move to a new home.

The Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment is currently based on Adelaide Road, Dublin 2, but plans to consolidate its Dublin-based offices in...

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