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Sustainability in Business: Energy efficiency funding now available from Bord Gáis Energy

Sustainability in Business: Energy efficiency funding now available from Bord Gáis Energy

As a leading energy provider in the Irish market, Bord Gáis Energy (BGE) is playing its part in reducing Ireland’s carbon footprint, according to John Cussen, who is responsible for energy efficiency with BGE.

Sustainability in Business: SEAI continuing to support energy-saving initiatives

Sustainability in Business: SEAI continuing to support energy-saving initiatives

Implementing sustainable energy practices creates a win-win situation for businesses.

Sustainability in Business: ‘Sustainable competitiveness’ key to business success

Sustainability in Business: ‘Sustainable competitiveness’ key to business success

Ireland’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) advocates that a key element of any organisation’s sustainability strategy should involve waste prevention and resource efficiency.

Sustainability in Business: Eirgrid powers forward with energy innovation

Sustainability in Business: Eirgrid powers forward with energy innovation

Integration of the variable flow of renewable energy is key to building power grids of the future.

Entrepreneurship thriving at IADT

Entrepreneurship thriving at IADT

A new phone charging service, WattSpot, founded by two Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT) students, Conor Nolan and Conor McGowan, recently launched its new website on IADT’s campus. WattSpot aims to tackle battery consumpti

Entrepreneurship: Smurfit to offer new Master’s programme for Stem graduates

Entrepreneurship: Smurfit to offer new Master’s programme for Stem graduates

The pace of innovation and entrepreneurship is growing rapidly, around the world, and here in Ireland. According to Dr Bruce Martin, of UCD, this is because “innovation and entrepreneurship are now seen as the engines of economic growth, and so consi

Entrepreneurship: Institutes to hothouse their research

Entrepreneurship: Institutes to hothouse their research

The Dublin Region Innovation Consortium (DRIC) is a collaboration between DIT, IT Blanchardstown, IT Tallaght, IADT Dun Laoghaire and the National College of Ireland, funded by Enterprise Ireland to maximise the impact of research in each of the inst

Entrepreneurship: Start-up project promising 1,500 jobs in three years

Entrepreneurship: Start-up project promising 1,500 jobs in three years

If we needed proof that entrepreneurs are the lifeblood of our economy, the government’s announcement on Wednesday that 102 new High Potential Start Up (HPSU) businesses will create 1,500 new jobs over the next three years was proof enough.

Entrepreneurship: How Halo’s angels give start-ups their wings

Entrepreneurship: How Halo’s angels give start-ups their wings

Halo Business Angel Partnership, which matches business angels with start-ups, turned a corner last year.

Entrepreneurship: Dublin BIC leads the way for seed capital investments

Entrepreneurship: Dublin BIC leads the way for seed capital investments

Dublin BIC, with over 20 years’ experience in leading, structuring and participating in seed and early stage co-investments, manages investment from the AIB Seed Capital Fund in Dublin city and county.

Corporate Review & Restructuring: Get everyone on board for the revamp

Corporate Review & Restructuring: Get everyone on board for the revamp

Now is the time to restructure, but make sure that company leaders understand why.

Corporate Review & Restructuring: McDowell Purcell offers ‘diplomatic’ restructuring service

Corporate Review & Restructuring: McDowell Purcell offers ‘diplomatic’ restructuring service

Many companies have enjoyed an increase in turnover over the past eight months, but a high proportion of them require guidance on how best to manage historic debt, according to Mark Woodcock, partner and head of the insolvency department at corporate

Corporate Review & Restructuring: Don’t sweat the small stuff

Corporate Review & Restructuring: Don’t sweat the small stuff

Now more than ever, it is vital for businesses to have a well-informed financing strategy, according to the experts at global restructuring firm Duff & Phelps, which acquired the restructuring and insolvency division of RSM Farrell Grant Sparks last

Corporate Review & Restructuring: Firm in call to create a ‘business rescue’ culture

Corporate Review & Restructuring: Firm in call to create a ‘business rescue’ culture

As the recession eases, more businesses are turning to advisors such as Baker Tilly Ryan Glennon to restructure and refinance, writes Ruth Wildgust.

IMI: Time to take multi-tasking to task

IMI: Time to take multi-tasking to task

At the IMI, keeping track of the latest business trends informs our thinking and that of our clients. The concept of mindfulness is becoming increasingly popular as a mechanism to address the pressures of the modern workplace.