US Company Rockley Photonics to establish Irish R&D Centre at Tyndall National Institute, Cork

US Company Rockley Photonics to establish Irish R&D Centre at Tyndall National Institute, Cork

14 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announces joint SFI-Rockley investment of €3.4m in Washington DC An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, announced today that Rockley Photonics plans to establish an Irish R&D Centre at Tyndall National Institute, Cork. The Centre will support Rockley’s growing global activities, in particular, their Silicon Photonics research […]

BUSINESS SURVEY: Cork meetings are quicker and have less attendees

BUSINESS SURVEY: Cork meetings are quicker and have less attendees

13 March 2018, Tuesday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Tuesday is the best day for a meeting, late in the morning, but keep it less than 35 minutes. €1,123 is the cost of tardiness to meetings per employee per year and remote working is becoming the new norm in a mobile-first world according to new research […]

CORK HR NEWS: Glanmire’s Vienna Woods Hotel wins Irish Hotels Federation Quality Employer Award

CORK HR NEWS: Glanmire’s Vienna Woods Hotel wins Irish Hotels Federation Quality Employer Award

6 March 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) has announced the winners of its national Quality Employers Awards 2018, which acknowledge excellence in human resource management across Ireland’s hotel and guesthouse sector. The awards were presented by Brendan Griffin, TD, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport at the Federations’ 80th […]

CORK BUSINESS: What’s on for ‘Local Enterprise Week’ March 4th – 9th – learn about GDPR

CORK BUSINESS: What’s on for ‘Local Enterprise Week’ March 4th – 9th – learn about GDPR

4 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Local Enterprise Week 2018, a national initiative led by the Local Enterprise Offices across Ireland, kicks off today – Sunday March 4th – and runs until Friday March 9th. Throughout the week the Local Enterprise Office (LEO), Cork City has organised a number of events and workshops covering […]

50 JOBS: Apex Fund Services opens expanded offices in Carrigtwohill, East Cork

50 JOBS: Apex Fund Services opens expanded offices in Carrigtwohill, East Cork

2 March 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Financial Services provider, Apex Fund Services has announced the creation of 50 new jobs at the opening of its new expanded offices in Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork today (Friday). The global Apex Group specialises in delivering fund administration and middle offices services to asset mangers worldwide. The firm has […]

Deutsche Börse Group expands its Cork presence

Deutsche Börse Group expands its Cork presence

28 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Deutsche Börse Group has announced that it will further expand its activities in Cork, Ireland, to reflect the growing funds business of its post-trade services arm Clearstream. Moreover, the firm will add product innovation capacities to drive the digitization of its business model. The financial market infrastructure provider, […]

Ibec Cork welcomes ‘Project Ireland 2040’

Ibec Cork welcomes ‘Project Ireland 2040’

19 February 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Ibec Regional Executive Committee (REC) in Cork, has welcomed the announcement of Project Ireland 2040, comprising of the National Development Plan and the National Planning Framework. Ibec Cork Regional Director Peter O’Shaughnessy stated: ‘Project Ireland 2040, presents significant opportunities to unlock Cork’s growth potential. The plan presents […]