Ibec voices support for staff health and wellbeing initiatives with Choral Festival partnership

Ibec voices support for staff health and wellbeing initiatives with Choral Festival partnership

10 February 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Cork International Choral Festival announces Ibec’s sponsorship of and participation in the inaugural Workplace Choir of the Year competition to help improve staff wellbeing through music Cork International Choral Festival is delighted to announce that Ibec, Ireland’s largest business representative group, has come on board as the […]

AIB Bank funds Ireland’s first Chair of Sustainable Business in @UCC #Cork @AIBIreland

AIB Bank funds Ireland’s first Chair of Sustainable Business in @UCC #Cork @AIBIreland

9 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie AIB pledges €1.25m to fund First Chair of Sustainable Business in Ireland at University College Cork Increased employer demand expected for graduates with knowledge of sustainable business practices Funding will also support a number of PhD scholarships over five years AIB’s sustainable green lending book has proved its […]

New .ie domain registrations in Cork increased by 30% 2020 vs 2019, according to latest .IE Domain Profile Report

New .ie domain registrations in Cork increased by 30% 2020 vs 2019, according to latest .IE Domain Profile Report

9 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 5,295 new .ie domains registered in Cork in 2020 as local businesses, services, and community groups mobilised online in response to pandemic Cork businesses, services, and community groups registered 5,295 new .ie domains in 2020 as the county mobilised online in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the […]

@BrittanyFerries is performing well despite Brexit

@BrittanyFerries is performing well despite Brexit

8 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Brittany Ferries operates in 12 ports: Cork, Rosslare, Bilbao, Santander, Portsmouth, Poole, Plymouth, Caen, Cherbourg, Le Havre, Saint-Malo, Roscoff A growing number of haulage companies are shipping goods using unaccompanied trailers. Brittany Ferries says demand is rising, and the ports it serves on the western Channel in France, […]

Cork College of Commerce student is Ireland’s 1,000th female apprentice #AccountingTechnician

6 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Zoe Fitzgerald, a first-year Accounting Technicians Ireland apprentice, who works with Cork City Council and studies through Cork College of Commerce, wants more women to follow her path. Solas, the State’s further education and training agency, has named Zoe (23) from Ballyporeen, Co Tipperary, as its 1,000th registered […]

Cork Business of the Year Awards deadline extended @CBA_Cork

Cork Business of the Year Awards deadline extended @CBA_Cork

6 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork Business Association has announced a new date in April for their annual President’s Dinner and Cork Business of the Year Awards, which will be held virtually this year. President of the CBA Eoin O’Sullivan said that many Cork businesses are currently closed because of Covid-19 restrictions […]

Cork City Local Enterprise Office can give YOUR business funding to improve your website @LEOCorkCity

Cork City Local Enterprise Office can give YOUR business funding to improve your website @LEOCorkCity

3 February 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie There are many ways to improve your website’s success, Cork SEO  The urgent need for small business to move their business online due to Covid-19 led to a 1,200% increase in the number of trading online vouchers provided by Cork City’s Local Enterprise Office in the past 12 […]

It’s hard to #SwitchOff when you are working from home #WFH @DeirdreCluneMEP

It’s hard to #SwitchOff when you are working from home #WFH @DeirdreCluneMEP

1 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The European Parliament has called for an EU law that grants workers the right to digitally disconnect from work without facing negative repercussions. MEPs are also looking to establish minimum requirements for remote working and clarify working conditions, hours and rest periods. Cork-based Fine Gael MEP Deirdre Clune […]

BUSINESS: @NetworkCork webinar on growth includes @westcorkeggs as guest speaker

BUSINESS: @NetworkCork webinar on growth includes @westcorkeggs as guest speaker

31 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A webinar aimed at helping Irish businesses grow in 2021 is the focus of the Network Ireland Cork event on Wednesday, 3 February. Future Proof Your Career & Business will feature guest speakers Allana Brown of Allana Brown Consultancy and Caroline Murphy of West Cork Eggs, who will […]

POLITICS: Arcadia Group retail workers MUST receive fair redundancy package says TD @DonnchadhOL

POLITICS: Arcadia Group retail workers MUST receive fair redundancy package says TD @DonnchadhOL

29 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Workers need to be treated honourably Sinn Féin TD for Cork South Central, Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, has said that government must ensure that retail workers in the Arcadia Group have their collective agreement honoured and that they receive a fair redundancy package. The call comes amid reports that […]