Employees to be given right to request remote working under Govt plan

The Government is to legislate to give employees the right to request remote working as part of a National Remote Working Strategy under a permanent framework for after the pandemic ends.  The strategy ‘Making Remote Work’ will also provide for the so-called “right to disconnect”, the construction of remote working hubs, a review of tax…

Industrial & logistics sector sees spike in demand – Savills

New research from property advisor Savills Ireland shows that demand in Dublin’s industrial and logistics sector was up in the final quarter of 2020. Savills noted demand for 87,318 metre squared of industrial and logistics space during the fourth quarter, up 5% on that same period the previous year. There were 47 transactions in total, 68% of which were…

Some food and drink exports hit hard by Covid-19 pandemic

Some sectors of Ireland’s valuable food and drink industry were severely affected last year as a result the global Covid-19 pandemic. The extent of the decline is highlighted in the annual Bord Bia Performance & Prospects 2020/2021 Report, which will be published today by Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue. Food and drink exports overall declined by just…