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Ep. 21  /  KC Connect

Combatting Aggression and Harassment in the Workplace 

With recent aggressive events taking place in Dublin city, Michael Gillen and Bernie McMeel from Ibec discuss how employers can deal with their responsibilities regarding the health and safety of their employees in these circumstances.

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Ep. 32  /  Ibec Responds

Economic Outlook Q4 2023

In this episode of Ibec Responds, Ibec Executive Director of Lobbying and Influence, Fergal O'Brien and Ibec Chief Economist, Gerard Brady, discuss key findings from our 2023 Q4 Economic Outlook report.

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Ep. 31  /  Ibec Responds

COP28 - Great expectations amidst controversy

In this episode of Ibec responds, Dr. Diarmuid Torney, Associate Professor at DCU’s School Law and Government and Ibec’s Conor Minogue, offer their reflections on the first few days of COP28.

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Ep. 20  /  KC Connect

Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023 - Domestic Violence Leave

In this podcast, Pauline O’Hare, Senior Employment Law Manager and Aoife McFadden, Senior Employment Law Solicitor, discuss the upcoming entitlement to domestic violence leave.

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Ep. 30  /  Ibec Responds

Reaction to Budget Day 2024

In this episode of Ibec Responds, Ibec economists, Ger Brady and Hazel Ahern-Flynn sit down to discuss their reaction to this year's budget which showed ambition in terms of investment and establishment of schemes for SME's and startups.

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Ep. 20  /  Ibec Voices

Exploring Ireland's Women in Finance Charter

Patricia Callan, Director of Financial Services Ireland at Ibec, speaks to Minister of State, Seán Fleming, Fernando Vicario, CEO of Bank of America Europe DAC and Country Executive for Ireland, and Emer O’Byrne, Interim Chief Underwriting Officer of FBD Insurance.

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Ep. 29  /  Ibec Responds

Safeguarding Ireland's competitiveness: Budget 2024

In this episode of Ibec Responds, Ibec Chief Economist, Ger Brady and Executive Director of Employer Relations, Maeve McElwee sit down to discuss upcoming budget and the far-reaching impact of increasing labour costs for businesses.

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Ep. 22  /  Ibec Responds

COP27: Reflections with Minister Eamon Ryan

In the final episode of our Ibec Responds mini-series on COP27, Fergal O’Brien, Ibec Executive Director of Lobbying and Influence, sits down with Minister Eamon Ryan, Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications and Minister for Transport.

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