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# business-matters - Sunday 9 August, 2020

Online learning is here to stay and Covid-19 changes have pushed it further

Colman Walsh of the UX Design Institute says remote working during the Covid-19 lockdown also spurred on a hunger for remote learning.

# business-matters - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Opinion: The food service industry must handle Covid-19 hygiene risks with plastic-free packaging

Tommy McLoughlin of Butterfly Cup outlines why the fight to get rid of plastic must continue in the midst of the Covid-19 changes.

# business-matters - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Opinion: We've adapted to remote working in a crisis - where do we go from here?

Rowena Hennigan is an expert in remote working. She says emergency remote working in the pandemic is not the way to approach remote working long term.

# business-matters - Sunday 19 July, 2020

Festivals might be off for 2020 but we've moved our events business entirely online

Jamie Deasy and Brian McDermott created Event Fuel but have completely rearranged and renamed their business in the wake of Covid-19.

# business-matters - Sunday 5 July, 2020

Ireland's freelancers have been hit hard but we've built a platform to help them find work

Peter McPartlin and Úna Herlihy work in Irish media and have built The Indie List to link up employers with creative freelancers.

# business-matters - Sunday 28 June, 2020

The three Rs: A business consultant's tips on getting back on your feet and coming out of the crisis stronger

Brian Cremin of 3SIXTY consultancy says it’s important that businesses examine all aspects of how they work and adapt fast to meet the new changes.

# business-matters - Monday 15 June, 2020

'We've heard of moneylenders meeting customers at the post office as they collect their social welfare'

Dr Olive McCarthy and Dr Noreen Byrne of UCC say while new Central Bank rules for moneylenders are welcome, they don’t go far enough.

# business-matters - Sunday 14 June, 2020

It's difficult to consider in the midst of Covid-19, but a no-deal Brexit still looms large

Fine Gael’s Neale Richmond is calling for an extension to the trade talks to take Covid-19 into account and avoid a no-deal Brexit.

# business-matters - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Unhappy in your work? Here's some advice from a career coach

Tracy Ward has set up her own career coaching business during the Covid-19 shutdown. She says it’s been challenging but rewarding and she has advice for others.

# business-matters - Sunday 31 May, 2020

Master of the High Court: 'Restructuring SMEs through examinership is needed in these tough times'

Master of the High Court, Edmund Honohan says SMEs always bear the brunt of recession, and this time things need to change.

# business-matters - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Covid-19 took our festival trade, so this summer people are using our tents in their back gardens

Pamper the Camper founder Shane Ó Ciardhubhaín says Covid-19 blew the festival business away for 2020, so they’ve worked fast to adapt.

# business-matters - Sunday 17 May, 2020

'Businesses have adapted fast and moved online. April's .IE registrations were up a third'

David Curtin, CEO of IE Domain Registry, says digital is crucial to the long-term survival of SMEs

# business-matters - Sunday 10 May, 2020

From gold rum to hand sanitiser: How our brewing business responded to the Covid-19 crisis

Sam & Maud Black of Blacks Brewery and Distillery in Kinsale have adapted their business model fast, even moving to produce hand sanitiser.

# business-matters - Sunday 3 May, 2020

'We lost 92% of business in 24 hours, but we've adapted fast and maybe people can learn from us'

Kieran Doyle of Doyles Veg Prep explains how quick thinking after the shutdown has enabled his business to continue.

# business-matters - Sunday 26 April, 2020

'It's our duty to buy local during this pandemic'

Lory Kehoe of Trinity College says in order to preserve our economy, consumers in Ireland must choose local first.

# business-matters - Sunday 12 April, 2020

How one coffee business is adapting to Covid-19 changes with a new support scheme

Ferg Brown from Roasted Brown has come up with a way to boost his own coffee sales while supporting his customers.