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# consultancy - Sunday 14 February, 2016

The inside story on Britain's greatest sports gambler - and the company that helps him win
# Starlizard
# Starlizard

The inside story on Britain's greatest sports gambler - and the company that helps him win

Feb 14th 2016, 12:00 PM 72,805 Views 16 Comments

Tony Bloom is a name unfamiliar to many. But the man, and his company Starlizard, make an absolute fortune out of betting markets like the English Premier League.

# consultancy - Sunday 24 May, 2015

How much has Joan Burton's department spent on consultants?
# Social Protection
# Social Protection

How much has Joan Burton's department spent on consultants?

May 24th 2015, 9:30 AM 14,417 Views 46 Comments

It’s a bit tricky to arrive at an exact figure.

# consultancy - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Whistleblower report: HSE consultancy contracts 'awarded to former employees'
# PAC
# PAC

Whistleblower report: HSE consultancy contracts 'awarded to former employees'

Mar 22nd 2015, 3:57 PM 13,987 Views 31 Comments

The issue is set to be discussed at the Public Accounts Committee.

# consultancy - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Phil Hogan 'personally signed off on' funding relating to Irish Water consultants
# Big Spend
# Big Spend

Phil Hogan 'personally signed off on' funding relating to Irish Water consultants

Sep 28th 2014, 8:42 PM 19,969 Views 77 Comments

New documents have reportedly revealed that he was aware of the spend as far back as December 2012.

# consultancy - Friday 20 June, 2014

Hospital workers ballot in support of industrial ballot, but might not affect services
# Impact
# Impact

Hospital workers ballot in support of industrial ballot, but might not affect services

Jun 20th 2014, 7:41 PM 6,993 Views 7 Comments

The action involves five hospitals in the Limerick group.

# consultancy - Monday 28 April, 2014

Almost 500 jobs as EY expands international business unit in Belfast
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Almost 500 jobs as EY expands international business unit in Belfast

Apr 28th 2014, 12:20 PM 5,042 Views 13 Comments

The jobs boost by the company, formerly known as Ernst and Young, will see its workforce in the city triple.

# consultancy - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Here’s how the government spent more than €100m on banking sector advice
# Consultancy
# Consultancy

Here’s how the government spent more than €100m on banking sector advice

Feb 22nd 2014, 7:56 PM 11,421 Views 56 Comments

Arthur Cox alone has received €12.2 million of these fees since 2011.

# consultancy - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

The HSE is in danger of ‘regressing to a previous era’
# Warning
# Warning

The HSE is in danger of ‘regressing to a previous era’

Jan 28th 2014, 6:35 PM 13,371 Views 70 Comments

The stark warning is made in a confidential internal report that details difficulties in recruiting consultants.

# consultancy - Monday 27 January, 2014

Irish Water compared to HSE as expert says €2bn wasted on overstaffing
# Too Many Cooks
# Too Many Cooks

Irish Water compared to HSE as expert says €2bn wasted on overstaffing

Jan 27th 2014, 9:05 AM 8,287 Views 63 Comments

The ESRI’s John Fitzgerald said the organisation needs about 1,700 staff but over 4,000 are being employed.

# consultancy - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Department of Finance will spend over €5 million extra on consultants this year
# Consultancy
# Consultancy

Department of Finance will spend over €5 million extra on consultants this year

Jan 15th 2014, 9:33 PM 6,224 Views 57 Comments

The Minister for Finance likened the consultants to painters, saying they were only used when needed.

# consultancy - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Government knew of outside consultants procured at Irish Water almost a year ago
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Government knew of outside consultants procured at Irish Water almost a year ago

Jan 14th 2014, 10:51 PM 11,751 Views 68 Comments

Costs were released for the first time today but Irish Water has said that the Government knew of the completion of the procurement process 10 months ago.

# consultancy - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Dublin City Council spent almost €200k a month on Poolbeg consultancy fees
# Poolbeg
# Poolbeg

Dublin City Council spent almost €200k a month on Poolbeg consultancy fees

Sep 15th 2013, 8:30 PM 10,818 Views 48 Comments

The stalled Poolbeg incinerator project has cost over €90 million over more than ten years – even though construction has yet to start on it…

# consultancy - Friday 14 December, 2012

Special Delivery Unit director’s consultancy paid €50k for advice
# Special Delivery Unit
# Special Delivery Unit

Special Delivery Unit director’s consultancy paid €50k for advice

Dec 14th 2012, 6:30 AM 5,236 Views 25 Comments

The SDU has spent €1.7 million in total on consultancies since it was set up in 2011 by Health Minister James Reilly.

# consultancy - Monday 23 April, 2012

Over €7m spent on consultants since government took office
# Consultants
# Consultants

Over €7m spent on consultants since government took office

Apr 23rd 2012, 8:23 AM 1,971 Views 26 Comments

Figures disclosed in parliamentary questions last week reveal the expenditure on consultancy services by the government since last year.

# consultancy - Saturday 18 February, 2012

34 consultants rapped for treating more private patients than public ones
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

34 consultants rapped for treating more private patients than public ones

Feb 18th 2012, 6:41 PM 6,300 Views 22 Comments

Almost three-dozen consultants employed by the state spent more time treating private patients than public ones.

# consultancy - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Oireachtas Plus: parliament hoping to expand TV channel
# Oireachtas TV
# Oireachtas TV

Oireachtas Plus: parliament hoping to expand TV channel

Feb 15th 2012, 6:10 PM 2,241 Views 39 Comments

The parliament launched a pilot channel last November, and is now looking for advice on rolling the project out further.

# consultancy - Monday 9 January, 2012

100 new tech jobs at Accenture
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

100 new tech jobs at Accenture

Jan 9th 2012, 11:45 AM 1,798 Views 2 Comments

In second Irish jobs boost today, the management consultancy is looking for IT employees around the country with varying levels of experience.

# consultancy - Monday 26 September, 2011

PricewaterhouseCoopers to create almost 300 jobs
# Jobs
# Jobs

PricewaterhouseCoopers to create almost 300 jobs

Sep 26th 2011, 11:21 AM 259 Views 1 Comment

# consultancy - Thursday 21 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Apr 21st 2011, 8:05 PM 2,776 Views 0 Comments

Anglo’s new name; Kyrgyz parliament ‘sacrifices’ sheep; and the competition is fierce at the Fireman Olympics. It’s all in today’s Daily Fix…

HSE paid almost €230k to consultancy firms linked to former Health Board execs
# Consultancy
# Consultancy

HSE paid almost €230k to consultancy firms linked to former Health Board execs

Apr 21st 2011, 3:13 PM 677 Views 0 Comments

Payments followed severance packages to those executives of almost half a million apiece.