CBI Gender Balance Index Launch: Reaction: “Workplace demographics that do little to reflect social diversity, have ramifications across the board”

In an interview with Joanna Murphy, CEO, Taxback.com she stated: “We welcome reports like the CBI’s Gender Balance Index because they promote accountability. Gathering data like this on a continuous basis is an effective way of looking at how far organisations and institutions have come – and how far they have yet to go. Last…

Beat tells the Truth About Eating Disorders

To mark National Eating Disorders Awareness Week March 2nd-8th, Beat regional radio station is telling the Truth About Eating Disorders. In a captivating, harrowing and honest documentary Beat presenter Michelle Heffernan tells her own personal truth of living and dealing with anorexia nervosa. Approximately 200,000 people in Ireland are affected by an eating disorder, and…

Announcing ‘Powerhouse Collective’ & Executive Reboot New Exciting Collaboration by Six Leading Female Cork Entrepreneurs

Launching to coincide with International Women’s Day 2020, ‘Powerhouse Collective’, is a new Cork collaboration of six self-employed female industry experts who have combined their much sought after services across photography, skincare, beauty, hair & make-up, personal styling, executive coaching and online personal branding through LinkedIn, to create a one-stop-shop for professionals from all industries…

Buzzin’ down to Bumblebee Farm Open Day

A Pollinators Paradise and Horticultural Heaven awaits visitors to the Bumblebee Farm Open Day on Sunday, March 29th next in Drimoleague in West Cork. With a mission to protect and promote biodiversity through regenerative practices, Ireland’s first dedicated edible flower farm produces a unique range of beautiful nectar-rich bouquet blooms and speciality edible flowers.   The farm tour and talk…

I have always worked in the beauty industry. It’s one of the most exciting and rewarding sectors to work in Mary O’Donoghue, President of CIDESCO

  How do you start your day? How do you end your day?   My morning ritual begins with a positive affirmation. After that, it’s an essential cup of coffee and checking my emails. At the end of each day, I review what’s been done and what hasn’t. I plan the next day’s work, prioritising…

Simone Best… “I must be aware of the long-term, big-picture stuff and take care to sensitively manage the people who make my business work”

  This week we chat to Cork Women Simone Best, who is by her own admission passionate in the pursuit of perfect hair. Her bijoux salon is an oasis of pretty pastels and talented stylists.Being in the heart of the community means that she gets to be a part of important days such as weddings…