Archives: 2015

Zurich Insurance set to develop new apprenticeship scheme

Zurich Insurance plc (“Zurich”) has welcomed the recent approval by the Apprenticeship Council of its application to develop a new apprenticeship scheme for the insurance industry. The General Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship will offer young people a credible alternative to third level education supported by approved qualifications and valuable on-the-job experience. Zurich will lead the development

Marks and Spencer blaze a trail in CSR

If sustainability were an ingredient, you’d find it in Marks & Spencer’s meals. If it were a thread, it would be woven into its garments. In fact, it’s the building block on which the business is built. At Marks & Spencer Ireland, it isn’t enough to be profitable. It has to be sustainable. It achieves

In Conversation with Angela Smith Head of CSR, Diageo Ireland

In this month of our In Conversation with series we are delighted to talk to Angela Smith, Head of CSR at Diageo Ireland. Please describe your role and responsibilities and how many years you have been in the company I joined Diageo in March 2004 and worked in a variety of roles within the Corporate