Women in Business 2023
Women in business Women in Business 2023
Welcome to the 2023 report on our research into the position of women in senior management across the world, and the progress towards gender parity in
Staying One Step Ahead: Smart Investment Key to Emerging Stronger Once Uncertainty Lifts
Staying One Step Ahead: Smart Investment Key to Emerging Stronger Once Uncertainty Lifts Staying One Step Ahead: Smart Investment Key to Emerging Stronger Once Uncertainty Lifts
survey of mid-market companies, business leaders are cautious about their future investment intentions.
Beyond the Paycheck: Retaining and Attracting Talent in a Transient World
IBR Beyond the Paycheck: Retaining and Attracting Talent in a Transient World
Over the last few years of market shocks and geopolitical tensions, mid-market businesses have grown accustomed to bracing and planning for the unexpected.
The mid-market mindset
Independent Business Review The mid-market mindset
Entrepreneurial spirit maintains optimism as firms look past slowdown and plan for growth
Three Threats the Mid-market Saw Coming in 2023 – and One That Most Didn’t
Independent Business Review Three Threats the Mid-market Saw Coming in 2023 – and One That Most Didn’t
As they entered 2023, most business leaders in the mid-market kept had their focus on three top-of-mind threats: inflation, cyber-attack and the economic
Trading Places: Businesses Shift Trade Routes in Preparation for Economic Recovery
Independent Business Review Trading Places: Businesses Shift Trade Routes in Preparation for Economic Recovery
Mid-market firms using international supply chains have faced significant disruption and headwinds as a consequence of the war in Ukraine, the long tail of

Press Releases

Optimism increases among Irish businesses in the first half of 2023 as economic constraints ease

18 Sep 2023

Grant Thornton’s latest International Business Report finds that 78% of Irish businesses are optimistic for the economic outlook over the course of the next 12 months.


Cyber-security remains a priority for Irish businesses, with almost half likely to increase investment in risk mitigation

09 Mar 2023

Cyber-security remains a priority for many Irish businesses, with almost half planning to increase spending on cyber-security controls in 2023. The latest Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR) found that 48% of business leaders in Ireland plan on increasing spending on cyber controls throughout the year. In addition, 52% said they have introduced or upgraded new risk testing measures over the last 12 months, highlighting the necessity of cyber-security controls.


10% year-on-year increase in the number of women in senior management roles in Ireland

08 Mar 2023

40% of women in Ireland now hold senior management positions, which is up from 30% in 2022, according to Grant Thornton’s research into women in business in the global mid-market. This research was conducted as part of Grant Thornton’s annual International Business Report.