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.