Boyden UK & Ireland Expands Team to Support Growth

Clients find Boyden’s unique blend of executive search, interim management and leadership consulting apposite for our times, spurring growth at the firm

Boyden, a premier leadership and talent advisory firm with more than 70 offices in over 45 countries, announces the expansion of its team in the United Kingdom & Ireland with new hires Phoebe Williams and Jonathan Taiwo.

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Phoebe Williams and Jonathan Taiwo join Boyden UK & Ireland (Graphic: Business Wire)

As companies grapple with challenges and emerging opportunities in 2020, Boyden UK & Ireland has seen growth across all key services: executive search, interim management led by Lisa Farmer and leadership consulting led by Andy Wolfe.

Commenting on the new arrivals, Nick Robeson, Managing Partner, Boyden UK & Ireland, said, “We are so delighted to welcome two highly talented individuals to Boyden’s team in the UK and

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Ireland stands by its corporate tax rate as OECD races for reforms

Leinster House, home of the Dail or Irish Parliament, in Dublin, Ireland

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When Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe delivered his bumper budget speech last month he was clear once again that the country’s corporate tax rate would remain as is.

But there was an acknowledgment that “change is inevitable” on an international level, referring to OECD negotiations, and that Ireland would feel the impact of that.

“Agreement at the OECD level would present challenges for Ireland as changes to the international tax framework would see a reduction in the level of profits taxable here,” he said. 

“Failure to reach agreement at the OECD would also have negative consequences for the exchequer.”

Ireland’s headline 12.5% corporate tax rate — much lower than most industrialized nations — has been key to attracting many multinationals to the country, especially among tech giants with Apple, Google and Facebook having presences in the

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BBC hits rewind on Northern Ireland faces and places from past for new website

Spending all day at work watching television might sound like a great way to earn a living, but after three years of painstaking research through the vast BBC archives, the idea might wear a little thin.

ndaunted by the challenge, a team of BBC researchers and editors, matched by a pioneering technical wizardry which has set a new standard across the network, has thrown open the window to the past.

And from today a new website, the first of its kind, is opening up access to a rich treasure trove of footage from BBC Northern Ireland’s archive.

Weeks and months of searching through the BBC vaults in London and Belfast has unearthed more than 13,000 broadcasting gems and, as the corporation prepares to celebrate 100 years next year, the new portal is being presented as a fully searchable gift to the public.

Concentrating on the 1950s, 60s and 70s, and

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