Dollard Packaging will be closed from Wednesday, 23rd December 2020 at 12 noon and we will re-open for business on Monday, 4th January 2021 at 9 am. We would like to thank all our customers for their business in 2020 and wish everyone a happy and peaceful Christmas and New Year. Stay Safe!
In this post written by Michelle McDonagh of Aspire HR, the author discusses how employers initially reacted to Covid19 with short-term decision-making and “fire-fighting” methods. (Aspire HR is a Co Kildare based HR consulting business that offers practical HR advice and support to Irish SMEs) Recent health reports indicate, however, that Covid19 will be with […]
As the scale and nature of the disruption that the COVID19 continues to evolve, what are the key areas that Irish businesses should be focusing on, and how should they respond to the uncertainty that faces them? This post is a summary of the key points from a PwC article on how businesses should respond to the pandemic. The article was divided into 6 key areas. Crisis […]
This post is a summary of a report by Grant Thornton which assesses the impact of COVID19 on the Irish Food Industry. It looks at the initial responses to the pandemic and looks at the potential learnings to be gained to further increase the resilience of the industry. Grant Thornton is a professional services company […]
Getting businesses and consumers to adopt more sustainable practices could be compared to turning a ship i.e. it is a slow and sometimes a very difficult process. The news that McDonald’s have replaced their clear plastic salad bowls with a sustainable cardboard version of their bowls is surely a sign that this ship is beginning to […]
In this article, we bring information about some supports for small Irish businesses affected by COVID-19. As you will be aware, there are numerous types of supports and sources of information and in this article, we try to highlight some of these supports in order to make it easier to find the appropriate support for […]
The workplace has changed completely since the Covid19 restrictions have been in force. Many people are now working from home and this brings its own challenges and benefits. Below are some tips from the Modern Servant Leader website for working from home.
In a recent article on the Packaging Digest website, the designers outlined the key trends they expect to dominate food and beverage packaging design in 2020. Metamorphoses As the name suggests, this is a design technique where one design element “morphs” into another. These designs create interest by surprising the viewer as, for example, a […]
The Conscious Chocolate company produces chocolate that is organic, vegan and “raw”. The company was founded in the UK in 2004. In 2019, the owner, Emma Jackman decided that new design and branding was required in order to grow their brand and meet growing consumer expectations for sustainable packaging. An article on the Confectionery Production […]
Packaging has become a more important part of the marketing mix due to the phenomenon of “unboxing videos” on social media. In an article by Robert Lockyer on the Packaging Digest website, he discusses how packaging has become a more important part of the marketing mix due to the phenomenon of “unboxing videos” on social […]