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Pearson targets consumers directly with new strategy

14 hours 3 min ago
Global education group Pearson said it would restructure the company to be able to serve consumers directly, after it posted 2020 operating profit in line with forecasts.

Consumer spending down 19% in February - Revolut

14 hours 12 min ago
Consumer spending fell again in February as the impact of the full coronavirus lockdown continued to bite, new figures from digital banking app Revolut show.

Brent jumps past $70 for first time since crisis began

14 hours 32 min ago
Brent crude futures surged above $70 a barrel this morning for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic began, while US crude touched its highest in more than two years, following reports of attacks on Saudi Arabian facilities.

Deliveroo confirms IPO plans, narrows 202 loss

14 hours 38 min ago
British food delivery firm Deliveroo has today announced plans for its London listing, disclosing it posted an underlying loss in 2020 of £317m.

Construction sector sees another decline in activity

14 hours 49 min ago
February saw another steep contraction in construction activity here due to the coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

Increase in women taking up leadership roles

14 hours 55 min ago
The number of women holding senior leadership roles in Irish businesses improved in the past year, growing from 31% in 2020 to 33% in 2021, according to research included in the Women in Business 2021 Report published by Grant Thornton.

Consultation on future of Ireland's electricity system

21 hours 54 min ago
The operator of the national grid, Eirgrid, and the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan, are launching a 14-week consultation process on the future of Ireland's electricity system.

Davy executives urged to reveal 'full truth' over deal

Sun, 03/07/2021 - 14:19
Fianna Fáil TD and Chairman of the Oireachtas finance committee John McGuinness has said the Central Bank has all the answers on Davy stockbrokers but it is restricted by legislation as to what it can say to the committee.

Davy scandal fallout unlikely to end at resignations

Sun, 03/07/2021 - 07:00
Things got very personal at stockbroker Davy yesterday, with chief executive Brian McKiernan, deputy chairman Kyran McLaughlin, and Head of Bonds Barry Nangle all stepping down from their involvement with the company.

A standout year as banks adapt to changed landscape

Sun, 03/07/2021 - 06:00
It's been a challenging decade for banks as they slowly returned to profitability in the years after the financial crash. Not only have they had to contend with an ultra-low interest rate environment, they've had to adjust their operations to compete with more nimble players.

Bids reach $2m for Twitter co-founder's first tweet

Sat, 03/06/2021 - 21:51
Twitter boss Jack Dorsey is selling his first ever tweet at auction, with bidding today reaching $2 million in a sign of the appetite for virtual objects authenticated through blockchain technology.

Three senior executives at Davy resign over bond deal

Sat, 03/06/2021 - 12:40
Stockbroker Davy has announced that its chief executive, Brian McKiernan, has resigned from his position as CEO.

The artists growing their own supplies

Sat, 03/06/2021 - 08:01
Fiona Alston chats to two artists creating their work using homegrown supplies.

The NI Protocol: A worrying collapse in trust

Sat, 03/06/2021 - 07:00
The Northern Ireland Protocol is threatening to become a chronic condition, and flare ups are now occurring with worrying regularity, as Europe Editor Tony Connelly explains.

Insurance firms urged to respond to new injury awards

Sat, 03/06/2021 - 06:00
The Government is to press the insurance industry to reduce prices on motor, home and business cover following significant revision of guidelines for personal injury awards.

US tariffs on Irish dairy products are suspended

Fri, 03/05/2021 - 21:06
There is good news for well-known Irish brands such as Baileys and Kerrygold with the suspension of US tariffs.

Meath hotel takes interruption insurance claim to court

Fri, 03/05/2021 - 18:44
A well-known Co Meath hotel has launched High Court proceedings over a failure by insurer Zurich to pay out on a claim for business disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Energia announces electricity and gas price rises

Fri, 03/05/2021 - 16:47
Energia is the latest company to announce an increase in energy prices for customers.

Do our social media likes reflect what we do and think offline?

Fri, 03/05/2021 - 16:00
Our likes and brand behaviours tend to be more genuine when our online followers are true friends

Norwegian Air seeks to repudiate Boeing contracts

Fri, 03/05/2021 - 14:58
Norwegian Air is seeking to repudiate three aircraft sales contracts with Boeing as part of its restructuring process in Ireland, a lawyer representing the airline told the High Court in Dublin today.