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Cavan-based ATA acquires Dutch and UK firms

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 09:23
Irish precision-engineering multinational, ATA, has announced the acquisition of Dutch manufacturer, Van Hoorn Carbide and UK manufacturer, Industrial Tooling Corporation.

World food price index ticks lower in November

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 09:15
The United Nations food agency's world price index fell marginally in November, marking an eighth straight monthly fall since a record high in March after Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

SilverCloud Health scoops KTI Impact Award

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 08:33
Trinity College Dublin and SilverCloud Health scooped the Commercialisation Impact Award at the Knowledge Transfer Ireland Impact Awards, for success achieved by a spin-out company from the university.

Minister approves sale of KBC loans to Bank of Ireland

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 07:56
KBC Bank Ireland has welcomed the decision by the Minister for Finance to approve the sale of substantially all of its performing loan assets and liabilities to Bank of Ireland Group before KBC exits the Irish banking market.

Technimark to expands Longford facility

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 07:40
Global healthcare manufacturer, Technimark, is set to create 80 highly skilled roles over the next two years as it expands its operations in Longford, with a 50,000-square-foot addition, doubling the size of its existing plant.

AIB revises medium-term targets

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 07:30
AIB has revised its medium-term targets and now expects a return on tangible equity of greater than 13% in 2024.

Ryanair passenger numbers up 10% in November

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 07:15
Ryanair said it flew 11.2 million passengers in November, up 10% on the same month last year.

Consumers urged to buy local in the run up to Christmas

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 05:00
With just over 20 shopping days to go until Christmas, consumers are being urged to buy local.

Social network Parler calls off deal with Kanye West

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 02:14
The free-speech alternative social media network Parler has announced that its planned sale to Kanye West has been called off.

Von der Leyen and Zelensky honoured at business awards

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 00:38
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and the Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky were honoured at Dublin's Convention Centre last night during the 48th annual Business and Finance Awards.

Intel workers in Leixlip offered unpaid time off

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 20:28
Intel has offered voluntary unpaid time off to a large portion of its Irish workforce in a bid to cut costs.

Global growth may fall below 2% - IMF chief

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 17:38
IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva has warned that the chance of global growth dropping below 2% - last seen during the coronavirus outbreak and the global financial crisis of 2009 - is increasing as major economies slow.

Ulster Bank staff to receive 7% pay increase next year

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 17:03
Ulster Bank workers will receive a 7% pay increase next year if they accept proposals negotiated between the bank and the Financial Services Union.

Secretary sacked after break-up with boss's son - WRC

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 16:49
A secretary sacked following a break-up with her boss's son – a company director in the family firm where she worked – is to be paid nearly €22,000 after the Workplace Relations Commission ruled her dismissal unfair.

Profits surge at Irish arm of TK Maxx

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 14:41
Pre-tax profits at the operator of clothing and homeware retailer, TK Maxx increased more than 13-fold to €5.54 million last year.

Minister defends lifting bankers' bonuses restriction

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 14:03
The Minister for Finance has continued his defence of relaxing the restrictions on bankers' bonuses and pay in the Dáil this afternoon.

France may be at risk of 'some days' of power cuts

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 13:47
France may face "some days" this winter when insufficient electricity supply could mean power cuts, the head of French energy regulator RTE said, as the government briefed local authorities on how to manage any possible outages.

Convention on 'workplaces free from violence' signed

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 13:21
The Cabinet has approved a decision to ratify the International Labour Organisation Convention which recognises the right of everyone to a world of work free from violence and harassment, including gender-based violence and harassment.

Rising cost of credit will be 'huge burden' on SMEs

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 12:45
Ireland's SMEs need to be prepared for inevitable increases in the costs of credit and borrowing, CPA Ireland has warned.

One in 4 consumers switch insurance providers

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 12:23
Eight out of 10 car and home insurance consumers engage with their provider on renewal and one in four switch, according to research conducted by the Central Bank of Ireland.

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