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Arcadia facing make-or-break vote on its future today

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 08:26
Philip Green's retail empire faces a make-or-break vote on its future today as it seeks approval for its restructuring plans, deciding the fate of 18,000 employees.

Construction industry's turnover up by 25% last year

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 08:20
The combined turnover for the country's top construction companies increased by 25% to €8.39 billion last year.

Increased concern over fake news on internet - survey

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 01:01
A new report has revealed that 61% of Irish media consumers are concerned about what is real and what is fake on the internet.

Provision exists in law to end CBI Governor appointment

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 19:50
The Minister for Finance has said there is provision in law to give the Government the option to make a change to the appointment of a Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) Governor, in the case of very grave misconduct.

Donohoe says he will not be ignoring advice from IFAC

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 17:34
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has said he will not be ignoring the advice from the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council and is listening very carefully to what it has to say.

Debenhams gets Sports Direct challenge to restructuring

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 16:39
Retailer Debenhams has received a challenge from former shareholder Sports Direct over a restructuring plan that wiped out investors but kept the company operating.

Eurosurgical in €12m settlement with Revenue

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 16:15
A medical and surgical equipment company, which featured in an RTÉ Investigates programme in 2015 about alleged breaches of hospital procurement procedures, has made the biggest settlement on the latest tax defaulters list.

Revenue steps up no-deal Brexit preparations

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 13:27
Revenue has pressed ahead with the appointment of extra staff in preparation for a no-deal Brexit.

Malta in advanced talks with Ryanair to set up airline

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 13:16
Malta is in advanced talks with Ryanair about setting up a Malta-based subsidiary to help develop tourism on the island, Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi said.

Average annual earnings rise by 3.3% to €38,871 in 2018

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 13:05
Average annual earnings increased by 3.3% to €38,871 in 2018 from €37,637 in 2017, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show.

Currencies to remain volatile ahead of Brexit

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 12:41
Sterling has weakened by almost 5% against the euro in the past month - and now looks set to break through the 90 pence per euro barrier for the first time since January.

First woman to head ECB? Not likely yet

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 12:23
The ECB, never yet led by a woman, is one of the most male-dominated major European institutions.

Sterling bounces off five-month low against the euro

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 12:15
Sterling pulled away from five-month lows against the euro today after UK wages in the three months to April rose faster than expected.

Public urged to have their say on Skillnet Ireland plan

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 11:49
Skillnet Ireland, which is responsible for the promotion and facilitation of workforce learning, is urging employers, employees, industry groups, regional groups and the general public to have their say in informing its new Statement of Strategy 2020-2024.

UK pay data beats forecasts, employment growth slows

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 10:57
UK wages in the three months to April grew faster than expected and hiring slowed less sharply, as the jobless rate held at its lowest rate since 1975, official figures showed today.

Today in the press

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 10:40
Ryanair is in advanced talks with the government of Malta to launch a new airline on the island called Malta Air, it is understood.

Renault-Fiat case 'not closed' - transport minister

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 09:52
Plans to merge carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler could re-emerge despite the breakdown of negotiations last week, France's transport minister said today.

Datactics wins 2nd round of funding from Kernel Capital

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 09:33
Kernel Capital and Par Equity have led a £1.2m (€1.4m) investment in Belfast-based Datactics Limited.

Despite Brexit concerns, domestic economy doing well

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 08:59
The domestic economy is performing strongly despite a dip in consumer sentiment, according to the latest SME Market Monitor from the Banking and Payments Federation Ireland.

Over 700 workers recruited at Longford Forest resort

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 08:57
More than 700 people have been recruited to work at Longford Forest holiday resort, the country's largest ever purpose-built holiday village.