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Bellway cautions over Brexit threat after posting profits hike

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:07
Housebuilder Bellway has shrugged off easing property prices and surging costs to post a hike in profits, but cautioned over a Brexit risk to the peak selling season.

170 new jobs for Carlow as MSD announce second facility

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 13:23
Healthcare company MSD has announced that it will construct a second manufacturing facility at its existing Carlow site.

Former German central banker warns of ‘false sense of security’ on Brexit deal

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 11:50
Andreas Dombret said banks should not ‘fall prey’ to false hope around a transition deal.

Paddy Power Betfair in the dog house after £2.2m fine

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 11:34
Paddy Power Betfair has been fined £2.2m (€2.5m) by Britain's gambling watchdog for a raft of failings including allowing a punter to gamble money stolen from a dogs home.

Sterling at 88p still reflects hopes of Brexit deal

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 08:30
Sterling held up well despite the crashing of weekend hopes of a breakthrough in the Brexit talks, reflecting belief a deal will be struck in the next few days or months, analysts said.

Shares fall 9% on US expansion U-turn

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 08:15
Analysts see Greencore shares suffering further on investor concern over its growth prospects in the UK.

Pre-test credit, urges ESRI

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 08:00
Introductory mortgages are likely to cost consumers in the long-term but may not automatically be undesirable for some squeezed householders.

Credit Unions top customer experience poll for fourth consecutive year

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 07:46
Credit Unions have come out on top in a national customer experience survey for the fourth year in a row.

Greencore could be target of buyout

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 07:45
Greencore’s future as a stock market-quoted company is clouded, a leading analyst has claimed.

Providence eyes west coast drilling round next year

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 07:30
Providence Resources remains open to carrying out a drilling campaign at its highly-rated Newgrange prospect, off the southwest coast, next year.

Catch of the day as Fishy Fishy posts €183k profit

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 07:15
TV celebrity chef Martin Shanahan’s Fishy Fishy restaurant in Kinsale posted a profit of €182,833 last year.

Customers miss personal touch as firms fall short

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 07:00
Credit unions are the top Irish brands for customer experience even as their bank rivals failed to make the top 50, while Ryanair and the social media giants such as Facebook slumped in the rankings, according to a major survey measuring how Irish shoppers were treated by companies.

Superdry is latest UK retailer to feel the sales heat

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 06:45
Retailer Superdry has joined a growing list of UK fashion shops hit by unseasonably hot weather and other woes, as the company warned that full-year profit would fall short of market expectations, hammering its shares.

Failure to grasp cyber threats

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 06:30
It is taking more than 200 days before many firms realise they have had a cybersecurity breach plus another 60 to remedy the damage caused, an expert has said.

Hard Brexit a significant threat to UK motor industry, warns Ford chief

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 18:41
Steven Armstrong said a hard Brexit is a ‘red line’ for his company.

Dispute over Blackrock premises which receiver wants to sell

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 15:19
A dispute over a commercial property in South County Dublin which a financial fund-appointed receiver wants to sell has been admitted to the fast track Commercial Court list.

First-time buyers paying €157 above European average for mortgage each month

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 14:55
First-time buyers are paying almost €157 more for their mortgage each month compared to the European average.

Summary judgment application against former AIB and Central Bank director struck out on agreement

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 14:43
A summary judgment application for €1.7m against former AIB and Central Bank director Bernard Somers in relation to a loan secured on various assets, including his home in Foxrock, Dublin, has been struck out at the Commercial Court after the sides reached an agreement.

Firm behind 1,000mph Bloodhound car goes into administration

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 13:31
The project to break the land speed world record was founded in 2007.

CYBG completes £1.7bn takeover of Virgin Money

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 12:37
It marks the first major banking sector deal in the UK since the financial crisis.