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No job cuts expected at Amazon Ireland despite reports of lay-offs – Varadkar

Wed, 11/16/2022 - 18:49
His comments came as reports in the US suggest tech giant Amazon is expected to lay off 10,000 people worldwide.

PAC to review payments from Apple escrow account once worth €14.3bn

Wed, 11/16/2022 - 18:27
Report by Comptroller and Auditor General published earlier this year showed the value of the account had fallen again in 2021, by €351m, and was then worth just over €13.6bn

British inflation jumps to highest rate for 41 years as new austerity looms         

Wed, 11/16/2022 - 15:26
Surging household energy bills and food prices pushed British inflation to a 41-year high, data showed a day before chancellor Jeremy Hunt announces ...

Musk gives workers deadline to decide if they will be ‘part of the new Twitter’

Wed, 11/16/2022 - 14:12
Musk has tried to reassure companies that advertise on Twitter that it will not damage their brands by associating them with harmful content.

Ulster Bank to cut 600 jobs as it exits Irish market

Wed, 11/16/2022 - 13:06
Other staff moving to Permanent TSB and AIB

Wayflyer to cut 200 jobs

Wed, 11/16/2022 - 12:35
Wayfler is the latest tech company to slim down as many battle economic challenges 

Port of Cork's new €86m container terminal is already 'too small'

Wed, 11/16/2022 - 12:24
Port company CEO criticises time it takes to develop new infrastructure in Ireland

Elon Musk ‘fired Twitter staff for criticising him’

Wed, 11/16/2022 - 10:48
As many as 20 employees have been told that their behaviour violated company policy and that their employment was being terminated immediately

SSE Airtricity posts higher profits amid energy crisis

Wed, 11/16/2022 - 07:51
In its latest trading update, the energy provider posted operating profits of €17m, up from €3.4m, during the first half of the year.

Fiscal watchdog supports wide range of tax hikes

Wed, 11/16/2022 - 00:05
Ifac said Commission on Tax and Welfare proposals would boost tax revenues by a significant amount

European shares climb as investors see 'fog of inflation clearing slightly'

Tue, 11/15/2022 - 22:09
Stoxx-600 index logged its fourth straight session of gains

UN voices hope Ukraine grain exports deal will be extended 

Tue, 11/15/2022 - 17:49
UN aid chief Martin Griffiths has voiced confidence on the continued work of the Black Sea grains deal after meeting with Russian and Ukrainian ...

Waterford-based medical technology company Schivo acquires Canadian firm APN Global

Tue, 11/15/2022 - 17:37
The deal was completed for an undisclosed sum.

Twitter turmoil sparks 'close’ privacy scrutiny in EU

Tue, 11/15/2022 - 17:29
Ireland’s Data Protection Commission commented after an initial meeting Monday to clarify next steps with staff in Dublin

Limerick firm AMCS Platform enters contract with UK waste management company Viridor

Tue, 11/15/2022 - 16:40
AMCS Platform has more than 4,000 customers worldwide

Shannon Airport Group breaks ground on R&D facility

Tue, 11/15/2022 - 16:35
Third major construction project to be undertaken this year by the Shannon Airport Group

Chaotic collapse of FTX crypto empire triggers more than 1m creditors

Tue, 11/15/2022 - 15:38
A restructuring lawyer has ushered the companies into bankruptcy court

Nestle upbeat on replacing meat with plant proteins despite demand dip

Tue, 11/15/2022 - 15:27
A recent fizzle in the hype surrounding plant protein consumption will give way to a more sustainable growth trajectory that could see the segment ...

Poolbeg and AnaBio secure €2.3m for vaccine trial

Tue, 11/15/2022 - 15:11
Companies plan to develop oral vaccine platform

Waterford's Suir Engineering acquired in deal worth up to €80m 

Tue, 11/15/2022 - 11:57
Engineering services firm employs 1,300 people