Households’ worth jumps on back of property price rise

The surge in property prices has pushed up the net worth of households.The debts of consumers here are also falling faster than elsewhere in the European Union.

FutureScope conference aims to unlock potential

More than 1,200 people will attend today’s FutureScope conference in Dublin.

Looking for flexible, co-working office space? Savills has the answer

Savills Ireland has launched Workthere, a new service to help growing businesses find flexible, co-working, and services office space across Ireland.

Slash banking fees by moving your current account to another bank

This is a far cry from the first half of 2014, when over 26,000 customers switched, although this was mainly due to the exit of Danske Bank and ACC Bank from the current account market.

Facebook Ireland poised to land more jobs

Facebook is poised to expand further in Dublin, with the company set to hire 3,000 people for ‘community operations’ worldwide.

‘Business-friendly’ campaign call

The Government should do even more to promote Ireland internationally as a business-friendly destination, the global head of technology giant SAP has said.

Don’t rely on your gut when finding value for customers

The old adage suggests that if you build a better mousetrap, the world will beat a path to your door. It may even be true. But unless you know exactly what it is about your mousetrap that makes it better, […]

How taking a closer look at a firm can magnify success

Ash Technologies in Naas, Co Kildare was co-founded in 1994 by Hugh Maguire to design and manufacture a range of electronic magnifiers for people with visual impairment. When that market became overly competitive, Hugh decided to pivot the business.

Paydays pay off for wages firm as it goes international

Sean Gallagher meets small and medium-sized business owners and shares the lessons they’ve learnt in building their companies.

Half of Irish SMEs say they’ve felt no fallout from Brexit, so far

About half of small businesses have so far experienced no impact from the Brexit vote, a Government-backed survey has found.

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