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Profits down 36pc to €16m at Symantec

Pre-tax profits at the Irish arm of online security firm Symantec last year decreased by 36pc to €16m.

Home building at highest levels since 2009 but still ‘a long way from normal’

Almost 15,000 new homes were completed last year, the largest number since 2009.

Your Money: Don’t let tax bill force you to sell family home

Many young people will find it harder to get their feet onto the property ladder and have been forced to rethink their plans to inherit the family home after the Government clamped down on a popular tax relief over Christmas, […]

Office construction up tenfold in a year

Office construction in Dublin surged last year, jumping tenfold on the completion levels seen in 2015, property firm HWBC has said.

Civil servants will pay nothing towards pensions if unions get their way on levy

More than 13,000 civil servants would pay nothing towards their own pensions if unions get their way at new talks.

Amarenco agrees €1bn renewable energy deal

Irish renewable energy firm Amarenco has entered a joint venture agreement with Infracapital, the investment arm of Prudential-owned M&G Investments, to roll out as much as €1bn worth of projects over the next five years.

Hibernia Reit signs ‘flexible workspace’ deal

Hibernia Reit has signed a five-year deal with Iconic Offices for the establishment of a serviced office and co-working business in Dublin city centre.

UK’s Brexit plan pushes need for key Irish role in EU negotiations

Ireland and the UK are described as “inescapably intertwined” in the British government’s newly published Brexit plan.

Number of home buyers taking out mortgage rises to six-year high

THE number of home buyers taking out a mortgage has risen to a six-year high.

Manufacturing overheads rise at fastest rate in four years

Overhead costs for manufacturers rose at the fastest pace in over four years in January, as higher commodity prices, currency moves and price rises at UK suppliers hit the sector. In a sign competitiveness is being hit, some firms hiked […]

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