Flooding is unlikely to cost insurers as much as in 2009

The cost of recent widespread flooding is unlikely to hurt insurers as much as Ireland’s last major flooding event in 2009, according to industry body Insurance Ireland.

One third of parents buy toys without safety mark

Thousands of parents are prepared to buy toys that have not been tested to ensure they are safe, research conducted on behalf of the State’s consumer watchdog has found.

Go on employers, give your staff a little tax-free bonus

With the heavy expense of Christmas coming up, there has been a welcome change that will benefit workers.

DPD Ireland to create 200 of 265 new jobs

Two companies plan to create a total of 265 new jobs across Galway and Athlone.

Fury with banks as 40,000 customers complain

Customer fury over exorbitant fees, abysmal customer service, sloppy administration and the dehumanisation of daily business in our banks is behind a record 40,354 complaints by current account holders this year.

Facebook to launch its own version of LinkedIn

Facebook at Work, Facebook’s professional version of its social network, is expected to launch in the coming months, after spending a year in tests, a company executive said.

How do I raise funds to keep my export drive going?

My business is turning over close to €1m and we started to export approximately one year ago which has become quite successful. It has become evident to me that I will have to raise significant funds to expand and I […]

This year on track to be record one for startups

This year is on track to be one of the best on record for startups, with almost 19,000 new firms expected to be registered by the end of the year.

Five smart home gadgets that will slash your energy bills this winter

Smart energy gadgets could save you a lot more on your heating and electricity bills than the price cuts just announced by Electric Ireland and SSE Airtricity will. These price reductions will kick in this January. The cuts aren’t huge […] to create 50 new jobs over next year, the online insurance broker, has announced plans to create 50 new jobs over the next 12 months in Terenure.

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