New 20pc tax on profits will hit vulture funds and investors with Irish property assets

A new 20pc tax on profits will hit so called vulture funds and other investor holding Irish property assets through previously low tax vehicles from the start of next year.

Brexit could lead to some ‘civil unrest’ in Northern Ireland again- Former PSNI officer

Brexit could lead to some “civil unrest” in Northern Ireland again, particularly in relation to the border, a former senior PSNI officer has warned.

Exclusive: Developer Greg Kavanagh hits the jackpot with €150m payday

New Generation Homes chief Greg Kavanagh has secured a massive payment in a deal understood to be valued in excess of €150m from his company’s financial backers, London-based M&G Investments, in a deal which will see him exit the business.

Sterling forces cut in Ryanair forecast

Sterling’s plunge since the UK’s June Brexit vote has finally forced Ryanair to cut its full-year profit guidance, after months of warning that such a move could be on the cards.

Kellogg pays no corporation tax in Ireland as sales top €1.2bn

The main Irish arm of breakfast cereal giant Kellogg last year paid zero corporation tax for the second year running as revenues topped €1.28bn.

Law firm taps ex-Central Bank regulator

Law firm Eversheds has appointed former Central Bank official Ciaran Walker as a consultant.

Ryanair fares to fall more than expected as O’Leary bemoans weak sterling

The weak sterling is playing havoc with Ryanair’s earnings as the airline has predicted its average fares to fall by between 13pc and 15pc.

Explosion in numbers renting means 850,000 people are now tenants

There has been an explosion in the number of people renting as the housing crisis worsens.

Lidl to add 100 new jobs as company prepares to roll out four new stores

German supermarket chain Lidl is to add 100 new jobs at four new stores set to open over the coming months.

Epayment firm ACI opens new data centre, creates 50 jobs

Electronic payment company ACI Worldwide has opened a new state-of-the-art data centre in Limerick with the aim of expanding the firm’s capabilities in Europe.

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