New Generation planning €250m docklands project

Development designed to cash in on growing demand for offices and new homes

Ireland wary as EU announces its plans for ‘fair and efficient’ taxation

Ireland will “actively engage” in talks on new EU corporate tax laws as long as they don’t go any further than international standards.

Health and well-being in the workplace

January is that time of year when most people think about health and fitness for the year ahead. For busy entrepreneurs, as well as employers, well-being in the workplace is of great importance for productivity and a balanced life in […]

Burning bondholders ‘could have saved the State €9bn’

Banking inquiry hears NTMA advised Government of possible savings in March 2011

Ireland signs up to tackle tax avoidance by multinationals with 30 other OECD countries

Ireland is among 31 OECD countries that have signed up to the Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement designed to tackle tax avoidance and evasion by multinationals.

Peter Kelly sees Weddings by Franc profits soar by 340%

Newly-filed accounts for events company, Weddings by Franc — which is led by Fermoy native Mr Kelly, who trades under the name Franc — show a fourfold increase in profits, for the 12 months to the end of last June, […]

Irish economy to grow 4.8% in 2016, says Central Bank

“If we look at the other emerging markets economies there are obviously very significant downside risks there as well. Another source of risk to the economy of course is coming from financial markets,” he told reporters.

Oil drops back under $30 a barrel as oversupply worries return

China’s rail freight volume, a key economic indicator, dropped 11.9pc in 2015 from a year ago, compared with a decline of 3.9pc in 2014, the National Development and Reform Commission said on Tuesday, adding to concerns of contracting economic activity […]

Cork software firm CoreHR bought by US investors behind Everton FC bid

CoreHR, which develops and sells payroll and attendance software that is used extensively in Irish government and private multinational companies, has sold a majority interest in the company to the Baltimore-based equity firm JMI Equity. The US company has almost […]

Equifax creates 100 jobs in Dublin

Equifax said its IT talent centre, on Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, will develop new solutions for its business around the world.

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