Banks and insurers warned over use of tracking devices on customers’ cars

Hundreds of companies in industries ranging from banking to insurance have been warned about the use of spy kits by private investigators, the Irish Independent can reveal.

Mega merger on the cards as top Credit Unions in talks to join forces

Two of the largest credit unions in the Munster region are in talks that could lead to a mega merger.

Three software tech giants eying Irish move

Irish representatives are in discussions with three of the world’s leading software firms about the possibility of locating here, according to a well-placed industry source familiar with the talks.

Microsoft invites graduates and experienced staff to apply as firm creates 600 new jobs in Dublin

Microsoft has announced the creation of 600 jobs this morning at its European headquarters in Dublin.

Tony Blair launches campaign to persuade Britain to remain in EU

Tony Blair has urged pro-Europeans to “rise up” and persuade the British people they were wrong about Brexit.

Kingspan revenue breaks €3bn mark as profits jump 33pc

Cavan-based insulation giant Kingspan made a €341m profit last year as its revenue jumped 12pc to €3.1bn, the company reported this morning. The profit was 33pc higher than in 2015

Exports to Britain down by €496m due to Brexit

Irish goods exports reached a record last year of almost €117bn, but exports to Britain dropped by almost half a billion euro as the Brexit vote took its toll.

Aryzta shares fall but world stocks advance

Shares in Irish-Swiss food group Aryzta fell 2.3pc in Zurich by mid-afternoon yesterday as investors took an opportunity to cash in on Tuesday’s share surge after it announced the departure of chief executive Owen Killian and a review of its […]

Competition sees SSE Airtricity profits fall 65pc

A loss of market share as a result of increased competition in the electricity market here contributed to pre-tax profits at SSE Airtricity tumbling by 65pc to €13.4m last year.

Trump effect is having an impact on Irish jobs market

US tech firms have “hit the pause button” on any plans to hire staff here, according to a leading recruitment expert.

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