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# business - Monday 21 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Never waste the lessons of a good recession – capitalise on creative vision Arts And Business

Column: Never waste the lessons of a good recession – capitalise on creative vision

Communities and economies thrive on creative thought and vision – our dancers, writers, thinkers, performers, artists create so much return on the small investments made in them.

# business - Sunday 20 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Restrictive, badly marketed and poorly explained: Government finance scheme for SMEs is not working Not Adding Up

Restrictive, badly marketed and poorly explained: Government finance scheme for SMEs is not working

The EIIS programme is poorly explained and flawed, trade bodies say.

# business - Thursday 17 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland likely to be less than 1% over end of year milk quota Farmers

Ireland likely to be less than 1% over end of year milk quota

This is the last year the Irish dairy sector will be unbound by quota restrictions.

Sandberg: ‘If you want to do something nice for your wife, don’t buy flowers, do the laundry’

Sheryl Sandberg talks gender equality, women leaning in, asking for raises and not being afraid to be ambitious.

# business - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

# business - Monday 14 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s the beginning of a new week – and here’s everything you need to know before 9am.

From TheJournal.ie Irish-themed TV station to create 150 jobs Telly Addicts

Irish-themed TV station to create 150 jobs

IrishTV will broadcast through Europe and the US and will launch in May.

# business - Saturday 12 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: This is the ‘Dangerous Cocktail’ afflicts senior management teams the world over All Work And No Play

Column: This is the ‘Dangerous Cocktail’ afflicts senior management teams the world over

Senior teams are very often the worst performing groups in the organisation – and I should know, I’ve spend enough time in one, writes Brian F Smyth.

# business - Friday 11 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These maps show the planned 2,840km of cycle routes for the greater Dublin area Grand Ambitions

These maps show the planned 2,840km of cycle routes for the greater Dublin area

Kildare, Meath, Wicklow as well as the capital are all involved.

# business - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The curious case of the CEO and the coffin business Wood You Believe

The curious case of the CEO and the coffin business

Angela Kerins, her family and Rehab’s relationship with Complete Eco Solutions is under scrutiny again. What is it all about?

Taoiseach to announce $16 million Enterprise Ireland collaboration with US clinic

Enterprise Ireland and the Mayo Clinic will create 10 new companies as part of the deal.

# business - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Small firms ‘prohibited’ from government work

Larger companies forcing down prices for government work.

# business - Monday 7 April, 2014

So just what was the effective rate of tax for corporations in the last decade?

It’s more than you might think for most companies.

Small and medium businesses aren’t impressed with the government

In fact, they’re less than impressed.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s the beginning of a new week – and here’s everything you need to know before 9am.

“Ireland is on the way back” – businesses are bullish about the economy right now

Business group IBEC says the recovery is not just well under way, but is gaining momentum.

# business - Saturday 5 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Don’t believe the hype – the Irish economy remains a high cost one Column

Column: Don’t believe the hype – the Irish economy remains a high cost one

As business costs begin to rise again, we need to remember that nobody owes us a living, writes Aaron McKenna.

# business - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Domino’s Irish sales are topping 2013

E-commerce and mobile deliver a strong showing for pizza company.

# business - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Youth leaders to debate global problems with Geldof and Huffington in Dublin One World Youth

Youth leaders to debate global problems with Geldof and Huffington in Dublin

More than 1,200 delegates from 190 countries will attend the ‘One Young World’ conference.

# business - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

No pay rises on the cards for SMEs

Survey finds small businesses are optimistic about the economy but will hold off on wage increases.

Ireland would be “biggest loser” in OECD tax shake-up

Proposals to tax digital companies where user bases are located would “fundamentally change” the environment for tech giants based in Ireland.

Here what needs to be done to fix the economy, says IBEC

The business lobby group says Ireland needs better government and more entrepreneurship to get Ireland back on track.

# business - Monday 24 March, 2014

€5m distillery planned for Dublin church

Multinational animal feed player to build distillery on site of St James’s church where Daniel O’Connell laid foundation stone.

Dublin ‘well positioned’ to profit from upward IPO march

Competition among cities and exchanges is set to intensify with deal volumes expected to grow further in 2014.

# business - Friday 21 March, 2014

Major Irish IPO off the table

Dublin-based firm pulls plans to raise up to €57m from NASDAQ.

# business - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Another sad product of emigration, funerals can now be streamed online Irish Abroad

Another sad product of emigration, funerals can now be streamed online

The business hopes to offer a practical solution to Irish people that have emigrated who can’t return home.

# business - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Primark to pay €7m compensation to workers over Bangladesh building collapse Rana Plaza

Primark to pay €7m compensation to workers over Bangladesh building collapse

The company has already distributed $2m to workers and their families.

# business - Saturday 15 March, 2014

# business - Monday 10 March, 2014

AIB approves nine out of ten of SME loans

State owned bank put €4.2bn into the market last year.

From TheJournal.ie Lack of finance the biggest barrier to starting new businesses in Ireland, say entrepreneurs SUPPORTS

Lack of finance the biggest barrier to starting new businesses in Ireland, say entrepreneurs

Over one-in-two entrepreneurs surveyed believe the lack of finance options for start-ups was stifling the growth of new businesses.

# business - Sunday 9 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Morgan Kelly warns SMEs could ‘go under’ taking a big chunk of the Irish economy Forecast

Morgan Kelly warns SMEs could ‘go under’ taking a big chunk of the Irish economy

Kelly said there is going to be a lot of SMEs cleared out ‘in one go’ following ECB stress tests.

Here’s why one company lets workers look up each other’s salary

Like to know what the boss earns? Whole Foods reckons knowledge promotes competitiveness and productivity among employees.

# business - Friday 7 March, 2014

Fewer than one in five Irish companies have woman on the board

Women are under-represented while support among executives for gender quotas drops.

# business - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Freight traffic stacks up for Irish Ferries

Economic upturn to thank for increase in volume

# business - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

So long Pensions Reserve Fund, hello Strategic Investment Fund

The ISIF held a meeting today to discuss its objectives for the future.

# business - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

SMEs encouraged to apply for €75 million fund

The fund is looking for companies which have the scope for job creation and export growth.

From TheJournal.ie More than a quarter of LGB employees have been harassed at work Equality In The Workplace

More than a quarter of LGB employees have been harassed at work

The research found that employees who were out at work were more committed to their employer than employees who were not out.

# business - Monday 3 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man in court over spate of armed robberies in Dublin city centre Crime

Man in court over spate of armed robberies in Dublin city centre

Gardaí launched an investigation into the armed robberies at coffee shops and convenience stores over the past two months.

Column: What does an entrepreneur need to know when starting out?

Many SME managers have expertise and interest in a specific area – but no financial management experience or expertise. So how do they secure funding for their businesses?

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