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# businesses - 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.

# businesses - Friday 14 March, 2014

Pfizer, IBM and Microsoft to show small Irish businesses how to make it big

Over 3,000 small businesses in Ireland have already had the chance to take part in the programme which is run by a non-profit support forum.

# businesses - Monday 24 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie No decision made on who will collect commercial water charges under Irish Water Rates

No decision made on who will collect commercial water charges under Irish Water

In 2013, water charges that went uncollected amounted to €16,502,532 in Dublin alone.

# businesses - Monday 27 January, 2014

Apple considers developing mobile payments service for physical goods

The company originally planned to create a wallet app in 2012, but backed out after concerns that consumers would blame it for any bad experiences with merchants.

# businesses - Saturday 11 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Clare coast worst hit by storms with repair works to cost over €23m Floods

Clare coast worst hit by storms with repair works to cost over €23m

Local authorities across the country are in the midst of a clean up following the recent severe storms.

# businesses - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Everything you need to know about the biggest piece of legislation in the State’s history

The Companies Bill 2013 is nearly 1,200 pages and proposes to overhaul the way company law operates in Ireland. But in what way? TheJournal.ie takes a look…

# businesses - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Enda Kenny to ring the NASDAQ bell in Dublin tomorrow

The NASDAQ bell will signal the opening of the Web Summit which is taking place in Dublin.

# businesses - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Allsop Auctioneers: ‘No repossessed homes were sold at auction today’ For Sale

Allsop Auctioneers: ‘No repossessed homes were sold at auction today’

A group of protesters gathered outside the Allsop auction at the RDS today, but the auction house states no houses were sold over the heads of any owners.

# businesses - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Bank credit to businesses continues to fall

The latest Central Bank review says that there is tight lending conditions for businesses.

# businesses - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Late payment from customers is the ‘biggest challenge’ for businesses

A new survey also found that Irish businesses in the UK are outperforming their UK counterparts in a number of areas.

# businesses - Monday 15 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Bank of Ireland says it gets more than 1,000 new loan applications every week Lending

Bank of Ireland says it gets more than 1,000 new loan applications every week

The bank says it is giving out a lot more loans to small and medium-sized businesses than it was a year ago.

# businesses - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Property sector accounts for almost half of outstanding business loans

Lending to both small and large businesses in this sector continued to fall over the the last year.

# businesses - Thursday 18 April, 2013

World business leaders meet in Dublin to advance transatlantic trade deal

The round table discussion will coincide with the meeting of EU trade ministers at Dublin Castle.

# businesses - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Business had €30,000 of calls made without its knowledge after hacking

The communications regulator, ComReg, has said that there have been 16 reported cases by operators of businesses’ phone systems being hacked in recent weeks

# businesses - Monday 14 January, 2013

Fees for injuries board cut by €250 in bid to help businesses

The cut from €850 to €600 will not affect claimants who will still have to pay a €45 fee.

# businesses - Friday 4 January, 2013

Banking sector saw rise in deposits, decline in lending in 2012

Deposits from insurance corporations and pension funds also saw an increase last year.

# businesses - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

12 companies which originally sold entirely different products Career Change This post contains images

12 companies which originally sold entirely different products

What did Tiffany & Co, Avon and Nokia sell before they became household brands? Not jewellery, cosmetics nor phones…

# businesses - Friday 21 December, 2012

New legislation to reduce red tape and cut costs for start-ups

The Companies Bill, published today by Minister Richard Bruton, is the largest substantive piece of legislation in the history of the State.

# businesses - Monday 26 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie AIB to implement next-day SME loan decisions SME

AIB to implement next-day SME loan decisions

The new initiative will speed up credit decisions for customers.

# businesses - Friday 9 November, 2012

Irish multinationals employed almost 249,000 abroad in 2010

Figures show the UK was the most important destination country for Irish businesses abroad.

# businesses - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Paddy Power to create 600 jobs in Dublin by 2015

Hundreds of positions will be created as part of the bookmaker’s international online expansion.

# businesses - Friday 31 August, 2012

Six companies collapsed each day this month

Figures show there was in increase in the number of start-ups this year but the net loss was still 480 businesses.

# businesses - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Bank of Ireland says it’s ‘concerned’ that SMEs believe banks are not lending

The bank is reacting to the findings of Central Bank research which shows that Ireland has one of the highest rejection rate for SME loans.

# businesses - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie More than 1 in 10 business properties are lying empty Sitting Vacant

More than 1 in 10 business properties are lying empty

Almost 24,000 commercial properties in Ireland are vacant, with the highest rates found in Sligo and Leitrim.

# businesses - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie ISME: Hot weather ‘doesn’t lead to rise in sick leave’ Sick Leave

ISME: Hot weather ‘doesn’t lead to rise in sick leave’

However, its chief executive said employers are concerned about another summer event – Euro 2012.

# businesses - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

118 new start-ups underway each day last month

However, 55 per cent of the 11,156 companies surveyed by Vision-net last month were deemed as being at high risk of collapse.

# businesses - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Irish SMEs are ‘stuck in the 20th century’

A survey has found that some Irish SMEs don’t use social networking site to promote themselves – and some are even still using faxes to get the word about about their services.

# businesses - Monday 26 March, 2012

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

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# businesses - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Number of women directors increased by 20% during recession

Almost 100,000 women are now directors of Irish companies, an increase of almost 50 per cent in the past ten decade.

# businesses - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Over seven companies collapsed each day in February

Meanwhile, business and credit analysts at Vision-net say that three out of five hotels and restaurants are in danger of going out of business.

# businesses - Monday 27 February, 2012

Business leaders back EU fiscal compact treaty – IBEC survey

A survey by the employers group also found strong support for Ireland’s continued membership of the eurozone.

# businesses - Monday 19 December, 2011

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

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# businesses - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Over half of businesses in Ireland restrict social media use in workplace – survey Workplace This post contains a poll

Over half of businesses in Ireland restrict social media use in workplace – survey

A survey of over 80 IT and security professionals has found that one in four employers block access to all social media websites in the workplace.

# businesses - Monday 17 October, 2011

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

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# businesses - Monday 10 October, 2011

One-quarter of Irish firms plan on hiring new staff soon

Employers expect to create as many jobs as are laid off for the first time since 2009, according to an IBEC survey.

# businesses - Monday 3 October, 2011

Liquidations rise in Q3, but fewer companies become insolvent

Latest statistics show that insolvencies in the construction sector are falling – but are increasing in retail and hospitality.

# businesses - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

Businesses feel the benefit of Dublin’s All-Ireland success

The capital has been boosted by the Dubs’ last-gasp win over Kerry on Sunday, says the Dublin Chamber of Commerce.

From TheJournal.ie Sunday the busiest day for business break-ins Security

Sunday the busiest day for business break-ins

New figures show that over 40 per cent of break-ins take place at the weekend.

# businesses - Thursday 1 September, 2011

August one of highest months for insolvencies

An average of 10 companies a day became insolvent in August, with one-third of insolvent companies leaving unpaid mortgages behind.

# businesses - Sunday 12 June, 2011

Half of all businesses in Ireland are contracting or struggling to survive

New research by a body which supports small and medium enterprises finds that the rising cost of overheads such as energy is a key concern for many businesses in Ireland.