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# companies - Monday 30 June, 2014

250+ jobs to be announced at Cork company

SouthWestern is to make a “significant” jobs announcement later today.

Majority of indigenous tech companies expect revenue to grow

Over 81 per cent of companies said they were more confident about their business than they were three months ago.

# companies - Friday 13 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Self-employed contractors are underpaying millions in tax Careful Now

Self-employed contractors are underpaying millions in tax

Audits carried out in the last year showed that the Revenue was underpaid to the tune of €9.3 million.

# companies - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Here’s how many companies were started every day last month

There’s been a near-doubling of construction sector start-ups, too.

# companies - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Google knocks Apple off the top spot to become the world’s most valuable brand

The company is worth €116 billion, having increased in value by 40 per cent over the year.

# companies - Monday 28 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Mandate union secures €20m in pay increases for 40,000 members More Money

Mandate union secures €20m in pay increases for 40,000 members

By winning pay increases, Mandate says members have more money to spend in the local economy.

# companies - Monday 31 March, 2014

Carl Scarpa and Flannery’s Pub among eight firms who saved over 400 jobs so far this year

The Hughes Blake SME Examinership Index showed that seven of the eight firms were SMEs.

# companies - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Most tech companies in Ireland want to expand

However, access to credit, scalability and hiring the right people remain challenges.

# companies - 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.

# companies - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Freight traffic stacks up for Irish Ferries

Economic upturn to thank for increase in volume

# companies - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dragon’s Den star to discuss entrepreneurship before Oireachtas committee today Star Help

Dragon’s Den star to discuss entrepreneurship before Oireachtas committee today

O’Sullivan will discuss what the government can do to encourage and support entrepreneurs in business.

# companies - Thursday 13 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie It’s highly likely there will be a legal challenge to plain tobacco packaging, says Law Society Smoking

It’s highly likely there will be a legal challenge to plain tobacco packaging, says Law Society

The director general of the Law Society said Ireland would be setting a precedent in Europe.

# companies - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Good news: Companies in Ireland feel like hiring again

Exporting companies are positive about their business prospects over the next year.

# companies - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

This TD claims his bill could save thousands of jobs – and create thousands more

Stephen Donnelly wants to amend the Companies Act to facilitate an easier examinership process.

# companies - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

77 per cent of company data breaches are caused by employees

The survey found that almost a quarter of Irish companies have experienced multiple data breaches over the past twelve months.

# companies - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Our fragile health insurance market faces collapse if age groups aren’t balanced Opinion

Column: Our fragile health insurance market faces collapse if age groups aren’t balanced

Clearly insurers are not building a mixed age profile of customers under their own steam, writes Patricia Conboy, who says those that don’t should be penalised.

# companies - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Investor compensation fund able to deal with future significant company failures

In its annual report, the Investor Compensation Company Limited said 2013 was ‘challenging’ due to payouts to IBRC and CHC.

# companies - Friday 8 November, 2013

Government ‘ignoring some companies by prioritising multinationals’

Deirdre Somers of the Irish Stock Exchange said that Ireland’s exit of the bailout will enhance its credentials regarding investment.

# companies - Monday 4 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie €125m fund to boost small and medium businesses SMEs

€125m fund to boost small and medium businesses

The funding will assist businesses that need capital for expansion.

# companies - Monday 28 October, 2013

Brazilian students being sold on Ireland as study hub

Over 1,200 students came to study here from Brazil this year, as Department of Education and Skills expands links between Brazilian and Irish colleges.

# companies - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Substantial decrease in failing businesses during third quarter

Start-ups were also on the increase with an average of 108 new companies registered every day during the quarter.

# companies - Monday 23 September, 2013

Over 180 jobs announced across the country

The jobs were announced in three food companies and a gaming systems support firm.

# companies - Thursday 19 September, 2013

“There was no sweetheart deal for Apple” in Ireland

CEO of IDA Ireland Barry O’Leary told the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee that foreign companies are paying a substantial amount of corporation tax.

# companies - Sunday 15 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Just four commercial gas discoveries since the 70s but minister remains positive Exploration

Just four commercial gas discoveries since the 70s but minister remains positive

Junior miniser Fergus O’Dowd has said that the state should provide an environment that encourages companies to take the risks involved in exploration.

# companies - Saturday 14 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Gadget makers reveal killer new tech lineups Gadgets

Gadget makers reveal killer new tech lineups

Are they trying to make us – gasp! – Christmas shop already?

# companies - Thursday 29 August, 2013

40 per cent decrease in number of businesses failing last month

New figures also showed that there was an average of 106 new businesses and companies established per day in August.

# companies - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Meet the small Indian recycler in trademark war with Gap Mind The Gap This post contains images

Meet the small Indian recycler in trademark war with Gap

Green the Gap has three stores in India and sells home decor and accessories made out of waste. Gap has asked them to change their brand.

# companies - Sunday 30 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound wins €2m bin contract with Dublin City Council Waste

Greyhound wins €2m bin contract with Dublin City Council

The rubbish collection company is ‘saving Dublin City Council €12m a year’, it said.

# companies - Monday 29 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Burton urged to take action so State can save €21m a year Savings

Burton urged to take action so State can save €21m a year

Roisín Shorthall says that if the State was to be reimbursed by insurers for welfare payments taken out while people are injured and claim welfare, they could save millions.

# companies - Monday 8 April, 2013

Huge number of Irish firms not ready for SEPA

The single euro payments area (SEPA) will be launched early next year.

# companies - Friday 22 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge 11 companies who are really good at social media Social-medialicious

11 companies who are really good at social media

From Taco Bell to Irish Rail.

# companies - Friday 8 March, 2013

One in five company directors is a woman (and she’s most likely to be called Mary)

Figures show that number of female directors has increased by 14 per cent since the start of the recession – but over half of all Irish PLCs have no women sitting on their boards.

# companies - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Employment in US companies in Ireland up 15% in five years

The American Chamber of Ireland said that Ireland “cannot be complacent” as other countries are improving their competitiveness all the time.

# companies - Saturday 26 January, 2013

First numbers on Google’s bid to take on Amazon’s shopping business

The new “product listing ads” appeared to have taken off at the end of the final quarter of 2012.

# companies - Sunday 6 January, 2013

10 consumer trends for this coming year

Trendspotting firm trendwatching.com has been watching the way the wind blows for companies (and consumers) in 2013.

# companies - 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…

# companies - 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.

# companies - Thursday 20 December, 2012

What’s the difference between Coke and Pepsi?

Is it taste, ingredients or… branding?

# companies - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Law firm in Ireland sets up ‘German Group’

A&L Goodbody says that “significant” German business interaction with Ireland led them to set up dedicated German-speaking department.

# companies - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Commercial Court to allow cross examination of Quinn family Quinn

Commercial Court to allow cross examination of Quinn family

The order allows IBRC to question them about their about bank accounts as well as the alleged transfer of assets to offshore companies.

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