Business ETC uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 14 °C Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Corporate - Today’s News

Tesco will be put under the microscope for its €320m blunder

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority wants to have a long, hard look at the supermarket giant’s books.

Bankruptcies have increased more than 750% since four years ago

New figures also show a rise in start-ups and a fall in the number of businesses going under.

Corporate - Yesterday’s News

Not playing around – parents vent their rage as Smyths Toys cancels orders

But the company says the problem only came from customers trying to cash in on multiple discount vouchers.

Irish oil explorer gears up for drilling at billion-euro well near Cork coast

Providence Resources plans to start offshore oil drilling next year, but it’s still losing money.

Here’s what we know about the EU’s claim that Ireland gave illegal State aid to Apple

They say that Apple was given an advantage over competitors.

Corporate - Monday 29 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland denies giving illegal State aid to Apple as FT front page makes world headlines Tax Avoidance

Ireland denies giving illegal State aid to Apple as FT front page makes world headlines

The Department of Finance says that Apple has been “taxed fully” in Ireland.

Aldi scores massive sales boost as supermarkets declare all-out ad war

The German discount chain nearly doubled its advertising spend on the way to record turnover.

More Dealz for Ireland means 300 extra jobs for workers

The budget chain is opening another 10 stores as part of its aggressive expansion plans.

Herbie goes to the US: Eircom boss stands down after company float shelved

The company’s CEO is headed home less that two weeks after plans to go public (again) are put off.

The government’s ‘charade’ on late-payment laws is hurting small business

A quarter of SMEs are waiting more than 3 months to get paid and the problem is costing jobs, ISME says.

Shouldn’t you be at school, SMEs? How a lack of training is letting down business Stay Classy This post contains a poll

Shouldn’t you be at school, SMEs? How a lack of training is letting down business

Poll: What’s the best way to learn about running a business, in class or the school of hard knocks?

Corporate - Saturday 27 September, 2014

If you’ve bought an Opel recently you’re being told not to drive it

New Corsas, Adams or Corsavans were manufactured with a steering fault.

From TheJournal.ie This plane could replace 12,000 jets – and it finally took off this week Plane Sailing

This plane could replace 12,000 jets – and it finally took off this week

The planes are vastly more efficient, Airbus says.

Corporate - Friday 26 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Taxpayers look like the losers (yet again) in the latest bank bailout developments Still Hurting

Taxpayers look like the losers (yet again) in the latest bank bailout developments

Central Bank “under pressure” to fast-track sale of Anglo Irish Bank-related debts.

Fyffes owners are being offered less juice out of big banana deal

They would now get just over 40% from a merger with US company Chiquita.

Corporate - Thursday 25 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair’s ‘nice-over’ seems to be working, er, nicely Everything Is Awesome

Ryanair’s ‘nice-over’ seems to be working, er, nicely

The airline expects to make profits of €620-650 million this year.

SPONSORED

From TheJournal.ie Richard Branson is giving his staff as much time off as they like Like A Virgin

Corporate - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tesco in redundancy discussions over “small number of roles” Irish Stores

Tesco in redundancy discussions over “small number of roles”

Talks are over voluntary redundancy or redeployment of staff.

Fertiliser and feed-supplier makes €87m – and thanks mother nature for it

“Near-perfect” conditions for selling lots of stuff to farmers, Origin Enterprises says.

Corporate - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

‘Rising consumer confidence’ prompts CPM to recruit for 300 new jobs

The company is looking for 150 full-time and 150 temporary staff.

Eircom is the newest arrival at the very-crowded movie download party

Troubled telecoms company joins Netflix, Sky Movies and many others in the video-on-demand biz.

From TheJournal.ie Bord Gáis theatre sold for €28m to Celtic Tiger winners Cheap Seats

Bord Gáis theatre sold for €28m to Celtic Tiger winners

Couple who made millions selling hotels before the crash buy theatre which cost €80m to build.

Tax inversions inverted: US moves on loopholes used by Ireland-based companies

Confused? We look at US corporate tax reforms and how they could affect this country.

SPONSORED

From TheJournal.ie T-shirt that called rape “a snuggle with a struggle” pulled from department stores A Load Of Shirt

T-shirt that called rape “a snuggle with a struggle” pulled from department stores

The t-shirt was sold by Philippines’ biggest mall operator until a social media outrage.

Corporate - Monday 22 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s €87 million EuroMillions ticket was sold in Dublin Un-fair City

Ireland’s €87 million EuroMillions ticket was sold in Dublin

Bad news though, whoever has it has already contacted the National Lottery.

Tesco admits to making €300 million mistake in its books. Oops…

Expected profits down for the third time this year as world’s second-biggest retailer looks into the screw-up.

Corporate - Friday 19 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie It had a $25 billion IPO and stocks rose today, but what is Alibaba? Open Sesame

It had a $25 billion IPO and stocks rose today, but what is Alibaba?

A very rich company, is what it is.

Eureka! There’s gold in them Co Monaghan hills

Ireland’s first commercial gold mine being planned along 50km “gold trend” from Cavan to Armagh.

The cows are going to be very busy in Cork. Up to 60% busier, in fact

Dairygold will add 115 jobs and boost production 60% after EU dairy quotas end.

SPONSORED

From TheJournal.ie UK debt collectors hired to chase down north’s M50 toll evaders U Down With Epc

UK debt collectors hired to chase down north’s M50 toll evaders

London firm EPC is already tasked with recovering unpaid M50 fines in Ireland.

Fancy yourself as the next Michael O’Leary? New third-level courses could be for you

DCU and the DAA have joined up to establish the Dublin Aviation Institute.

Business owners, today is ‘e-Day’ for public payments. What should you be doing?

Business can no longer pay public sector bodies by cheque.

Corporate - Thursday 18 September, 2014

More staff shown the door at Microsoft, though Irish workers should be safe

Latest layoffs the next round of company’s 18,000 job cuts.

Irish greyhounds are going global, but industry still gone to dogs

Greyhound board pens deal to take local races to William Hill’s online gamblers.

Company behind bulk marketing texts says Irish trade is ‘challenging’

Zamano reports a fall in sales and profits, blames ComReg code of practice for bad local figures.

Corporate - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

First step Tullamore, then the world

Tullamore Dew returns to namesake town after 60 years as global demand for Irish whiskey keeps on growing.

Most directors think a who-you-know culture remains for getting on a company’s board

As many as 19% believe this it is mainly the case in State-owned companies.

1 2 3 4 5