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Dublin: 13 °C Monday 4 May, 2015

Corporate - Today’s News

4 things anyone can learn from the brains behind these little bottles

We talked to Innocent’s marketing guru about creating a great brand.

Corporate - Yesterday’s News

Welfare Wednesday pub ad could encourage ‘immoderate or irresponsible drinking’

Welfare Wednesday pub ad could encourage ‘immoderate or irresponsible drinking’

Charity Alcohol Action Ireland made a complaint to advertising watchdog the ASAI.

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Jean-Claude Trichet and his bling, controversial ads and the governor standing down.

Two years after being sold to Coke, has this company kept its innocence?

We talk to Innocent Drinks about competition, cults and getting into bed with a multinational.

David Goldberg – the husband of Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg – has died suddenly RIP

David Goldberg – the husband of Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg – has died suddenly

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said Goldberg was “an amazing person”.

Corporate - Saturday 2 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Travel disruption continues on second day of bus strike Off The Buses

Travel disruption continues on second day of bus strike

There will be no Bus Éireann or Dublin Bus services. Not to the airport, not Nitelinks… Nothing.

From TheJournal.ie A man is suing Blue Moon for ‘pretending to be a craft beer’ Crafty Move

A man is suing Blue Moon for ‘pretending to be a craft beer’

He contends that Blue Moon portrays itself as being a craft beer, despite being owned by MillerCoors

Corporate - Friday 1 May, 2015

Facebook now has 70 options under gender for Irish users

The new definitions include hermaphrodite and gender fluid.

From TheJournal.ie IDA boss didn’t talk to the government before calling for a Yes vote Intervention

IDA boss didn’t talk to the government before calling for a Yes vote

Martin Shanahan’s call for a Yes vote in the same-sex marriage referendum has not gone down well with the No side.

This banker has quietly sacrificed €500,000 to the taxpayer

Most public servants took a pay cut in the recession – but the Central Bank’s governor went further still.

From TheJournal.ie An RTÉ story about Denis O’Brien has been blocked until at least 12 May Injunction

An RTÉ story about Denis O’Brien has been blocked until at least 12 May

The High Court heard today that IBRC will also be seeking an injunction.

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AIB is cutting its mortgage rates again

It’s the second cut in six months.

From TheJournal.ie A defiant Trichet reckoned we were missing something. He wasn’t wrong… Analysis

A defiant Trichet reckoned we were missing something. He wasn’t wrong…

Analysis: The former ECB head was robust and defiant and views the crisis somewhat differently.

Corporate - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Think Ireland getting sued by a tobacco company is odd? Then worry about this EU-US trade deal… Opinion

Think Ireland getting sued by a tobacco company is odd? Then worry about this EU-US trade deal…

It may not have a catchy name but we need to pay attention the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership – it poses huge ramifications for Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Trichet denies telling Brian Lenihan to ‘save your banks at all costs’ That Voicemail

Trichet denies telling Brian Lenihan to ‘save your banks at all costs’

The former ECB president has been answering questions from members of the banking inquiry today.

VIDEO: Watch a very young Mark Zuckerberg trying to explain ‘The Facebook’

“When we first launched we were hoping for, you know, maybe 400, 500 people.”

Apple could be forced to pay 10 years of back taxes to Ireland

And it’s worried that could take a big bite out of its bottom line.

’800 per cent’ surge in traffic – as people rush to get health insurance before deadline

The deadline for ‘Lifetime Community Rating’ is midnight tonight.

Corporate - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “Get off the stage. Get off the stage”:  Noonan rounds on RTÉ in row over Siteserv FOIs DUCK AND WEAVE

“Get off the stage. Get off the stage”: Noonan rounds on RTÉ in row over Siteserv FOIs

Things got a little heated in the Radio 1 studios this morning.

From TheJournal.ie “Pizza and politics don’t mix” – no, Domino’s didn’t send same-sex marriage leaflets Marriag-arita

“Pizza and politics don’t mix” – no, Domino’s didn’t send same-sex marriage leaflets

A leaflet was put inside a menu, sparking some discussion.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what you need to know about the health insurance changes The Big Deadline

Here’s what you need to know about the health insurance changes

The LCR deadline is midnight tomorrow – and providers have been reporting a rush to the phones as people sign up

From TheJournal.ie Brian O’Donnell hands “The Bloody Keys” of Gorse Hill to Bank of Ireland boss The Long Battle

Brian O’Donnell hands “The Bloody Keys” of Gorse Hill to Bank of Ireland boss

Meanwhile – receivers have now entered the Killiney mansion, where another media circus has been developing today.

From TheJournal.ie A company which did want out of Waterford is now hiring 125 people Up The Deise
From TheJournal.ie In Pictures: Another media circus at Gorse Hill – as the receivers arrive in Killiney They're In

In Pictures: Another media circus at Gorse Hill – as the receivers arrive in Killiney

After leaving Killiney earlier – Brian O’Donnell travelled to UCD to confront BoI boss Richie Boucher.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter’s results have leaked early, and they’re not pretty… Plummet

Twitter’s results have leaked early, and they’re not pretty…

Shares in the social media giant dropped dramatically in the aftermath.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair has just been robbed to the tune of €4.6 million Ouch

Ryanair has just been robbed to the tune of €4.6 million

The low budget carrier has had funds hacked from an account via a Chinese bank.

Corporate - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Has Michael Noonan given up on a bank debt deal? Not Off The Table

Has Michael Noonan given up on a bank debt deal?

Not quite, but it looks like the government is pursuing other options.

From TheJournal.ie “Major blow” for Sligo as vaccine plant to shed nearly half its workforce Sligone

“Major blow” for Sligo as vaccine plant to shed nearly half its workforce

Staff at Elanco were told today that 44% of them would lose their jobs.

There wasn’t a mention of Apple Watch sales by Tim Cook today

The company is still a money-generating machine of course.

From TheJournal.ie Will Permanent TSB be able to pay back its bailout cash after all? IOU Lots Of Money

Will Permanent TSB be able to pay back its bailout cash after all?

The bank certainly seems to think so. And Michael Noonan too.

Corporate - Monday 27 April, 2015

Like surfing? Like wearing a sharp suit? Now you can do both at the same time Lookin' Slick This post contains videos

Like surfing? Like wearing a sharp suit? Now you can do both at the same time

When business and surfing collide…

Public or private sector workers – who actually came out worse in the recession?

New figures shine a light on the pay gap after the swingeing cuts of 2010.

Ryanair thinks it can push its fares even lower

Michael O’Leary believes the average fare will be €40 by 2016.

Corporate - Sunday 26 April, 2015

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about SiteServ, mobilegeddon and food-delivery wars.

Corporate - Saturday 25 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Diet Pepsi is getting rid of aspartame, but Diet Coke is keeping it Partial Credit

Diet Pepsi is getting rid of aspartame, but Diet Coke is keeping it

The sweetener has been extensively studied, but there are some concerns over it.

Every business should take lessons from how Nike sells shoes

We talk to one of the world’s greatest scriptwriting experts about how everyone should be able to spin a good yarn.

From TheJournal.ie Over 1,000 staff at AIB are on over €100,000 a year Making Bank

Over 1,000 staff at AIB are on over €100,000 a year

That means they make up 1% of Ireland’s high earners.

Corporate - Friday 24 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Alan Dukes has A LOT to say about the ‘odd ideas’ at the Department of Finance SiteServ

Alan Dukes has A LOT to say about the ‘odd ideas’ at the Department of Finance

The former finance minister explained why IBRC and the department didn’t always get along.

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