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Dublin: 9 °C Friday 28 November, 2014

Corporate - Today’s News

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Corporate - Yesterday’s News

US med-tech firm Medtronic has been cleared to come to Ireland… and get a sweet tax deal

The company is buying Dublin-headquartered Covidien for about €34 billion.

From TheJournal.ie He’s only in the job 27 days but the EC boss has already survived a motion of no confidence Luxleaks

He’s only in the job 27 days but the EC boss has already survived a motion of no confidence

So much for getting it easy because you’re the new guy.

Black Friday: What is it and why is it creeping in on Ireland? Discount Shoppers This post contains a poll
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Corporate - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

‘Christmas has come early’: Jean-Claude Juncker has a €315bn ‘kickstart’ for Europe

But will Ireland get any money from a plan already criticised for being “scant on detail”?

The Central Bank’s chief seems to have gone cold on relaxing its new mortgage rules

Governor Patrick Honohan says the “seeds of trouble” for a new bubble could already be growing.

From TheJournal.ie ‘The more bureaucrats the worse it will get’ – Even Michael O’Leary hates Irish Water A Complete Mess

‘The more bureaucrats the worse it will get’ – Even Michael O’Leary hates Irish Water

The Ryanair boss took aim at the government for continuing to “piss away billions” despite the recession.

What makes a Rubik’s Cube a Rubik’s Cube?

A trademark court says its all about the lines on the front, apparently.

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This Irish company has produced the new ‘gold standard’ in medical technology

Aerogen’s drug nebulisers are being used in the intensive-care units of hospitals in 70 countries.

Corporate - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Irish ‘food-to-go’ giant Greencore is making a billion-dollar play for US stomachs

The world’s biggest sandwich maker is still growing fast despite last year’s horse-meat scandal.

One of Ireland’s oldest trading hotels is going under the hammer in two weeks

Over 300 properties with a combined reserve of €56 million will go in two massive sales.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s economy might be picking up, but workers’ earnings are still going backwards Not A Good Little Earner

Ireland’s economy might be picking up, but workers’ earnings are still going backwards

Workers in the public sector get nearly 50% more on average than those in private companies.

Corporate - Monday 24 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This is what the government’s National Broadband Plan for rural Ireland looks like Broadband For All

This is what the government’s National Broadband Plan for rural Ireland looks like

Every home, business and school in Ireland will have access to high-speed broadband… but when?

From TheJournal.ie ‘Government distrust over water charges policy shows public want effective lobbying rules’ Lobbying

‘Government distrust over water charges policy shows public want effective lobbying rules’

Transparency Ireland said the new lobbying register doesn’t go far enough.

From TheJournal.ie Does the Socialist Party really want to nationalise Dell? Socialist Revolution

Does the Socialist Party really want to nationalise Dell?

One TD suggested as much at the weekend.

Competition is the hottest it has ever been for Ireland’s top supermarket slot

Three chains are within a few percentage points of being crowned market leader.

From TheJournal.ie Looking for work in Wexford, Clare, Cork or Dublin? Good news, so Jobswatch

Looking for work in Wexford, Clare, Cork or Dublin? Good news, so

150 new jobs are being announced today.

Corporate - Sunday 23 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The same British Airways jet has made another unscheduled landing at Shannon Engine Glitch

The same British Airways jet has made another unscheduled landing at Shannon

It is understood there was a technical issue with the engine and a replacement aircraft is required.

From TheJournal.ie What do the bosses at Ireland’s top firms look like? Still mostly male and over 60 Jobs For The Boys

Corporate - Saturday 22 November, 2014

What I Learned: Why there’s no ‘secret sauce’ to cooking up an e-commerce juggernaut

We talk to MicksGarage about going from the bedroom to a multimillion-euro enterprise.

Corporate - Friday 21 November, 2014

Most employers will be hiring next year, but workers expect to get more from those jobs

People are expecting extra cash after years of shrinking pay packets.

Corporate - Thursday 20 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Couple ‘fined £100 by their hotel’ for leaving a bad review on TripAdvisor Not Fine

Couple ‘fined £100 by their hotel’ for leaving a bad review on TripAdvisor

Tony and Jan Jenkinson described the establishment as a “filthy, dirty, rotten stinking hovel”.

From TheJournal.ie Inside the first new hotel to open in Dublin for nearly 2 years… and it’s so hipster it hurts Hipster Hotel

Inside the first new hotel to open in Dublin for nearly 2 years… and it’s so hipster it hurts

If you’ve been waiting for a room with vinyl and foosball then your prayers have been answered.

Corporate - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Irish Water workers could go on strike if they don’t get their bonuses back

Staff were told yesterday they wouldn’t be getting their performance-pay. But SIPTU says that’s not on.

From TheJournal.ie OK, so there ARE a few Irish brands out there that are still Irish. At least, mostly Irish… Genuine Oirish

OK, so there ARE a few Irish brands out there that are still Irish. At least, mostly Irish…

But it gets more complicated when you look at where the raw product comes from.

Who is this US billionaire who is buying up half of Ireland’s hotels?

The Limerick Strand Hotel is the latest property to be snapped up by the man Al Gore dubbed “Darth Vader”.

From TheJournal.ie Shell’s Mayo gas terminal is rumbling into life with flare tests Corrib

Shell’s Mayo gas terminal is rumbling into life with flare tests

Tests at the plant are expected to continue until early next year.

Applegreen service stations are popping up everywhere and it’s reaping bigger profits

Results are out for last year and the company has made much more money.

Corporate - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water workers want their bonuses back Not Fair

Irish Water workers want their bonuses back

Staff at the semi-state body were told this afternoon that the bonus system is being scrapped for this year.

From TheJournal.ie Think these much-loved Irish products actually come from Ireland? Well, think again Not So Green

Think these much-loved Irish products actually come from Ireland? Well, think again

Love Irish Food says nearly all consumers would prefer to know where their groceries are made.

Corporate - Monday 17 November, 2014

Major buyout by Dublin-based firm Actavis will create ‘blockbuster’ pharma player

The deal with Botox maker Allergan is worth a cool €53 billion.

Labour wants ‘robust data’ on zero-hour contracts before doing anything about them

Joan Burton called the arrangements an “abomination”, while unions have labelled them “extremely exploitative”.

From TheJournal.ie Sick of dodgy WiFi on trains and buses? We have some good news… Wifine

It’s no longer just big export companies that are recruiting more staff

Business recovery is spreading and that’s good news for workers.

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From TheJournal.ie Polish Tesco worker awarded €12,000 for racial discrimination after taking a day off work Equality Tribunal

Polish Tesco worker awarded €12,000 for racial discrimination after taking a day off work

Polish man Tomasz Jankowski’s case before the Equality Tribunal related to a number of incidents of unfair treatment.

Irish Ferries is sailing along smoothly after a buoyant summer

More passengers, more cars and more trucks means more money for Irish Continental.

From The Daily Edge Wetherspoon’s have bought another Dublin boozer – this time a large former nightclub Just The One

Corporate - Sunday 16 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Did you notice these companies changed their logos this year? Logo Agogo

Did you notice these companies changed their logos this year?

They’re so different. Mostly.

Corporate - Friday 14 November, 2014

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