Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 17 °C Saturday 26 May, 2018

Business - Yesterday’s News

Bane of Facebook uses launch of GDPR to file four court cases against social media giants

Max Schrems has been battling Facebook’s privacy standards for the past seven years.

Business - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Ireland has a new data protection law... just hours before the EU's bumper new regulation comes into force

The new law will bring Ireland into line with GDPR just in time for the deadline of midnight tonight.

Press Council attacks 'unaccountable' social media for 'giving space to conspiracy theorists'

The Press Ombudsman also said it has increased aggressiveness in public discourse.

Business - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Brexiteers 'Max Fac' plan would cost the UK £20 billion - Revenue chief

The UK government is bitterly split as to the best way for Britain to exit the EU from a customs standpoint.

Business - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Ikea in Ballymun attracted a ludicrous 3.6 million shoppers last year

We like our Swedish flatpack furniture here and no mistake.

Business - Monday 21 May, 2018

It's official - the PSC will be pulled as a mandatory requirement for your driver theory test

The news is not unexpected given the RSA has pulled back on requiring a Public Services Card in order to apply for a driving licence.

The EU's biggest data protection regulation in 30 years hits this Friday - and we want to hear your questions on it

We’ll be holding a Facebook Live tomorrow afternoon on the subject. If you have any questions now’s the time to have your say.

Business - Saturday 19 May, 2018

One of the largest tourist accommodation projects in Ireland has been given the go-ahead

Tetrarch Capital plans to create a 595-unit hotel and short-term letting block at Ned’s pub in Dublin.

Here's what the €2 million the RSA allocated to the PSC-driving licence project was actually spent on

The RSA spent €2 million on making the PSC mandatory for driving licence applications – before Transport Minister Shane Ross pulled the plug over concerns doing so was illegal.

Business - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Calls to 'defend' Dublin Bus brand as blue and yellow colours to be phased out

John Lahart TD says the branding is “iconic” and should be protected.

Brexit - UK seeking previously unthought of 'third way' around the Northern Ireland customs border impasse

Theresa May’s cabinet is in open revolt over the current proposition – hence the need to find another approach that keeps everyone (sort of) happy.

A Temple Bar hotel is being put up sale for €10.7m

The property consists of two buildings that used to be offices.

Business - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Dublin eatery named best place to eat in Ireland at Irish Restaurant Awards

For 2018. The awards ceremony was held last night at the Clayton Hotel in Dublin.

Business - Monday 14 May, 2018

'Siberian-esque' Storm Emma cost retailers 'tens of millions' but local stores made good sales

Retail Ireland says the effect of the storm was felt for days after.

Business - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Meet the 'secretive' Limerick man who's quietly putting eyes on spacecraft and cars

Arralis CEO Barry Lunn is working towards the motoring industry’s ‘iPhone moment’.

Check your mattress - €226 million in old Irish punts remains unaccounted for - and you can still redeem it

A whopping €1.5 million worth of old Irish money was redeemed last year alone

Business - Friday 11 May, 2018

Origin of name 'Supermac's' revealed as Irish fast food brand goes to legal war with McDonald's

It seems that Pat McDonagh, founder of the Galway fast food franchise, was nicknamed Supermac when he was in school in Co Westmeath.

John Connaghan will be the new head of the HSE - but only temporarily

Connaghan was previously the deputy director general and chief operating officer at the HSE.

The new head of the GP union is younger than Simon Harris - and has a big battle on his hands

Ireland’s newest doctors are fleeing the country – but the latest head of Ireland’s GP union, the NAGP, Maitiú Ó Tuathail is only 29.

Business - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Judgement reserved in INM's attempt at blocking application to appoint inspectors to investigate itself

The High Court had been hearing the second day of INM’s judicial review action against the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE).

Business - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

INM: ODCE inspection should be blocked because it wasn't 'fair or just', says 'extreme damage' was done to share price

The High Court has been hearing day one of Independent News and Media’s judicial review of the application by the ODCE for High Court inspectors to be appointed to the company.

One of the few remaining Dublin docklands sites has been put on the market for a cool €110 million

The 5.91 acre site, adjacent to Sheriff Street and Castleforbes Road on the north docklands, will provide space for as many as 450 apartments.

Dublin Bus raked in €5.7 million in unclaimed change in six years - these are the routes it makes its money on

Just five routes account for nearly 30% of overpayments on Dublin Bus services.

Business - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Michael Fassbender-backed film secures Irish funding before the fund's website even goes live

Calm With Horses starts filming later this month.

Bewley's MD: 'The biggest risk I've ever taken? Working directly with my father'

Cól Campbell of Bewley’s also talks about the toughest thing he’s ever had to do.

US hospital tried to speak to the Children's Hospital Group before launch of abandoned Phoenix name Exclusive

Last month Health Minister Simon Harris confirmed the name Phoenix Children’s Health would not be used on foot of a threatened legal action from the Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Arizona.

Business - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Inside the battle over unpaid wages at the collapsed Irish YouTube channel Facts

Former staff have taken the business to the Workplace Relations Commission over outstanding pay.

Business - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Supermarket own-brand products reduce sugar to avoid new 30c tax

The sugar tax comes into effect today.

Business - Sunday 29 April, 2018

'Thinking you're being funny doesn't excuse it' - Asian man awarded €7,000 after racist graffiti appeared on wall at work

The man also claimed that a colleague had spoken to him in a racist ‘Chinese-style’ fashion.

Here's what new rules to stop 'unfair' grocery deals could mean for the Irish food sector

Farmers have welcomed moves to rebalance power in the supply chain.

Business - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Why some fashion stores like Penneys and TK Maxx resist selling online

Despite its popularity, e-commerce doesn’t always make business sense.

Man who had sex with his manager loses claim over his contract not being renewed

After the intimate encounter, the man claimed to be ‘wracked with guilt’ as he had a girlfriend at the time.

'Surprising' level of interest in direct flight from Dublin to Asia

The new Dublin to Hong Kong route has attracted interest from Chinese, Japanese and Filipino globetrotters.

Business - Thursday 26 April, 2018

HR manager at cemetery awarded €47,500 in compensation for unfair dismissal

The man had been employed at the cemetery for just under 20 years prior to his dismissal in late 2016.

Business - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

3,400 new victims of tracker mortgage scandal identified

37,100 customers affected by the scandal have now been identified, with €459 million in redress paid to date.

WhatsApp bans under 16s from using its app in Europe

The previous minimum age was 13 years old.

Business - Monday 23 April, 2018

UCD ordered to pay academic €30,000 after commission finds it denied her a job because of her age

The Workplace Relations Commission also ordered the university to promote Dr Anne Cleary (64) to the role of senior lecturer, having passed her over for the job in 2015.

Business - Sunday 22 April, 2018

€32,000 payout to injured Tesco security guard, who was denied chair to sit on at work, overturned

The payout was overturned as the man, who had claimed victimisation at work due to not being given a chair to sit on after knee surgery, was employed by another company, not by Tesco itself.

Our payouts are three times that of the UK, so why wouldn't whiplash legislation work here?

Britain and Ireland are currently the outliers of Europe when it comes to soft tissue injury claims, and the UK has announced plans to cap whiplash payouts via legislation.

1 2 3 4 5