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Companies

# companies - Monday 31 March, 2014

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

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

From Business ETC Most tech companies in Ireland want to expand Tech Boom

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

From Business ETC Pfizer, IBM and Microsoft to show small Irish businesses how to make it big Think Big

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

From Business ETC Freight traffic stacks up for Irish Ferries Get The Boat

Freight traffic stacks up for Irish Ferries

Economic upturn to thank for increase in volume

# companies - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

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

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

From Business ETC Good news: Companies in Ireland feel like hiring again Give Us A Job

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

From Business ETC This TD claims his bill could save thousands of jobs – and create thousands more Examinership

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

From Business ETC 77 per cent of company data breaches are caused by employees Data Protection

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

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

From Business ETC Investor compensation fund able to deal with future significant company failures ICCL

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

From Business ETC Government ‘ignoring some companies by prioritising multinationals’ Business

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

€125m fund to boost small and medium businesses

The funding will assist businesses that need capital for expansion.

# companies - Monday 28 October, 2013

From Business ETC Brazilian students being sold on Ireland as study hub Study Buddies

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

From Business ETC Substantial decrease in failing businesses during third quarter Economy

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

From Business ETC Over 180 jobs announced across the country Jobswatch

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

From Business ETC “There was no sweetheart deal for Apple” in Ireland Corporation Tax

“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

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

Gadget makers reveal killer new tech lineups

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

# companies - Thursday 29 August, 2013

From Business ETC 40 per cent decrease in number of businesses failing last month Business

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

From Business ETC 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

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

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

From Business ETC Huge number of Irish firms not ready for SEPA Europe

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

From Business ETC One in five company directors is a woman (and she’s most likely to be called Mary) Women's Day

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

From Business ETC Employment in US companies in Ireland up 15% in five years Employment

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

From Business ETC First numbers on Google’s bid to take on Amazon’s shopping business Google Shopping

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

From Business ETC 10 consumer trends for this coming year Companies

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

From Business ETC 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

From Business ETC New legislation to reduce red tape and cut costs for start-ups Companies

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

From Business ETC What’s the difference between Coke and Pepsi? Cola Wars

What’s the difference between Coke and Pepsi?

Is it taste, ingredients or… branding?

# companies - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

From Business ETC Law firm in Ireland sets up ‘German Group’ GUTEN TAG

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

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.

# companies - Thursday 22 November, 2012

From Business ETC Forty-eight million bottles of Jameson being sold every year Cheers

Forty-eight million bottles of Jameson being sold every year

Whiskey from the Midleton distillery in Cork is one of Ireland’s greatest export successes.

# companies - Monday 12 November, 2012

From Business ETC New website to make awarding of state contracts easier for firms Tendering

New website to make awarding of state contracts easier for firms

Procurement Minister Brian Hayes said the website will significantly reduce the amount of documentation for companies bidding for contracts.

# companies - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Bruton leads trade mission to Canada

The trade mission will involve 30 Irish companies from a range of sectors, and the Minister will participate in 25 meetings and engagements.

# companies - Saturday 20 October, 2012

From Business ETC 17 interview questions to test if you’ll fit in at a company Careers

17 interview questions to test if you’ll fit in at a company

Some are straightforward, some seem like trick questions – all are designed to gain real insight into your personality.

# companies - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

From Business ETC Bruton announces creation of 122 jobs in 5 companies Jobswatch

Bruton announces creation of 122 jobs in 5 companies

The announcement was made by the Minister this morning, with jobs created by five ‘emerging’ companies in three different locations.

# companies - Friday 28 September, 2012

From Business ETC Central Bank Governor calls for focus on corporate restructuring Economy

Central Bank Governor calls for focus on corporate restructuring

Patrick Honohan said many firms may need restructuring to survive and avoid imminent loan defaults.

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