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Business - Yesterday’s News

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Business - Monday 20 January, 2020

Taoiseach presents Apple CEO Tim Cook with special award in Dublin

The award was given to mark 40 years of investment by the tech company in Ireland.

Business - Friday 10 January, 2020

Construction deaths more than doubled last year with falls from heights being the leading cause

Overall, 46 people died in workplace accidents in 2019 and agriculture remains the most dangerous sector in which to work.

Business - Friday 3 January, 2020

The government wants to make Dublin more like Boston, Barcelona and Paris

A new Trinity College campus site will serve as the centre of the ‘Grand Canal Innovation District’.

Business - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Authorities left dumbfounded after ex-Nissan boss flees Japan to Lebanon while awaiting trial

Carlos Ghosn, formerly a giant of the motor industry, faced charges of financial misconduct.

Business - Saturday 28 December, 2019

The throwback economy: Why 'a good story' never goes out of style

As the retail world evolves, do vinyl and the printed word still hold a special place in peoples hearts?

Business - Monday 23 December, 2019

Boeing chief executive resigns amid ongoing 737 MAX scandal

The former CEO was seen as tone deaf about 346 people killed in two crashes involving the aircraft.

Business - Thursday 5 December, 2019

New editorial line-up to lead TheJournal.ie into exciting new phase

Meet the team charged with delivering insightful, impartial journalism on one of Ireland’s most popular digital outlets.

Business - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Google co-founders step down from parent firm Alphabet

Larry Page and Sergey Brin are handing the reins to current Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

Business - Monday 2 December, 2019

Consumer watchdog issues warning about controversial tech retailer Click.ie

The CCPC said the warning is especially noteworthy ahead of the Christmas period.

Business - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Royal Bank of Scotland has called its new app Bó

Although bó is the Irish word for ‘cow’, RBS makes no reference to this in its lengthy press release called ‘What’s In A Name’.

Business - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Amazon v Disney v Netflix: What the global streaming war means for Ireland?

The entertainment industry is about to be hit with a healthy dose of disruption.

Business - Friday 22 November, 2019

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Elon Musk unveils Tesla's new Cybertruck but 'impact-proof' windows smash during demo

The Tesla co-founder unveiled the all-electric battery-powered pickup truck.

Business - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Broadsheets to 'propaganda sheets': Why are the UK papers shouting louder and louder?

The bias is more obvious than ever, so what is driving it?

Business - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Coffee shops roast the Government for taking ‘easy way out’ with latte levy

Single-use coffee cups are to be hit with a levy of up to 25 cent under new government plans.

Business - Monday 4 November, 2019

McDonald's CEO fired for dating company employee

Steve Easterbrook served as the company’s chief executive since 2015.

Business - Friday 1 November, 2019

Business Post group acquires Irish Tatler and other magazines

The group has bought Irish Tatler, Food & Wine, and Auto Ireland.

Business - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Ireland misses greenhouse gas emissions targets with Status Red snowfalls putting pressure on home heating

The EPA says there are challenges in dealing with extreme weather events in a sustainable way.

Business - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Big pharma firm Novartis to cut 320 jobs at Cork plant

One of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical firms, Novartis employs 1,600 people in Ireland.

Business - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Overseas sales of Operation Transformation and Taken Down help RTÉ commercial arm profits

The commercial division generates revenues from overseas sales of shows, sponsorship and sales of the RTÉ Guide.

Business - Monday 7 October, 2019

EY to create 600 new jobs across island of Ireland

The roles will be spread out across six cities.

Irish businesses 'will need €1.5bn' to prevent job losses if there is a no-deal Brexit

Many firms face collapse if supports are not urgently put in place, Ibec has warned.

Business - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Former INM executive Joe Webb takes legal action against the media company

Webb, the former CEO of INM Ireland, was one of the so-called #INM19 who allegedly had their emails accessed by an external company.

Business - Friday 27 September, 2019

'There's no excuse': Central Bank says some insurance firms not prepared for no-deal Brexit

Ed Sibley said overall the Irish financial system is resilient enough to withstand a hard Brexit.

Business - Thursday 26 September, 2019

'It's like having a bank holiday every week': Trade union calls for four-day work week

A number of organisations have come together in support of the idea, saying productivity levels could be maintained or even increased.

Business - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Three sites beside Liffey Valley Shopping Centre on the market for €8.4m

It’s expected that the sites will be used for office space, retail or a hotel.

Business - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Growth in house prices slows to just 0.1% - but unclear if supply or Brexit is the cause

The average cost of a house nationwide in the third quarter of this year was €257,000.

Business - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

'Don't Buy The Sun' trends after English cricketer Ben Stokes hits out at 'lowest form of journalism'

The paper ran a story about a family tragedy that happened before Stokes was born.

Christine Lagarde a no-show as she's voted in as new ECB President by secret ballot

Largarde is currently the outgoing chief of the International Monetary Fund.

Business - Monday 16 September, 2019

Drinks industry calls for drop in 'uncompetitive' alcohol tax as sterling value continues to fall

The Drinks Industry Group of Ireland called for a 15% reduction in the tax by 2021.

Business - Friday 13 September, 2019

Apple tax: Ireland's appeal over the €14.3bn due to Ireland will be heard next week

The appeal is due before the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Business - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

There's a big difference between what Irish men and women are living off in retirement

The ESRI has put the gender pension gap at 35%.

Business - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Meat Industry Ireland says 3,000 workers have been laid off because of 'illegal blockades'

The beef dispute is showing no signs of conclusion.

Business - Monday 9 September, 2019

'It's out of our hands now': Dublin's Bernard Shaw pub to close at end of October

The owners of the pub said they had “tried really hard” to renew their lease, stay on longer or buy the pub.

Several Irish flights affected after British Airways cancels UK services over pilot pay dispute

The carrier is currently locked in a pay dispute with its 4,300 pilots.

Business - Friday 6 September, 2019

Two complaints against online bank upheld over offensive use of word 'bulls**t' in ad campaign

Complainants considered references to the word to be offensive and unnecessary.

Business - Thursday 5 September, 2019

What's next for M&S after the British company fell out of the FTSE 100?

This is the first time M&S has not been a FTSE 100 member since 1984.

Business - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Central Bank tells government to save rather than spend windfalls to help buffer Ireland against future downturns

If windfalls are going to be to be used, they should be used to reduce Ireland’s debt.

Sterling value plummets following decision by Boris Johnson to seek suspension of UK parliament

The currency’s value fell by almost 1% this morning.

Business - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

More pickets at beef plants as talks labelled 'a waste of time' unless prices are on the table

The unofficial protests are ongoing amid unrest among farmers.

KFC is trying out some 'plant-based chicken nuggets'

The US fast-food chain is trialling product.

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