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Business - Yesterday’s News

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Business - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Four Star Pizza is eyeing a move into Britain as it hits saturation point in Ireland

The pizza chain’s director says it is already “at capacity” in many areas of the local market.

Business - Friday 2 November, 2018

Ryanair is allowing a 'grace period' before the new fee for 10kg cabin bags kicks in

Non-priority passengers will have to bring 10kg cabin bags on board.

Business - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Google's Dublin employees stage walkout over company's treatment of women Sexual Harassment This post contains videos

Google's Dublin employees stage walkout over company's treatment of women

Last week Google said it had fired 48 employees in the past two years as a result of sexual harassment allegations.

New Ryanair policy ending free 10kg baggage allowance for non-priority passengers begins today

The airline says the move is being introduced to cut delays.

Business - Monday 29 October, 2018

Britain is getting a new 50p coin to commemorate Brexit

The UK’s Budget also contained plans for a digital services tax.

Business - Friday 26 October, 2018

Megyn Kelly dropped from US TV show after blackface comments

Kelly’s contract with NBC News is reported to be $69 million.

Business - Sunday 21 October, 2018

‘When RTÉ wanted us on the Toy Show, I rang my wife and cried down the phone’

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile The Field.

'There's very little talent': How Ireland's blockchain firms are trying to fix staff shortages

The rapid growth of the nascent technology means universities are still playing catch-up.

Business - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Kildare Village ordered to cull anchor tenant store from its €50m extension

The overall project was cleared, but the retail hub’s owners appealed against planning restrictions.

Business - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Kleenex scraps 'Mansize' branding from tissues over sexism accusation

The tissue company announced the move on social media amid growing criticism from the public.

European Commission withdraws ECJ case against Ireland after €13.1 billion Apple tax is recovered

Ireland completed the recovery of the aid on 6 September.

The advance of cashless tech is not just about ease, it's also about millennials dispelling notions

Early adopters making trends seem cool encourages others to get on board.

Business - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Cannabis is legal across Canada from today and 109 stores are opening immediately

Medical marijuana dispensaries are already common in parts of the country.

Business - Monday 15 October, 2018

Irish food group Greencore sells its US wing for more than $1 billion

The Dublin-based firm recently moved to restructure its US business after a profit warning.

ICTU says it has 'no role or function' in workers' calls to be released from ESB union

ICTU now says that only union members can make a complaint. However, it is the fact ESB workers are no longer union members that is in dispute.

NCT contract worth €650 million up for grabs for ten years to 2030

Applus, the company which currently operates the test, made €6.5 million in profit last year, down 20% from 2016.

Business - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Dublin Port's move to introduce random drug testing for veteran staff slapped down

Testing of new staff was rolled out in 2013 without union agreement.

Workers who stand as well as sit 'perform better and are happier'

Some offices have introduced sit-stand desks.

Odeon has pumped millions into its loss-making Irish wing as it plots new cinemas

The brand launched in the local market in 2012 and now operates 11 cinemas.

Tourism officials quietly overhaul Dublin's multimillion-euro marketing brand

Three years after its initial launch, the industry says the ‘breath of fresh air’ tag hasn’t been embraced.

Business - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Dark kitchens and Danny DeVito algorithms: How Deliveroo plans to corner food deliveries

The UK company is looking to roll out its ‘Editions’ sites across key markets – including Ireland.

Business - Friday 12 October, 2018

As it happened: Power outages and travel disruptions - Storm Callum hit Ireland overnight

Storm Callum raged through the country overnight.

Business - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Explainer: How dinners with a US telecoms millionaire cost Denis Naughten his job

Naughten resigned as Communications Minister earlier today.

'If you did this in the private sector you'd be gone' - Head of OPW grilled over State building being measured incorrectly

The Comptroller and Auditor General recently revealed that the wrong rate of rent had been paid on the vacant building.

Business - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

US stocks plunge to worst day in months as Apple and Microsoft take big hit Hitting The Trading Floor This post contains videos

US stocks plunge to worst day in months as Apple and Microsoft take big hit

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 831 points.

Business - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Virgin Galactic is expecting to launch its first space mission 'within weeks' To Infinity... This post contains videos

Virgin Galactic is expecting to launch its first space mission 'within weeks'

Richard Branson says that the company is ‘more than tantalisingly close’.

Here's what Budget 2019 means for someone earning €40,000

This is what your savings will be.

Here's what Budget 2019 means for someone earning €30,000

This is what your savings will be.

Business - Monday 8 October, 2018

ICTU in receipt of 'over 1,000 emails a week' asking for ESB workers to be released from union

A spokesperson for the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) says it does not have to respond to those mails because it is merely copied on them and is not the intended recipient.

Business - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Great Outdoors planning flagship store in old Dunnes Stores outlet

The business wants to move out of Chatham Street, where it has been based for 42 years.

Business - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Opinion: How to stay steady in turbulent world - without blaming others

It’s easy to let a topsy-turvy day get to you. But author Peter Bregman writes about a way to get centred and back in control.

Business - Thursday 4 October, 2018

European investment group to acquire Clerys building in deal reportedly worth over €60m

The building was once home to one of the capital’s most iconic department stores.

Business - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Web Summit announces €110m deal to remain in Lisbon for next ten years

The annual event expects to see its capacity more than double as part of the deal by 2022.

Business - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Council to spend nearly €3 million on fanzones for four Euro 2020 games to be played in Dublin

The quadrennial UEFA football showcase is bringing three group matches and a round-of-16 knockout tie to Dublin in June 2020.

Business - Monday 1 October, 2018

BAI backs 'immediate' €30m-a-year increase in public funding for RTÉ

Ireland’s broadcasting regulator says both RTÉ and TG4 deliver value for Irish audiences.

Michael O'Leary says strike action 'fear' has spooked passengers from booking with Ryanair

The airline’s forward bookings for the October school mid-term and Christmas period have been hit.

In many cases, students no longer think they need to accept their very first job offer

Students are growing in confidence about their immediate job prospects, writes Ruairi Kavanagh, editor of Gradireland.

Business - Sunday 30 September, 2018

New Airbnb rules will return housing units back to long-term rentals

Rental caps and a new licensing system are due to be announced next week.

Business - Friday 28 September, 2018

Facebook says that up to 50 million of its accounts have been breached

The social media giant says the breach is something that is “incredibly important”.

Elon Musk is being sued by US authorities over his controversial go-private tweet

Musk tweeted that he was considering taking car maker Tesla private.