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Business - Yesterday’s News

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Business - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Leo Varadkar says plan to raise top tax rate to €50k may have to wait

The Taoiseach defended the policy but said it may not happen immediately.

Business - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Government must 'wean itself off' bloated €10.4bn corporation tax receipts, says budget watchdog

The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council says corporation tax levels could be €6 billion above conventional levels.

Business - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Supermac's loses High Court bid to stop franchisee doing up 'dated' Limerick restaurant

John and Mary Lyons operate the Supermac’s outlet at Ennis Road, Limerick.

Business - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Supermac's franchise dispute over 'antiquated' and 'dated' Limerick restaurant

The dispute arises out of who is to update the Ennis Road outlet.

Business - Monday 3 June, 2019

Facebook warned that ban on children's junk food ads could hurt marketing of Spotify playlists

The social media giant has lobbied against an amendment to data protection laws.

The group behind entertainment site LADBible is opening an Irish hub

The social media publishing giant recently opened an office in Australia.

Business - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Food market allowed to operate in south Dublin business park despite concerns from local businesses

Retailers had objected to the return of the market this year.

Business - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Dublin employee receives €7,000 after homophobic graffiti was posted in his workplace

The Workplace Relations Commission found that the employer “had not taken the reasonably practicable steps to prevent harassment”.

Business - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Bord na Móna could take up responsibility for growing Ireland's medicinal cannabis supply Exclusive

Junior Minister Sean Canney has discussed the prospect with the company’s management.

Business - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Jamie Oliver's UK-based restaurant chain goes into administration

Jamie’s Italian, a restaurant based in Dublin, is unaffected by the announcement, a spokesperson said.

Business - Monday 20 May, 2019

Irish Eurovision viewing figures were noticeably down compared to the last few years

A total of 284,700 people watched Saturday’s final.

RTÉ News hires new south-east correspondent after high-profile departure

Conor Kane is to take on the role that was held by Damien Tiernan.

Business - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

ITV axes The Jeremy Kyle Show following death of participant

The show has run for 14 years but has been on the receiving end of intense criticism.

Business - Saturday 11 May, 2019

Aer Lingus is bringing in 'premium' fares - but what do the experts make of them?

The IAG-owned airline will launch AerSpace on a selection of routes in September.

Business - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

The Explainer: Can Ireland grow its own medicinal cannabis?

This will make it significantly less of a grey area in Irish law – and it could also herald the start of the Irish cannabis industry.

Business - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Love at first like: Facebook to add 'secret crush' feature as part of revamp of social network

The company is planning an overhaul of its app and website.

Business - Monday 29 April, 2019

Weddings and Botox have injected 163 more jobs into Galway and Mayo

The Knot Worldwide and Allegan both announced investment today.

Business - Thursday 25 April, 2019

'We have lost a giant of the retail world': Tributes paid to Superquinn founder Feargal Quinn RIP

'We have lost a giant of the retail world': Tributes paid to Superquinn founder Feargal Quinn

The supermarket founder was also a Senator for 23 years.

Business - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Samsung delays launch of folding smartphone amid reports that its screen keeps breaking

The €1,760 smartphone was due to launch this week.

Business - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Irish exports to the UK have grown a lot in spite of ongoing Brexit uncertainty CSO

Irish exports to the UK have grown a lot in spite of ongoing Brexit uncertainty

Total goods exports to the UK increased by €166 million and amounted to a total €1.2 billion.

Business - Monday 15 April, 2019

'It won't happen overnight': Launch of new body to improve culture in Irish banks

The board is funded by the five pillar banks and chaired by a retired Court of Appeal judge.

Business - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Enda Kenny named as adviser with Diaspora-focused Dublin investment fund

The fund says it seeks to invest capital in a way that benefits Irish society.

Business - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Business - Saturday 6 April, 2019

There has been a spike in managers buying into the multibillion-dollar life coaching business

Industry experts say execs are looking for skills to help them hang on to staff.

Business - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

It could be you? Lotto to begin search for new chief as CEO announces departure after 14 years

Griffin was central to the transition of Lotto to a private licence in 2014.

Business - Monday 1 April, 2019

One in 10 people spending over 60% of their income on rent in Ireland

Meanwhile, one in 20 people are spending more than 75% of their income on rent.

Business - Thursday 28 March, 2019

British authorities join US in raising suspicion about Chinese tech firm Huawei

Its tech could pose “new risks” for the UK’s telecommunications, a new report has stated.

Man awarded $80 million after claiming weed killer caused his cancer

A US jury found that the product lacked sufficient warnings of potential risk.

Business - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

High Court refuses 'radical' application by Sean Quinn's children in case against IBRC

Justice Garrett Simons said there was ‘no realistic basis’ for the application.

Business - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

EU fines Google €1.49bn for blocking ads by rivals

The fine brings Google’s total tab with the European Union to €8.2 billion in less than two years.

Business - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Most Dublin pubs expect to grow in 2019 as gin trend continues, but they're worried about Brexit

Publicans are also concerned about the impact of the recent increase in VAT.

Business - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Primark to move 220 UK staff to Dublin - but not because of Brexit

It said that in cases where it didn’t suit employees to work in Dublin, redundancies would be offered as a “last resort”.

Irish influencers 'must have evidence' to back up their Instagram claims about wellness products

One influencer claimed that a gut-health product stopped their irritable bowel syndrome.

Business - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Spiralling costs, scarce materials and penalties: How Brexit could impact the housing crisis

Increased costs and problems securing staff could hinder the industry’s response.

Business - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Star Wars movie receives €3.43m in tax credits from Revenue

The shooting of scenes on Skellig Michael and elsewhere has provided a boost to the Irish tourism industry.

Business - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Impact of no-deal Brexit would be 'more severe' and last longer in Northern Ireland than anywhere else

The British government has warned that a no-deal scenario would likely have a negative impact in terms of trade and crime.

VAT on vitamins and supplements won't jump to 23% - at least until November

An increased rate on some food supplements was due to kick in on Friday.

Business - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

RTÉ says it could benefit from other TV channels 'going dark' with a no-deal Brexit

But the State broadcaster still expects its ‘precarious’ financial state to suffer further if the UK crashes out of the EU.

Business - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dies aged 85 RIP

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dies aged 85

The German high fashion icon was the creative director at Chanel since 1983.

'This is not related to Brexit': 3,500 jobs at risk after Honda announces closure of UK factory

The firm blamed “unprecedented changes” in the industry for the decision.