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# businesses - Friday 14 March, 2014

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

Pfizer, IBM and Microsoft to show small Irish businesses how to make it big

Mar 14th 2014, 7:15 AM 5,845 Views 9 Comments

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.

# businesses - Monday 24 February, 2014

No decision made on who will collect commercial water charges under Irish Water
# Rates
# Rates

No decision made on who will collect commercial water charges under Irish Water

Feb 24th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,405 Views 31 Comments

In 2013, water charges that went uncollected amounted to €16,502,532 in Dublin alone.

# businesses - Monday 27 January, 2014

Apple considers developing mobile payments service for physical goods
# Muscling In
# Muscling In

Apple considers developing mobile payments service for physical goods

Jan 27th 2014, 12:07 PM 6,515 Views 7 Comments

The company originally planned to create a wallet app in 2012, but backed out after concerns that consumers would blame it for any bad experiences with merchants.

# businesses - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Clare coast worst hit by storms with repair works to cost over €23m
# Floods
# Floods

Clare coast worst hit by storms with repair works to cost over €23m

Jan 11th 2014, 3:23 PM 13,690 Views 24 Comments

Local authorities across the country are in the midst of a clean up following the recent severe storms.

# businesses - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Everything you need to know about the biggest piece of legislation in the State's history
# Companies Bill
# Companies Bill

Everything you need to know about the biggest piece of legislation in the State's history

Nov 24th 2013, 10:30 AM 18,652 Views 33 Comments

The Companies Bill 2013 is nearly 1,200 pages and proposes to overhaul the way company law operates in Ireland. But in what way? TheJournal.ie takes a look…

# businesses - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Enda Kenny to ring the NASDAQ bell in Dublin tomorrow
# Ding Ding Ding
# Ding Ding Ding

Enda Kenny to ring the NASDAQ bell in Dublin tomorrow

Oct 29th 2013, 1:07 PM 9,320 Views 134 Comments

The NASDAQ bell will signal the opening of the Web Summit which is taking place in Dublin.

# businesses - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Allsop Auctioneers: 'No repossessed homes were sold at auction today'
# For Sale
# For Sale

Allsop Auctioneers: 'No repossessed homes were sold at auction today'

Oct 15th 2013, 4:14 PM 8,473 Views 34 Comments

A group of protesters gathered outside the Allsop auction at the RDS today, but the auction house states no houses were sold over the heads of any owners.

# businesses - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Bank credit to businesses continues to fall
# Lending
# Lending

Bank credit to businesses continues to fall

Oct 2nd 2013, 11:21 AM 2,781 Views 13 Comments

The latest Central Bank review says that there is tight lending conditions for businesses.

# businesses - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Late payment from customers is the 'biggest challenge' for businesses
# Late Payment
# Late Payment

Late payment from customers is the 'biggest challenge' for businesses

Aug 20th 2013, 9:22 AM 4,267 Views 5 Comments

A new survey also found that Irish businesses in the UK are outperforming their UK counterparts in a number of areas.

# businesses - Monday 15 July, 2013

Bank of Ireland says it gets more than 1,000 new loan applications every week
# Lending
# Lending

Bank of Ireland says it gets more than 1,000 new loan applications every week

Jul 15th 2013, 8:05 PM 10,193 Views 51 Comments

The bank says it is giving out a lot more loans to small and medium-sized businesses than it was a year ago.

# businesses - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Property sector accounts for almost half of outstanding business loans
# Lending
# Lending

Property sector accounts for almost half of outstanding business loans

Jun 13th 2013, 3:10 PM 4,018 Views 3 Comments

Lending to both small and large businesses in this sector continued to fall over the the last year.

# businesses - Thursday 18 April, 2013

World business leaders meet in Dublin to advance transatlantic trade deal
# Trade
# Trade

World business leaders meet in Dublin to advance transatlantic trade deal

Apr 18th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,771 Views 7 Comments

The round table discussion will coincide with the meeting of EU trade ministers at Dublin Castle.

# businesses - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Business had €30,000 of calls made without its knowledge after hacking
# Communications
# Communications

Business had €30,000 of calls made without its knowledge after hacking

Mar 27th 2013, 8:34 PM 16,958 Views 9 Comments

The communications regulator, ComReg, has said that there have been 16 reported cases by operators of businesses’ phone systems being hacked in recent weeks

# businesses - Monday 14 January, 2013

Fees for injuries board cut by €250 in bid to help businesses
# Business Costs
# Business Costs

Fees for injuries board cut by €250 in bid to help businesses

Jan 14th 2013, 9:14 AM 3,452 Views 4 Comments

The cut from €850 to €600 will not affect claimants who will still have to pay a €45 fee.

# businesses - Friday 4 January, 2013

Banking sector saw rise in deposits, decline in lending in 2012
# Lending
# Lending

Banking sector saw rise in deposits, decline in lending in 2012

Jan 4th 2013, 12:28 PM 2,986 Views 5 Comments

Deposits from insurance corporations and pension funds also saw an increase last year.

# businesses - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

12 companies which originally sold entirely different products
# Career Change
# Career Change

12 companies which originally sold entirely different products

Jan 1st 2013, 9:45 AM 28,396 Views 27 Comments

What did Tiffany & Co, Avon and Nokia sell before they became household brands? Not jewellery, cosmetics nor phones…

# businesses - Friday 21 December, 2012

New legislation to reduce red tape and cut costs for start-ups
# Companies
# Companies

New legislation to reduce red tape and cut costs for start-ups

Dec 21st 2012, 7:01 PM 5,350 Views 14 Comments

The Companies Bill, published today by Minister Richard Bruton, is the largest substantive piece of legislation in the history of the State.

# businesses - Monday 26 November, 2012

AIB to implement next-day SME loan decisions
# SME
# SME

AIB to implement next-day SME loan decisions

Nov 26th 2012, 6:30 AM 3,215 Views 9 Comments

The new initiative will speed up credit decisions for customers.

# businesses - Friday 9 November, 2012

Irish multinationals employed almost 249,000 abroad in 2010
# Multinationals
# Multinationals

Irish multinationals employed almost 249,000 abroad in 2010

Nov 9th 2012, 12:31 PM 5,835 Views 20 Comments

Figures show the UK was the most important destination country for Irish businesses abroad.

# businesses - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Paddy Power to create 600 jobs in Dublin by 2015
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Paddy Power to create 600 jobs in Dublin by 2015

Oct 11th 2012, 8:45 AM 4,597 Views 41 Comments

Hundreds of positions will be created as part of the bookmaker’s international online expansion.

# businesses - Friday 31 August, 2012

Six companies collapsed each day this month
# Companies
# Companies

Six companies collapsed each day this month

Aug 31st 2012, 12:25 PM 4,401 Views 30 Comments

Figures show there was in increase in the number of start-ups this year but the net loss was still 480 businesses.

# businesses - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Bank of Ireland says it's 'concerned' that SMEs believe banks are not lending
# Banks
# Banks

Bank of Ireland says it's 'concerned' that SMEs believe banks are not lending

Aug 22nd 2012, 6:03 PM 4,120 Views 23 Comments

The bank is reacting to the findings of Central Bank research which shows that Ireland has one of the highest rejection rate for SME loans.

# businesses - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

More than 1 in 10 business properties are lying empty
# Sitting Vacant
# Sitting Vacant

More than 1 in 10 business properties are lying empty

Aug 21st 2012, 12:38 PM 4,387 Views 32 Comments

Almost 24,000 commercial properties in Ireland are vacant, with the highest rates found in Sligo and Leitrim.

# businesses - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

ISME: Hot weather 'doesn't lead to rise in sick leave'
# Sick Leave
# Sick Leave

ISME: Hot weather 'doesn't lead to rise in sick leave'

May 29th 2012, 9:47 AM 2,837 Views 12 Comments

However, its chief executive said employers are concerned about another summer event – Euro 2012.

# businesses - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

118 new start-ups underway each day last month
# Businesses
# Businesses

118 new start-ups underway each day last month

May 1st 2012, 10:57 AM 1,566 Views 9 Comments

However, 55 per cent of the 11,156 companies surveyed by Vision-net last month were deemed as being at high risk of collapse.

# businesses - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Irish SMEs are ‘stuck in the 20th century’
# Businesses
# Businesses

Irish SMEs are ‘stuck in the 20th century’

Apr 12th 2012, 7:00 AM 3,755 Views 24 Comments

A survey has found that some Irish SMEs don’t use social networking site to promote themselves – and some are even still using faxes to get the word about about their services.

# businesses - Monday 26 March, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Mar 26th 2012, 8:32 AM 4,660 Views 5 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# businesses - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Number of women directors increased by 20% during recession
# Companies
# Companies

Number of women directors increased by 20% during recession

Mar 8th 2012, 11:41 AM 1,081 Views 9 Comments

Almost 100,000 women are now directors of Irish companies, an increase of almost 50 per cent in the past ten decade.

# businesses - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Over seven companies collapsed each day in February
# Businesses
# Businesses

Over seven companies collapsed each day in February

Mar 1st 2012, 7:00 AM 1,606 Views 8 Comments

Meanwhile, business and credit analysts at Vision-net say that three out of five hotels and restaurants are in danger of going out of business.

# businesses - Monday 27 February, 2012

Business leaders back EU fiscal compact treaty - IBEC survey
# EU Treaty
# EU Treaty

Business leaders back EU fiscal compact treaty - IBEC survey

Feb 27th 2012, 7:15 AM 890 Views 7 Comments

A survey by the employers group also found strong support for Ireland’s continued membership of the eurozone.

# businesses - Monday 19 December, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Dec 19th 2011, 8:31 AM 4,427 Views 8 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# businesses - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Over half of businesses in Ireland restrict social media use in workplace - survey
# Workplace
# Workplace

Over half of businesses in Ireland restrict social media use in workplace - survey

Dec 14th 2011, 4:46 PM 2,406 Views 16 Comments

A survey of over 80 IT and security professionals has found that one in four employers block access to all social media websites in the workplace.

# businesses - Monday 17 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Oct 17th 2011, 8:28 AM 2,091 Views 4 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# businesses - Monday 10 October, 2011

One-quarter of Irish firms plan on hiring new staff soon
# Jobs
# Jobs

One-quarter of Irish firms plan on hiring new staff soon

Oct 10th 2011, 7:15 AM 592 Views 9 Comments

Employers expect to create as many jobs as are laid off for the first time since 2009, according to an IBEC survey.

# businesses - Monday 3 October, 2011

Liquidations rise in Q3, but fewer companies become insolvent
# Insolvencies
# Insolvencies

Liquidations rise in Q3, but fewer companies become insolvent

Oct 3rd 2011, 9:40 AM 175 Views 0 Comments

Latest statistics show that insolvencies in the construction sector are falling – but are increasing in retail and hospitality.

# businesses - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

Businesses feel the benefit of Dublin's All-Ireland success
# Boost
# Boost

Businesses feel the benefit of Dublin's All-Ireland success

Sep 20th 2011, 2:33 PM 565 Views 8 Comments

The capital has been boosted by the Dubs’ last-gasp win over Kerry on Sunday, says the Dublin Chamber of Commerce.

Sunday the busiest day for business break-ins
# Security
# Security

Sunday the busiest day for business break-ins

Sep 20th 2011, 7:15 AM 365 Views 4 Comments

New figures show that over 40 per cent of break-ins take place at the weekend.

# businesses - Thursday 1 September, 2011

August one of highest months for insolvencies
# Insolvencies
# Insolvencies

August one of highest months for insolvencies

Sep 1st 2011, 7:15 AM 410 Views 2 Comments

An average of 10 companies a day became insolvent in August, with one-third of insolvent companies leaving unpaid mortgages behind.

# businesses - Sunday 12 June, 2011

Half of all businesses in Ireland are contracting or struggling to survive
# Economy
# Economy

Half of all businesses in Ireland are contracting or struggling to survive

Jun 12th 2011, 1:49 PM 521 Views 11 Comments

New research by a body which supports small and medium enterprises finds that the rising cost of overheads such as energy is a key concern for many businesses in Ireland.