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# New Business

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# Bad Loans
KBC Bank halves loan impairments to €48 million
The bank is planning a blitz targeting new customers throughout the year.
# Boost
Irish construction sector rose again during February
The sharpest expansion in activity was again recorded on residential projects.
Lack of finance the biggest barrier to starting new businesses in Ireland, say entrepreneurs
Over one-in-two entrepreneurs surveyed believe the lack of finance options for start-ups was stifling the growth of new businesses.
Column: Most would jump at the chance to work at home, but it has its downsides
Working at home is not as relaxing as one might think, writes Ann-Marie Scully who says she even misses the morning commute.
# Start Ups
More than 2,000 entrepreneurs starting new businesses every month
More people started new businesses last year than ever before.