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Tens of thousands of Irish firms haven't registered to move goods to and from the UK post-Brexit
# Brexit Fears
# Brexit Fears

Tens of thousands of Irish firms haven't registered to move goods to and from the UK post-Brexit

Mar 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 13,640 Views 9 Comments

Business groups have said the low numbers of companies acquiring their EORI so far is worrying.

Investment in Irish tech startups fell in the first quarter of the year, but the number of deals is up
# Startups And Tech
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# Startups And Tech

Investment in Irish tech startups fell in the first quarter of the year, but the number of deals is up

May 23rd 2019, 1:00 AM 407 Views 0 Comments

The IVCA said the underlying trend was more positive, with seed funding rebounding by 23%.

In Navan, it's all about insurance and broadband (even if Peter Casey wants to talk immigration)
# On The Campaign Trail
# On The Campaign Trail

In Navan, it's all about insurance and broadband (even if Peter Casey wants to talk immigration)

May 14th 2019, 8:30 PM 16,191 Views 29 Comments

At a Midlands North-West hustings today, six candidates spoke about business in rural areas.

Meet CreditCruncher, the startup that's taking the law of late payments into its own hands
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Meet CreditCruncher, the startup that's taking the law of late payments into its own hands

Mar 27th 2019, 2:52 PM 525 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the fintech company.

Meet CreditCruncher, the startup that's taking the law of late payments into its own hands
# Startups And Tech
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# Startups And Tech

Meet CreditCruncher, the startup that's taking the law of late payments into its own hands

Mar 21st 2019, 11:23 AM 840 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the fintech company.

Wazp wants to bridge the knowledge gap in 3D printing for companies big and small
# Startups And Tech
From Business ETC
# Startups And Tech

Wazp wants to bridge the knowledge gap in 3D printing for companies big and small

Mar 28th 2019, 3:00 PM 1,215 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the Kerry company.

As Ireland's talent war rumbles on, the cost of replacing staff has doubled
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

As Ireland's talent war rumbles on, the cost of replacing staff has doubled

Sep 18th 2018, 11:35 AM 4,049 Views 0 Comments

The average price tag on replacing a worker now stands at €13,100.

As Ireland's talent war rumbles on, the cost of replacing staff has doubled
# Work
# Work

As Ireland's talent war rumbles on, the cost of replacing staff has doubled

Sep 20th 2018, 4:37 PM 1,706 Views 0 Comments

The average price tag on replacing a worker now stands at €13,100.

Haunted by its illicit past, poitín is getting a promo overhaul to ensure its future
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

Haunted by its illicit past, poitín is getting a promo overhaul to ensure its future

Nov 20th 2018, 1:00 AM 1,061 Views 0 Comments

Two decades after the drink was legalised, take-up has been a mere trickle.

Despite pumping millions into his latest idea, Colm Lyon is in no hurry to take over the world
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

Despite pumping millions into his latest idea, Colm Lyon is in no hurry to take over the world

Apr 21st 2018, 2:01 PM 949 Views 0 Comments

The fintech founder who sold his first business for €115 million is slowly growing his next project.

This Dublin startup is heading stateside to rub shoulders with finance's heavy-hitters
# Financial Services
# Financial Services

This Dublin startup is heading stateside to rub shoulders with finance's heavy-hitters

Sep 21st 2017, 4:24 PM 799 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series we profile ID-Pal.

This Dublin startup is heading stateside to rub shoulders with finance's heavy-hitters
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

This Dublin startup is heading stateside to rub shoulders with finance's heavy-hitters

Sep 16th 2017, 2:00 PM 1,583 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series we profile ID-Pal.

'I'm an optimist - life is a wonderful gift': Welcome to the world of Seán Gallagher
# Bullish
# Bullish

'I'm an optimist - life is a wonderful gift': Welcome to the world of Seán Gallagher

Feb 22nd 2018, 11:24 AM 1,002 Views 0 Comments

The one-time presidential candidate explains why he’s so bullish on the future for Ireland.

'I'm an optimist - life is a wonderful gift': Welcome to the world of Seán Gallagher
# Interview
# Interview

'I'm an optimist - life is a wonderful gift': Welcome to the world of Seán Gallagher

Feb 24th 2018, 12:00 PM 17,372 Views 43 Comments

The one-time presidential candidate explains why he’s so bullish on the future for Ireland.

'I'm an optimist - life is a wonderful gift': Welcome to the world of Seán Gallagher
# Startups And Tech
From Business ETC
# Startups And Tech

'I'm an optimist - life is a wonderful gift': Welcome to the world of Seán Gallagher

Feb 18th 2018, 4:00 PM 3,109 Views 0 Comments

The one-time presidential candidate explains why he’s so bullish on the future for Ireland.

We're partnering with UCD Smurfit School to offer one Fora reader an MBA scholarship
# Ucd Smurfit School
# Ucd Smurfit School

We're partnering with UCD Smurfit School to offer one Fora reader an MBA scholarship

Dec 21st 2017, 11:54 AM 10,331 Views 5 Comments

We are supporting tomorrow’s business innovators with an opportunity worth up to €34,500.

'We'll lose out on mobile investment': A missed budget opportunity for entrepreneurs
# Policy
From Business ETC
# Policy

'We'll lose out on mobile investment': A missed budget opportunity for entrepreneurs

Oct 10th 2017, 5:31 PM 242 Views 0 Comments

But the government’s 2018 fiscal plan has been welcomed as a step in the right direction.

A startup incubator is coming to Shannon as part of the government's plan for rural Ireland
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

A startup incubator is coming to Shannon as part of the government's plan for rural Ireland

Jan 23rd 2017, 4:53 PM 451 Views 0 Comments

Ministers have promised to deliver 135,000 jobs to regional areas by 2020.

A startup incubator is coming to Shannon as part of the government's plan for rural Ireland
# In Business
# In Business

A startup incubator is coming to Shannon as part of the government's plan for rural Ireland

Jan 26th 2017, 6:07 PM 289 Views 0 Comments

Ministers have promised to deliver 135,000 jobs to regional areas by 2020.

These are the reasons why KBC has decided not to leave Ireland
# We're Staying
# We're Staying

These are the reasons why KBC has decided not to leave Ireland

Feb 9th 2017, 1:30 PM 23,066 Views 16 Comments

The bank also announced it will have a new focus on small business lending.

These are the reasons why KBC has decided not to cash out from Ireland
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

These are the reasons why KBC has decided not to cash out from Ireland

Feb 9th 2017, 10:49 AM 1,344 Views 0 Comments

The bank also announced it will have a new focus on small business lending.

Business and mortgage lending - how credit unions could take on the banks
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

Business and mortgage lending - how credit unions could take on the banks

Apr 22nd 2017, 1:00 AM 2,117 Views 0 Comments

A new report says the return on members’ deposits is now “critically low”.

Used car imports are booming as new sales drop
# New Car Registrations
# New Car Registrations

Used car imports are booming as new sales drop

Apr 10th 2017, 4:23 PM 1,216 Views 0 Comments

There has been a downward shift in new car sales this year in comparison to 2016.

How rising insurance costs are squeezing small Irish businesses dry
# Policy
From Business ETC
# Policy

How rising insurance costs are squeezing small Irish businesses dry

Jul 24th 2016, 6:01 AM 1,841 Views 0 Comments

Some firms have been quoted threefold increases in their premiums.

'Getting feedback from other business people helps, but sometimes the truth hurts'
# Services
From Business ETC
# Services

'Getting feedback from other business people helps, but sometimes the truth hurts'

Oct 26th 2016, 3:50 PM 389 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Irish business advice firm The Alternative Board.

'I left my company after 20 years and started a new one. I felt I could do much more'
# Capital Flow
# Capital Flow

'I left my company after 20 years and started a new one. I felt I could do much more'

Feb 9th 2017, 6:29 PM 2,414 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin lender Capital Flow.

'I left my company after 20 years and started a new one. I felt I could do much more'
# Funding
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# Funding

'I left my company after 20 years and started a new one. I felt I could do much more'

Feb 8th 2017, 6:00 PM 2,894 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin lender Capital Flow.

We're partnering with UCD Smurfit School to offer one Fora reader an MBA scholarship
# Fora
# Fora

We're partnering with UCD Smurfit School to offer one Fora reader an MBA scholarship

Jan 27th 2017, 12:22 PM 14,027 Views 7 Comments

Supporting tomorrow’s business innovators with an opportunity worth up to €34,500.

How small online retailers can beat Amazon on Black Friday
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

How small online retailers can beat Amazon on Black Friday

Nov 25th 2016, 1:00 AM 387 Views 0 Comments

Irish sellers should try to win the war on service – and play the ‘shop local’ card.

How small online retailers can beat Amazon on Black Friday
# Shopping
# Shopping

How small online retailers can beat Amazon on Black Friday

Nov 25th 2016, 11:55 AM 13,240 Views 31 Comments

Irish sellers should try to win the war on service – and play the ‘shop local’ card.

Meet the ex-Dublin GAA player who now sweats over getting sponsors on jerseys
# Media And Arts
# Media And Arts

Meet the ex-Dublin GAA player who now sweats over getting sponsors on jerseys

Nov 12th 2016, 9:00 PM 25,542 Views 10 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series we profile Dublin PR and sponsorship firm PSG Group.

Meet the ex-Dublin GAA player who now sweats over getting sponsors on jerseys
# Media And Arts
From Business ETC
# Media And Arts

Meet the ex-Dublin GAA player who now sweats over getting sponsors on jerseys

Nov 9th 2016, 8:00 PM 3,808 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series we profile Dublin PR and sponsorship firm PSG Group.

Most Irish companies are planning to deliver pay rises in 2017
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

Most Irish companies are planning to deliver pay rises in 2017

Oct 27th 2016, 1:00 AM 435 Views 0 Comments

Just under three-quarters of businesses expect to pay staff more, according to an Ibec survey.

Good news for Irish workers as most companies plan pay hikes in 2017
# Work
# Work

Good news for Irish workers as most companies plan pay hikes in 2017

Oct 27th 2016, 6:10 AM 15,785 Views 28 Comments

Just under three quarters of businesses expect to pay their staff more next year.

Business owners are not happy about the new minimum wage
# Surprise
# Surprise

Business owners are not happy about the new minimum wage

Jan 4th 2016, 6:10 AM 24,210 Views 74 Comments

The wage increased from €8.65 to €9.15 per hour last week.

'It was never about money': Why this Kerry multi-millionaire is pouring cash into his new startup
# Media And Arts
From Business ETC
# Media And Arts

'It was never about money': Why this Kerry multi-millionaire is pouring cash into his new startup

Oct 2nd 2016, 4:00 PM 6,179 Views 0 Comments

Jerry Kennelly, who sold his stock images company for $135m in 2008, has put €30m into Tweak.com.

Budget 2017: Here are the main points you need to know
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

Budget 2017: Here are the main points you need to know

Oct 11th 2016, 1:43 PM 156,843 Views 298 Comments

A €1.3 billion package of tax cuts and public spending was announced this afternoon.

Inside the Irish restaurant in an old boat shed where places sell out in hours
# Way Out West
# Way Out West

Inside the Irish restaurant in an old boat shed where places sell out in hours

Oct 25th 2015, 7:00 PM 47,056 Views 7 Comments

We take a look at the one-of-a-kind Dillisk Project in Galway.

Ireland's largest crowd lender thinks we need to follow the UK's crowdfunding playbook
# Funding
From Business ETC
# Funding

Ireland's largest crowd lender thinks we need to follow the UK's crowdfunding playbook

Aug 6th 2016, 4:01 PM 863 Views 0 Comments

The company’s new CEO says the sector needs regulation in the Republic.

Entrepreneurs fear loan rejection as banking crisis 'scars' run deep
# Funding
From Business ETC
# Funding

Entrepreneurs fear loan rejection as banking crisis 'scars' run deep

Apr 25th 2016, 2:24 PM 133 Views 0 Comments

Almost half of small Irish companies won’t apply for credit for fear they will be knocked back.