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# vision-net - Friday 6 January, 2017

New companies topped 20,000 last year for the first time in almost two decades

There was an 8% increase in the number of new Irish firms registered with the CRO in 2016.

# vision-net - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Every day last month, 135 new Irish businesses were set up

Insolvencies were also down.

# vision-net - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Consumers ordered to pay €52 million back to banks so far this year

The average amount awarded to banks was €600,000.

# vision-net - Thursday 8 January, 2015

These were the bumper industries for Irish startups last year

It was a big year for new businesses.

# vision-net - Monday 1 September, 2014

Almost 1,000 new companies were formed in Ireland last month

New figures for August out today contain some mixed news. Start-ups were up significantly – but there was also an increase in insolvencies last month.

# vision-net - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Open for business: new company start-ups beat pre-recession levels

There were 49 companies founded every day last month.

# vision-net - Friday 4 July, 2014

Why are construction start-ups outpacing other sectors?

New company formation is outstripping all other sectors, with retail at the other end of the scale.

# vision-net - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Moving on up: Construction start-ups rise by almost 40 per cent

Overall, company start-ups are up 14 per cent compared to the first six months of last year, according to business and credit analysts

# vision-net - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

There isn't enough office space in Dublin to fit all the new start-ups

It is also providing another boost to the construction sector.

# vision-net - Friday 29 November, 2013

Hospitality sector at risk of collapse while economy continues to improve

Figures from Vision-net also show an 18 per cent fall from last year in the number of businesses becoming insolvent.

# vision-net - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Substantial decrease in failing businesses during third quarter

Start-ups were also on the increase with an average of 108 new companies registered every day during the quarter.

# vision-net - Thursday 29 August, 2013

40 per cent decrease in number of businesses failing last month

New figures also showed that there was an average of 106 new businesses and companies established per day in August.

# vision-net - Friday 26 April, 2013

Consumers and firms ordered to pay over €44m to creditors last month

Vision-net figures show that banks accounted for over half the value of all court judgments awarded against consumers last month.

# vision-net - Friday 8 March, 2013

One in five company directors is a woman (and she's most likely to be called Mary)

Figures show that number of female directors has increased by 14 per cent since the start of the recession – but over half of all Irish PLCs have no women sitting on their boards.

# vision-net - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Over 13,000 new companies set up in 2012

It was a bad year for businesses set up in 2008 though as one third of them failed.

# vision-net - Friday 31 August, 2012

From Business ETC Six companies collapsed each day this month Companies

Six companies collapsed each day this month

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

# vision-net - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Five companies went bust each day of July, says Vision-net

Half of those stress-tested by the credit and risk analyst also showed signs of being on the brink of failure.

# vision-net - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Over seven companies collapsed each day in February

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.

# vision-net - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Five companies a day went out of business in 2011

The firms left unpaid debts of €1.2billion, which it’s feared could further hit economic recovery.

# vision-net - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Utility firms recover €440,000 in unpaid bills

However, the number of legal actions against householders has dropped significantly since last year.

# vision-net - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

849 Irish companies dissolved in June

Statistics released this month show that liquidators have been appointed to 47 Irish companies this week alone.