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Google rolls out changes for users, apps developers

Tue, 03/05/2024 - 11:35
Alphabet's Google has today outlined changes to search results and new tools for apps developers to promote their products on third-party apps and rival app stores as part of efforts to comply with landmark EU tech rules seeking to curb Big Tech's power.

What are the PAC's 21 recommendations for RTÉ?

Tue, 03/05/2024 - 11:34
The Dáil's Public Accounts Committee has published its report into governance and oversight at RTÉ. The PAC report contains 21 recommendations regarding the broadcaster.

Charity urges Govt to address corporate tax 'blind spots'

Tue, 03/05/2024 - 11:27
Christian Aid has said it is time for Ireland to amend its policies around corporate tax and work to end harmful corporate profit-shifting.

Passenger numbers at Dublin and Cork airport rising

Tue, 03/05/2024 - 11:19
New figures from airport operator daa show that a total of 2.3 million passengers passed through Ireland's two busiest airports - Dublin Airport and Cork Airport - in February.

Keensight Capital buys SoftCo in deal worth about €100m

Tue, 03/05/2024 - 11:07
Irish software company SoftCo has been bought by private equity managers Keensight Capital in a deal reported to be worth around €100m.

'Lack of rigorous financial controls' at RTÉ, finds PAC

Tue, 03/05/2024 - 11:02
The Public Accounts Committee has recommended that RTÉ return under the remit of the Comptroller and Auditor General, as part of a report into governance and oversight at the broadcaster.

PAC recommends against RTÉ exit confidentiality clauses

Tue, 03/05/2024 - 11:02
The Public Accounts Committee has recommended that RTÉ return under the remit of the Comptroller and Auditor General, as part of a report into governance and oversight at the broadcaster.

Euro zone business activity moves closer to recovery

Tue, 03/05/2024 - 09:49
Business activity in the euro zone showed signs of recovery last month as the bloc's dominant services industry expanded for the first time since July, offsetting a deeper contraction in manufacturing, a survey showed today.

Greggs staff to share £17.6m bonus pot as profits soar

Tue, 03/05/2024 - 08:53
Thousands of Greggs workers in the UK will share £17.6m in bonuses this month after the bakery chain notched up a 27% hike in annual profits.

Language, stigma among Ukrainian barriers to employment

Tue, 03/05/2024 - 08:27
More than two-in-five Ukrainian adults in Ireland with temporary protection status are working, with an increase in the number that would like to remain here long-term, a new survey has found.

'Two-in-five' Ukrainians who fled war to Ireland working

Tue, 03/05/2024 - 08:27
More than two-in-five Ukrainian adults in Ireland with temporary protection status are working, with an increase in the number that would like to remain here long term, a new survey has found.

H1 revenues and profits fall at Origin Enterprises

Tue, 03/05/2024 - 08:26
International agri-services group Origin Enterprises has reported a fall in revenues and pre-tax profits for the six months to the end of January amid challenging planting and weaker in-field conditions across its markets.

Lindt profit up on price hikes amid chocolate slowdown

Tue, 03/05/2024 - 08:01
Lindt & Spruengli has today reported higher 2023 profit as the Swiss chocolate maker managed to pass on increasing raw material costs to customers amid a slowdown in the global chocolate market.

Daily Mirror publisher reports 9% drop in adjusted profit

Tue, 03/05/2024 - 07:57
Reach, the publisher of the Daily Mirror and Daily Express, reported a 9% drop in annual adjusted operating profit to £96.5m after Facebook and other platforms referred less traffic to news sites.

China vows to 'transform' economy, sets new growth target

Tue, 03/05/2024 - 07:49
Chinese Premier Li Qiang has today announced an ambitious 2024 economic growth target of around 5%, promising steps to transform the country's development model and defuse risks fuelled by bankrupt property developers and indebted cities.

Service sector growth picks up in February - PMI survey

Tue, 03/05/2024 - 07:34
The service sector here grew at its fastest pace in five months in February after slowing to a near standstill a month earlier, as firms reported rising levels of new business across all sectors, a survey showed today.

Office rental firm IWG posts 34% rise in annual profit

Tue, 03/05/2024 - 07:30
Global office rental firm International Workplace Group (IWG) has today reported a 34% jump in annual core profit, buoyed by increased demand for its flexible working spaces and pricing strength.

Stinging statement leaves trail of questions for Martin

Tue, 03/05/2024 - 06:36
Terence O'Rourke, the impressively successful accountant from Inniskeen, Co Monaghan, will get the green light from Government this morning to take over at the helm of the troubled RTÉ Board.

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