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SME share schemes: Empowering growth and employee ownership

1 hour 48 min ago
The ITC Group's Eoin Hassett outlines how share schemes can be a valuable tool for any workforce

Zeus Packaging profits surge to €24m as revenues top €402m

2 hours 33 min ago
Gordon Deegan Pre-tax profits at the Brian O’Sullivan-led Zeus Packaging last year increased by 49% to €24.36m as revenues increased sharply.The ...

Unemployment rate rises slightly in September

5 hours 11 min ago
An economist said the 'figures will prompt some concern among the Cabinet about what lies ahead in the economy'

DC Cahalane to head Sure Valley's Cork office

5 hours 12 min ago
New Cork location comes on the back of the launch of an Irish fund earlier this year to invest in more than 15 startup software companies across Ireland

Paddy Power to shut 21 'underperforming' bookies 

6 hours 6 min ago
The majority of these workers will be offered jobs 'in close proximity to their existing employment' in one of the company’s remaining 230 bookmakers 

Auto-enrolment – an impending headache or an unprecedented opportunity for employers?

7 hours 18 min ago
Shaun O’Connor, senior consultant with Insight Private Clients Ltd, weighs up the pros and cons of the pension investment scheme

Tesco raises profit outlook as food inflation falls

9 hours 7 min ago
As inflation eased, Tesco posted almost £1.4bn (€1.6bn) in sales in the first six months of 2023

Tesco shares rise 4% as it raises full-year profit forecast 

9 hours 28 min ago
Chief executive said he anticipated food inflation would continue to fall in the second half

Cork founded firm EHS International launches with €5m investment 

10 hours 57 min ago
The company, led by Cork businessman Chris Mee is to create 100 jobs over the next year

Properly funded retirement: The joy of doing nothing

11 hours 3 min ago
Bank of Ireland's Bernard Walsh outlines why seeking professional advice on your pension pot is critical in the cost-of-living crisis

Rugby fans boosted airport traffic at Dublin and Cork airports

11 hours 13 min ago
Cork Airport’s passenger numbers increased 12% to 260,000 in September compared to last year, also boosted by rugby fans travelling to France for the World Cup.

Clayton Hotel owner Dalata expands into Scotland

11 hours 40 min ago
The overall investment into the hotel, including the site purchase, will be around €55m and will create 60 new jobs when the hotel is operational.

Budgetary watchdog warns households could take a financial hit for the Government's slow response to climate change

12 hours 6 min ago
Projections for Ireland based on existing plans show it missing its requirements.

Service providers continue to pass on costs as inflation remains 'sticky'

20 hours 32 min ago
Tech and telecoms service providers continued to see buoyant growth, while businesses in transport, tourism, and leisure contracted for a third consecutive month

ESRI: Economy to slow as elevated inflation persists

20 hours 33 min ago
The ESRI is predicting a general Government surplus of €8bn for this year followed by €13.2bn next year

Profits at Cork-based motor dealership Johnson & Perrott jump to €8.7m

Tue, 10/03/2023 - 18:00
Revenues at the family-owned motor retailer increased by 3% from €130.84m to €135.22m despite supply issues in new and used cars

Confidence in the economy dips among Cork firms ahead of budget, as costs continue to bite

Tue, 10/03/2023 - 17:30
Cork Chamber president Ronan Murray urged the Government to invest more in further and higher education and research institutes to “bridge” the skills gap and aid business growth

LinkedIn to use AI tools for firms to fill job candidates

Tue, 10/03/2023 - 17:22
LinkedIn chief executive Ryan Roslansky said in an age when job titles were changing rapidly, the company was trying to encourage hiring people whose skills fit the job requirements, regardless of title or education

Banks behind 'large jump in greenwashing incidents'

Tue, 10/03/2023 - 16:59
RepRisk also found that one in three companies tied to greenwashing was also embroiled in so-called "social washing"

IDA chief forecasts continued growth for investment projects

Tue, 10/03/2023 - 16:49
Ireland is hugely reliant on foreign multinationals, which have almost doubled their total workforce to 301,000 in the last decade