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'Taken Down' and 'Operation Transformation' overseas sales help RTE commercial arm increase profits

2 hours 4 min ago
'>Sales of RTE shows, ‘Taken Down’, ‘Hardy Bucks’ and ‘Operation Transformation’ last year contributed to RTE’s commercial arm increasing its pre-tax profits by 22% to €8.89m.

Online tutoring service aiming to help families who can't afford grinds to scale up operations

3 hours 36 min ago
An online tutoring service, aiming to “level the playing field” for families who cannot afford grinds, is to put €40,000 in financial backing towards scaling up its operations.

Protesters climb onto North Sea oil platforms

5 hours 43 min ago
Shell said the company had spent 10 years conducting in-depth research into decommissioning the Brent platforms.

German exports to UK drop again in first seven months of 2019

10 hours 18 min ago
The decline continues a downward trend since the UK voted to leave the European Union in 2016.

Businesses on both sides of Irish border ‘already affected by Brexit’

13 hours 47 min ago
The AIB Brexit Sentiment Index reveals that half of SMEs in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland have cancelled or postponed investment.

No country for young entrepreneurs

14 hours 9 min ago
Rather than being in thrall to mobile international companies, Ireland should be attracting many more individual entrepreneurs and skilled people, writes Kyran Fitzgerald

Seeing clearly in the ear canal

14 hours 36 min ago
Tympany Medical is using technology to help in surgical ear procedures, writes Trish Dromey

Checking in any time at the hotel android can be heaven or hell

14 hours 51 min ago
Fully-automated hotels in Japan and the US are using robots to replace porters and other staff servicing rooms but not everything is going to plan, writes John Daly

Rock and hard place for Irish tax regime

15 hours 21 min ago
'>Last week the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) proposed breaking a taboo in international corporate taxation that countries only have a right to tax activities from companies that have a physical presence on their soil.

Reasons to be happy for your money

15 hours 51 min ago
'>After the most nondescript budget I can remember, we are now left to take stock of where we are.

Brexit hits construction for first time

20 hours 9 min ago
'>The wave of business uncertainty caused by fears that the UK will crash out of the EU has now reached Irish construction, with output contracting last month for the first time since the economic recovery got underway in 2013.

US Economists back spending more

20 hours 21 min ago
'>Economists are divided about when the next US recession will arrive, but they largely agree on this: The country will need to fight it with a massive fiscal programme, and be ready to swallow deficits that may eclipse the trillion-dollar shortfall run by the Trump administration this year.

Visa and Mastercard pull out of Facebook currency project

Sat, 10/12/2019 - 07:42
Facebook faced substantial criticism over its plans to create a separate, private currency system to allow cross-border payments.

Nike decides to shut its Oregon Project following doping scandal

Sat, 10/12/2019 - 06:15
'>Nike is ending its Oregon Project supporting elite track athletes after a top coach was banned for violating anti-doping rules in a scandal that has engulfed the sport’s biggest corporate backer.

Bank shares surge on prospect of Brexit deal

Sat, 10/12/2019 - 06:00
'>Surging optimism for a breakthrough Brexit deal also sent the value of the two main Irish banks, AIB and Bank of Ireland surging by an unprecedented €1.5bn by last night.

US suspends tariff hike on some Chinese imports after trade talks

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 22:33
The White House said the two sides made some progress in discussions.

American buyers stockpile Parmesan ahead of higher tariffs on cheese imports

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 18:02
Sales of Parmigiano Reggiano and Grana Padano have rocketed 220% since the higher charges were announced.

UK government signs new no-deal Brexit ferry contracts

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 16:58
Deals worth a total of up to £86.6 million have been made with four companies.

Pound soars 2% as traders bullish on Brexit deal

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 16:49
Positive signals from the British Prime Minister and others has ‘sent sterling stratospheric’, analysts have said.

Facebook paid £28.5m in UK tax despite £1.65bn revenue

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 15:47
MP Margaret Hodge called the amount ‘outrageous’.