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Consumer confidence slips on global concerns, higher costs

Sentiment weakens considerably but consumers remain broadly positive Consumer confidence fell to its weakest level in 13 months in June on the back of increased global political uncertainty and higher costs. The KBC Bank/ESRI Irish […]

Department plays down German-French move on corporation tax

Euro zone largest states agree proposal to advance plan for common European tax base The Department of Finance has played down moves by France and Germany to advance plans for a common corporation tax regime […]

OECD undercuts ESRI’s growth forecast for Irish economy this year

Group says Irish economy will grow by 4% this year, below ESRI’s prediction of 4.7% The OECD on Tuesday forecast that the Irish economy will grow by 4 per cent this year, and by 2.9 […]

EU data regime offers peek into customer tracking by firms here

Methods include Hilfiger’s use of ‘wifi tracking’ to monitor ‘window display conversion You were probably blue in the face receiving emails over the past month or so from various companies and organisations alerting you to […]

Housing forecasts at odds with numbers

Goodbody’s housing tracker suggest supply of new homes is still modest Goodbody’s latest report indicates that a total of 3,223 new housing units were completed in the first four months of 2018 while the Central […]

Retail sales rebound with 1.5% increase in April

  Having contracted in March, retail sector accelerates again Retail sales grew by 1.5 per cent in April having fallen by nearly 2 per cent in March, Central Statistics Offices (CSO) figures show. The monthly rise was […]

Government-backed SME lender sets 1,000-job target

Business owners across Fingal, as well as Louth, are set to benefit from a subsidised Business Growth Programme commencing next month.

Don’t be fooled into thinking SME lending crisis is fixed

Majority of SMEs report increased or stable turnover

Is it time to look beyond disruption?

Reproduced from The Irish Times By Carl O'Brien, Chief Reporter; Saturday, January 11, 2014

Heads up: six fundraising tips for first-time founders

Reproduced from The Irish Times By Carl O'Brien, Chief Reporter; Saturday, January 11, 2014

Over 30,000 people set up new businesses in Ireland last year

Reproduced from The Irish Times By Carl O'Brien, Chief Reporter; Saturday, January 11, 2014

Business angels realise bumper return on investment in start-ups

Reproduced from The Irish Times By Carl O'Brien, Chief Reporter; Saturday, January 11, 2014

New public procurement rules aimed at encouraging SMEs to bid

Reproduced from The Irish Times By Carl O'Brien, Chief Reporter; Saturday, January 11, 2014

Minister claims Enterprise-Ireland backed firms to lead jobs creation

Reproduced from The Irish Times By Carl O'Brien, Chief Reporter; Saturday, January 11, 2014

Business angels plough €700,000 into Dublin start-up

Reproduced from The Irish Times By Carl O'Brien, Chief Reporter; Saturday, January 11, 2014

Professionals’ salaries up to 15% higher in Dublin

Reproduced from The Irish Times By Ciara O'Brien, Business Reporter; Thursday, January 30, 2014

Are the days of the ‘Double Irish’ numbered?

Reproduced from The Irish Times By Carl O'Brien, Chief Reporter; Saturday, January 11, 2014

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