The number of insolvencies in Ireland during the first quarter of 2015 rose by 13 per cent compared to the previous quarter, according to statistics released today by Deloitte.
A creator of Amazon's cloud-services operation has joined Twitter to help keep its website running smoothly.
The first quarter of 2015 saw the highest volume of hotel sales ever achieved in Ireland, with 25 individual properties totalling more than €500 million between them in 17 transactions.
The Irish Dairy Board has officially rebranded as Ornua on the eve of the removal of EU milk quotas.
Retail sales in Germany fell in February for the first time since September, data from the country’s national statistics office showed today.
Euro zone deflation continued in March but the rate of decline slowed, according to figures from Eurostat.
The British economy grew more than expected last year according to revised figures released today which show that GDP grew by 2.8 per cent.
B&Q will close up to 60 stores over the next two years as part of a massive restructuring plan, its parent company announced today.
Waterford-based technology company NearForm has announced that it will create 100 new jobs over the next year.
Dalata Hotel Group has announced a deal to acquire the Maldron Hotel Wexford for €3.53 million in cash.
Electronics giant Philips has agreed to sell a majority stake in its Lumileds lighting components unit to a group of investors led by China-based GO Scale Capital.
Irish and Swiss baked food group Aryzta has announced that it is in “exclusive negotiations” with Lion Capital to buy a stake in a French food business.
The euro fell for a second day, heading for a fourth straight quarter of declines, amid concerns Greece will fail to reach agreement with its European creditors to unlock bailout funds.
House prices are still on the rise, but the rate of increase has slowed, according to the latest survey released today by MyHome.ie.
The business events for the days ahead.
The Rohan group avoided the carnage of the crash, and managing director Jamie Rohan is ready to get building again
European shares rose amid optimism that central banks around the globe will continue to support economic growth.
Hourly labour costs fell by 0.2 per cent in Ireland last year, one of seven European Union countries to record a drop, new figures from Eurostat show.
Confidence in the euro zone's economy rose for a fourth straight month in March, helped by low oil prices, a weaker euro and the ECB's money-printing programme.
US medical technology firm Stryker Corporation is expected to announce a multi-million euro investment in a new global centre in Cork, creating hundreds of jobs, the Irish Examiner reported.
Billionaire financier George Soros is ready to invest $1 billion in Ukraine, if Western countries help private investment there.
Renewable energy group Gaelectric has announced the acquisition of interests in two wind energy projects in Kilkenny and Tipperary.
British ethnic food producer Deko Foods has announced plans to create 20 jobs at a new processing plant in Kells, Co. Meath, over the next three years.
A majority of voters are opposed to the sale of the state's 25 per cent shareholding in Aer Lingus, according to the latest Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll.
Engineering group Mincon has acquired the business and assets of Marshalls Hard Metals Limited, a UK-based manufacturer of tungsten carbide, for an undisclosed sum.
Japan’s industrial production fell more than forecast in February, adding to pressure from a drop in consumer spending and faltering inflation.
Holcim’s second-biggest shareholder, Eurocement, plans to vote against the company’s merger with Lafarge, even after the cement makers agreed on new terms last week.
Poll finds majority of voters against sale of state's share in Aer Lingus, water bill crackdown on 100,000 council tenants and Miliband woos business with warning over EU exit risk.
What's happening in the business world this week.
Deal would release €1.2 billion for government coffers
Credit Suisse is planning to relocate some of its trading operations to Dublin from London, The Sunday Business Post understands.
Simple air safety measures could have saved the lives of 150 passengers and crew
Government worried about impact on Irish-based international tech companies
Support for both Fine Gael and Labour has increased sharply in the past month, while Sinn Féin has fallen to its lowest level since 2013.
Conference to discuss ‘building on efficiencies already achieved’
Nama has written off a combined €300 million in debts for 23 major property developers
TV3 looks set to be sold later this year after receiving a number of takeover approaches.
The largest landlord in the state is predicting an explosion in rents before the end of 2016, with tenants facing hikes of up to 20 per cent in the next 18 months.
M&G Investments, an investment fund owned by Prudential plc, has taken steps to secure its exposure to the property empire of Greg Kavanagh, the Irish property developer.
A €2.2 billion offer for the Maybourne Hotel Group by Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth fund has petered out
Gary McCann, the boss of paper and packaging group Smurfit Kappa, received total pay of €7.2 million last year.
Daragh Kavanagh has been appointed group chief financial officer at Denis O’Brien’s Beacon Medical Group
No free vote during budgets or confidence motions
More than 300 vacant water service jobs were approved for filling last year as part of the “secret deal” between Irish Water and unions.
A remarkable set of coincidences transformed a missing persons case into a murder trial that revealed the relentless pursuit of a vulnerable woman by a ruthless predator
Complex and sometimes harrowing evidence, long hours of boring or difficult details and one person’s fate in your hands, performing a juror’s duties is no easy task
Catherine O’Mahony: The picture that emerged of Elaine O’Hara in court was of an uncertain woman who found it hard to assert herself
The IRFU is worried that an impending decision by the Department of Communications to designate the Six Nations as a protected sport