Emma Kennedy

Emma Kennedy

Emma Kennedy is Money Editor at The Sunday Business Post. A qualified financial adviser, she manages the newspaper’s Money Plus section, and reports on personal finance. She has a degree in economics & finance from UCD, and a masters in journalism from DCU. Her first book, Megan and the Money Tree, which is designed to teach children about money, was published in 2011.

Central American deal for Arantech

Central American deal for Arantech

Dublin-based company Arantech has signed a sixf igure deal with a Central American mobile phone operator.

Call for change to anti-money laundering guidelines for online accounts

Call for change to anti-money laundering guidelines for online accounts

Anti-money laundering guidelines are ‘‘overly onerous’’ and ‘‘anti-competitive’’, according to a senior figure in the Irish banking industry.

Innovation the way to prosper, says lobby group

Innovation the way to prosper, says lobby group

Companies need to be increasingly innovative in order to prosper in a competitive marketplace, according to business lobby group Chambers Ireland.

Thirdforce sets sights on the US

Thirdforce sets sights on the US

After completing its fourth acquisition in four years earlier this week, e-learning company Thirdforce has its sights set on growing its market share in the US.

Centrecom signs Deloitte home working contract

Centrecom signs Deloitte home working contract

Specialist broadband provider Centrecom has signed a contract with professional services firm Deloitte to facilitate home working by Deloitte’s Irish employees.

Oil dependence spells economic disaster for Ireland, Lee warns

Oil dependence spells economic disaster for Ireland, Lee warns

Ireland is on course for an economic recession in the coming years if we do not reduce our dependence on oil, according to warnings from a new RTE television programme.

Mobile deals for Dublin software firm

Mobile deals for Dublin software firm

Dublin software company Changing Worlds is in the process of negotiating new deals with three mobile operators in Europe.

Saongroup enters Middle East

Saongroup enters Middle East

Saongroup.com, the online recruitment company owned by Denis O’Brien and Leslie Buckley, has further expanded its business by entering the market in the Middle East.

IEX market capitalisation grows six-fold to €3bn

IEX market capitalisation grows six-fold to €3bn

Since it was set up just over two years ago, the market capitalisation of the Irish Enterprise Exchange (IEX) has increased almost six fold from an initial figure of €536 million.

New Headway makes progress since original firm’s collapse

New Headway makes progress since original firm’s collapse

When technology firm Headway Software went into receivership three years ago, a group of its executives felt there were still opportunities for the company’s technology.

Know the dangers of bridging finance

Know the dangers of bridging finance

Banks provide two types of bridging finance to facilitate homeowners - closed bridging and open-ended bridging.

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Waterford Technologies reports 300% growth

Waterford Technologies reports 300% growth

In order to keep on top of their regulatory obligations, many companies are beginning to look at ways to control their email systems.

Security services will require a mandatory licence

Security services will require a mandatory licence

Under the Private Security Services Act, which was signed into law in May 2004, it is an offence for a company to provide a private security service without a licence.