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.

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.

SO YOU WANT TO. . . keep a goat

SO YOU WANT TO. . . keep a goat

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SO YOU WANT TO. . . keep a goat

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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.

NitroSell raises €1.5m funding

NitroSell raises €1.5m funding

The recent completion of a €1.5 million round of funding by Cork-based company NitroSell brings to over €3.8 million the total amount raised by the company since its establishment in 2005.

Bear Essentials

Bear Essentials

If you go down to the woods today, you’re sure of a big surprise.

Artisans: Hobby Horse Toys, Leitrim

Artisans: Hobby Horse Toys, Leitrim

www.hobbyhorsetoys.com. Dan Hillman lives and works on the shores of Lough Erril in Leitrim with his wife and two young children.

Fairtrade makes its mark

Fairtrade makes its mark

The first two tonnes of Fairtrade coffee beans were imported into Ireland in 1996.

Hefty fees for private car parks

Hefty fees for private car parks

Most motorists would not quibble with the relatively moderate charges for public parking.

Book it: Deals of the week

Book it: Deals of the week

If you want a little bit of luxury close to home, then a trip to the Twelve hotel in Galway might do the trick. UNDER €120: