Work permits backlog ‘hitting ability to attract foreign investment’
2,520 work permits waiting to be processed at the end of December. Business groups say that system needs urgent modernisation.
Imperial Tobacco moves €400m into newly-formed Irish subsidiary
Deal values each share in transaction at €1,000 but does not invlove transfer of any IP
Deals 2018: five game-changing moves that defined the year
The year’s most interesting and significant deals reflect a changing landscape
The year in business: A time when INM wobbled and Ryanair was hobbled
There was no shortage of juicy stories in a year when controversy and intrigue swirled in every direction
Ireland’s large shadow banking system a magnet for dirty money
Ireland’s murkiest sector accounts for 13 times the country’s GDP, and its lack of oversight or regulation puts it at high risk of abuse by criminal elements
INM braced for cost-cutting drive and introduction of paywall
Market sources said they expected the company to put the cost cutting programme in place over the coming three-year period
Iput shells out €95m for the last slice of Carrickmines retail park
The property investor has agreed to buy phase two of the Carrickmines retail park in Dublin, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.