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Drop tears from Christmas ads

Drop tears from Christmas ads

Christmas is supposed to be a time of joy and cheer, but in recent years the trend for festive ads has been to pull on our heart strings

Maverick Mainstream promises growth

Maverick Mainstream promises growth

Following a ‘transformational’ €600 million deal in Scotland, Mainstream Renewable Power is looking to reward shareholders and drive growth with an ambitious global development programme

Trump’s Moneyman Tom Barrack is still waiting for his windfall

Trump’s Moneyman Tom Barrack is still waiting for his windfall

American real estate mogul Thomas ‘Tom’ J Barrack jr has emerged as one of the biggest players in Dublin property. His company Colony Capital has invested – or is planning to invest – €3 billion in the capital in various joint ventures with Johnny Ronan

A perfect time to break the banks’ ingrained culture of profit before people

A perfect time to break the banks’ ingrained culture of profit before people

Old habits die hard, but with a new guard in charge, the big lenders can implement changes to stop the cycle of scandals

If inflation hits, quality bluechips are the best investment bets

If inflation hits, quality bluechips are the best investment bets

Price rises haven't been an issue for a decade or two, but nothing stays the same forever and it makes sense to buy your umbrella while the sun is still shining

Ireland’s victory on corporate tax will be short-lived

Ireland’s victory on corporate tax will be short-lived

Paschal Donohoe had every reason to be pleased as the French-inspired push on digital giants ground to a halt last week, but we will soon find our room for manoeuvre shrinking

Give us an ombudsman to stand up for taxpayers

Give us an ombudsman to stand up for taxpayers

Brexit confusion highlights the need for a US-style figure within government structures to fight our corner when political decisions are being made

‘I hope everybody feels they can challenge me on stuff’

‘I hope everybody feels they can challenge me on stuff’

Each week, we profile one of Ireland’s corporate leaders, tracing their career to date and exploring the lessons they have learned along the way. This week we meet Chris McDonald, vice-president of EMEA sales at job site Indeed

Advice for spin-out directors and observers

Advice for spin-out directors and observers

Knowledge Transfer Ireland produces guide highlighting risks and responsibilities for those considering such roles

Employees who have skin in the game work better

Employees who have skin in the game work better

Share ownership schemes which give staff a stake in the business can help keep them motivated and loyal

Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers

New this week

New this week

Tourism company offers landowners a pod alternative

Tourism company offers landowners a pod alternative

Shannon scientific firm Reagecon lands €10 million deal with Chinese distributor

Shannon scientific firm Reagecon lands €10 million deal with Chinese distributor

Medical cyber security firm gets €2.25m funding to expand US operations

Medical cyber security firm gets €2.25m funding to expand US operations