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Winning your first customer

Winning your first customer

What start-ups need is an early adopter, a very special breed of customers who mean everything to a business. But where can you find them?

It’s time to Bortlieve

It’s time to Bortlieve

With the participants in the year’s Super Bowl being decided on Sunday, Emmet Ryan writes about much-maligned Jacksonville quarterback Blake Bortles and how his awkwardness has endeared him to fans

Global crackdown on currency rigging

Global crackdown on currency rigging

Prosecutors pursue officials responsible for misconduct that has led to $10 billion in fines

Dealz owner to enter discount fashion market

Dealz owner to enter discount fashion market

Dealz and Poundland MD says PEP&CO investment sign of confidence after strong Christmas trading

The Guardian's turnaround offers lessons for print industry

The Guardian's turnaround offers lessons for print industry

The Guardian's strategy of financing its journalism through donations is expected to almost halve its losses this year as it moves to a tabloid format

Profit & Loss inside the world of private Irish businesses

Profit & Loss inside the world of private Irish businesses

Róisín Burke on Business

Róisín Burke on Business

Billionaire Church of Scientology donor finds a genius way to make money for charity

How to keep your business in Revenue’s good books

How to keep your business in Revenue’s good books

Don’t just stay on the right side of the rules – be seen to be doing so

Ten ways to cut that bill

Ten ways to cut that bill

Everyone can reduce their tax bills by utilising allowances and tax credits. Here are my tips

Is the bear about to devour the bull?

Is the bear about to devour the bull?

It has been a remarkable run for equities, but market pundits disagree on how long more it can continue. We asked a number of them to speculate on whether the current highs can be justified, what happens next and what to do with your money

A House Divided: what's happening at the Housing Agency

A House Divided: what's happening at the Housing Agency

What does the row between Conor Skehan and John O'Connor mean for an agency that advises the government on the housing crisis?

Are you thinking of aligning your brand with a social cause?

Are you thinking of aligning your brand with a social cause?

If so, learn from the successes – and mistakes – of others

Busy Irish film industry getting in on the action

Busy Irish film industry getting in on the action

2018 looks set to be another hectic year for the Irish film and television industry

Inside Track

Inside Track

Getting Ahead: ‘Don’t pretend to be something you’re not’

Getting Ahead: ‘Don’t pretend to be something you’re not’

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 Ger Brennan of MSD