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Eir to raise €850m through refinancing

Eir to raise €850m through refinancing

A note from ratings agency Standard & Poor’s indicated that Eir would use some of the funds to pay €300m of dividends to shareholders

Done deal

Done deal

'Credit unions must go bigger'

'Credit unions must go bigger'

The credit union sector is facing a difficult few years ahead, but Savvi boss Robert Cooper believes the future lies in community banks

‘It’s okay to make mistakes that we can learn from. It’s good to take risks’

‘It’s okay to make mistakes that we can learn from. It’s good to take risks’

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 Phil Codd of Expleo Ireland

Peer-to-peer networking services offered to chief executives

Peer-to-peer networking services offered to chief executives

Fixed-term contracts are not always the way out

Fixed-term contracts are not always the way out

Fixed-term contracts cannot be used by employers as a means to avoid the Unfair Dismissals Acts

Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers

Engineering firm’s €3.5m move to fuel new growth

Engineering firm’s €3.5m move to fuel new growth

Crafty move opens up new horizons for Colourtrend

Crafty move opens up new horizons for Colourtrend

Paint group took its colour inspiration from arts and crafts groups throughout the country

UCD spin-out targets top US athletes with wearables pitch

UCD spin-out targets top US athletes with wearables pitch

Online courses are helping teachers to teach and thrive

Online courses are helping teachers to teach and thrive

Drink ban to hit outdoor ads hard

Drink ban to hit outdoor ads hard

Changes in legislation will be an issue for the outdoor advertising industry, a forum for marketing that has changed hugely in the past 40 years

Kepak to host summit for growing food-to-go sector

Kepak to host summit for growing food-to-go sector

Tatler revamp spreads net wide

Tatler revamp spreads net wide

Killian Woods on business

Killian Woods on business

IDA Ireland's Shane Nolan conceded that not many corporate bankers seem keen on a move to the Irish capital – and he has an interesting theory why