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Hayes warns that draft EU rules threaten Irish-based funds

Hayes warns that draft EU rules threaten Irish-based funds

The Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes has warned that the Irish funds industry faces a serious threat from upcoming EU legislation.

State aims to harvest €300k a year sending agri business advisers abroad

State aims to harvest €300k a year sending agri business advisers abroad

Ireland is to export its food and agricultural expertise to raise money for the state. A new state consortium is aiming to generate a turnover of €300,000 for 2015 by offering food and agricultural advisory services to overseas governments and govern

Ireland could be hub for international Reits

Ireland could be hub for international Reits

Start of ‘fourth quarter’ sees Obama play offence

Start of ‘fourth quarter’ sees Obama play offence

The US leader is talking up his achievements as Republicans get ready for battle

No more ‘fiscal waterboarding’

No more ‘fiscal waterboarding’

The left-wing Syriza party, which is almost assured of a part in the next Greek government, has pledged to kick out the troika while looking after the poor and seeking debt relief

Accuris casts net wide in South America

Accuris casts net wide in South America

Dublin telecoms software firm Accuris Networks is set to expand its business in Latin America, having agreed a partnership deal in Brazil.

Staff appraisals: not just another meeting

Staff appraisals: not just another meeting

Improving market conditions mean that employee retention has once again become a focus for companies.

Employment matters: Protected disclosures: what you need to know

Employment matters: Protected disclosures: what you need to know

New protected disclosures legislation in place since July 2014 affects every worker in every organisation in Ireland.

Skin’s the thing as beauty range expands

Skin’s the thing as beauty range expands

Clear vision, clear Mission

Clear vision, clear Mission

Michelle Murphy is senior director of Symantec’s commercial business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Murphy was head-hunted to take up the Dublin-based position 15 months ago, having worked with BMC Software for nine years, most recentl

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Green light for Amber’s bone research

Green light for Amber’s bone research

What makes the self-employed so special that we pay a higher USC?

What makes the self-employed so special that we pay a higher USC?

As the voice of the Small Firms Association, AJ Noonan believes recovery is fragile and fervent depending on location

Down haulage firm invests €2.7m in British expansion

Down haulage firm invests €2.7m in British expansion

Surviving the online frontier

Surviving the online frontier

In the internet age, a local firm can sell to the whole world, but as Irish retailers have found, it takes more than a webpage to do business online