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Business Diary: Wednesday, December 2

Business Diary: Wednesday, December 2

The main business events due to take place in the days ahead

VW scandal: Billionaire owners to face workers for the first time

VW scandal: Billionaire owners to face workers for the first time

Wolfgang Porsche to address thousands of workers at car maker's Wolfsburg factory

Insurer RSA posts loss of €176.6 million in 2014, filed accounts reveal

Insurer RSA posts loss of €176.6 million in 2014, filed accounts reveal

Documents also show company received capital injection of €137 million

Joan Burton: Bankruptcy term will be cut to one year by Christmas

Joan Burton: Bankruptcy term will be cut to one year by Christmas

Tánaiste reveals legislation will be enacted by end of the year

15 Guinness Storehouse facts for every year the attraction has been open

15 Guinness Storehouse facts for every year the attraction has been open

Former fermentation plant has welcomed over 10 million visitors since December 2000

Online shoppers abandon tablets for smartphones

Online shoppers abandon tablets for smartphones

Online spending via smartphones surpassed purchases made on tablets for the first time last weekend

Eddie Downey says does not regret his decision to resign

Eddie Downey says does not regret his decision to resign

The former IFA president says he was "thrown under the bus"

Number of start-ups up by one fifth

Number of start-ups up by one fifth

4,000 new businesses kicked off in November

Zurich Insurance CEO Senn steps down

Zurich Insurance CEO Senn steps down

Martin Senn acknowledged there had been "setbacks" in recent months

Irish jobless rate unchanged at 8.9% in November

Irish jobless rate unchanged at 8.9% in November

Youth unemployment stood at 19.5% last month, the CSO said

Central Bank's Fagan says "froth" removed from property market

Central Bank's Fagan says "froth" removed from property market

Early adverse judgement of mortgage restrictions "premature"

Penrose Bill moves to reduce bankruptcy term to one year

Penrose Bill moves to reduce bankruptcy term to one year

Cabinet aims to enact legislation by year-end

Biggest threat to Irish economic recovery is political, economist warns

Biggest threat to Irish economic recovery is political, economist warns

Friends First economist Jim Power is forecasting GDP growth of 4.5% next year

Chinese group to buy 13% stake in Manchester City owner

Chinese group to buy 13% stake in Manchester City owner

The Shanghai-based private equity fund plans to invest $400 million in City Football Group

GE Healthcare to create 140 jobs in Cork and 100 jobs announced for Limerick

GE Healthcare to create 140 jobs in Cork and 100 jobs announced for Limerick

The Limerick Institute of Technology will create 100 jobs as it expands its campus