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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

Future  of  smes Nash sets out his stall

Future of smes Nash sets out his stall

Ged Nash, Minister of State for Business and Employment, opens up about the SME debt crisis, access to credit, job creation, wages and more

Silicon Dock will float many boats

Silicon Dock will float many boats

David McWilliams An area that was once derelict now teems with the world’s top tech firms – and the best is yet to come

A brand new life after rugby

A brand new life after rugby

Former Connacht Rugby scrum half Frank Murphy has left behind the competitive sports world to pursue a creative career as a branding and editorial illustrator.

Knitwear start-up finds that a stitch in time saves nine

Knitwear start-up finds that a stitch in time saves nine

Fashion knitwear start-up Ekotree expects sales to treble this year, on the back of its first exports to markets as far afield as Japan.

App keeps student unions focused as staff come and go

App keeps student unions focused as staff come and go

Cork-based start-up Supp has developed a project management tool to allow student unions and other governing bodies to manage operations more efficiently.

Gaming app aims to make staff training fun

Gaming app aims to make staff training fun

When training consultant Jo Brennan established Jamjou in January 2014, her aim was to use mobile technology to improve teaching methods in the workplace.

TheLowdown Tips for SMEs

TheLowdown Tips for SMEs

This week: exporting to Britain

Plan your claims under Revenue’s new R&D tax credit guidelines

Plan your claims under Revenue’s new R&D tax credit guidelines

Last week the Revenue published its new tax credit guidelines for research and development (R&D).