Having built up a multi-million euro confectionery business from a family kitchen, the company is now carrying substantial debts. Its shareholders are divided on its future and whether an examiner should be appointed.
Covid-19 restrictions have compounded the threat of Brexit for auction house Goffs. It has moved sales online, but with overseas visitors not travelling and Arab buyers increasingly scarce, its CEO Henry Beeby says the industry is facing an existential crisis.
Foxfield Inns owns the Ashling Hotel beside Heuston Station and the Imperial Hotel in Galway. One of the shareholders in the family-owned business has brought an oppression suit against her siblings.
Momentum Support employs more than 2,500 people and provides cleaning and security services. During the first lockdown, sales fell by 25% and staff anxiety increased. But through shrewd cash management, the company is now back on target.
Jack Charlton’s pragmatism accurately reflected the true relationship between Britain and Ireland, a relationship which, then and now, was more complex and interwoven than nationalism – romantic or murderous - would allow.
The Cork retail giant is one of Ireland’s most successful family business. And that success has allowed it to pay out handsome dividends to its shareholder each year, according to new data.
Goodbody Stockbrokers was one of the many firms to avail of the wage subsidy scheme for a period. As it negotiates with AIB over a potential buyout, how has the broker been performing?
Virgin Media is taking Eir to court in a dispute over unpaid fees for sports broadcasts. At issue is whether Virgin should be liable for the postponement of sporting events.
At the tail end of the recession, Jackie Lavin and her partner Bill Cullen launched a new car dealership in west Dublin. It later collapsed and Lavin is now being called to account over an alleged credit deal.
DWS is suing Gap and Champion Sports over missed rent as their stores remain closed, but the German landlord is not put off investing in Ireland: it has poured over half a billion euro into Dublin property in the past year alone.
The Irish airline CityJet is challenging a provision within the Irish tax code that it says drives staff costs up by a third. Without a swift change, the airline says the logical solution is to decamp from Ireland. But will the government back down?
Alastair Blair, country managing director of Accenture and president of Ibec, argues that there is an opportunity for stakeholders in government, industry and education to come together and re-define Ireland in this new digital era.
NPHET is technically an advisory body but it has chosen to position itself in a leadership role. It now needs to demonstrate a credible claim to that leadership by providing a clear pathway out of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Hibernia REIT's earnings, released yesterday, give the clearest view we have on the health of the commercial property market. The company is riding out Covid pretty well, but there are questions over its long-term future.
First, there was anecdotal evidence that the pandemic-induced acceleration of trends towards remote working and online retail would reshape the commercial property market. Now hard figures are emerging in a number of international locations.
With Irish deposit rates going negative and deposit sizes going skyward, many people are now looking to build their own portfolio - the success of Robinhood shows the demand for personal investing. In a series of pieces starting today, I want to help people through the process.
It is easy to chart the physical results of Covid-19. But when it comes to mental illness, there is no barometer or gauge. The next generation will be paying for the financial cost of this crisis, and we owe it to them to help prevent decades of mental health issues.
There are a lot of strategies. Why do so few of them seem to be remembered, or thought of, after they are announced? We need serious thinking on the mechanisms of service delivery into the future, and no, we won’t need a strategy for that.
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