The government wants to avoid a potential avalanche of rental disputes between tenants and landlords. However, the recent cases of Monsoon and New Look show that landlords are not going to make any easy sacrifices.
Three years ago, a London firm specialising in environmental infrastructure deals connected a Cork solar company with UK investors in the billion-pound league. Now Amarenco is taking its advisors to court.
With U2, he helped build the biggest band on the planet. With Riviera, he has created one of the most-watched TV programmes in the world. In a rare interview, Paul McGuinness reveals the commercial strategy behind U2 and reflects upon his career.
Irish borrowers mightn't realise it, but in March the bank regulator in Frankfurt did them a favour. The regulator told the Irish banks they could offer consequence-free payment holidays to borrowers – but only for six months. Six months have now passed, and one in seven Irish businesses borrowers are now officially behind on their debts.
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Trinity Graduate Simon Phelan has just raised £7m for his insurtech company Hometree, bringing the total so far to £18.6 million. He now plans to use the funds to build market share in the Home Cover and Home Emergency Insurance market.
In a major report, we investigate the vulture fund's 52 Irish companies to unveil the property deals, the profits and the tax bills. Using Ireland as a base for aggressive European distressed debt deals, it is also moving into property development in Dublin.
Irish artist and furniture maker Sasha Sykes has been commissioned by a host of blue-chip clients such as Bank of America and Farmleigh House. She talks about her career journey, the magic of marketing and why every artist needs a business degree.
Thousands of farmers in the co-op at the origin of Kerry Group were targeted by the tax authority over the status of so-called patronage shares. A new landmark case has revealed how the probe came unstuck.
As the pandemic rages on, fitness businesses are facing danger once more. Some of the major players in the sport and leisure market discuss what they've done to cope with challenges presented by Covid-19 and their plans for the future.
Backed by rugby player Rob Kearney, Mason Alexander is a growing presence in the HR market. It has now launched a case against two former employees in the Irish courts, along with the company they have co-founded.
The Budget contained a no-holds-barred €17 billion package to support the economy. It had money for businesses, employees and consumers. Lockdown II will test whether the government, stretched to full capacity, is capable of holding the economy together.
Even among vulture funds, Cerberus has developed a reputation as being the most aggressive operator – both in terms of how it deals with borrowers and how it structures its operations. Could it be about to make its biggest Irish deal yet?
The state is putting up €30m to help fund start-ups. Before it disappears, very clear definitions need to be applied about what type of company qualifies for this money - and it should go to the firms with the fewest funding options.
As budgetary caution evaporates under the Covid-19 shock, energy efficiency, buses and trains are getting funded like never before. Can these new environmental priorities survive into the future?
The Budget 2021 trade-off is between spending big now and consolidating later. The government will have to work hard not to make that consolidation look and feel like austerity.
Sinn Féin’s tax-raising proposals fish from a small pool of individuals – those earning over €100,000, those inheriting property worth more than €302,000, those with second houses, those buying expensive houses, those with assets in excess of €1 million and those with private pensions. But does it all add up?
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