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20 Years of Celebrating Business Success

Business Achievers Awards

Ulster Bank is calling on SMEs across the island of Ireland to enter the 20th Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards. The awards are open to businesses across all sectors and entries are submitted via Ulster Bank’s Business Achievers Awards website – BusinessAchieversAward.com [Read more…]

Aramark Ireland makes investment

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ARAMARK Ireland has recently invested €1.6m in an initial step to on-board its finance organisation with the ARAMARK Corporation Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. [Read more…]

Sheehan for CPA Council

jimmy sheehan

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) has announced the formal election of Jimmy Sheehan, of Sheehan and Associates, Lucan to Council. The announcement was made at the Annual CPA Ireland Conferring Ceremony which took place recently in Dublin. [Read more…]

Ireland rescinds blame for Apple

Apple

Apple

Ireland said on Tuesday it was not to blame for Apple Inc’s low global tax payments after the U.S. Senate said the company paid little or nothing on tens of billions of dollars in profits stashed in Irish subsidiaries. [Read more…]

High-Tech Start-Up Awards

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9 new ventures to compete for a €35,000 prize fund

University College Dublin (UCD) will showcase the latest high-tech and knowledge-intensive ventures emerging from UCD research programmes during the annual NovaUCD start-up awards evening next week. [Read more…]

Programme unites business ideas

National Digital Research Centre

National Digital Research Centre

People with clever digital business start-up ideas and people interested in getting involved in developing these start-ups have a golden opportunity to do just that through NDRC’s unique Swequity Exchange programme [Read more…]

SAP Holds Start-UP Focus Forum

SAP AppHaus

SAP AppHaus

SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) hosted its first Start-Up Focus Forum in Ireland at its newly established AppHaus in the Citywest Business Campus, Dublin.  As part of SAP’s strategic efforts to work and engage with start-up companies in major innovation hubs around the world, the Forum will enable SAP to share its innovative technologies with start-ups from across the UK and Ireland, with the intent of identifying and cultivating groundbreaking products that can deliver high quality solutions to real-world problems using SAP HANA. [Read more…]

United Drug considers Irish delisting

United Drug considers de-listing

United Drug considers de-listing

The Irish Stock Exchange notes United Drug’s announcement that its Board is reviewing the company’s listing arrangements to allow for potential inclusion in the FTSE UK Index Series. [Read more…]

HR Start-Up Secures Investment

Careergro, a human resources start-up company

Careergro, a human resources start-up company

Careergro, a human resources start-up company headquartered at NovaUCD, today announced that it has secured an investment of €300,000 from private investors and Enterprise Ireland. [Read more…]

Women Lose Out In Pension Provision

Women Pensioners

Women Pensioners

Less than one in three female pensioners in Ireland receive the maximum contributory pension and two-thirds rely on non-contributory pension, leaving many women disadvantaged in later life, says a new report today. The report Older Women Workers’ Access to Pensions: Vulnerabilities, Perspectives and Strategies was produced by NUI Galway and Queen’s University Belfast with funding from the Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI). [Read more…]