It's agreed a new partnership with Telefónica UK
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30.01.2015 Latest Eurostat figures show that Irish unemployment rates fell in 2014, from 12.1pc in December 2013 to 10.5pc in December 2014.
30.01.2015 Ireland had the most active loan portfolio transaction market in Europe in 2014 with sales of more than €30bn, according to a market update from PwC.
It's agreed a new partnership with Telefónica UK
Company is a global provider of outsourced development services
It has welcomed the decision
Non-first time buyers will be allowed a maximum of 80pc of loan to value
Annual residential property report released
29.01.2015 This is over a year.
28.01.2015 This was over the previous month.
28.01.2015 Figure is biggest ever reported by a public company.
27.01.2015 Insurance company made the announcement.
The first Allsop Space auction of 2015 is to take place on 18 February in Dublin’s RDS with 222 properties with a total reserve of over €40m going under the hammer.
Latest Eurostat figures show that Irish unemployment rates fell in 2014, from 12.1pc in December 2013 to 10.5pc in December 2014.
Ireland had the most active loan portfolio transaction market in Europe in 2014 with sales of more than €30bn, according to a market update from PwC.
Qatar Airways said today that it has acquired a 9.99pc stake in International Airlines Group (IAG).
Dalata said today that it has obtained approval from the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) for its acquisition of the Moran Bewley’s Hotel Group.
The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) has today completed an auction of Irish Treasury bills, selling the target amount of €500m.
Sky is planning to launch a range of mobile voice and data services for the first time in 2016 after agreeing a new partnership with Telefónica UK.
Construction company Bam Group Ireland has secured a €30m contract with NUI Galway for the design and construction of a new human biology facility.
Icon plc, a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, has announced a new global innovation hub that will create 200 jobs in Ireland.
Canadian real estate investment trust CapReit has completed the acquisition of the Rockbrook portfolio for around €87.3m.
CPL Resources has reported a 5pc increase in revenue to €193.2m for the half year ended 31 December 2014.
Over half of Ireland’s workforce (54pc) say they’re closer to burning out than they were five years ago, according to a Regus report.
Tesco Mobile has reported it now has 300,000 customers, which represents a 40pc increase in a year.
Irish Life has welcomed the decision by Fitch Ratings to the company one notch to AA- from A+.
National agency Skillnets has announced a new €350,000 training fund aimed at private sector companies.
Two-thirds of attendees at the Checkout Conference, held in association with Rabobank on 27 January, feel that SuperValu is ‘putting its money where its mouth is’ when supporting Irish suppliers.
In the year to December, residential property prices nationally rose by 16.3pc, according to the CSO.
The volume of retail sales in Ireland in December 2014 was up by 0.5pc over the previous month, while there was an increase of 5.1pc in the annual figure, according to the Central Statistics Office.
Irish development and investment group Ardale Property has lodged a planning application to develop a prominent site adjacent to Clarehall Shopping Centre, for what will form phase one of an overall scheme with a total gross value of in excess of €25m.
Apple has posted the highest profits in corporate history as the figure reached $18bn – the biggest ever reported by a public company.
The Central Bank of Ireland has announced new regulations for residential mortgage lending by financial institutions.
VHI said today that it is reducing costs on seven of its cheapest health insurance plans by up to 3pc, while prices on the plans are to remain the same.
Property values in Ireland increased by an average of 14pc in 2014, according to the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland’s annual residential property report.
International Airlines Group (IAG) has issued a statement confirming it has submitted an improved proposal to make an offer for Aer Lingus, and that the Aer Lingus board would be willing to recommend it to shareholders.
Fly Leasing has agreed to buy two new Airbus A321 aircraft in a sale and leaseback transaction with what it describes as a leading European airline.
SSE Airtricity said today that it plans to reduce its household energy prices from 1 April 2015.
Sunway picked up three awards and Aer Lingus won two at the Irish Travel Industry Awards 2015, which were presented at a gala dinner in the Mansion House last week.
French airline Europe Airpost is launching a new direct scheduled summer service between Dublin and Halifax, Novia Scotia this summer.
Law firm William Fry plans to take on 50 new staff during 2015, further to making 54 new appointments last year, bringing its headcount to 420.
Ticket marketplace Viagogo Group intends to double its workforce in Ireland to 200 people over the next three years, supported by IDA Ireland.
Health and lifer insurer Allianz Worldwide Care is holding a recruitment fair in Dublin this week to help fill 120 vacancies across a number of departments.
The board of Aer Lingus has confirmed receiving a revised proposal from International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) valuing each of the airline’s shares at €2.55.
Oman Investment Fund (OIF), Mount Kellett Capital Management, Ulster Bank, Westmont Hospitality Group and Avestus Capital Partners said today that they have entered into a definitive agreement to sell Jurys Inn to an affiliate of Lone Star Funds for £680m.
A contract for the development of the National Indoor Arena at the National Sports Campus was signed today.
BWG Group has made an offer of €23m to acquire the trading business of ADM Londis.
Recent figures show there has been a six-fold increase in the number of direct selling parties in Ireland over the past year.
Ireland’s retail sales in the fourth quarter of 2014 were up by 4.22pc over the same period in 2013, the highest quarterly gain for the sector since the Q2 2007, Retail Excellence Ireland (REI) said today.
Bose Corporation told staff at its Carrickmacross facility yesterday afternoon that it plans to close the plant in April with the loss of 140 jobs.
CRH has confirmed it is in discussions with Lafarge and Holcim regarding the potential acquisition of certain assets being disposed of the companies ahead of their proposed merger.
Bord Gáis Energy said today that it is cutting its gas prices by 3.5pc and electricity by 2.5pc from 16 March 2016.
Confectionery, biscuits and crisps/snacks were the ‘most promoted’ product categories in the run-up to Christmas 2014, according to the latest Retailer Promotional Review, prepared for Checkout magazine by OBK Accountants/The Food Accountants.
eBay said today that it will be reducing its workforce by around 2,400 positions globally, or 7pc of its total staff numbers, during the first quarter of 2015 across eBay Marketplaces, PayPal, and eBay Enterprise.
Hilton Hotels & Resorts said today that Hilton Paris Opera has officially opened after an extensive renovation involving a US$50m investment.
Ireland’s first dedicated banking hackathon is to take place at NDRC at Dublin’s Digital Exchange from 30 January until 1 February.
Irish professionals will head online in their droves today as they contemplate their future careers, according to new data from LinkedIn.
International insurance company AIG has acquired a 100pc stake in Laya Healthcare.
Irish development and investment group Ardale Property has completed the acquisition of Weslin Construction from examinership for over €500,000.
Nine out of ten Irish business people in the UK and Ireland will purchase an Irish product when given the choice between two identical products or services, according to a new survey.
Eddie Rocket’s has announced a £1m investment and the creation of 25 new jobs with the opening of its first ever diner in Northern Ireland at The Quays Shopping Centre, Newry.
04.09.2014 This is effective from September 2014.
03.09.2014 With business models expiring faster than ever before, the companies that are successful are those that can diversify and create business model portfolios, writes Mary Cronin.
29.07.2014 Outlook for the Irish economy revealed.
03.09.2014 Survey produced by Checkout magazine in association with Nielsen.
07.08.2014 Growth is expected to remain strong this and next year.