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EU trade deal will open doors for more exporters in Canada

This week saw a number of Irish businesses announce deals and partnerships in Canada, one of the world’s most successful and stable economies. It was the result of a three-day trade mission, led by Minister of State Seán Canney, aimed at promoting the potential of the new Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), recently agreed between Europe and Canada.

Why finding the right people is vital to business success

Anne Fanthom is managing director of RecruitmentPlus – a specialist recruitment company which she founded in 1999.

Hard Brexit could lead to 20pc drop in the level of UK trade to Ireland within a decade

A hard Brexit could result in a 20pc drop in the level of UK trade to Ireland, lead to 40,000 job losses and reduce Irish GDP by up to 4pc within a decade, according to the British Irish Chamber of Commerce (BICC).

The stark warning was issued at a special Brexit forum hosted by the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) yesterday. Paul Lynam, Head of Sectoral Policy at the …

A number of Topaz stations across Ireland will offer 99c per litre fuel this weekend

Topaz has announced that it will be dropping fuel prices in 14 locations over the bank holiday weekend to 99c per litre for 99 minutes.

Sharpest Irish manufacturing growth in almost two years

The pace of growth in the Irish manufacturing sector rose to a near two-year high last month thanks to rising new orders and improving economic conditions.

Pension crisis as Irish Life scraps gold-plated fund

he largest pension provider in the State is closing its staff pension scheme, prompting fears that traditional defined benefit plans are now set to disappear from the private sector.

Social network site in €180k commitment to help Irish jobseekers

LinkedIn has announced a new partnership with Jobcare aimed at connecting communities in need with economic opportunities to make their visions a reality.

Soaring rents and legal costs a ‘warning signal’ for the economy, says watchdog

The dramatic increase in residential rents is a cause of major concern and will potentially have significant adverse consequences for the entire economy, the State’s competitiveness watchdog has warned.

€3bn sell-off returns AIB to markets after 7 years

Michael Noonan latest night formally launched the long anticipated €3bn sale of shares in AIB in a move that returns the lender to the stock exchange almost seven years after it was nationalised.

Professional services firm Grant Thornton announces 250 new jobs

Professional services firm Grant Thornton has announced the creation of 250 new jobs across all areas of its business operations in Ireland.