Readers, you have just five more days to make your voice heard in this year’s competition. Tell us about your favourite shops and don’t forget (...)

Austin Duignan of Donegal Rapeseed Oil, Gary Quinn of The Irish Times and Peter Casey of Claddagh Resources at the AIB Start Up Academy in Letterkenny. Photo Clive Wasson

Dragons’ Den star Peter Casey talked about the pitfalls that caused him to go broke twice at Start-up Night in Letterkenny. “Normally I talk about en(...)

A Best Menswear outlet. Photograph: Best Menswear website

Gift vouchers for the Best Menswear clothes shop chain will be honoured during its High Court protection period, a judge has said. Ms Justice Caroline(...)

Under the SBCI initiative,  banks can offer loans at discounted rates for periods of between two and 10 years

More than 1,600 Small and medium-sized businesses have availed of loans from the State-backed Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) in its f(...)

Richard Morton, investment manager, Dublin BIC; Adrian O’Connor, chief executive of Benetel; and John Doyle, co-founder of Benetel.

Irish wireless technology company Benetel plans to create 15 jobs after it raised €750,000 in a seed funding round. The new jobs will be mainly techn(...)

John Reynolds: entitled to have the lease contract rescinded along with damages. Photograph: Collins

Businessman John Reynolds is entitled to some €684,000 arising from a judge’s findings in a dispute over the transfer of the lease of the Pod nightclu(...)

Dragons’ Den star Peter Casey will share his business insights at AIB Start-up Night in Donegal this evening.

Dragons’ Den star Peter Casey and Austin Duignan, managing director of Donegal Rapeseed Oil, will share their business insights at the Start-up Nig(...)

HeyStaks’ platform analyses smartphone behaviour anonymously to understand the intent and interests of users

UCD-based start-up firm HeyStaks has raised €1.5 million in investment from the Denis O’Brien-owned mobile network provider Digicel to help bring its (...)

UnionPay: its days of domination may be under threat after a complaint in 2012 by the United States to the World Trade Organisation

The Chinese payment system UnionPay, operated by the People’s Bank of China and owned by the about 85 domestic banks, which dominates the credit card (...)

 PTSB is due to release its interim results next Wednesday.

Research reports in recent days on Bank of Ireland and PermanentTSB by Goodbody Stockbrokers’ analyst Eamonn Hughes were a signal that interim results(...)