Kevin McLoughlin with Ian Murphy, director of  Growth & Scaling Invest NI, Julie Sinnamon, chief executive of Enterprise Ireland, Anne Heraty and programme director Sean Duffy. Photograph: Maxwellphotography.ie

The shortlist for the 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards has been announced, with 24 companies selected to compete across three categories. The(...)

 British prime minister David Cameron will be hoping to secure renegotiated terms for the UK’s EU membership at the European Council summit. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

With polls in the United Kingdom showing a majority in favour of leaving the European Union, Brexit is a hot topic. Against this backdrop, a European(...)

 McDonald’s: results out on Monday. Photograph: Joe Buglewicz/Bloomberg
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TODAY Results: Amgen; Ferrari; Halliburton; McDonald’s; Wincor Nixdorf. Meetings: Cyber and data security briefing (Clarion Hotel, Cork). Indicators: (...)

Fruit group Fyffes gained 1 per cent to end the day at €15.06.

Global stocks extended their worst annual fall in four years as oil resumed a slide amid renewed concerns that inventories have swelled. Treasuries s(...)

 [from left to right] James O’Connor, Microsoft, Louise Phelan, Paypal, Martin Shanahan, IDA, Enda Kenny, Taoiseach, Eamonn Sinnott, Intel , Sharon McCooey, Linkedin, Stephen McIntyre, Twitter at an American Chamber World of Talent event to showcase current job vacancies in US Multinationals in Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

US multinationals in Ireland are expected to create an additional 14,000 jobs here over the next 24 months, according to the American Chamber of Comm(...)

According to the Irish chapter of the 30% Club, which promotes “growth through diversity”, just 10.3 per cent of the board members of companies listed on the Iseq Overall index are women. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Gender quotas have become something of a hot topic in the run-up to next year’s general election because for the first time, political parties have to(...)

CPL chief executive Anne Heraty

Dublin-listed recruitment firm CPL is to create 200 new jobs over the next two years in Dublin, the UK and Eastern Europe. The company said the roles (...)

CRH:  closed down 1.3 per cent at €25.14 following a negative report on the construction sector by Merrill Lynch. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

European stocks fell for the first time in four days, led by declines in commodity and energy producers. The Stoxx 600 lost 0.4 per cent at the close(...)

Chairman John Hennessy said that the recruitment group has had a “positive start” to its new financial year. (Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times)

Recruitment group Cpl Resources said it expects to “perform in line with market expectations” over the coming months. In a trading update, chairman J(...)

Darina Barrett: ‘The culture is one where we trust people to the work . . . We don’t need to see you to know you are working’

KPMG Ireland’s graduate recruitment policy ensures a 50:50 gender balance in each year’s intake, and this is reflected right through to manager and di(...)