Figures released by Deloitte showed there were 275 corporate insolvencies in the second quarter of 2015 compared with 347 during the same last year. Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

There were 275 corporate insolvencies in the second quarter of 2015, according to figures released on Monday by Deloitte. This represents a 20 per ce(...)

In 2013 Ladbrokes had a turnover of €449 million from 196 shops with 840 employees.

A prospective bidder for the troubled Ladbrokes chain of bookmakers has failed to get a High Court order directing it be provided with information whi(...)

PwC’s eight new partners.  Pictured with PwC’s incoming senior partner Feargal O’Rourke (centre) are (left to right) Brian Leonard, banking and capital markets; Féilim Harvey, consulting; Andy Banks internal audit; Mary Ruane, asset management; Deirdre McGrath, transaction services; Paul Barrie, assurance; John Murphy, tax and Ronan Finn, transfer pricing.

Professional services firms PwC and Deloitte have appointed a number of new partners to drive growth across the firms. PwC, Ireland’s largest accounta(...)

The loss-making Ladbrokes Ireland plans to close 60 of its 196 betting shops and cut 250 of its 840 jobs under a rescue plan. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A refusal to give Boylesports information on Ladbrokes Ireland’s betting shops has left its bid for the business at a serious disadvantage to a riv(...)

Under a rescue plan being prepared, Ladbrokes Ireland plans to close 60 of its 196 betting shops and cut 250 of its 850 jobs. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

British bookmaker Betfred is understood to have expressed interest in bidding for Ladbrokes’ troubled Irish business. Ladbrokes Ireland plans to clo(...)

Chelsea’s John Terry celebrating with the Premier League trophy Photograph: PA

The Champions League may have been dominated by clubs from mainland Europe in recent seasons, but when it comes to money, English football has again c(...)

Boylesports chief financial officer Michael Bent says the lack of information and tight deadline imposed for the final offer do not prejudice Ladbrokes UK, which he says is bidding against his company. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The High Court is due to hear Boylesports’s full challenge to rival Ladbrokes Ireland’s examinership next week. Ladbrokes Ireland is working its way(...)

Boylesports signalled early in the examinership process that it was interested in bidding for the entire Ladbrokes chain in the Republic

Bookmaker Boylesports has challenged rival Ladbrokes Ireland’s restructuring in the High Court, arguing that the process is effectively designed to (...)

Central Bank is one of MKO’s clients. The Dublin-based accountancy firm is to rebrand as EisnerAmper Ireland. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Dublin-based accountancy firm MKO has joined forces with leading US firm EisnerAmper to form a new global accountancy network called EisnerAmper Glob(...)

 Ken Fennell of Deloitte: the privately owned Boylesports has approached Mr Fennell and is in talks with him regarding an alternative plan

Bookmaker Boylesports is lining up a bid for rival Ladbrokes Ireland, which is under court protection from its creditors to allow it to restructure t(...)