European commissioner for economic and financial affairs Pierre Moscovici hopes his tax avoidance package will be welcomed. Photograph: EPA

A planned crackdown on tax avoidance by multinationals in EU countries could work in part to Ireland’s advantage, according to some tax experts. Howev(...)

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission ordered Topaz to sell Esso’s 50 per cent stake in a fuel terminal in Dublin Port as a condition of being allowed to buy Esso. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Texaco owner Valero Ireland and Applegreen are understood to be in the running to buy the wholesale business that service station operator Topaz must (...)

Almost 30 per cent of women who came into the workplace in the past decade don’t feel there are female role models in senior positions for them to emulate

In a year when the general election will feature female gender quotas for the first time, diversity in Irish businesses is – to borrow a political ca(...)

Grant Thornton said it brought injunction proceedings because she repeatedly refused to confirm she would return the information, delete or destroy any copies held by her and not provide it to anyone else.

A woman who was mistakenly sent confidential data about people unconnected with her by accountancy firm Grant Thornton has agreed before the High Cour(...)

Administrators expect ultimate cost of Quinn Insurance liquidation for Insurance Compensation Fund to be €1.1bn. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

A repayment of some €100 million to the State’s Insurance Compensation Fund by Quinn Insurance, which has so far cost the fund some €1.23 billion, has(...)

Siac was restructured in February last year after its owners, the Feighery family, along with a group of other shareholders, invested €10.5 million in the business as part of a rescue plan put together by High Court-appointed examiner, Michael McAteer of Grant Thornton. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times

Building and engineering group, Siac, earned profits of €1.3 million in the months following its restructuring in early 2014, figures just released sh(...)

Michael McAteer: leads Grant Thornton’s  large insolvency business. Photograph: David Sleator

Less than 13 months after RSM Farrell Grant Sparks sold its insolvency business to global firm Duff & Phelps it has agreed to merge with Grant Tho(...)

Douglas Newman Good Commercial, which has recently been seeking offers for Exchequer Chambers in Dublin, has been acquired by Lambert Smith Hampton

Property agent Lambert Smith Hampton has acquired rival Douglas Newman Good Commercial for an undisclosed sum. Founded by Edmund Douglas in 1993, Doug(...)

Enterprise, trade and investment minister Jonathan Bell with Mark Cardiff, head of Audit  and Richard Gillan, partner in charge, Grant Thornton

Professional services firm Grant Thornton is to create 71 jobs in Belfast. The announcement was made at the official opening of the company’s new offi(...)

The 92-bed hotel was put on the market last June by receivers acting on behalf of Ulster Bank after an umbrella company operated by former owner Chris Crehan racked up debts of almost €90 million.

Northern Ireland businessman Tom O’Gorman, who famously turned a £1 investment in Cove Energy into a holding worth €8.8 million, has acquired the Clyb(...)