New LinkedIn businesses introduced by chief executive Jeff Weiner behind profit growth. Picture: Bloomberg.

LinkedIn’s addition of new businesses, including news content and client-management services for salespeople, lifted third-quarter sales and profit ab(...)

Davy is set to appoint a senior Central Bank executive as its new chief risk officer

Ireland’s biggest stockbroker Davy is set to appoint a senior Central Bank executive as its new chief risk officer. Grellan O’Kelly, deputy head of (...)

 Facebook:  due to report results tomorrow. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The world’s three largest social networks – Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn – are all due to report earnings this week, and analysts are expecting soli(...)

Last year, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan increased the “imputed or notional distribution of assets”. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Finance Bill has changed the tax rules in relation to Approved Retirement Funds (ARFs), the structures into which many people move their define(...)

A conference held by 
the non-profit group
EIL Intercultural Learning in Dublin yesterday discussed how Ireland can reverse its underperformance in 
foreign
languages.  Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

Calls have been made for the Department of Education and Skills to reinstate a modern language programme at primary level that was shut down two years(...)

Crescent Hall on Mount Street Crescent: refurbished to grade-A standard

Colliers International is quoting a rent of €450 a square metre (€41.80 a square foot) for office space at the refurbished Crescent Hall on Mount Stre(...)

Not only are CVs unhelpful, so too are interviews  and references are the most pointless of the lot. Photograph: Getty Images/Hemera

We are hopeless at hiring. Deep down we know this is true, but we have to pretend it isn’t because we spend so much time and money doing it and becaus(...)

will.i.am annouces the launch of i.amPULS at Dreamforce 2014  in San Francisco, California.

Pop star turned tech entrepreneur will.i.am finally unveiled his first product at an event in San Francisco this week: a smartwatch.The Black Eyed Pea(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan and Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin at Government Buildings before the Budget announcement on Tuesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times 0:37

The Government’s decision to end the controversial “double Irish” tax arrangement used by multinationals to slash their tax bills has received promine(...)

US media coverage referred to the use of the tax loophole by American companies including Apple, Google, LinkedIn and other large multinational and technology companies. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The Government’s decision to end the controversial “double Irish” tax arrangement used by multinationals to slash their tax bills has received promine(...)