Holfeld Plastics’ Arklow plant, which produces plastic packaging for food processors in Ireland and Europe

Food packaging manufacturer Holfeld Plastics will spend €3.5 million on expanding the business over the next two years following its acquisition by US(...)

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Spyglass appOnly available for Apple’s mobile OS at the moment (watch out for confusion with various Android apps carrying the same name), Spyglass is(...)

Michael Woodford, former chief executive of Olympus: didn’t want to be sitting in rooms again “doing bullshit bingo”. Photograph:  Iain White Photography

Corporate whistleblower Michael Woodford, who addressed a session of the European Insurance Forum 2014 in a Dublin hotel yesterday, tells his story we(...)

Michael Woodford, former global chief executive of Olympus at the 2014 European Insurance Forum, Dublin.

Finding that most of your work colleagues just don’t want to get involved is the most notable aspect to being a whistleblower, one of the world’s most(...)

Olympus has said six Japanese trust banks have filed a lawsuit against it, seeking $273 million in damages relating to a 2011 accounting scandal. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

Olympus said six Japanese trust banks have filed a lawsuit against the endoscope maker seeking 27.9 billion yen ($273 million) for damages relating(...)

Olympus Has Fallen

If you’re the kind of chap – and you’d likely be a chap, no offence – who thought that Law Abiding Citizen (...)

‘After that elegiac opening, wherein Patrick Kavanagh doesn’t put a foot wrong, he trips heavily off the ledge in verse three and, struggling to find his feet, puts a size-12 boot through the lyricism.’

I’m delighted for Michael Harding (Life, April 2nd) that the song Raglan Road has always se(...)