China’s vice premier Li Keqiang: his assessment of China’s economic situation, what is known as the “new normal” with a GDP target formally set at about 7 per cent, has sparked jitters among overseas firms. Photograph: Wang Zhaowang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images

Premier Li Keqiang’s assessment of China’s economic situation, what is known as the “new normal” with a GDP target formally set at about 7 per cent, h(...)

Labour leader Ed Miliband plans to end the regime that allows those who are resident but not domiciled in the UK to avoid paying tax on their worldwide income. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Ireland could offer itself as a home to some of Britain’s wealthiest residents if a Labour government was elected in the UK and followed through on t(...)

Access to talent was cited by two-thirds of respondents in the PricewaterhouseCoopers survey as the main factor vital to Ireland’s success. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

Global business services centres based in Ireland are “on a clear expansion path”, but many professionals in the industry are not happy with how they (...)

The devolution of corporation tax powers to the North is tied to the implementationof welfare reforms Photograph: Pacemaker

Northern Ireland’s political deadlock over welfare reform threatens to “delay or jeopardise the devolution of corporation tax” PwC warned today, as it(...)

BPA or Banca Privada d’Andorra’s Spanish unit Banco Madrid filed for bankruptcy earlier this month. Andorra will create a ‘bad bank’ to group the assets of BPA. Photo: Reuters

Andorra will create a ‘bad bank’ to group the assets of Banca Privada d’Andorra (BPA) linked to illicit activity, it said late on Thursday, as the pri(...)

Irish advertisers are spending more on mobile ads as part of their marketing strategies, according to IAB Ireland. Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi / Bloomberg

Spending on mobile ads now accounts for €1 in every €3 spent on digital advertising, according to new figures from industry group IAB Ireland and PwC.(...)

Mr Justice Brian Cregan agreed to transfer the action to the Commercial Court list. Photograph: Ronan Quinlan/Collins

The receivers of the Spencer Dock Development Company have disputed claims by Davy Target Investments that it is entitled to some €9 million paymen(...)

The chief secretary to the treasury Danny Alexander speaking in the Commons yesterday. Photograph: PA Wire

Increased penalties for people who fail to pay taxes due on money held in offshore banks, along with levying significant fines on companies who try t(...)

Catch it while you can but most pay rises will likely be small and hard won

It’s been a long time coming, but it looks as though pay rises are finally back on the agenda. With most workers having seen a substantial drop in liv(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny in Brussels yesterday: ‘If the [European] Commission comes forward with a new set of proposals we will engage with that constructively.’ Photograph: Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP Photo

Ireland remains opposed to the idea of a common consolidated corporate tax base (CCCTB), Taoiseach Enda Kenny said yesterday, though it is prepared t(...)