Glanbia’s managing director Siobhán Talbot: ‘We only use legitimate structures to support our international expansion.’ Photograph: Dylan Vaughan.

Glanbia’s managing director has defended the company’s tax arrangements, insisting it pays an effective rate of 17 per cent. Siobhán Talbot was(...)

Loans transacted during the first half of the year include the sale  by Permanent TSB of half of its UK residential portfolio to Cerberus for €3.5 billion. Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish banks accounted for the fourth-greatest number of loan sales, by value, in Europe in the first six months of 2015, new research from PwC shows.(...)

 Signage of Noble Resources, a Noble Group subsidiary: Noble Group  announced  that second-quarter profit fell amid a slump in commodity prices. Photograph:  Edgar Su/Reuters

Noble Group, the commodity trader battling criticism of its accounting, stepped up its public defence by publishing an auditor’s report in support of (...)

A Best Menswear outlet. Photograph: Best Menswear website

Gift vouchers for the Best Menswear clothes shop chain will be honoured during its High Court protection period, a judge has said. Ms Justice Caroline(...)

Ethna Tinney, former independent non-executive director at EBS arriving at the banking inquiry. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Ethna Tinney. How did that woman get on to the board of a major financial institution? What were the lads thinking? Wouldn’t you think the banking hot(...)

More than 800 insurance practitioners and industry observers in 54 countries, including Ireland, were questioned for the study.

Cyber risks are Irish insurance companies’ biggest concern, according to a study by accountancy firm PwC and the Centre for the Study of Financial Inn(...)

At the publication of PricewaterhouseCooper’s  2015 CEO Pulse Survey are (from left) managing partner Feargal O’Rourke, advisory partner  Paul Tuite and Richard Bruton, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation.   Photograph:  Maxwells.

Chief executives at many of Ireland’s biggest companies are feeling increasingly confident about the economy and about prospects for their own busines(...)

London remains the most popular place for IPOs in Europe

European companies raised €14.7 billion in the second quarter from initial public offerings (IPOs), down 34 per cent on the same three-month period a (...)

Demonstrators outside the House of Commons as UK chancellor George Osborne set out his plans to reshape the country’s economy with the first budget of the new Conservative government on Wednesday. Photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters

The UK chancellor’s pledge on Wednesday in his summer budget to cut British corporation tax to 18 per cent by 2020 will reduce the overall cost to the(...)

The 36-bedroomed Dawson Hotel, which formerly housed the La Stampa restaurant, also includes another currently-shuttered restaurant at basement level, formerly called Faat Baat. It also includes Sams Bar and the Dawson Spa.

The boutique Dawson Hotel opposite the Mansion House in Dublin has been sold by an AIB-appointed receiver for €17.5 million to Tetrarch Capital, the o(...)