Aidan Gavin is managing director of DTZ Sherry FitzGerald

What would you like to see happening in the commercial market in 2015? The priority for 2015 has to be construction activity in the Irish office marke(...)

“While the figures are fractionally out from the precision you will get by using the more complicated Revenue formula, the difference is so small that I cannot see the tax authorities getting too picky on the difference.” Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Some time ago, I received free shares from Standard Life. If I sell these, I will pay capital gains tax on the whole proceeds less the personal allowa(...)

Flying high: Aer Lingus finished up 3.14 per cent at €1.48, while Ryanair surged 7.66 per cent to €8.18. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

US stocks fluctuated, after a monthly advance pushed benchmark indexes to records, as growth in manufacturing reinforced strength in the American eco(...)

Standard Life said investment bonds sales increased by 11 per cent to €155 million, as costumers continued to move long-term money into investments in reaction to near zero deposit rates

Funds under management at Standard Life Ireland €874 million to €7.7 billion in the first nine months of the year, as the Scottish life assurer benefi(...)

Most of us won’t be sitting pretty when we retire, according to a new survey that shows employees aren’t saving enough

A new study shows that Irish people aren’t saving nearly enough towards their retirement and may be in for a nasty surprise when they stop working.The(...)

Irish pension savers are more reluctant to engage with their pension than their UK peers.

Almost one in five Irish pension savers wouldn’t alter their investment portfolio until its value dropped by 20 per cent, a survey of Irish defined co(...)

Lloyds, which also owns Bank of Scotland, could set out its HQ plans in a strategic review due to be announced late next month or early November

Scotland-based Lloyds Banking Group left the door open for a move to London amid uncertainty over the future shape of the United Kingdom despite Scott(...)

Campaigning for a ‘Yes’ vote: Dennis Canavan (left) with first minister Alex Salmond, deputy first minister Nicola Sturgeon and former deputy leader of the Scottish National Party Jim Sillars seeking support yesterday in Edinburgh. Photograph: Jeff Mitchell/Getty Images

The campaign to keep Scotland in the United Kingdom, which has suffered days of blows, received a boost last night with an opinion poll reporting tha(...)

Are you one of Standard Life’s  60,000 Irish shareholders? If so you could be  set to make almost €1,000 from the investment group’s redistribution of its proceeds from the sale of its Canadian business.

Shareholders in Standard Life are in line for a windfall of almost €1,000 each after the Scottish based fund manager announced it would return £1.75 b(...)

Former British prime minister Gordon Brown: “Scottish voters deserve to know to the fullest extent possible about how new powers as ambitious as possible will be delivered as soon as possible within the UK.” Photograph: Reuters/Russell Cheyne

Former British prime minister Gordon Brown has vowed that major extra home rule powers will be put to the House of Commons by late January if Scots v(...)