An attendee displays the new Apple iPhone 6 for a photograph as the iPhone 6 Plus is displayed after a product announcement.  Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg 1:51

Apple said many customers will need to wait until next month for their new iPhones after a record four million first-day pre-orders were logged, doubl(...)

My deceased brother and I are benefactors in my elderly mother’s will. He was married with children (now adults). How will the will be distributed whe(...)

US Senator Carl Levin has introduced two bills aimed at preventing US firms from merging with a foreign company to avoid paying taxes. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Every loophole has its lover. That’s why, despite the furore that has erupted over American companies adopting foreign headquarters to reduce their(...)

 Deutsche Telekom: makes about a third of its sales and a fifth of core profits in the US. Photograph: Fabian Bimmer/Reuters

Deutsche Telekom rejected an offer from Iliad for its mobile business in the US and said regulators there should help smaller players compete against (...)

Michael O’Leary: under his stewardship Ryanair has offered an attractive dividend yield. Photograph: Dave Meehan

For income-hungry investors, plummeting bond yields and deposit rates over the past few years have meant they have had to look for returns elsewher(...)

Sparked by your recent article, I have a very simple query that might need a very complex answer (and you may have dealt with it before), but have you(...)

One to watch. Vodafone is on the acquisitions warpath. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA

With its massive acquisitions war chest and growing interest in content partnerships, the question “what will Vodafone do?” should be hovering above t(...)

PRSI only applies to people between the ages of 16 and 66

I am well over 70 years of age. I have unearned income in the form of bank deposit interest . Am I liable to the new PRSI on those earnings? Also I ha(...)

What are the rules (or where can I find them?) about transferring a family home to a child to avail of the inheritance tax exemption for the family ho(...)

“The feedback I get from people on the ground is that [open plan is] a much more collaborative environment to work in. I enjoy it. I think I’d be quite lonely in an office now.” Anne O’Leary at the Vodafone offices in Mountain View, Leopardstown. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Anne O’Leary is not one to back down from a challenge. The chief executive of Vodafone Ireland is also a regular on the triathlon scene, with her late(...)