Rachel Mooney: “It’s a lot to ask of employees to be on all the time so it is up to us to ensure we provide a sustainable work environment and a good work-life balance.”

Most modern companies have some form of health and wellness programmes for employees. They usually involve benefits like annual health checks, subsidi(...)

Standard Life makes the point that Irish taxpayers who fall within the standard rate of income tax and whose payment will exceed the annual capital gains tax allowance would be better advised to select the default income option in this case.    Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Irrespective of postal delays or whatever other reasons give rise to various similar situations, it seems to me that the Standard Life payment is a ca(...)

Many customers  focusing on cost control and unwilling to finance  large marketing campaigns, WPP’s chief executive Martin Sorrell said on release of first quarter results. Photograph: Alan Betson.

WPP said 2015 would continue to be “demanding” after sales growth at the world’s largest advertising company slowed last quarter. The London-based fir(...)

Standard Life  has undertaken  to write to all of the 4,000 or so shareholders involved and to contact the Revenue Commissioners to explain the background to the confusion

I sent both my wife’s and my own Standard Life payment election form – electing for the capital option – in their supplied “no stamp required” envelop(...)

When a large number of Vodafone shareholders similarly failed to have their preference to receive a windfall payment as capital last year, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan made a special provision in his 2015 budget to ensure they would not face a tax bill. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland’s tax authorities say they have no choice but to require 4,000 Standard Life shareholders to pay up to €1.3 million of their recent €2.7 milli(...)

From left: John Rockett, Zamano chairman, Michael Connolly, chief financial officer and Ross Conlon, chief executive, at the firm’s most recent agm Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Zamano, the Dublin-listed mobile services company, has agreed a deal with Three to allow the company’s technology be used as a conduit by e-commerce p(...)

 Louise Phelan, vice president of global operations  for Paypal:  to speak at the Smart Business Show at the RDS. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Kilkenny hurling manager Brian Cody is to a deliver a keynote speech at the Smart Business Show in Dublin on April 22nd.The two-day event is designed (...)

A new fibre broadband service unveiled in Cavan town will allow download speeds comparable to cities such as Tokyo and Hong Kong

A new fibre broadband service unveiled in Cavan town will allow download speeds comparable to cities such as Tokyo and Hong Kong. ESB and Vodafone sai(...)

The site has dual zoning under the Dún Laoghaire/Rathdown County Development Plan 2010-2016 with permitted uses including medical, education, public services, residential institution, industrial/ warehousing, motor sales, petrol station, retail warehousing and small retail with office, hotel and residential uses open for consideration.

A prime development site just off the M50 which is producing rental income in the short term is fresh to the market this week through Lambert Smith Ha(...)

Cadbury said it planned to launch an appeal against the claim, describing the dispute as “one of interpretation”. Photograph: Joel Ryan/PA Wire

Cadbury has been hit with a new Rs5.7 billion (€84 million) tax claim in India in relation to allegations that the Dairy Milk chocolate producer claim(...)