UTV Ireland head of channel Mary Curtis: “Entrepreneurs are the backbone of the Irish economy”. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A five-part series looking at all 24 finalists in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 begins on UTV Ireland at 8pm tonight. The first episode will f(...)

Amelio Group managing director Catherine O’Neill, CD Group chief executive Terry Knox and Vita Liberata chief executive Alyson Hogg at the EY CEO Retreat in Germany

“I worked for Apple for eight years, but thought they were going nowhere. So I left them. Even worse, I sold all my shares. If I hadn’t, I’d be the(...)

Alyson Hogg: ‘I come from Northern Ireland, where the mantra would be to keep what you have made for the family. Taking investment is viewed as a form of failure.’

Alyson Hogg is the founder and chief executive of Vita Liberata, a company that specialises in the formulation, manufacture, sales and distribution of(...)

Kim Kardashian and husband Kanye West: A plug from the reality TV star is priceless advertising.  Photograph: Harry How/Getty Images

You may love her or loathe her but there is something about reality television star Kim Kardashian West that her 21.9 million Twitter followers just c(...)