Ibec chief executive Danny McCoy hit out at the “lazy assumption” that just because house prices were rising, there would be “huge investment” in building. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A week dominated by reflections on the past did not put a stop to permutations of what the future holds. The progress of the economic recovery and how(...)

Kerry Group chief executive Stan McCarthy received a total remuneration package of $4.6 million in 2015

Kerry Group chief executive Stan McCarthy received a total remuneration package of $4.6 million (€4m) in 2015, up from $4.4 million (€3.9m)a year earl(...)

Kerry Group CEO Stan McCarthy:  down for a chunky €3.28 million.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The annual reports are flying through the letter box thick and fast these days. This week it was the Kerry Group’s. It confirmed all the usual details(...)

Kerry Group chief executive Stan McCarthy, who earned €1.8 million in 2011, saw his pay increase to €2.02 million last year.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Kerry Group’s directors took home pay worth more than €6 million last year, according to the annual report. Chief executive Stan McCarthy(...)