The Companies Act is expected to provide significant benefits to companies, in particular smaller firms, by reducing red tape and making legal obligations easier to understand

The Companies Registration Office (CRO) has written to every director in the country to remind them of new changes coming into force next month.The Co(...)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Dublin operation at Central Park office park in Leopardstown. The bank continues to reduce the scale of its Irish operations. (Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES)

Assets at the Dublin banking arm of Bank of America Merrill Lynch plunged in 2014, as the bank’s retrenchment in Ireland continued and headcount shru(...)

Ormen holds the Irish franchise for Europcar. Photograph: Europcar

Ormen, a group which holds the Irish franchise for car rental brand Europcar, recorded pre-tax profits of €3.73 million for the 12 months ending Au(...)

The Companies Act 2014 is expected to provide significant benefits to companies, in particular smaller firms, by reducing red tape

It’s not often new legislation comes along that is warmly welcomed by the business community. But the Companies Act 2014, which comes into effect in J(...)

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg speaking at the social netoworking site’s Dublin office.

The success of Dublin’s so-called Silicon Docks is a combination of enlightened public policy and the blind luck of good timing. This extract from (...)

Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett. Photograph: Frank Miller

A property firm co-owned by Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett reported accumulated profits of more than €1.1 million last year.The Fine Gael TD for Dún Lao(...)

Q A recent media article reported that “water meter contractors who cannot find your stopcock, or locate where your water supply comes into the house (...)

A Paris Bakery worker outside the Moore St premises last week. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times 1:14

A “loophole in the law” that has left staff and former workers at the popular Paris Bakery in Dublin without wages owed to them needs to be addressed,(...)

LinkedIn has quietly ramped up its head count in Dublin since it opened its international head office in the city in 2010. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Employee numbers in the Dublin office of LinkedIn are now about three times higher than the world’s largest professional network first said it planned(...)

Pat Whelan, William McAteer and Seán FitzPatrick leaving the Circuit Criminal Court in Dublin yesterday. Photograph: PA The trial of former Anglo Irish Bank directors Pat Whelan (left), William McAteer (centre) and Seán FitzPatrick is continuing at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

The trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank directors has heard from its first witnesses including the former chief executive of The Quinn Group. Liam(...)