Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The most fundamental reforms to the State’s industrial relations machinery in 70 years come into effect today. The five bodies responsible for dealin(...)

Triumph for the Law Society: Solicitors receiving their parchments last year.

The Legal Services Regulation Bill, now before the Seanad, is unlikely to reduce lawyers’ fees as it does nothing to make competition more effective. (...)

John Bruton: “We would lose the common EU framework for the whole island that has contributed so much to peace and is specifically acknowledged in the Belfast Agreement.”  Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union could lead to the introduction of passport controls within the island of Ireland for the fi(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has said long-awaited legislation to reform the legal profession will be in place by the end of the year.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has said long-awaited legislation to reform the legal profession will be in place by the end of the year. Howe(...)

“The cost of uninsured driving amounts to approximately €60m annually, which equates to €30 on the average motor premium. This judgment alone adds approx. another €90m to that bill,and this does not include the potential cost of future motor insurer insolvencies, ” Insurance Ireland said.

A High Court ruling which says that the Motor Insurance Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) is liable to pay out 1,750 claims still outstanding after the collaps(...)

The Motor Insurance Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) must pay out on the 1,750 outstanding claims following the collapse of the Setanta Insurance Company last(...)

Compass Catering holds the service contract for the Aviva Stadium.

An Irish subsidiary of the Compass Group, the world’s biggest catering company, reported a pre-tax loss of €1.54 million last year, just 12 months aft(...)

Members of the winning Savills team at The Irish Times Society of Chartered Surveyors Tennis Tournament: Nessa Keane; Anne Kiernan; Peter Dargan (Irish Times); Conor Steen and Gerry McCarthy. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Twenty teams from the Irish property industry participated in the annual – hotly contested – Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI)/Irish Times(...)

Nama and all private firms involved in the Northern Ireland assets sale have denied wrongdoing. (Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES)

The £7 million (€9.6m) sum that has attracted considerable controversy in the Stormont inquiry into the sale of Nama’s assets in the North should be r(...)

‘The Government was taking a “prudent” approach, Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald (above) has said, surely stretching the meaning of that word well beyond its known limits.’  Photograph: Eric Luke

When the troika came to town in late 2010, the Government of the day agreed – as part of the bailout plan – to have an independent regulator for legal(...)