Alan Walsh, chief executive of One51. Photograph: David Meehan

One51, the rigid plastics manufacturer, said on Friday it has received an indicative and conditional €2.50-a-share offer from UK private equity firm C(...)

The Cisco building in Oranmore Business Park, Galway: bought by Friends First for €400,000 below guide

Friends First has purchased two more property investments in Dublin and Galway, further adding to its fund, which is already valued at more than €500 (...)

Fianna Fáil social protection spokesman Willie O’Dea  feels his demand for a €5 rise in the State pension and disability and carers allowance will not be fully met.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Fianna Fáil social protection spokesman Willie O’Dea has intervened in budget negotiations to demand social welfare increases. The Sunday Independent (...)

CapVest is buying Karro, which employs about 3,100 people and has an annual turnover of more than £500 million, from private equity firm Endless. Photograph: Reuters

CapVest, the €4 billion London-based private equity firm founded by Cavan man Seamus Fitzpatrick, has agreed to buy British pork supplier Karro Food (...)

Aryzta chief executive Owen Killian, who announced this week that he will leave the company in July. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Embattled baked goods company Aryzta, which owns Cuisine de France, has lost a fourth top executive as the group faces into an unprecedented restructu(...)

East Coast Bakehouse founder Michael Carey at the Checkout conference. Photograph: Nigel Gault

When business owners – often after years of torrid toil – cash out successfully with big payouts, what drives some of them to try it again from scratc(...)

Three: “I’m at a loss to understand how a mobile company can sign you up for something you did not agree to and then deduct a significant sum by direct debit unbeknown to the account holder.” Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

A reader called Maria contacted us in connection with Three Mobile. “I entered into a contract 12 months ago when I moved into an apartment with two (...)

 Valeo Foods,  owner of the Jacobs biscuit brand, has appointed Hilliard Lombard as managing director of its  Irish business

Valeo Foods, the owner of Batchelors and Fruitfield, has beefed up its senior management team by hiring Hilliard Lombard, the former head of Aryzta’s(...)

Revenues at agri-services group Origin Enterprises fell by 4.6 per cent in the six months ending January 31st as the company reported a pretax loss of(...)

The analysis of top-tier management committee roles at 150 of the biggest consumer brands and grocers across Europe was conducted by Dublin-headquartered industry publication, European Supermarket Magazine.

Women are “seriously under represented” at the most senior executive levels in the grocery, retail and consumer goods sectors despite being the most (...)