Digicel  was once a cash cow for Denis  O’Brien. Between 2012 and 2014 he received dividends totalling $1.1 billion from the compnay.

When Denis O’Brien sold out of Ireland’s biggest newspaper group in 2019, the billionaire drew a line under an investment that had cost him more than (...)

Confederation of British Industry director-general Dame Carolyn Fairbairn

The Labour Party’s general election policies could “crack the foundations of our economy”, while Tory immigration plans risk creating a skills shortag(...)

‘There’s a limit to the amount of times I’m prepared to prostitute my catchphrase’ Tony Robinson in Blackadder. Photograph: Victor Watts/Rex/Shutterstock

When it happens to Richard Wilson, he gives a wave and keeps walking. Maureen Lipman, on the other hand, tends to assume an expression of weary resign(...)

Philip Jansen, who will take over as chief executive of BT Group on February 1st next

BT Group’s restructuring is starting to bite, with workers accusing the British telecom company of betrayal as it cuts thousands of jobs and sweeps aw(...)

Gavin Patterson, chief executive BT Group, arrives for a meeting with prime minister Theresa earlier this month. 	Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

BT group’s chief executive Gavin Patterson will step down later this year after the British telecom company’s chairman said a change in leadership was(...)

BT Ireland said  while it fully respected an individual’s right to be a union member “we have our own employee representative group with whom we consult on all developments in the company”

Field engineers working for BT Ireland are to go on strike for several days next month in a dispute over collective bargaining and a planned redundanc(...)

Leaving Downing Street: Theresa May on her way to Buckingham Palace on Friday after her party lost its parliamentary majority. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Still sleepy after the Easter bank holiday, Westminster was looking forward to a quiet week on the morning of April 18th when word came that Theresa M(...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn boards a bus after a campaign event in Sheffield on Wednesday. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

The leak of Labour’s draft manifesto was, at first sight, just another shambolic moment in a blunder-strewn campaign. Here was Jeremy Corbyn’s party (...)

Tata’s business has become less competitive in the wake of Brexit as costs of imported input rose: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

In the half-light of dusk, Tata Steel’s Port Talbot smelting plant can emit an eerie industrial beauty as its fires light up against the Irish Sea and(...)

Telecom Éireann moved from public to private ownership in 1999 in what for the State was a successful privatisation. But for many small investors new (...)

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