Central Bank of Ireland carried out review
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07.03.2014 After carrying out a review into the sale of payment protection insurance (PPI) by 11 credit institutions, the Central Bank of Ireland said today that €67.4m is being refunded...
Central Bank of Ireland carried out review
It will be located in the former A Wear premises
It's expected to support 200 construction-related jobs over five years
It reported revenue of €264.7m
Sale agreed after a competitive tendering process
07.03.2014 It can mobilise help anywhere a motorist is stranded.
07.03.2014 New additions join Dell Venue tablets.
07.03.2014 Georgian building is 291 years old.
06.03.2014 Over 25,000 cups of coffee to be sold daily.
06.03.2014 Mobile marketing and products company is Dublin-based.
Motoring solutions specialist Easytrip has developed the Easytrip SOS App, a special breakdown assistance application for smartphones that can mobilise help anywhere a motorist is stranded.
After carrying out a review into the sale of payment protection insurance (PPI) by 11 credit institutions, the Central Bank of Ireland said today that €67.4m is being refunded to around 77,000 policyholders sold the cover since the beginning of July 2007.
Dell has announced the launch of the Latitude 13 Education Series laptop, Dell Mobile Computing Cart and Dell Interactive Projector S520.
Loreto Abbey in Rathfarnham in Dublin has been sold to the Department of Education.
A new HMV store is to open on Grafton Street in Dublin in the former A Wear premises.
Dublin Port Company has lodged a planning application with An Bord Pleanála for a €200m redevelopment project which is expected to support 200 construction-related jobs over five years and a further 320 jobs being created up to 2040.
It is one month since the new generic top level domains (GTLDs) became available on the open market and according to Register365, trends of the most and least popular choices that reflect the change in Ireland’s economy and industries are already emerging.
Centra has signed a €3.5m deal with Bewley’s to supply Centra’s full roast 100pc Fairtrade certified coffee, which will see over 25,000 cups of Fairtrade coffee sold in Centra stores each day.
Dublin-based mobile marketing and mobile products company Zamano has reported revenues of €16m in 2013, down 16.5pc on the previous year.
Irish Continental Group (ICG) has reported a 3.4pc increase in revenue for the year ended 31 December 2013 to €264.7m.
Ryanair said today that it had 4.5 million customers in February 2014, up 7pc over 300,000 on the same month in 2013.
The sale of the Anner Hotel in Thurles has been agreed after a competitive tendering process.
Origin Enterprises has increased its full year EPS guidance by 3pc, despite reporting an 8.8pc drop in revenue in its agri-services division in the six months ending 31 January 2014.
Irish print management company Digicom has secured a deal estimated to be worth €200,000 over five years to implement a new service for professional services firm Mazars.
Food and support services company Compass Group Ireland is creating 22 jobs further to winning a nine-year contract with the Mater Hospital.
American tech company VCE plans to create up to 150 new research and development (R&D) jobs over the next two years at its international headquarters in Cork.
Grafton Group’s revenue rose by 8pc to £1.9bn in 2013, driven by an increase of 3.4pc in the like-for-like business, new branches and acquisitions.
AIB has reported a total operating income of €1.9bn in 2013, up 34pc over the previous year, while its pre-tax loss fell by €2bn or 55pc to €1.7bn.
The purchase of Irish waste management company Greenstar by an affiliate of private investment firm Cerberus Capital Management has been completed. The transaction, which involved substantially all of Greenstar's assets, was for an undisclosed sum.
The Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation (IMHO) and KBC Bank Ireland have announced that they have agreed an initiative to provide advice and negotiation services to mortgage holders who are in arrears or pre-arrears.
The four-star Talbot Hotel Group announced today that it has bought the Midleton Park Hotel in Cork and plans to invest €1m in the property.
Dublin-based Merrion Pharmaceuticals plc said today that its partner Novo Nordisk has successfully completed a phase I trial of its proprietary oral insulin (NN1956).
Total Produce said today that its revenue grew by 13pc to €3.2bn in 2013, while adjusted EBITA was up 9.4pc to €58.7m.
Paddy Power has reported a 5pc increase in pre-tax profits to a record €141m in 2013.
Financial and business solutions provider Fexco is to operate its own retail outlets in Ireland under its UK brand No.1 Currency.
Monex Financial Services has announced a renewal contract agreement with Hertz Europe Ltd.
Ratings agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) has upgraded Smurfit Kappa Group’s credit rating from BB to BB+.
Bitbuzz is to increase its headcount by creating 10 new full-time positions across Ireland and the UK.
The Dualway Group plans to recruit 46 new employees, mainly for its Dublin City-centre based ‘Hop On, Hop Off’ tours.
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is reportedly looking to get rid of Ulster Bank from its portfolio and it could end up having a role as part of a third banking force here.
Financial results at Bank of Ireland have “improved significantly”, according to group chief executive Richie Boucher, reporting that it’s underlying loss before tax was down from €1.4bn in 2012 to €569m in 2013.
January 2014’s retail sales volumes rose by 2.3pc over the previous month, while there was an 8.9pc increase in the annual figure, according to CSO figures released today.
Almost nine in 10 (89pc) of customer-facing employees such as bank clerks, call centre operators, nurses, bank managers and shop supervisors are unable to deliver the experience they want, according to a Ricoh survey.
The latest figures from the IBF Mortgage Approvals Report, published by the Irish Banking Federation (IBF), show that 1,587 mortgages to the value of €276m were approved in the three months ending January 2014.
The number of insolvencies in the construction sector fell by 7.5pc in February 2014, when compared with the same period last year, according to new figures from business and credit risk analyst Vision-net.
Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Aer Arann, said today that its passenger numbers in January were up 23pc over the same month in 2013.
Siptu’s threat of industrial action on 14 March at Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports is “highly irresponsible and damaging” in a fragile domestic economy, according to retail industry body, Retail Excellence Ireland (REI).
International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) said today that its operating profit for 2013 was €770m. This compares with a loss of €23m in 2012.
Premier Lotteries Ireland has signed the licence to operate the National Lottery for the next 20 years with the first instalment of the €405m up-front payment being made to the State in the next few days.
Primark has opened its first store on the island of Tenerife, in the Meridian Mall, in the heart of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
Aldi has unveiled its new range of Communion wear, which features dresses for €24.99.
Thirty five people are to be recruited for IDA Ireland’s global operations under the Action Plan for Jobs 2014 released today.
Permanent TSB has announced details of a new mortgage initiative to facilitate customers with tracker home mortgages and customers in negative equity to trade up or down from their current homes.
TVC Holdings plc said today that it has sold 7.6 million shares in UTV Media plc for €22.1m (£18.2m).
UDG Healthcare said today that it has agreed to acquire the healthcare communications business of KnowledgePoint360 for US$144m (€105m).
Hundreds of jobs will be on offer at Jobs Expo Dublin in association with DoneDealJobs when it takes place in Croke Park, Dublin on 14 and 15 March.
Enterprise survey technology provider Qualtrics has already recruited 30 people at its European headquarters opened in Dublin last September and is on track to fill more than 20 sales positions before the summer.
The number of food-related complaints handled by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland’s advice line last was up by 12.5pc over 2012, the agency said today.
GE Energy Financial Services has announced its first equity investment in Ireland’s wind power market by acquiring two wind farm construction projects from Element Power. The financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed.
The construction sector is set for a return to steady growth over the next four years with output expanding by 30pc by 2018, according to a new report written by Amárach Research on behalf of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI).
26.12.2013 With investors moving back towards property assets, director of lending at Bank of Ireland Private Banking Kevin Murray asks if private clients should have debt in their portfolios
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31.12.2013 Today, every business is essentially a digital business, writes Hilary O’Meara, head of technology at Accenture Ireland.
26.12.2013 The economic outlook for 2014 is brighter, but still challenging, writes Jim Power, Power is chief economist at Friends First.
27.11.2013 Irish GDP is set to grow by 1pc this year and by 2.5pc in 2014, according to Davy.