Student loan firm to enter Irish market

US venture capital heavyweight Mark Stevens – who oversaw early-stage investments in firms such as Google and PayPal – has taken a stake in Ireland-based student loan provider Future Finance, underpinning the Dublin firm’s plans to enter new markets. And Future Finance chief executive Brian Norton has told the Irish Independent that his company hopes […]

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Student loan firm to enter Irish market

US venture capital heavyweight Mark Stevens – who oversaw early-stage investments in firms such as Google and PayPal – has taken a stake in Ireland-based student loan provider Future Finance, underpinning the Dublin firm’s plans to enter new markets. And Future Finance chief executive Brian Norton has told the Irish Independent that his company hopes […]

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Aryzta boss Killian has €960k performance bonus ‘withheld’

Swiss Irish food group Aryzta has withheld the €958,000 performance related bonus of its chief executive Owen Killian. The bonus has been withheld until the “resumption of growth in underlying fully diluted earnings per share”. Mr Killian’s other incomes from the company, namely his salary, benefits in kind, and pension contributions, have remained unaffected. The […]

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WiFi firm Casa to create 50 new jobs over next three years

Broadband access company Casa Systems has established operations in Limerick with the aim of creating over 50 new jobs in the next three years. The firm’s new Irish offices will act as a base for its non-US activity. Initial operations in Limerick will include manufacturing, distribution, and customer support. The company, which will be located […]

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European Investment Bank opens first Irish office

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is to open it first Irish office later this year. The plans were confirmed by EIB vice president Andrew McDowell, who was Enda Kenny’s economic advisor until he was appointed to the €270,000 a year post earlier this year. He confirmed the new Irish office during his first working visit […]

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Mail newspaper group axing 400 jobs amid falling advertising sales

The owner of the Daily Mail and The Mail on Sunday is axing 400 jobs as it battles against plunging advertising sales. Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT) said the staff cuts were being made group-wide as part of an overhaul under new chief executive Paul Zwillenberg, who took over at the helm on June […]

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Why Bookkeeping Is Invaluable To A Small Businesses

Entrepreneurs know the value of proper bookkeeping but with so much on their plates, it is impossible to be a one man team who runs the business, take care of minor details, or perhaps tracking the money going in or out. Owners of small businesses who need a bookkeeping service can either hire an in-house …

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