What it says in the papers – business pages
Here's a look at what it says in the business papers of today's newspapers:
- The solo path being pursued by former Saturdays singer Una Healy is paying dividends, with accumulated profits at her firm last year increasing to £257,077 (€283,678).
- Investment returns for insurance firms are at their lowest level in at least 25 years, according to FBD boss Fiona Muldoon.
- Cork-based developer John Cleary's JCD Group has been given the go-ahead by the city's planners to build a five-storey office building capable of accommodating 450 workers.
- After shock exit, it's up to new boss to prove bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair has backed a winner.
- France to cut taxes in bid to win Brexit bank jobs for Paris after French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire acknowledged that the French capital is playing catch-up.
- The developers that bought the old Central Bank HQ in Dublin plan to raise the building’s roof in a proposed €75m redevelopment.
- The wife and son of property developer Sean Dunne are seeking to draw the Nama and Ulster Bank into the legal battle with the official overseeing his US bankruptcy.
- The Office of Director of Corporate Enforcement took almost three years to hire six senior accountants.
- AIB’s €2.8bn tax assets valued at 80pc discount by UBS which was one of the investment banks that guaranteed the State’s recent AIB share sale.
- Just under 5,500 hotel rooms will be built in Dublin between now and 2020, with supply pressures expected to ease significantly by 2019.
- Diageo has cut the pay of its two top executives after the drinks group missed performance targets.
- Residents in north Dublin have raised fire safety concerns regarding the height of a 16-storey building that Gerry Gannon wants to build at Clongriffin.