Thursday 26 April 2018

What it says in the papers – business pages

Here's a look at what it says in the business papers of today's newspapers:

Irish Independent

  • Dublin's Digital Hub, in the heart of the capital's Liberties area, wants to encourage more companies to scale up their businesses and then remain in the area.
  • There were 12pc fewer professional job vacancies in Ireland during July, compared to the same period in 2016.
  • Q&A: UK wants cake and a licence to eat it with its customs proposals.
  • Pre-tax profits at car hire and garage firm the Dan Dooley Group last year dipped by 4pc to €1.74m.
  • A hotel in the most densely populated night-time area in the country is spending more than €1,000 each day on music and entertainment for guests.

Irish Times

  • The Minister for Finance has said capital expenditure – on housing, transport, education and health – is emerging as the clear focus of Budget 2018.
  • Ryanair has claimed that there is a conspiracy between the German government and Lufthansa to carve up insolvent Air Berlin.
  • Retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell, formerly of Gorse Hill, Vico Road, Killiney, Co Dublin, is set to exit bankruptcy later this month.
  • KPMG has been fined more than $6.2m by the US Securities and Exchanges Commission after it signed off the audit of an oil and gas company that had overvalued certain assets.

Irish Examiner

  • Irish fuel retailers have said they need tax incentives to provide electric charging points if the Government is to achieve its plan to encourage motorists to switch from petrol and diesel.
  • Over the past decade, a little-known herb 200 times sweeter than sugar has become a €3.5bn global industry, showing up in everything from Coca-Cola drinks to Heinz ketchup.

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