What it says in the papers – business pages
Here's a look at what it says in the business pages of today's newspapers:
- A large number of Ryanair pilots are advancing efforts to establish a non-official union.
- Plastics group One51 intends to press ahead with a proposed corporate reorganisation despite a recent takeover offer for the company.
- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co will remain an industry leader, with growth driven by the Internet of Things (IoT), automotive, high-performance computing (HPC) and mobile, its chairman said.
- The Government may delay tax changes designed to reduce the prohibitive expense of share-based remuneration schemes for SMEs, provoking concerns smaller companies will struggle to match multinationals for wages.
- UK insurance group Aviva is in advanced talks to acquire Friends First from Dutch group Achmea, according to sources.
- FBD Insurance will be the new sponsor of The Marian Finucane Show on RTE Radio from next weekend in a deal worth €200,000.
- Fraudsters target almost two-thirds of Irish adults every year with scams involving email, phone and other methods, according to a survey published today.
- eshopWorld, the seven-year old Irish ecommerce firm that connects premium brands with consumers in more than 200 countries, has been valued at €300m.
- Construction increased at a slightly faster pace in September but the rates of growth in new orders and employment both eased.
- An Irish start-up is helping schoolchildren with their geometry homework with an app that uses augmented reality.