BUSINESS - IRISH EXAMINER

Firm aims to transform ear surgery

AventaMed has developed a device which aims to take grommet surgery out of operating theatres and turn it into a quick procedure that can take place in a consultant’s offices. The elective surgery involves the use of small tubes.

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China open to more interest rate cuts

China open to further interest rate cuts

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Treemetrics continuing to grow, with it@Cork award

Treemetrics continues to grow with it@Cork award

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Aircraft lessor’s 10% fall in profit

Pre-tax profits at a Shannon-based aircraft engine leasing firm fell 10% last year to $45.54m (€36.75m).

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Small Business Q&A: Michael O’Keeffe, PSG

On this week’s Q&A Kehlan talks with Michael O’Keeffe, chief executive of PSG Communications which was formed as a result of a merger. He asks why and how it came about.

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Good and bad in long-awaited employment law reforms

The rules of engagement between employee and employer are undergoing major overhaul. A system that is no longer useful is being transformed. As a result, disputes between workers and their bosses should be resolved much more rapidly.

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No deflation risk in eurozone: ECB

Europe is not at risk of sliding into full deflation but the current rate of inflation is dangerously low, European Central Bank vice president Vitor Constancio said at the weekend.

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Small Business Column: The best export destinations for Irish firms

In this week’s column, Kehlan looks at the best countries to export to and why you should be looking at them to grow your business

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Ireland has most effective tax system in EU

Ireland has the most effective and efficient tax system for businesses, among EU member states, and the sixth best in the world, according to a survey by professional services giant, PwC.

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