Fri, 02 Dec, 2016
The health minister has been accused of placing patients at the mercy of profit margins after admitting he is in favour of contracting out the management of under- performing public hospitals to private companies.
Sat, 07 Nov, 2015
The effective corporate tax rate paid by companies in Ireland is just under 11%, according to an in-depth analysis prepared for the Department of Finance.
Tue, 08 Apr, 2014
Senior Central Bank executives have held private meetings with some of the top accountancy firms in the State to demand an improvement in auditing standards of financial institutions, the Irish Examiner has learned.
Thu, 30 Jan, 2014
INCOMING Chartered Accountants Ireland president, Brendan Lenihan, will represent 22,000 members in the year of its 125th anniversary.
Fri, 24 May, 2013
Despite the liquidation of IBRC, regulators are still planning to go ahead with an investigation into Ernst & Young’s behaviour as auditor of Anglo Irish Bank
Thu, 21 Feb, 2013
A new Government scheme offering free financial advice to struggling mortgage-holders has come under attack today.
Thu, 06 Sep, 2012
Private companies could be paid thousands of taxpayers’ money for each person they take off the dole and place in a job, under radical plans to return people to work.
Thu, 16 Feb, 2012
TÁNAISTE Eamon Gilmore has denied that Labour “hijacked” the outgoing Irish member of the European Court of Auditors, Eoin O’Shea.
Fri, 25 Nov, 2011
ACCOUNTANCY firm Ernst & Young has lost its High Court bid to halt the investigation into its conduct as auditors to Anglo Irish Bank when dealing with alleged inappropriate loans to directors of the bank.
Sat, 14 May, 2011
FUNDS to invest in Irish companies in 2011 are at their highest level in 30 years.
Mon, 21 Mar, 2011
EARLIER this week the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland dismissed attacks on Ireland’s corporation tax rate as “ill-informed and unfair”.
Sat, 19 Mar, 2011
FOUR bankers including former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick and its former chief executive David Drumm, are to face professional disciplinary hearings over their role in controversial bank transactions.
Tue, 21 Dec, 2010
Central Bank Governor Patrick Honohan has said Ireland's banks are 'up for sale'.
Tue, 23 Nov, 2010
Aer Lingus have announced the appointment of Andrew MacFarlane as its Chief Financial Officer and as an executive director with immediate effect.
Mon, 04 Oct, 2010
The Irish Congress of Trade Unions is due to deliver their verdict on Budget 2010 later today.
Thu, 10 Dec, 2009
PROPOSED changes to accounting practices should benefit companies but further collaboration is needed before they are made law, according to financial advisers Deloitte.
Wed, 12 Aug, 2009
Many Irish employers feel the worst of the recession is now over, according to the latest assessment of business sentiment by KBC Bank and the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Tue, 14 Jul, 2009
ONE in five firms say they are finding it increasingly difficult to get credit from banks.
Tue, 14 Jul, 2009
Ireland's EU Commissioner, Charlie McCreevy, says he is confident the Irish economy will rebound from the current crisis.
Fri, 26 Jun, 2009
Chairman of the board of Enterprise Ireland, Hugh Cooney, said Irish exporting companies are the country’s best prospect for trading its way through the recession.
Sat, 16 May, 2009
CORK Chamber is expected to elect Ger O’Mahoney as president at the chamber’s 190th AGM on Monday next at the Imperial Hotel.
Sat, 09 May, 2009
Property developer Barry Gilligan is set to take over as the new chairman of the North's Policing Board.
Wed, 06 May, 2009
A majority of Irish businesses are experiencing serious difficulties in accessing finance from credit institutions, according to a survey of chartered accountancy firms conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland (ICAI).
Tue, 28 Apr, 2009
SEAN FitzPatrick’s Anglo Irish Bank loans are to be investigated by the man who was previously responsible for highlighting the abuse of taxpayer’s money.
Sat, 21 Feb, 2009
A RECORD number of companies have been seeking deadline extensions and deferrals to paying their taxes in the face of deteriorating economic conditions.
Fri, 20 Feb, 2009
THE Chartered Accountants Regulatory Board is to examine the issue of directors’ loans in the wake of the €87 million in loans built up by former chairman Sean FitzPatrick.
Sat, 20 Dec, 2008
The government has rowed back on some of the measures announced in October's Budget.
Thu, 20 Nov, 2008
DAVID SIMPSON, a founding partner of Simpson Xavier has been appointed chairman of Hibernian Group.
Fri, 25 Jul, 2008
The Board of United Drug has announced the appointment of Alan Ralph as an executive director of the company with immediate effect.
Fri, 20 Jun, 2008
The Institute of Chartered Accountants says it does not believe the Lisbon Treaty poses any threat to Ireland's taxation policies.
Tue, 03 Jun, 2008
Ulster Bank Group today announced the appointment of Sean Dorgan to the Board of Directors as Deputy Chairman.
Tue, 27 May, 2008
Business confidence in Britain has fallen for the fourth quarter in a row as fears of an economic slowdown loom, a survey said today.
Mon, 19 May, 2008
IRELAND could attract thousands of high-net-worth individuals based in Britain arising from a small change to the tax system in yesterday’s budget.
Thu, 06 Dec, 2007
THE IRFU has appointed Kevin Potts as its new director of corporate affairs.
Sat, 01 Dec, 2007
The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) has today announced the appointment of Kevin Potts as its new director of corporate affairs.
Fri, 30 Nov, 2007
BUSINESS groups across Ireland have welcomed the European Commission’s approval of extensions and changes to the Business Expansion Scheme and the Seed Capital Scheme, but some have expressed concerns about some of the conditions imposed.
Thu, 30 Aug, 2007
A CORK accountant has been fined €10,000 and ordered to pay costs of a further €10,000 by a disciplinary tribunal of the accountants’ professional body.
Fri, 24 Aug, 2007
THE Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAI) has formally written to David Varney as he carries out his review of Northern Ireland tax policy for the British chancellor of the exchequer.
Tue, 03 Jul, 2007
IDA chief executive Sean Dorgan will step down at the end of the year following eight years with the company.
Thu, 14 Jun, 2007
Ireland's economy is continuing to perform well, according to a report published today by IIB Bank and the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Wed, 13 Jun, 2007
The Chartered Accountants Regulatory Board (CARB), the regulator of the 16,000 members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, came into existence yesterday.
Tue, 10 Apr, 2007
TERENCE O’ROURKE will become managing partner of accounting firm KPMG from next May.
Mon, 04 Dec, 2006