A solicitors’ insurer is seeking judgment for some €4.9m allegedly outstanding under a 2011 settlement with Bloxham stockbrokers of proceedings over heavy losses suffered after investing in a bond which fell 97% in value.
Caseys Furniture and Cork English College were the big winners at the Cork Business Association’s ‘Cork Business of the Year Awards’, which were held at their annual President’s Dinner at Cork’s Vienna Woods yesterday.
The owners of a commercial premises in Cork city centre have been awarded over €45,000 in damages for the cost of remedial works necessitated after a former tenant converted the building into a bar without their permission.
Concerns about a further commercial stamp duty hike by a potential Sinn Féin-led government continue to weigh on property shares, including Hibernia Reit, the country’s largest stock market-listed office landlord.
Adding whipped cream to millions of Starbucks drinks emits 50 times as much greenhouse gas as the company’s private jet. Overall, dairy products are the biggest source of carbon dioxide emissions across the coffee giant’s operations and supply chain.
Uprooting from a city quayside site after six decades will be a pleasant wrench for a Cork business – in return for moving, Carey Tool Hire is getting a brand new building, on a three-acre Ring Road site, passed by up to 100,000 cars a day, plus a multi-million euro site sale windfall.
After four generations of family business selling sports goods and uniforms, to customers as diverse as giant of the rugby world, the All Blacks Jonah Lomu, and to all-blues guitar legend Rory Gallagher, it's final whistle time at Cork city centre's famed Finn's Corner building, and business.
British supermarkets experienced the lowest growth over the key Christmas period since 2014, with sales growing by just 0.5% year-on-year in the four weeks to December 28, according to industry data.