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ECB chief Draghi insists Eurozone growth still solid

European Central Bank (ECB) chief Mario Draghi has played down concerns over softness in the  Read more

300 jobs to be created as Wetherspoon’s start work on new Dublin pub and hotel

Wetherspoon is to create 300 jobs at a new pub and hotel development in Dublin city centre. Read more

EU moves to regulate business practices of tech giants including Google, Apple and Amazon

Tech giants including Google , Apple and Amazon will for the first time face rules governing their commercial relations with smaller businesses under a law proposed by the European Union on  Read more

Close to 40,000 now affected by tracker scandal

Thousands more tracker mortgage overcharging cases have been owned up to by Ulster Bank and AIB. Read more

Revealed: The biggest sources of worry for Irish people

Money is the biggest source of worry for people despite the economy’s strong growth. Read more

Ulster Bank appoints former Communicorp CEO Gervaise Slowey to its board

Ulster Bank has appointed former Communicorp CEO Gervaise Slowey to its board of directors.

Ms Slowey is an independent strategic consultant.

Previously she headed up Denis O’Brien’s Communicorp radio group for four years to the end of 2016, and before that was an executive with advertising giant Ogilvy Worldwide.

She is also currently an independent non-executive director of Eason PLC, and also regularly chairs senior level appointment and state board director appointment panels for the Public Appointments Service.

The appointment was announced by Ulster Bank chairman, Des O’Shea.

“I welcome the appointment of Gervaise to our Board of Directors. She brings a wealth of international experience across a number of industries to the table as well as an in-depth expertise in identifying and understanding customer needs which we will leverage as we pursue our ambition of becoming the number one bank for customer service, trust and advocacy,” he said.

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Irish Life Group set to acquire strategic shareholding in Invesco

Irish Life Group are set to acquire a strategic shareholding in Ireland’s largest Irish-owned independent financial consultancy, Invesco. Read more

KBC to verify IDs with fintech ‘selfie’

Lender KBC says it is embracing innovative technology and partnering with skilled fintechs in order to compete in the financial services landscape. Read more

Irish-owned businesses account for one-third of €4.6bn R&D spending

Domestic firms spent 36pc of the €4.6bn invested into innovation here in 2016, with multinationals responsible for the balance.

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Company owners’ PPSN needed in database

A new register of businesses is set to include details of owners’ Personal Public Service Numbers (PPSN).

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