Posts tagged with "Ireland"



Economy · 25. November 2020
In total, 5,482 new companies were registered in Q3, representing a 3% year-on- year increase, compared to the same period in 2019. Despite this increase, overall start-up figures for year to date are down 12% when compared to…

EU Newsletter · 09. September 2020
European Commission Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis will be the EU's new trade commissioner and Mairead McGuinness will be the new Irish commissioner with responsibility for financial services, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced on September 8, 2020. Dombrovsksis, who has served as acting trade commissioner since the resignation of Phil Hogan last month, will relinquish some of the current responsibilities in his broad economic portfolio. Mrs McGuinness has served...

EU Newsletter · 18. May 2020
Trying to fight against late payments and helping make sure that companies are paid on time is a key initiative promoted by the European Commission already in with the adoption of the Late Payments directive. Since this first time, the EU has also been working on adapting the late payments directive and also on ensuring it was correctly implemented by the various Member States, for example through various workshops and round table work on Late Payments attended by FEBIS representatives over the...

Economy · 13. February 2020
Overview Ireland records highest start-up figures in 13 years: 71 new companies formed every day in Quarter One. Despite Brexit uncertainty, 12 counties saw double digit start-up growth, according to our latest figures. • 6,413 new companies created between 1 January 2019 and 31 March 2019, up almost 14% for the same period in 2018 • Professional services enjoy growth; construction sees modest increase and finance down slightly • Dublin (up 24%), Cork (up 13%) and Limerick (up 8%) all see...