Posts tagged with "Ireland"

Growth in Irish start-ups recorded in 2023
Economy · 31. January 2024
Ireland recorded a surge in start-ups in 2023, with nearly 950 new companies registered last year

3 In 10 Directors In Ireland Are Female
Economy · 04. October 2023
In Ireland today there are 304,688 active companies trading. From our latest research, this equates to 637,001 directorships. Over the past 23 years, Ireland has witnessed a noteworthy transformation in the composition of directorship positions, particularly concerning gender representation. We thought it would be interesting to look at the statistics around the difference between male and female directorship in Ireland today.

Irish start-up figures surpass pre-pandemic levels, reaching highest number on record
Economy · 25. January 2022
2021 was a record-breaking year for new company start-ups, marking a significant turning point for the Irish economy’s Covid-19 recovery.

CRIF acquires the majority of shares in HPI (Hire Purchase Information) in Ireland
Members News · 10. January 2022
CRIF, a global company specialising in credit bureau and business information, outsourcing and processing services, and advanced solutions for credit and open banking, has today announced the acquisition of 73% of the shares in HPI, a leading service provider based in Dublin.

EUROPEAN PAYMENT STUDY 2020 - Payment delays of European companies continue to rise.
Economy · 07. February 2021
Following this study, the Average Payment Delay (AMD) in 2020 for 9 European countries in our analysis has worsened because of the effects of COVID-19 crisis on payments.

Irish Start-ups Hit Four-Year Low but Q4 2020 Sees Promising Recovery
Economy · 28. January 2021
Ireland's new company start-up levels reached their lowest point in four years in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the latest figures from the CRIFVision-net Annual Review.

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...