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Bonuses for Carillion bosses are blocked
Former executives at the failed construction firm will not get severance payments or bonuses.
Apple to pay $38bn on foreign cash pile
The payment is expected to be the largest of its type following US tax code changes.
Tesco delays Clubcard rewards cut after backlash
The supermarket announces a grace period until June for its biggest rewards after a customer backlash.
Goldman posts first quarterly loss in six years
The investment bank has experienced problems in its fixed income, currencies and commodities trading business.
Bitcoin dips below $10,000 for first time since December
The crypto-currency has nearly halved in value since its peak in December.
New nuclear plant at Sizewell '20% cheaper than Hinkley'
EDF Energy plans to build Sizewell C, located to the north of the existing Sizewell B plant on the Suffolk coast.
Gender pay gap 'widens as women get older'
The ONS finds the gender pay gap increased from 40 onwards, peaking between 50 and 59.
GKN rejects £7.4bn hostile takeover bid
The engineering giant says the offer from turnover specialist Melrose fundamentally undervalues it.
Government reassures over supplier Interserve
Shares in the construction and services firm fell after reports it is under special government scrutiny.
Nestle sells Crunch, Nerds and other US brands to Ferrero for $2.8bn
Ferrero will pay $2.8bn for brands such as Crunch, Nerds, Runts and Butterfinger.
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GKN rejects offer from Melrose in what marks Britain’s largest hostile bid
Embattled engineer GKN has rejected a £7.4 billion takeover offer from Melrose Industries in what marks Britain’s largest hostile bid since 2009.
Birds Eye owner Nomad Foods scoops ?225m deal to buy Goodfella’s Pizza
The owner of Birds Eye has cooked up a €225m deal to buy frozen food brand Goodfella’s Pizza from the parent company behind Fox’s Biscuits and Bernard Matthews.
Food retailer Iceland aims to be plastic-free across own label range by 2023
Food retailer Iceland has today announced its commitment to the environment by becoming the first major retailer to eliminate plastic packaging from all own brand products by the end of 2023.
More jobs and pay hikes expected in 2018
More Irish workers will be in full-time jobs by the end of the year, according to new research.
Lender slumps on huge loss
Money lending company Provident Financial expects to report a loss of about £120m (€135m) in its consumer credit division for 2017 as it struggles to win back customers following problems at its door-to-door lending business.
Dealz plans to open 10 more stores, sell fashion lines
The chief of discounter Poundland-Dealz said it is pressing ahead to open around 10 more stores and put a new fashion line into half of its outlets in the Republic this year, despite the troubles of its international parent Steinhoff.
BP spill disaster costs hit $65bn
BP shares fell the most among European energy companies yesterday after announcing a charge of about $1.7bn (€1.38bn) as part of the Deepwater Horizon disaster’s class- action settlement.
Bitcoin?s plunge weighs on crypto-currency shares
Companies that have seen their fortunes and share prices soar with the crypto-craze are now facing a little bit of a reality check.
Nestle sells US sweets arm for $2.8bn
Nestle has agreed to sell its US confectionery unit to Ferrero, the Italian maker of Nutella, for $2.8bn (€2.3bn) in the Swiss food giant’s first major divestment since chief executive Mark Schneider took the helm last year.
Tracker numbers ?could rise higher?
Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe says he believes those affected by the tracker mortgage scandal will rise above the current 33,000 but will be “incremental rather than substantial” in number.