Issues grew on Thursday that efforts to rescue building group Roadbridge could fail, with fears for the way forward for round 1,000 building jobs.
Advisors IBI Company Finance have been in search of an investor or purchaser for Co Limerick-based Roadbridge, greatest recognized for work on motorways and different State initiatives, since final 12 months. Barry O’Halloran has the main points.
Additional doubts have been raised on whether or not Irish aviation leasing firms will have the ability to get better plane from Russia after the Kremlin printed a draft legislation that might block their return. EU sanctions imposed to punish Russia for its invasion of Ukraine offers leasing firms till March twenty eighth to terminate lease agreements with the nation’s airways, triggering a rush to get better plane from state-owned Aeroflot and different airways in Russia. Simon Carswell stories.
Commerce unionists representing 450 Aughinish Alumina workers are watching developments after the UK sanctioned Oleg Deripaska, a Russian shareholder within the aluminum refiner.
The British authorities froze belongings of seven oligarchs mentioned to have shut ties to the Kremlin, together with Mr Deripaska and Chelsea proprietor Roman Abramovich, as civilians and hospitals fell sufferer to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Barry O’Halloran stories.
On-line funds firm Stripe’s transfer again into cryptocurrencies has deepened with the agency asserting a brand new complete resolution to help crypto-focused companies, together with exchanges, pockets suppliers and NFT marketplaces, writes Charlie Taylor.
Maybe essentially the most irritating a part of the blatant money seize that’s the DAA’s plan to charge the public for dropping off and choosing up at Dublin Airport is the lame try to decorate it up as a sustainability initiative “to encourage individuals to take public transport”. Pull the opposite one, says Mark Paul in Caveat.
In Agenda, Eoin Burke-Kennedy runs the rule over Sinn Féin’s signature economic policies.
European shoppers and companies are the final word beneficiaries of investments that give us safety of power provide and sort out local weather change, writes John FitzGerald in his weekly column.
In World of Work Olive Keogh finds that the motion for a four-day week gathering momentum in wake of pandemic
Wild Geese talks to Seanán Ó Coistín who works in Luxembourg and lives in Trier, Germany.
Practically two weeks into the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Cliff Taylor and Mark Paul of The Irish Instances check out the impression of the battle on the worldwide financial system. They communicate to Ciaran Hancock on our Inside Business podcast about rising power prices and the implications for Irish shoppers and companies.