Two-thirds of firms plan to hire next year – survey

Two-thirds of Irish firms plan to hire staff next year as a survey of chief financial officers showed increasing optimism about the outlook for Irish business. The RSM Farrell Grant Sparks survey found that 91 per cent of “traditionally cautious” chief financial officers (CFOs) believe their business is in a good position to capitalise on Read more about Two-thirds of firms plan to hire next year – survey[…]

Irish exporters upbeat about outlook for 2015 – survey

More than 70 per cent of exporters reported an increase in exports in 2014 compared with 62 per cent last year while nearly 85 per cent expect exports to rise in 2015, a new survey shows. The Export Ireland Survey, by the Irish Exporters Association (IEA) and Grant Thornton, found that labour-related costs and access Read more about Irish exporters upbeat about outlook for 2015 – survey[…]