Business Barometer

Irish company start-up rates have risen 16% on the same period in 2013 with the construction sector showing a significant improvement.

So far this year 6,666 company start-ups have been incorporated in the Republic of Ireland - an average of 49 per day.

This figure represents a 16% increase on the same period in 2013 (5,769) and is the highest we've seen, for start-ups, since 2007 when 7,334 were formed.

Almost a quarter of start-ups this year (1,628) are operating in the professional services sector. That figure is up almost 18% on last year when 1,384 were set-up during the same period.

The wholesale & retail, social & personal service and I.T. sectors are the next most popular industries this year and account for over 30% of start-ups between them.

Almost 8% (509) of start-ups are operating in the fifth most popular sector - construction. This figure is up 43% on the same period in 2013 when just 355 companies in that industry were formed.

Insolvency Notices

469

The number of companies that have collapsed this year. This figure is down 15% compared to last year
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PREDICTIVE CREDIT REPORTS

Our Credit Reports are predicting over 80% of insolvencies at up to 6 months in advance.

Appointments

LIQUIDATORS

  • 37 Companies

E8 (Notice Of Appointment Of Receiver)

  • 10 Companies

EXAMINERS

  • 0 Companies

Closures

249

The number of companies that have closed this week.

New Startups

New Companies

  • 406 Companies

New Businesses

  • 542 Businesses

Important Changes

Changed Status

  • 610 Companies

HIGH COURT NOTICES

  • 2 Companies

Strike off & Struck off Companies

Strike Off

  • 223 Companies

Struck Off

  • 0 Companies

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