According to our latest figures there are currently 182,396 companies trading in Ireland with a status of "normal" - almost 7,800 of these were formed in the first half of 2013.
Company start-ups recorded in the first half of 2013 reached close to pre-recession highs with 7,767 incorporations taking place.
That figure is 8% up on the same period in 2012 (7,170) and is the highest seen since 2008 when 8,231 were formed.
The majority of start-ups this year were in the following sectors - professional services (25%), wholesale & retail (12%), social & personal services (10%), IT (9%) and hospitality (7%).
Unlike the first half of last year company start-ups in 2013 were 7% higher than company closures (7,263).
The figure for closures was down 4% on the first six months of 2012 when 7,558 were recorded.
The number of companies that have collapsed this year. This figure is up 50% 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.
- 28 Companies
E8 (Notice Of Appointment Of Receiver)
- 4 Companies
- 0 Company
The number of companies that have closed this week.
- 254 Companies
- 410 Businesses
- 1320 Companies
HIGH COURT NOTICES
- 5 Companies
- 341 Companies
- 0 Company