According to our latest figures there are currently 182,925 companies trading in Ireland with a status of "normal" - over 14,500 of these were formed this year.
Company start-ups recorded between January and November 2013 were the highest we seen in that period since before the recession.
14,342 company start-ups were incorporated during the first 11 months of this year - 9% up on the same period in 2012 - this is highest figure we've seen since 2007 when 17,684 companies were set up.
The majority of start-ups this year were in the following sectors - professional services (26%), wholesale & retail (12%), social & personal services (9%), IT (8%) and hospitality (7%).
12,147 companies ceased trading and were closed between January and November this year - that figure is down slightly on 2012's figure (12,347).
The number of companies that have collapsed this year. This figure is down 6% 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.
- 29 Companies
E8 (Notice Of Appointment Of Receiver)
- 13 Companies
- 0 Company
The number of companies that have closed this week.
- 312 Companies
- 392 Businesses
- 706 Companies
HIGH COURT NOTICES
- 1 Company
- 262 Companies
- 0 Company