Over 2,600 company and business start-ups have been recorded so far this month - up 10% on the same period in 2013.
Last year saw a return to pre-recession levels for Irish start-ups with 15,617 new companies formed - the highest figure since 2007.
So far this month company start-ups have remained in line with the same period last year with 943 companies formed - this compares to 954 last January.
The most popular industry for company start-ups this month is professional services, which accounts for 23% of new companies formed.
Next on the list are wholesale & retail and construction companies who account for a further 11% and 8% respectively.
There has also been an increase in the number of businesses being set up so far this month with 1,685 having been registered. This is up 17.5% on last January (1,434).
The number of companies that have collapsed this year. This figure is down 34% 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.
- 20 Companies
E8 (Notice Of Appointment Of Receiver)
- 4 Companies
- 0 Company
The number of companies that have closed this week.
- 274 Companies
- 415 Businesses
- 1206 Companies
HIGH COURT NOTICES
- 3 Companies
- 844 Companies
- 0 Company