Company start-ups in Ireland remain strong in 2017.
Last month saw 1,843 Irish company start-ups - this is the second highest figure for new companies formed in the month of April since the year 2000 (when 2,378 start-ups were recorded).
Professional services remains the most popular industry for Irish start-ups with almost one in five (329) operating in this sector - these companies would typically be associated with Accounting, Admin, Marketing, Engineering, HR, Investigation, Legal Services etc.
The finance and social & personal sectors were the second and third most popular industries for start-ups and accounted for 510 new companies between them. Wholesale & retail and construction round out the top 5 most popular industries with 176 and 168 start-ups respectively.
Approximately 45% of this April's start-ups are based in Dublin with just over another 10% based in Cork. Meath, Kildare and Limerick are next on the list and account for 11% of new companies between them.
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The number of companies that have collapsed this year. This figure is up 17% 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.
- 35 Companies
E8 (Notice Of Appointment Of Receiver)
- 9 Companies
- 0 Company
The number of companies that have closed this week.
- 439 Companies
- 629 Businesses
- 791 Companies
HIGH COURT NOTICES
- 1 Company
- 378 Companies
- 0 Company