Business Barometer (Week Ending 17/10/2017)

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Almost 5,600 new Irish companies formed between July & September 2017.

Between 1st July and 30th September this year, we have seen the formation of 5,594 new Irish companies - an average of over 60 start-ups per day - an increase of 7.9% on the same period in 2016 (5,185).

Professional services remains the most popular industry for Irish start-ups with 18.5% (1,037) 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 860 and 602 new companies respectively. Construction and wholesale & retail round out the top 5 most popular industries with 565 and 557 start-ups respectively.

Approximately 47% of Q3-2017 start-ups are based in Dublin a further 10% in Cork. Kildare, Galway and Meath are next on the list and account for just over 12% of new companies between them.

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Insolvency Notices


The number of companies that have collapsed this year. This figure is down 5% compared to last year
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Our Credit Reports are predicting over 80% of insolvencies at up to 6 months in advance.

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E8 (Notice Of Appointment Of Receiver)

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The value of consumer and commercial judgments awarded already this year. This works out as an average value of over €73,000 per judgment.
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Judgments Report

4,275 judgments were awarded in 2014. 75% were against consumers and they totalled €293.5m. Commercial judgments accounted for another €40.8m

CRO FIlings


The number of Companies that filed their latest Financial Accounts in the last 7 days. View list by Industry or by Area



The number of companies that have closed this week.
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