Category: BUSINESS

WWN Profiles: Tim Cook

AS the EU’s ruling against Apple in a tax case continues to dominate the headlines, WWN takes a closer look at Tim Cook: Name: Timothy Cook Age: 55 Occupation: CEO of Apple, nerd. Maniac capitalist hell bent on the destruction of mankind, possibly. Why is he in the news: due to an EU ruling, which… Read more »

Government To Ignore Latest iOS Update

MINISTER for finance Michael Noonan has clicked ‘close’ on a recent update from Apple, claiming that it’s probably unnecessary and he hasn’t got the patience for dealing with it right now. The update, recently approved by a European Commission in to the tax affairs of the tech giants, popped up on Noonan’s computer earlier today, and… Read more »

Banking Stress Test Reveals 2008-Levels Of Politicians Saying “Everything Is Grand”

FANS of the 2008 financial crisis were delighted at the news that a recent stress-test of Irish banks have brought about a trip down memory lane, with glaring holes showing up across several Irish financial institutions along with huge numbers of politicians and banking officials rushing to assure the population that ‘everything is grand’. Tests… Read more »

Average Salary Of An Accountant Still The Most Exciting Thing About An Accountant

NEWS that the average salary of a chartered accountant in Ireland has climbed to over €100,000, has served as another reminder their sizeable income is still the most compelling thing about them. While engaging in interesting small talk with accountants has always been rumoured to occur occasionally, but never proven, sustained levels of amusing exchanges… Read more »

Harvey Norman Sale Ends After 15 Years

THE long-running sale of furniture and electrical goods in superstore Harvey Norman is to come to an end next week, with everything returning to full price for the first time in 15 years. Although the retail giants have threatened that the sale “must end soon”, many people we spoke to admitted that they never truly… Read more »