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79% of businesses struggling to fill vacancies

37 min 51 sec ago
A new report has revealed record levels of hiring by Irish businesses but also shows that many are struggling to fill vacancies.

Turning barrels into a business: Students win top prize

37 min 51 sec ago
Two young farming entrepreneurs from County Meath have won the top prize at this year's Student Enterprise Awards.

Energy poverty on the rise as inflation bites - report

5 hours 36 min ago
The cost of living crisis has impacted lower-income households the most, according to TASC, which has examined inequality and the cost of living since Covid-19.

Pay and inflation on the agenda at Fórsa conference

5 hours 36 min ago
Delegates are gathering in Killarney for the national conference of Fórsa, the country's largest public sector union.

daa seeks big increase in passenger charges for Dublin

Wed, 05/18/2022 - 19:28
Dublin airport operator daa is seeking a substantial increase in passenger charges for the facility between now and 2026.

Ulster Bank expects to cease transactions by March 2023

Wed, 05/18/2022 - 16:24
Ulster Bank expects to cease transactions with customers by the end of March 2023, the Oireachtas Committee on Finance has heard.

EU plans €9 billion in loans for Ukraine

Wed, 05/18/2022 - 16:10
The European Commission has proposed an extra €9 billion in EU loans to Ukraine in 2022 to keep the country running and to set up a 'RebuildUkraine' Facility of grants and loans, modelled on the EU's own recovery fund.

Injunction sought against Quinn over alleged trespass

Wed, 05/18/2022 - 16:05
Two companies that were part of the former Quinn group have launched High Court proceedings against the former billionaire businessman and the group's founder Seán Quinn.

Target profit halves as rising costs hit margins

Wed, 05/18/2022 - 15:50
Target's quarterly profit halved and it warned of a bigger margin hit today due to rising fuel and freight costs, in a clear sign there would be no immediate relief for US retailers from surging inflation.

Ryanair loses challenge against state aid for Condor

Wed, 05/18/2022 - 14:57
Ryanair has lost its challenge against the 2019 government bailout of German charter airline Condor, as the EU's General Court ruled there was no reason to doubt the legitimacy of the aid.

Center Parcs resort records pre-tax loss of €18m

Wed, 05/18/2022 - 14:23
The operators of the €280 million Center Parcs holiday resort last year recorded pre-tax losses totalling €18.2m due to Covid-19 enforced shutdowns.

Google's Russian subsidiary files for bankruptcy

Wed, 05/18/2022 - 13:47
The Russian subsidiary of Alphabet's Google has filed for insolvency, according to a message posted on Russia's official registry Fedresurs today.

EU makes plans to tackle energy price spikes

Wed, 05/18/2022 - 13:19
The EU can limit the impact of high energy prices through joint gas purchases, potential use of windfall profits and a possible price cap if Russia cut gas supplies, the European Commission has said.

Oil prices rise on China demand recovery expectations

Wed, 05/18/2022 - 12:46
Oil prices rose today on expectations that easing Covid-19 restrictions in China will boost demand and as supply concerns grew.

Rental market to worsen if more landlords leave: report

Wed, 05/18/2022 - 12:35
The changing and challenging regulatory and taxation environment is in large part responsible for private non-institutional landlords leaving the rental market, a new report has concluded.

Tencent reports Q1 profit slump, no revenue growth

Wed, 05/18/2022 - 12:17
China's Tencent has posted a quarterly profit that halved from a year ago and recorded no revenue growth, its worst performance since it went public, and warned that advertisers in consumer, eCommerce and travel businesses have slashed spending.

Study shows employers' commitment to new way of work

Wed, 05/18/2022 - 12:05
New research shows that 67% of companies anticipate that employees will work two or three days on-site in the future and the remainder at home.

Eir working to fix mobile services outage

Wed, 05/18/2022 - 11:37
Eir said today it is continuing to work on an issue which is affecting the mobile services of some of its customers.

What's behind the crash in cryptocurrencies?

Wed, 05/18/2022 - 11:07
How investors respond to this setback will be key to the future of cryptocurrencies

Euro zone inflation at record high of 7.4% in April

Wed, 05/18/2022 - 11:07
Euro zone inflation held steady at a record high 7.4% in April, driven by soaring fuel and food costs, the EU's statistics agency said today, lowering its estimate from a preliminary 7.5%.

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