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UK shops see more visits in July but numbers still low

47 min 29 sec ago
More British shoppers returned to the high street in July, but numbers were still much lower than normal for the time of year, according to an industry survey published today.

Co-working and remote working - the attraction of hubs

1 hour 34 min ago
"We believe in quality of life. Ditch the commute. Work & live local."

Beer sales drop 17.4% during lockdown

1 hour 52 min ago
Drinks Ireland is calling for urgent Government support for Ireland's pub sector, as it publishes its annual Beer Market Report.

Contactless spending hits €1.9bn during lockdown

2 hours 15 min ago
The latest figures from Banking & Payments Federation Ireland show the value of contactless payments reached a new high of €1.9 billion in the second quarter of the year, 26.6 % higher than in the same period last year.

Trump issues bans on China's TikTok and WeChat

2 hours 37 min ago
President Donald Trump has unveiled sweeping bans on US transactions with China's ByteDance, owner of video-sharing app TikTok, and Tencent, operator of messenger app WeChat, in a major escalation of tensions with Beijing.

Michael Gove in Belfast over post-Brexit trade system

3 hours 13 min ago
The British government is publishing more details of how customs arrangements between Britain and Northern Ireland will operate when the UK leaves the EU customs union in five months' time.

Ombudsman notes high number of mortgage complaints

3 hours 21 min ago
Complaints over tracker mortgages, insurance policies and customer credit records all feature in the latest report from the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman published today.

Trump adviser brands Ireland a 'tax haven'

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 20:05
A top trade adviser to US President Donald Trump has described Ireland as a "tax haven" that was "punching very high above its weight" in the pharmaceutical sector because of its low taxes.

Twitter to label government and state media accounts

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 18:21
Twitter has unveiled new steps to curb the spread of content from "state-affiliated media" used to advance a government's political agenda.

U.S. weekly jobless claims hover at higher levels

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 15:15
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week, but remained significantly high, suggesting the labor market was stalling as the country battles a resurgence in new Covid-19 cases.

Why is NAMA's Project Eagle in the news again?

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 15:11
NAMA's Project Eagle loan book was at the centre of a major legal and political discussion four years ago - and now it is creating headlines once again.

Global recovery faster if Covid jab available to all

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 15:06
Economic recovery around the world could come faster if any Covid-19 vaccine is made available to all as a public good, World Health Organization Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said.

Amryt Pharma forecasts strong revenue growth

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 14:56
Dublin-headquartered pharmaceutical firm Amryt has reported an operating loss of $12m for the second quarter, despite a 22% rise in revenues in the period.

BoE expects downturn to be less severe than feared

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 14:13
The Bank of England has said it expects the downturn in the UK economy to be less severe than first feared, but could take longer to recover than previously predicted.

Granite Digital buys creative agency Connector for 1m

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 13:13
Granite Digital has bought Dublin-based digital and creative marketing agency Connector.

Two facing charges over NAMA's Project Eagle loan sale

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 12:28
Two men are to be charged with fraud relating to the sale of NAMA's Northern Ireland loan book.

Ryanair to resume 60% of scheduled flights in August

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 11:38
Ryanair will increase flights to over 60% of its normal schedule throughout August, following what it said was a successful resumption of services at 40% of capacity last month.

Lufthansa sees worst quarterly loss in 65-year history

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 11:24
Lufthansa does not expect air travel demand to return to pre-Covid-19 crisis levels until at least 2024, as the German airline posted a €1.7 billion quarterly operating loss.

Take 5: Time management tips for SMEs

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 11:00
Time, or lack of it, is an ever-present concern for SMEs.

Adidas predicts profit rebound after pandemic hit

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 10:45
German sportswear firm Adidas has said it expects to bounce back to profitability in the third quarter, after it plunged to a big loss in the second quarter when the majority of its stores were closed due to Covid-19 lockdowns.