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Govt to make changes to tips and service charges rules

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 01:01
The Government is expected to make changes to new tipping legislation which will effectively ban so called 'service charges' on restaurant bills unless the money goes straight to staff.

Funds in Apple escrow account down over €350m

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 19:13
The fund which holds money that the European Commission says Apple must pay Ireland in back tax has lost €350 million over the past year.

Workvivo raises $22m in funding for further expansion

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 17:01
Cork headquartered Workvivo has raised $22m in new funding as it looks to continue its rapid expansion.

IWA calls for HSE funding as strike action looms

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 16:45
The Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) has warned that disruption caused by a threatened strike next month could be hugely upsetting and life-changing for people who rely on assisted living services.

Consumers seek cheaper food in 'unprecedented' crisis

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 15:32
Cash-strapped Britons are buying more cheap frozen food to help cut waste and cope with "unprecedented" soaring living costs, the boss of supermarket group Sainsbury's said today.

Whirlpool to exit Russia, take $300-400m hit in Q2

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 15:20
Whirlpool has struck a deal to sell its operations in Russia to Turkish appliances maker Arçelik, the US company said today, a move which will see it join a raft of Western firms exiting the sanctions-hit country.

Walgreens to retain ownership of Boots business

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 14:23
Walgreens Boots Alliance said today it would retain the ownership of its UK-based Boots business after completing its review, which started in January.

Codling Wind Park submits application for Maritime Area

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 14:17
Offshore wind project Codling Wind Park has submitted its application for a Maritime Area Consent (MAC) to the Government.

EY to pay $100m to settle US charges of exam cheating

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 14:07
Accounting firm Ernst & Young will pay $100m to settle US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charges that its auditors cheated on certified public accounting (CPA) exams and that it misled the agency's investigators.

Army to be put on standby for Dublin Airport security

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 13:26
The Government has agreed to a request from Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan for the army to be on standby to help with security at Dublin Airport.

G7 leaders discuss price cap on Russian oil

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 13:25
G7 leaders meeting in Bavaria have said they will explore a price cap on Russian oil as a way to prevent the Kremlin from benefiting from soaring revenues, according to a closing statement.

Ulster Bank in car and home insurance deal with Aviva

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 12:44
As part of its phased withdrawal from Ireland, Ulster Bank has agreed a deal with Aviva Direct Ireland for the transfer to Aviva of renewal rights in relation to its home and car insurance books.

Labour Productivity grows 14% in 2020 despite Covid hit

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 12:33
Despite the widespread impact of Covid-19 on the country in 2020, overall labour productivity increased by 14.1%, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show.

Monthly retail sales figures flat-line in May - CSO

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 12:00
Retail sales volumes were unchanged on a monthly basis in May and 0.3% higher than the same time a year ago, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show today.

NAMA transfers another €250m to Exchequer

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 11:55
The National Asset Management Agency has today completed another €250m cash transfer to the Exchequer.

G7 to work to 'develop a price cap' on Russian oil

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 11:36
G7 leaders have agreed to work on a price cap for Russian oil, a US official said today, as part of efforts to cut the Kremlin's revenues.

Airbnb makes its ban on parties permanent

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 11:09
Airbnb said today it will make permanent its ban on parties in homes listed on its platform after seeing a sharp drop in reports of unauthorised gatherings since the prohibition was put in place in August 2020.

Cloud company Tier3Tech to create 30 jobs

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 11:01
Cloud company Tier3Tech has announced plans to create 30 new jobs, in a move set to strengthen the company's existing workforce over the next three to five years.

Lagarde vows to fight 'undesirably high' inflation

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 10:27
The European Central Bank will go "as far as necessary" to fight inflation that is set to remain "undesirably high" for "some time to come", its president said today.

Row over funding threatens EU deal on new climate laws

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 10:17
A dispute over how to shield poorer citizens from European Union policies to put a price on pollution is threatening to prevent the bloc's countries from agreeing a raft of new green measures.