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Companies urged to file returns early amid ID changes

Mon, 10/02/2023 - 05:00
The Government is urging companies to make their annual return filings early ahead of the peak filing period next month, following the introduction of new identification requirements for directors.

Fresh setbacks for manufacturing in September

Mon, 10/02/2023 - 05:00
The manufacturing sector experienced some renewed headwinds in September which saw the index going back into contractionary mode having bounced back in August.

Signs of property rebound with asking prices up 3%

Mon, 10/02/2023 - 05:00
The Irish property market is experiencing a rebound with a period of falling house prices - seen in the early months of 2023 - coming to an end as the year entered its second half.

Insolvency rates rising but from low base - PwC

Mon, 10/02/2023 - 05:00
Insolvency rates among firms are rising, but business failure remains at historically low levels, an analysis by PwC has concluded.

Dairy processor launches sustainability strategy

Mon, 10/02/2023 - 00:01
Cavan-based cooperative Lakeland Dairies has become the latest dairy processor to launch a cross-business sustainability strategy.

350 new jobs announced for companies in Galway

Mon, 10/02/2023 - 00:00
More than 350 new jobs will be announced at a number of companies in Galway city and county today.

Pre-tax profits at Deliveroo Ireland doubled last year

Sun, 10/01/2023 - 20:49
Pre-tax profits at the Irish arm of takeaway food delivery service, Deliveroo, more than doubled last year to €1.95m as revenues continued to increase.

Further energy credits considered for Budget

Sun, 10/01/2023 - 17:03
Two further energy credits are being considered as part of this month's budget, however both will likely be less than €200.

New lane system for goods arriving in NI goes live

Sun, 10/01/2023 - 07:00
A new green and red lane system for goods arriving in Northern Ireland from Britain goes live from today.

Are property price rises about to take off again?

Sun, 10/01/2023 - 05:00
The rate of increase in property prices as compiled by the CSO is continuing to slow. However, on a monthly basis, prices are taking off again and there are signs that asking prices are on the increase too. Could the property market - starved of supply - defy the rising interest rate environment?

Operating profit plummets at Camile Thai Kitchen

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 18:03
Operating profits at Brody Sweeney's Camile Kitchen restaurant business last year plummeted by 83.5% to €115,384.

C&AG - Local authority funding passes €6b in 2022

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 17:59
Funding from central government to local authorities totalled almost €6.04 billion in 2022, according to the Comptroller and Auditor General report, which represents a net increase of around €270 million on 2021, and up around 127% since 2017.

Lufthansa Technik hit by $13m cost in detained assets

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 17:52
The Irish Lufthansa group of companies last year incurred a net impairment charge of $13m on engines and rotable assets detained in Russia under Russian sanctions.

C&AG - Social Insurance Fund to be in deficit from 2034

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 17:18
The Social Insurance Fund, which is where PRSI payments go in to pay for social protection payments, including pensions, will be in deficit from 2034 and will need to be topped up by the Exchequer to the tune of €10 billion a year by 2050.

C&AG - Exchequer refunded Central Bank €6.5 million

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 16:53
The Exchequer was forced to refund the Central Bank €6.5 million after funds from it were used to reduce debts owed by Somalia and Sudan to the International Monetary Fund.

C&AG - 10% of jobseekers claimants overpaid in survey

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 16:52
The Department of Social Protection carried out a control survey on the jobseeker's benefit scheme and found 9.7% of claimants were receiving more than they were entitled to, according to the C&AG Report.

Social Protection Dept had €495m outstanding debt

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 16:40
The Comptroller and Auditor General report has shown that at the end of last year, the Department of Social Protection had outstading debt of €495 million relating to scheme overpayments to claimants, and a large proportion of debtors are not repaying debts.

C&AG - Dept to seek sanction for ex gratia payments

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 16:13
The Department of Social Protection has agreed to seek sanction in advance from the Department of Public Expenditure, NDP Delivery and Reform for any future ex gratia payments after a C&AG report found payments made to social welfare branch office managers in 2022 were 'irregular'.

C&AG - HSE carried accumulated 2022 deficit of €1.24bn

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 15:56
The Health Service Executive was carrying an accumulated deficit of €1.24 billion at the end of 2022, according to today's report from the Comptroller and Auditor General.

Ireland's homes not energy efficient, says C&AG report

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 15:48
Ireland's homes are not energy efficient and fewer than one in five has one of the higher ratings, according to the Comptroller and Auditor General report.