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Samsung union in South Korea to strike 'indefinitely'

Wed, 07/10/2024 - 06:49
A workers' union at techgiant Samsung Electronics in South Korea said would continue to strike indefinitely, stepping up its campaign for better pay and benefits.

Adidas set to benefit as Nike struggles

Wed, 07/10/2024 - 06:38
The success of Adidas' low-rise multi-coloured Samba and Gazelle sneakers, along with weaker sales at rival Nike, should help the German sportswear brand deliver strong second-quarter sales and its biggest profit margin in three years.

IALPA awaits Labour Court response on pay deal

Wed, 07/10/2024 - 00:01
The Irish Airline Pilots' Association (IALPA) is awaiting a response from the Labour Court to questions it asked about proposals aimed at ending its long-running pay dispute with Aer Lingus.

Wage growth in Ireland rose to 4.3% in June

Wed, 07/10/2024 - 00:01
Year-on-year wage growth in Ireland was 4.3% in June, up slightly from the 4% to 4.1% range recorded since the start of this year, according to new research.

Parents take on debt to pay back to school costs - survey

Wed, 07/10/2024 - 00:01
More than one in four parents say they take on debt to cover back to school costs for their children, a new report has found.

New enhanced unemployment benefit rules passed

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 19:56
Planned new laws aimed at ensuring enhanced benefits for those with a strong work history who become unemployed have passed through the Oireachtas.

Calls on Government to postpone August excise duty hike

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 17:12
Renewed calls have been made on the Government to postpone the next scheduled increase in excise duty on fuel which is due to kick in at the start of next month.

Group objects to Dublin Airport observation point

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 16:37
A north county Dublin residents group has called on Fingal County Council to refuse planning permission for daa's new plans for an observation point for plane spotters.

Powell says US making 'modest' progress on inflation

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 15:33
The US Federal Reserve is making "modest" progress in its inflation fight, the head of the US central bank told lawmakers, on the first of two days of testimony in Congress.

Ryanair agrees booking partnership with Etrevali

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 14:16
Ryanair has agreed a booking partnership with online travel group, Etrevali.

Dealz to pay €7,000 over 'humiliation' of blind athlete

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 13:43
A paralympic athlete has been awarded €7,000 in compensation for the "humiliation" she suffered in a confrontation with a security guard who tried to tell her that her guide dog was not allowed in a Dealz shop.

Seven orders issued on food business in June - FSAI

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 10:42
Seven enforcement orders were served on food businesses by the Food Safety Authority in June June for breaches of food safety legislation.

ECB can continue to gradually lower rates, Panetta says

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 10:10
The European Central Bank can continue to gradually reduce interest rates without jeopardising the current fall in inflation, governing council member Fabio Panetta said today.

Meta, Vodafone optimise video to boost network efficiency

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 09:35
Instagram-owner Meta has worked with Vodafone to free up capacity on 11 of its European mobile networks by optimising the delivery of short-form video without noticeably compromising the viewing experience.

€120m paid out in Increased Cost of Business Grant

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 07:55
Enterprise Minister Peter Burke will update his Cabinet colleagues today on the Increased Cost of Business Grant Scheme.

BP expects weaker refining, trading to hit Q2 earnings

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 07:40
British energy giant BP said today that weak refining margins and oil trading were likely to dent its second-quarter profit, sending its shares down 3% in morning trading.

Stellantis to expand hybrid vehicle line to meet demand

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 07:28
Stellantis said today it would expand its line of affordable hybrid vehicles to 36 models in Europe by 2026, to meet growing demand for this engine type, an alternative to petrol-fuelled cars and electric vehicles.

Wizz Air sees delivery delays after Airbus cuts targets

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 07:15
Wizz Air expects further delays in deliveries of Airbus planes, but the budget carrier remains confident it can increase its capacity over the next few years, its chief executive Jozsef Varadi told Reuters.

Rocket using Irish technology systems set for launch

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 07:00
A new European Space Agency rocket using Irish-designed technology is due to be launched into space today.

Summer Economic Statement to outline size of Budget 2025

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 05:00
The Government will outline the size of the financial package for October's budget, when it publishes the Summer Economic Statement.