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IDA Ireland names Lohan as its new CEO

Tue, 03/21/2023 - 10:23
IDA Ireland has appointed Michael Lohan as its new chief executive.

Pearson agrees to sell online unit to Regent

Tue, 03/21/2023 - 09:43
British education group Pearson said it would sell Pearson Online Learning Services (POLS) to private equity group Regent for a deferred sum paid over a number of years, as it seeks to reshape its portfolio towards lifelong learning.

When will my electricity bills start to come down?

Tue, 03/21/2023 - 09:26
For bills to start coming down rather than going up, we need stability in the market and this depends on three conditions

Ad tech firm Kargo to create 25 Waterford jobs

Tue, 03/21/2023 - 09:09
Twenty-five jobs will be created in Waterford by an American advertising technology company when it sets up a new hub in the city.

Level of abuse against retail workers 'out of control'

Tue, 03/21/2023 - 08:57
A wave of harassment, vile abuse, shoplifting and other crimes has hit Ireland's shops and supermarkets, retailers have told RTÉ's Prime Time.

Government approves draft laws for windfall energy tax

Tue, 03/21/2023 - 08:56
The Government has approved draft legislation that would implement a windfall tax on profits made by energy providers.

Credit Suisse takeover sends shockwaves through London

Tue, 03/21/2023 - 08:40
Bankers in London braced for hundreds of potential job losses and a hit to Britain's already-dented financial sector after the historic rescue of Credit Suisse by Swiss rival UBS.

Eir's full year revenues rise as earnings dip

Tue, 03/21/2023 - 08:23
Telecoms company eir has reported higher revenues for the year to the end of December after strong revenue growth in the fourth quarter and lower costs.

Fed, US banks in focus after Credit Suisse rescue

Tue, 03/21/2023 - 07:46
Investors today took some heart from the rescue of troubled lender Credit Suisse by its Swiss rival UBS, though concerns lingered about the risk of shockwaves further damaging credit markets and smaller US banks.

Profit at DIY retailer Kingfisher drops by 20%

Tue, 03/21/2023 - 07:36
European home improvement retailer Kingfisher today reported a 20% fall in 2022-23 profit after the pandemic drove a record outcome in the previous year, and it forecast a further fall in its new financial year.

EU ministers to endorse elements of Windsor Framework

Tue, 03/21/2023 - 07:02
EU ministers meeting in Brussels will today endorse elements of the Windsor Framework, which makes changes to the Northern Ireland Protocol.

Programme for young entrepreneurs to be expanded

Tue, 03/21/2023 - 07:00
Patch, an accelerator programme for young entrepreneurs, has announced an all-island expansion. The initiative is open to 16-21-year-olds has received a new three-year funding commitment from the NDRC, Ireland's national startup accelerator programme.

New bridge over Liffey part of Dublin Port proposals

Tue, 03/21/2023 - 05:00
Dublin Port has launched a public consultation on the third part of its masterplan project, which includes a new bridge over the River Liffey.

Six out of ten people don't claim medical tax refunds

Tue, 03/21/2023 - 05:00
Six out of ten taxpayers in Ireland still do not claims tax relief on their medical expenses, a new survey has found.

Unions and employers call for inclusive workplaces

Tue, 03/21/2023 - 00:05
The Irish Congress of Trade Unions and business group Ibec have released a joint statement to mark International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

Bank of Ireland fined €750k for data breaches

Mon, 03/20/2023 - 19:12
Bank of Ireland has been fined €750,000 by the Data Protection Commission (DPC) following an investigation into 10 data breaches involving the bank's Banking 365 system.

Profits at Irish J&J subsidiary doubled in 2021

Mon, 03/20/2023 - 19:11
Pre-tax profits at an Irish subsidiary of Covid-19 vaccine producer, Johnson & Johnson, almost doubled to €540.97m in 2021.

Ukraine Enterprise Crisis Scheme extended and widened

Mon, 03/20/2023 - 19:01
The €200m Government scheme aimed at helping viable but vulnerable businesses in manufacturing and internationally traded services whose activities have been impacted by the Ukraine war is being extended.

What is identity fraud and how can you avoid it?

Mon, 03/20/2023 - 17:40
While it sounds more Hollywood than a corner shop robbery, identity theft is much more widespread than any of us would like to think.

Bartender awarded €10k after accidental voice note

Mon, 03/20/2023 - 17:03
A bartender who accidentally got a voice note from her supervisor stating that she had been ordered to "get rid" of the worker because of her anxiety disorder has been awarded €10,000 for a discriminatory constructive dismissal.