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Employers remain committed to recruiting - Hays

Mon, 11/28/2022 - 06:00
Employers remain committed to their recruitment goals over the next year despite concerns over the economy, according to a new report by Hays Ireland.

Christmas spend set to be flat - Retail Ireland

Mon, 11/28/2022 - 05:00
Irish households are expected to spend the same amount of money this Christmas as they did last, as the impact of the higher cost of living reigns in spending.

More small firms to be offered export help through LEOs

Mon, 11/28/2022 - 05:00
An extension by the Government of the mandate of Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) will mean that thousands more small businesses here will be eligible for export grants.

Hotels warn of outlook amid slow recovery of occupancy

Mon, 11/28/2022 - 05:00
Hotel room occupancy rates over the first ten months of the year remain down on the same period in the year before the Covid-19 pandemic struck, despite the recovery in tourism this year.

Big productivity gap between south and north - ESRI

Mon, 11/28/2022 - 05:00
Productivity levels per worker in Ireland two years ago were 40% higher than in Northern Ireland, a new analysis has found.

VC funding given to Irish firms dropped a third in Q3

Sun, 11/27/2022 - 18:45
Irish small and medium sized firms saw the flow of venture capital to them increase by a third in the third quarter of the year compared to the same period last year.

Revenues at Smyths Toys in Ireland and UK pass €1bn

Sun, 11/27/2022 - 18:24
Revenues at the Galway headquartered Smyths Toys across its Ireland and the UK operations passed the €1bn mark for the first time last year.

Twitter sign-ups at 'all time high' - Musk

Sun, 11/27/2022 - 08:01
Twitter Chief Executive Elon Musk has said new user sign-ups to the social media platform are at an "all-time high", as he struggles with a mass exodus of advertisers and users fleeing to other platforms.

Rates rising - why am I not making money on my savings?

Sun, 11/27/2022 - 05:00
For years, interest rates have been at rock bottom creating a relatively favourable environment for borrowing. Now that rates are rising, savers could have reasonably expected to finally start making a return on their deposits. But it has yet to show any signs of materialising.

US bans Huawei equipment sales, citing security risk

Sat, 11/26/2022 - 08:16
The Biden administration has banned approvals of new telecommunications equipment from China's Huawei Technologies and ZTE because they pose "an unacceptable risk" to US national security.

Meta Ireland ups provision for regulatory fines by €2bn

Fri, 11/25/2022 - 20:02
Pre-tax profits at the social media giant that operates Facebook last year increased by 33% to €1.184bn on the back of record revenues.

Senior Irish Twitter exec secures High Court injunction

Fri, 11/25/2022 - 17:48
An Irish-based senior executive with Twitter has secured a temporary High Court injunction preventing the social networking giant from terminating her employment.

Social media firm should pay €30,000 to HR officer

Fri, 11/25/2022 - 17:06
A social media firm should pay €30,000 to a human resources officer who was "traumatised" after being sacked while on probation, the Workplace Relations Commission has advised.

Irish Life Health to increase prices by 4.5% next year

Fri, 11/25/2022 - 16:22
Irish Life Health is to increase the price of its plans by an average of 4.5% from the start of next year.

Amazon workers urged to strike on Black Friday

Fri, 11/25/2022 - 14:28
Some workers at Amazon sites in Germany and France downed tools today - Black Friday - as part of a move across the world to target the online retailer on one of the busiest shopping days of the year with calls for better pay.

AIB to raise new fixed mortgage interest rates again

Fri, 11/25/2022 - 13:10
AIB is to increase the interest rate it charges for new fixed rate mortgages by another 0.5%.

Primark to invest £140m in UK stores

Fri, 11/25/2022 - 12:22
Fashion chain Primark has set out plans to invest £140m in its UK store estate over the next two years, betting on its rock-bottom prices luring customers as the country grapples with a cost-of-living crisis.

CSO figures show impact of digitalisation on economy

Fri, 11/25/2022 - 12:08
A new report from the Central Statistics Office reveals that 22% of the economy's output in 2020 was digitally ordered - representing €154 billion of transactions.

ESW reports higher revenues and earnings for 2021

Fri, 11/25/2022 - 11:56
ESW, the Dublin based ecommerce business formerly known as eShopWorld, has reported higher revenues and earnings for 2021 but said its after tax profits fell by almost 10%.

Buymie takes top spot in Deloitte Fast 50 Awards

Fri, 11/25/2022 - 11:24
Online grocery delivery provider buymie has been named as the fastest growing technology company in this year's Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Technology Awards.