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Irish consumers do not trust Black Friday sale offers

Mon, 11/14/2022 - 00:02
Some 61% of shoppers do not believe the discounts advertised by retailers during the sale represent real savings

UK must raise taxes and cut spending, Hunt says ahead of budget

Sun, 11/13/2022 - 16:02
Chancellor says he aims to restore economic credibility after market chaos sparked by former prime minister Liz Truss

Collapsed cryptocurrency trading firm FTX saw ‘unauthorised access’ to accounts

Sat, 11/12/2022 - 21:52
Collapsed cryptocurrency trading firm FTX has confirmed there was “unauthorised access” to its accounts hours after the US company filed for ...

Receiver appointed to Cork-based data analytics firm Altada

Fri, 11/11/2022 - 23:02
Grant Thornton's Nicholas O'Dwyer has been appointed on behalf of four individuals who provided debt finance to the company in September

UK economic contraction heralds start of protracted recession

Fri, 11/11/2022 - 16:47
The Bank of England, which has raised interest rates eight times since December, says a recession is the inevitable price of bringing double-digit inflation under control

FTX to file for US bankruptcy protection as CEO resigns

Fri, 11/11/2022 - 16:23
The world’s second-largest cryptocurrency exchange, FTX, has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and the founder, Sam Bankman-Fried, has ...

Commission says Europe is entering recession

Fri, 11/11/2022 - 15:39
Ireland will top the European table for GDP growth in 2022 and 2023

Twitter turmoil could be exploited by terrorists, experts warn

Fri, 11/11/2022 - 14:58
UN-backed safety group Tech Against Terrorism has now warned this is causing an erosion of content moderation capabilities that could allow terrorists to return more freely to online platforms.

EU expects recession to hit Europe as inflation hangs on

Fri, 11/11/2022 - 10:34
The European Union’s executive commission has slashed its forecast for economic growth next year.It said the 19 countries using the euro will slide ...

Engineering students are being snapped up before graduation

Fri, 11/11/2022 - 10:31
“It really is a jobseeker’s world in engineering right now. Most students are already in jobs before they leave college” says prominent engineer

More confusion at Twitter as Blue subscription vanishes one day after launch

Fri, 11/11/2022 - 09:59
It comes as more high-profile staff responsible for vital areas such as trust and safety, data privacy, cyber security, and complying with regulations suddenly left the social media giant.

Musk tells staff to brace for ‘difficult times’ as he warns of Twitter’s demise

Fri, 11/11/2022 - 07:16
Musk called his first “all-hands” meeting on Thursday afternoon. Before that, many were relying on the billionaire Tesla CEO’s public tweets for clues about Twitter’s future.

Retrofitting tax incentive for small-scale landlords welcomed

Thu, 11/10/2022 - 22:00
Tax credit will allow retrofit spending of up to €10,000 for each property to a maximum of two properties owned by landlord         

Permanent TSB raises outlook as business activity gets boost from Ulster Bank exit plans

Thu, 11/10/2022 - 18:53
Permanent TSB opened more than 100,000 new current accounts and 35,000 new deposit accounts so far in 2022, a 250% and 80% increase respectively on the same period last year.

Permanent TSB tipped to follow Bank of Ireland and AIB in hiking fixed-rate mortgages

Thu, 11/10/2022 - 18:24
It comes as Bank of Ireland announced that it is introducing a 0.25% rate increase for its fixed-rate mortgage products

Mortgage arrears rules will be needed 'for future challenges'

Thu, 11/10/2022 - 18:10
Central Bank's Colm Kincaid said the framework in place since the financial crash could be needed for any future crisis

Sports retailer Decathlon looking to expand to Cork, Waterford and Galway

Thu, 11/10/2022 - 18:04
French company is to open a new premises in Limerick

Business movers: People starting new jobs in Ireland

Thu, 11/10/2022 - 17:53
New appointees with The Lavit Gallery, Harcourt Developments, CPi Technology, GlobalLogic, Domino’s Pizza Group and Corre Energy

Nokia X30 5G: saving the planet from e-waste one charger at a time

Thu, 11/10/2022 - 16:10
Based on findings from the European Commission determined in 2019, mobile phone chargers were responsible for around 12,000 tonnes of e-waste in the EU

Google Pixel Watch: an elegant timepiece with Google smarts

Thu, 11/10/2022 - 13:24
It only takes ten minutes to setup the Pixel Watch with an Android phone, but you will need to download the Watch app and have a Google account.