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Domino’s Pizza warned Government over court ruling making delivery drivers employees

Fri, 11/24/2023 - 15:44
Company said it had 'significant concerns' about the judgment and its potential to affect only its business and not any of its competitors

McGrath notes interest rates may have reached a peak, but 'there are no guarantees'

Fri, 11/24/2023 - 14:55
Finance Minister's comments come as ECB policymakers gave mixed signals about rate hikes versus rate cuts

Spanish fashion retailer Mango returns to Cork's Patrick Street

Fri, 11/24/2023 - 14:15
Latest in a series of positive developments for the city's retail core

Irish organisations are slow to adopt AI, new PwC survey finds

Fri, 11/24/2023 - 10:51
Only 7% of Irish firms have adopted AI widely versus 26% of US business executives rolling it out on a large scale in their firms

Local enterprise key for regional economy, say hosts of QHubs

Fri, 11/24/2023 - 08:15
The QHubs quality and innovation management programme is a world’s first standard for regional enterprise centres and hubs

AI replaceability fears bring an urgent need for people skills but not for the reasons you think

Fri, 11/24/2023 - 07:05
AI could free us up from repetitive tasks but there are fears around job losses as a result, writes Ben Davern

Transform your space with Philips Hue Festavia string lights this festive season

Fri, 11/24/2023 - 05:00
You can unleash a spectrum of colours, adjust brightness, and create dynamic lighting scenes through the Hue app.

First-time buyers drive mortgage activity as switching levels plummet, new survey shows

Fri, 11/24/2023 - 01:00
The number of re-mortgaging agreements fell by 78% and by 81.5% in value terms during the last 12 months.

Employment jumps by 102,000 in year but signs rate hikes starting to bite

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 17:30
Industry and construction only two of 13 sectors to contract significantly, the official employment figures show

Wegovy-maker Novo to invest €2.1bn in France to boost weight loss and diabetes drugs

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 17:13
Novo Nordisk plans to invest €2.1bn to expand production in France as it works to meet surging demand for its sought-after weight-loss medicines.The ...

Business movers: People starting new jobs in Ireland

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 16:29
New appointees with Grafter, Challenge Group, Complete Laboratory Solutions, Grant Thornton, State Street Global Advisors and Logicalis

Health insurance premiums are heading north again but there are still ways to save

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 14:45
With 327 plans on the market, many consumers still find it difficult to understand their health insurance plans and compare options

Labour market participation rate reaches 15-year high

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 14:24
Across 13 different sectors, the employment rate increased in all but two, those being construction and industry

Slowdown in corporation tax receipts now 'closer to materialising' 

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 13:23
Commercial real estate prices in Ireland have fallen by more than 20% since the middle of 2020.

Losses ease at Three Ireland despite ongoing price pressures

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 09:04
The mobile provider posted a pre-tax loss of almost €17m, down from a loss of more than €20m in 2021

The ieBusiness Podcast meets CEO of 4 Day Week Global Dr Dale Whelehan

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 08:00
“The world of work is not working for us at the moment,” Mr Whelehan said.

Growth in customers sees eir revenue rise to €315m

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 07:58
Customers using fibre broadband and mobile services increased by 2% and 8% respectively 

Crude oil slides below $80 a barrel as producers argue  

Wed, 11/22/2023 - 19:47
Price has fallen from near $98 a barrel in late September, pressured by rising supplies and concern about demand and a potential economic slowdown

Altman's return to OpenAI chalked up as win for Microsoft

Wed, 11/22/2023 - 19:41
Still huge questions about why Mr Altman was fired last week from the artificial intelligence pioneer

MEPs vote down agri-pesticides proposal

Wed, 11/22/2023 - 19:28
Greens rapporteur described the vote as 'a bitter disappointment for biodiversity, for our health, and our children’s health'