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95% of Heathrow British Airways staff vote for strike - GMB union

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 15:10
"Industrial action dates will be confirmed in the coming days but are likely to be during the peak summer holiday period," GMB said.

Stopping landlords leaving the market 'critical' to address housing crisis

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 14:17
Accountancy body calls for tax cuts for individual landlords

Limerick's Sullivans Insurance acquired by PIB Group

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 13:36
This is the sixth retail investment that PIB has snapped up in Ireland

Irish tax firm Fenero opens Cork city office

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 12:50
Fenero's expansion is set to continue this year as the company will increase to 85 employees by the end of the year.

SumUp raises €590m to further reach

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 10:30
SumUp, which is based in London and has offices in Dublin, provides card readers to small merchants such as taxi drivers and coffee shop owners in 35 countries across the world

Biden asks Congress for gas tax holiday to lower record pump prices

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 10:24
American families paying much more for gasoline deserve some financial relief, Biden said as he pushed Congress to act

Irish consumer confidence improves but 60% still making cuts

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 09:30
The KBC Bank Ireland consumer sentiment index increased slightly in June but remains well below average

Euro zone business growth slumped in June as price hikes bite

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 09:28
Growth in demand for services all but dried up and firms faced input costs rising at a near record rate, forcing them to pass some of that burden on to customers

Personio reaches €8bn valuation, eyes future growth

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 08:23
The HR software company, aimed at small and mid-sized businesses, expanded its Dublin workforce last year, announcing 140 additional jobs in August

Bridgewater doubles bet against European stocks to €10bn

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 07:43
The world’s biggest hedge fund firm disclosed short-bets against 28 companies

Elderly hit worst by inflation and households are finding it harder to save, says new report

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 00:05
Elderly people and those who live in rural areas are disproportionately impacted by rising inflation compared to those living in urban areas, a new ...

70 Irish businesses sign low carbon pledge with cost the biggest barrier

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 00:03
Companies reported a number of challenges to setting net-zero targets with cost cited as a barrier for 29% of firms

AIB to face record fine for role in the tracker mortgage scandal

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 21:34
Fine will dwarf previous sanctions set by the Central Bank

Ireland attractive to EWCs for wrong reasons, says Siptu 

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 20:10
Ireland should be benefitting from multinationals moving their European Work Council (EWC) legal base from the UK to Ireland ...

Johnson & Johnson in Ireland records €296m loss

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 17:04
Pharma giant made provisions for claims concerning an anti-psychotic drug

Euro zone consumer confidence dips to near worst since pandemic

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 16:33
A monthly gauge from the European Commission showed a reading of -23.6 in June, down from -21.1 in May

Oil slumps over 6% as Biden set to cut fuel costs for drivers

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 15:02
Biden on Wednesday is expected to ask Congress to consider a three-month suspension of the 18.4 cents per gallon federal tax on gasoline and call on states to suspend their fuel taxes

Credit to SMEs increases marginally during first quarter

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 14:47
Property-related lending now represents nearly 30% of Irish banks’ outstanding SME loan book

Wholesale electricity prices saw a monthly decrease but are still higher than in 2021

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 11:46
Latest figures from the CSO showed wholesale energy products prices decreased by 28% compared to April 2022, mainly driven by the decrease in wholesale electricity prices.

Europe faces 'scramble' to replace dwindling Russian energy - IEA

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 10:48
Gas prices have hit record levels as a slowdown in flows from Russia in recent days has deepened worries over supply in higher-demand winter months.