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Ireland’s minimum wage is second-highest in the European Union

Ireland has the second-highest minimum wage across the EU, at €1,724 per month, according to Eurofound. Luxembourg has the highest, ...
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How ordinary savers can avoid the negative interest bullet

The notion that ordinary savers could be charged to leave their savings in a bank has alarmed many — yet ...
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Retailers affected by the pandemic negotiate rental discounts of up to 20pc

Retailers are negotiating rental discounts of up to 20pc in many cases, as they continue to be affected by Covid-19 ...
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Major reset of EU-UK relations being considered by EU

Senior EU figures are contemplating a major reset in relations with the UK that would coincide with the formal ratification ...
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Mortgage approvals fell 16% in January

The number of mortgages approved in January fell by 16% compared to the previous month, according to figures published by ...
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Youth unemployment worsening, according to CSO figures

Today’s Labour Force Survey figures confirm that the crisis in youth unemployment is worsening.   The number of people aged ...
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Key actions needed to reduce insurance costs – NCC

The National Competitiveness Council (NCC) has said key actions must be taken to reduce costs in the Irish liability insurance ...
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Commercial property vacancy rate rises to 13.5%

13.5% of commercial properties listed across the country were vacant in the final quarter of last year, according to figures published ...
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SFA calls for urgent launch of Covid Business Aid Scheme

Many small businesses will be forced to close and cut jobs if the Government does not quickly launch the Covid ...
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