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Ibec and CIF warn of redundancies due to Covid hit (2021-02-24 00:15:00)
Employers group Ibec has said that continued uncertainty about when the economy will fully re-open will trigger redundancy conversations in many companies.

McGrath not going to accept pay restoration pay rise (2021-02-24 00:15:00)
Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath has confirmed that he will not be accepting a pay rise that would be due to him under the pay restoration process in the public service.

Cautious optimism pushes consumer sentiment higher (2021-02-24 00:15:00)
Consumer sentiment bounced back in February thanks to cautious optimism about the outlook for the economy, despite the prospect of Covid-19 restrictions lasting for many more months, a survey found today.

Income supports mitigated impact of Covid on incomes (2021-02-24 00:15:00)
Joint research by the Central Bank and the Central Statistics Office has found that without the PUP and wage subsidies, household incomes would have fallen by 20% in the second three months of last year due to Covid-19.

Microchip to create up to 200 jobs in Cork (2021-02-24 00:15:00)
Microchip Technology is investing $20m to create a new development centre based in Cork.

2020 Local Property Tax compliance rate at 94.4% (2021-02-24 00:15:00)
New figures from Revenue show that the compliance rate for people paying their Local Property Tax last year stood at 94.4%.

Ardagh to list metal-packaging unit in deal with Gores (2021-02-24 00:15:00)
Ardagh Group said today it will spin off its metal packaging business through a merger with a listed blank-check firm backed by billionaire Alec Gores, in a deal that values the new company at $8.5 billion.

Bitcoin tumbles 17% as doubts grow over valuations (2021-02-24 00:15:00)
Bitcoin plummeted as much as 17% today as investors grew nervous at sky-high valuations, triggering the liquidation of leveraged bets and sparking a sell-off across cryptocurrency markets.

Public service unions ratify new pay agreement (2021-02-24 00:15:00)
Public service unions affiliated to the Irish Congress of Trade Unions have overwhelmingly endorsed the new public service agreement, which will deliver pay rises of up to 3% over two years, and unwind some cuts and additional hours imposed during the financial crisis.

Call for roadmap for re-opening of non-essential retail (2021-02-24 00:15:00)
Retail Excellence is urging the Government to set out a clear roadmap for the reopening of non-essential retail outlets with an immediate focus on restoring Click-and-Collect services.

Court told Fingleton cannot defend case after stroke (2021-02-24 00:15:00)
The High Court has been urged not to halt a case taken by the Irish Bank Resolution corporation against the former CEO of Irish Nationwide Building Society over the alleged negligent mismanagement of the Society's affairs.

Mortgage lending rules keep house inflation down - ESRI (2021-02-24 00:15:00)
New research by the ESRI has found evidence that mortgage lending rules put in place by the Central Bank six years ago have helped keep house prices 9% lower than they might otherwise have been.

Enterprise Ireland doubles investment in start-ups (2021-02-24 00:15:00)
Enterprise Ireland invested more than €48m in Irish start-ups last year - the highest level of funding that the State agency has awarded to early stage companies.

€9.3bn paid out on PUP, TWSS and EWSS by State (2021-02-24 00:15:00)
€9.3bn was paid out by the State last year on the Pandemic Unemployment Payment, Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme and Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme.

Elon Musk targets Kerry for broadband pilot scheme (2021-02-24 00:15:00)
A remote rural location in Kerry is being targeted by tech billionaire Elon Musk to place antennas to the stars, and the pilot project - shrouded in secrecy - is likely to roll out in just weeks in a valley in the MacGillycuddy's Reeks near Killarney.

Fed's Powell pledges low rates until inflation hits 2% (2021-02-24 00:15:00)
US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has today pledged that the bank will keep benchmark lending rates low until the economy is at full employment and inflation has risen consistently.

EU says UK must implement obligations of Protocol deal (2021-02-24 00:15:00)
The European Commission vice president Maros Sefcovic has said the UK implementing what it had agreed to in December was a pre-requisite for any further flexibilities the EU would consider on the Northern Ireland Protocol.

Govt extends key supports as restrictions continue (2021-02-24 00:15:00)
The Government has announced that measures to support business, jobs and employment are to remain in place until the end of June.

Ulster Bank defends decision on withdrawal announcement (2021-02-24 00:15:00)
The chief executive of Ulster Bank has defended the decision of the bank and its parent NatWest not to give advance warning of its plan to withdraw from the Irish market to staff.

Businesses unhappy with Covid plan and seek supports (2021-02-24 00:15:00)
Business group IBEC has called for an increase in financial supports for business in the worst impacted sectors of the economy.




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