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IMF warns against UK's 'untargeted' finance measures

4 hours 14 min ago
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has criticised the UK government's tax-cutting financial measures and said the move will likely increase inequality.

Enterprise Committee to discuss cost of living, wages

6 hours 4 min ago
The Oireachtas Committee on Enterprise, Trade and Employment will meet today to discuss the cost of living, the minimum wage increase and the Low Pay Commission report.

Wall Street firms collectively fined almost €2bn

6 hours 22 min ago
Large Wall Street firms agreed to pay $1.8 billion (€1.87bn) in fines over failures to keep electronic records such as text messages between employees on personal mobile phones, US authorities announced.

Govt struck balance in Budget 2023 - IFAC

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 21:21
The Fiscal Advisory Council has said the Government has been "...able to strike a balance between providing support and avoiding adding to inflationary pressures..." in Budget 2023 by following its spending rule.

A helping hand for business - but will it be enough?

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 20:45
As the energy crisis has deepened over recent months, much of the focus has understandably been on the impact it is having on households.

Mediahuis Ireland to close print facility in Co Down

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 19:42
Mediahuis Ireland has announced it is to close its print site in Newry, Co Down, and place future print requirements with the Irish Times and other third party providers.

The big numbers and the big unanswered question

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 17:42
The weather was notably fresher today, a harbinger perhaps of the coming winter. It was also fitting for a Budget that's been delivered earlier than normal to prepare households and businesses for what's coming.

Will artificial intelligence be able to write my college essay?

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 16:50
AI can now help write essays that appear highly similar, if not indistinguishable, from that of a human author

New metric 'GGB Star' to monitor public finances

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 15:04
The Minister for Finance acknowledged the need to be mindful of the State's reliance on corporation tax.

Budget focused on measures to deal with rising prices

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 14:15
The Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said that Budget 2023 is and must be, a "Cost of Living Budget", focused on helping individuals, families and businesses to deal with rising prices.

At a glance: Here are the key points from Budget 2023

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 13:59
The Government has pledged to spend billions today - but how much of all this extra monetary support will make it into your pocket?

Five agricultural tax reliefs to be extended

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 13:42
The Minister for Finance has announced an extension to five agricultural tax reliefs that were expiring this year.

Free books for primary schools in Budget 2023

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 13:40
Budget 2023 will see funding for free school books for all pupils in recognised primary schools within the Free Education Scheme from September next year.

Excise on petrol & diesel remain static, cigarettes up

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 13:38
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has announced that the excise on diesel and petrol will remain static as part of Budget 2023.

No increases at pumps despite carbon tax levy rise

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 13:37
The Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said that the price of petrol and diesel will not go up at the pumps after today's Budget.

Core social welfare payments to increase by €12 a week

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 13:35
Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath has announced a social protection package worth €1bn in the Budget.

Help-to-Buy scheme to continue until end of 2024

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 13:34
The Help-To-Buy scheme for first-time buyers is set to continue until the end of 2024 in its current form.

Childcare fees to be cut by up to 25%

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 13:33
The Minister for Public Expenditure has announced funding to support a reduction in the cost of childcare.

€1,000 cut to third level fees announced in Budget 2023

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 13:32
The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Michael McGrath, has today announced a once-off reduction in the Student Contribution of €1,000 for eligible third level students in the 2022-2023 education year.

€600 electricity credit to be paid in three instalments

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 13:29
Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath has confirmed that electricity credits for all households totalling €600 will be paid in three instalments of €200.

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