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Applications open for cybersecurity scholarships at MTU

Thu, 04/04/2024 - 00:01
Applications have opened for a new cybersecurity scholarship worth €38,000 - tax free - at Munster Technological University (MTU).

Applications open for cybersecurity scholarships at MTU

Thu, 04/04/2024 - 00:01
Applications have opened for a new cybersecurity scholarship worth €38,000 - tax free - at Munster Technological University (MTU).

Works at Doonbeg resort stall over protected snail

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 17:49
Questions around the impact on a tiny 2mm protected snail, the Vertigo Angustior is stalling plans by Donald Trump's Doonbeg resort in west Clare for new pickle ball courts and other resort improvements.

Powell repeats there is time to deliberate over rate cuts

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 17:41
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reiterated today that the US central bank has time to deliberate over its first interest rate cut given the strength of the economy and recent high inflation readings.

Migrant worker awarded €143,000 for 'labour law breaches'

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 15:50
A migrant worker who suffered alleged sexual harassment at a north Dublin restaurant has secured over €143,000 for gender discrimination and multiple labour law breaches at the Workplace Relations Commission.

Ireland must stop forcing us overseas, teacher warns

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 15:40
With teaching unions using their conferences to voice serious concerns over staffing levels, one teacher recounts the challenges she had to overcome to secure full-time employment - and urges the Government to entice Irish teachers abroad back home, where they are needed.

Morgan Stanley commits to Canary Wharf until 2038

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 14:49
Morgan Stanley's UK arm has extended a lease on its 547,000 square foot European headquarters in London's Canary Wharf to 2038, committing to the Docklands financial hub even as rivals relocate in search of smaller offices.

Microsoft, Quantinuum's breakthrough in quantum computing

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 14:14
Microsoft and Quantinuum said today they have achieved a key step in making quantum computers a commercial reality by making them more reliable.

US private payrolls beat expectations in March

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 14:05
US private payrolls increased more than expected in March, pointing to continued labour market strength.

Disney poised to claim victory in Peltz board fight

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 13:16
A multimillion-dollar, mud-slinging battle over Walt Disney's future will officially end today when the company is expected to announce that shareholders rejected two hedge fund bids to shake up the entertainment giant's board.

OPEC+ keeps output policy steady, oil nears $90 a barrel

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 12:32
A meeting of senior OPEC+ ministers kept oil output policy unchanged and pressed some countries to increase compliance with output cuts, a decision that spurred international crude prices to their highest in five months at nearly $90 a barrel.

Shareholder advisors support BP handling of CEO's sacking

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 11:36
Two major shareholder advisory firms have expressed support for the BP board's handling of former CEO Bernard Looney's dismissal last year, ahead of the British energy giant's annual general meeting this month.

Royal Mail calls for reduced deliveries in postal reforms

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 11:25
Royal Mail has today urged British regulator Ofcom to speed up reforms to the universal postal service, including cutting back non-first class deliveries to every other day, to cut costs.

Virgin Atlantic on course to return to profitability

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 11:19
Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic said today it would return to profitability this year after strong demand from holiday makers drove revenue up by £265m to a record £3.1 billion in 2023.

Over 65s pay 43% more for health insurance - report

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 11:09
The average cost of health insurance has increased by 10% since 2022 to €1,594, the Health Insurance Authority's Market Report for 2023 shows.

Ibec calls on incoming Taoiseach to cap cost increases

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 10:22
The chief executive of business group Ibec has called on the incoming Taoiseach and the new Minister for Enterprise to cap Government imposed labour cost hikes.

What is the attention economy - and why is it such a problem?

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 10:06
It might sound like an episode of Black Mirror, but in the attention economy, you're the product

Euro zone inflation unexpectedly eases in March

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 10:06
Euro zone inflation fell unexpectedly last month, solidifying the case for the European Central Bank to start lowering borrowing costs from record highs.

US-China economic flashpoints in Yellen's China trip

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 09:45
Since US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen visited Beijing last year, the world's two biggest economies have resumed regular talks and averted major escalations in tensions.

Italy says EU to put it under excessive deficit procedure

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 09:26
European Union authorities will put Italy and other countries under infringement procedure for excessive deficit, the Italian economy and finance minister said today.