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Recruitment drive kicks off to fill 1,700 summer jobs

Mon, 05/29/2023 - 13:42
Excel Recruitment has launched a recruitment drive to hire over 1,700 people to work at events taking place this summer.

Nurse with addiction issue loses challenge to dismissal

Mon, 05/29/2023 - 13:30
A clinical nurse manager with addiction issues who took tablets from her place of work and forged a doctor's signature to get prescribed medicine has lost a challenge to her dismissal from her job.

TBESS claims for May-Sep can now be submitted - Revenue

Mon, 05/29/2023 - 13:06
Businesses are now able to make claims for support for their energy bills for the period between May 1st and July 31st under the Temporary Business Energy Support Scheme (TBESS).

SIMI appoints Magee as its new president

Mon, 05/29/2023 - 13:00
Paddy Magee was elected President of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) at the organisation's AGM held recently in Killashee Hotel, Naas in Co Kildare.

Consumers changing to value own-label goods - Kantar

Mon, 05/29/2023 - 12:32
New figures from Kantar show that the rate of grocery inflation slowed again marginally to 16.5% in the 12 weeks to 14 May, down from 16.6%.

What are Defined Benefit pensions and how can you enhance them?

Mon, 05/29/2023 - 12:20
John Lowe of Money Doctors.ie takes a look at the growing trend of converting these pensions at or before retirement age from an annuity structure to an Approved Retirement Fund.

Passenger arrivals up 4.2% on pre-Covid April 2019

Mon, 05/29/2023 - 11:44
New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that passenger arrivals here in April are now up 4.2% on pre-pandemic levels in April 2019.

Car sales push retail sales sharply higher again

Mon, 05/29/2023 - 11:20
The volume of annual retail sales rose sharply again last month due to another surge in car sales, jumping 7.5% on an annual basis, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show today.

Monta agrees Smartzone deal on EV home chargers

Mon, 05/29/2023 - 11:02
Electric vehicle (EV) charging platform Monta has today announced a partnership with smart homes solutions company Smartzone.

Oil rises after US leaders strike provisional debt deal

Mon, 05/29/2023 - 09:03
Oil prices rose this morning after US leaders reached a tentative debt ceiling deal, possibly averting a default in the world's largest economy and oil consumer, although concerns about further interest rate hikes capped gains.

Gas generated 47% of electricity in April

Mon, 05/29/2023 - 08:46
Demand for gas fell by 10% in April compared to the same month last year, according to the latest figures from Gas Networks Ireland.

Cybersecurity firm Centripetal to create 50 Galway jobs

Mon, 05/29/2023 - 07:57
Cybersecurity firm Centripetal plans to create 50 jobs in Galway as it opens its European Cyber Intelligence Centre of Excellence to address cybersecurity opportunities in the UK, Ireland and across Europe.

PwC Australia overhauls board amid tax leak scandal

Mon, 05/29/2023 - 07:33
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Australia today ordered nine partners to take leave and overhauled its governance board, as it battles a national scandal over the misuse of confidential government tax plans.

Microsoft sets out grounds for Activision appeal in UK

Mon, 05/29/2023 - 07:25
Microsoft is challenging Britain's decision to block its $69 billion takeover of "Call of Duty" maker Activision Blizzard on the grounds of "fundamental errors" in the assessment of Microsoft's cloud gaming services.

Biden says US debt ceiling deal ready for Congress vote

Mon, 05/29/2023 - 07:16
US President Joe Biden has finalised a budget agreement with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy to suspend the $31.4 trillion debt ceiling until 1 January 2025, and said the deal was ready to move to Congress for a vote.

Spike in attempted cyberattacks on healthcare sector

Mon, 05/29/2023 - 07:00
There has been a 60% spike in attempted cyberattacks on Irish hospitals and healthcare settings, according to cybersecurity firm Smarttech247.

Next stage of PIAB reform to commence in September

Mon, 05/29/2023 - 05:00
The process of insurance reform is to take a further step forward in the coming months with the Government set to commence the second phase of legislation reforming the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) at the start of September.

Consumer confidence hit 14-month high this month

Mon, 05/29/2023 - 05:00
Consumer confidence here hit a 14-month high this month, as concerns eased about the economic outlook.

Irish venture capital funding enjoys record quarter

Sun, 05/28/2023 - 14:00
Irish SME's secured €502m in venture capital funding during the first quarter of the year, an increase of nearly a third on the same period last year.

Pretty Price: The rising cost of toiletries & cosmetics

Sun, 05/28/2023 - 07:00
They may not get as much attention as food, drink and energy, but the cost of toiletries, hygiene products and cosmetics have also seen significant increases in the past year, writes Adam Maguire.