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Families of Boeing crash victims ask US to seek huge fine

Thu, 06/20/2024 - 08:14
Relatives of the victims of two fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes have asked the US Justice Department to seek a fine against the planemaker of up to $24.78 billion and move forward with a criminal prosecution.

Datalex's revenues and gross profits for 2023 rise

Thu, 06/20/2024 - 07:51
Airline e-commerce platform Datalex has reported higher revenues and gross profits for 2023 after it agreed a number of long-term renewals with its existing customers.

Cairn Homes launching first Cork development

Thu, 06/20/2024 - 07:31
Home builder Cairn Homes is launching its first new home development in Cork.

Sainsbury's to sell banking unit to NatWest

Thu, 06/20/2024 - 07:19
NatWest has struck a deal to acquire most of the banking business of UK retailer Sainsbury's, the companies said today, in a deal set to grow the British lender's assets by £2.5 billion.

EU electric car sales drop in May as German demand slumps

Thu, 06/20/2024 - 07:15
Sales of new battery-electric cars in the European Union dropped 12% in May from a year earlier, led by a 30% plunge in Germany, data from Europe's auto industry body showed today.

Retailers should prepare now for online festive shopping

Thu, 06/20/2024 - 05:00
Is it too early for Irish retailers to start preparing for Christmas? Not according to An Post.

Work permit holders to be allowed change employer

Wed, 06/19/2024 - 19:05
A new Bill due to pass through the Oireachtas today will allow work permit holders to change employer.

Business travel is back - but at what expense to workers?

Wed, 06/19/2024 - 16:07
Only a third of workers are happy to be back travelling for work post-pandemic so what are their concerns and how can they be addressed?

Corporate Enforcement Authority's first annual report

Wed, 06/19/2024 - 15:39
The Corporate Enforcement Authority (CEA) has today published its first annual report, which shows that it secured the restriction of 80 company directors and the disqualification of a further 27 company directors in the first 18 months of its existence.

Amazon invests €10 billion to expand German operations

Wed, 06/19/2024 - 14:52
Amazon will invest €10 billion in Germany as demand for its cloud services and retail goods in Europe's biggest economy keeps growing, the US technology and retail company said today.

Oil hits seven-week high on demand hopes, war jitters

Wed, 06/19/2024 - 14:26
Oil prices hit seven-week highs today as summer demand optimism and concerns over escalating conflicts offset an industry report that said US crude inventories unexpectedly rose.

Banks have a year to shift clearing from London to EU

Wed, 06/19/2024 - 14:19
A shift in chunks of euro derivatives clearing from London to European Union countries is now inevitable and banks should get ready, industry officials were told today, but others warned the EU intervention would backfire.

daa tells Oireachtas Transport Committee it owes €815m

Wed, 06/19/2024 - 13:43
The CEO of airport operator daa has told the Oireachtas Transport Committee that it owes €815 million after incurring debts of €1 million a day during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Dismissed Wix employee feels 'blacklisted', WRC told

Wed, 06/19/2024 - 13:08
A tech worker sacked for expressing political views on X regarding the war in Gaza has told the WRC that she feels like she's been "blacklisted" from the tech sector.

Swiss regulator rules out UBS competition action

Wed, 06/19/2024 - 12:07
Switzerland's financial regulator has today ruled that the UBS takeover of Credit Suisse did not create any competition concerns, despite recommendations from the country's antitrust watchdog that it merited further scrutiny.

6.3 million foreign visitors came to Ireland last year

Wed, 06/19/2024 - 11:59
New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that 6.3 million foreign visitors departed Ireland on overseas routes in 2023.

Property prices growth hits near 18-month high of 7.9%

Wed, 06/19/2024 - 11:18
New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that residential property prices rose by 7.9% in the 12 months to April, up from 7.4% in March.

Fresh calls to scrap sub-minimum wage for young workers

Wed, 06/19/2024 - 10:39
The Mandate trade union is calling on the Government to abolish sub-minimum wage rates for young workers.

NAMA on track to wind down by the end of 2025

Wed, 06/19/2024 - 10:34
The National Assets Management Agency remains on track to wind down completely by the end of next year.

How secure are your banking apps?

Wed, 06/19/2024 - 09:32
Here are some key steps all banks – and users – should be following to make banking apps as secure as possible