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Coronavirus: Ibec demands faster reopening of the economy and reduction of two-metre rule

1 hour 59 min ago
Business group Ibec is demanding that the two-metre social distancing rule be reduced to one metre and for the lockdown to be lifted by the end of June.

Diane Dodds – Furlough changes incredibly difficult for some firms in NI

2 hours 31 min ago
Around 200,000 people have taken part in an unprecedented official initiative to save jobs during the lockdown.

Businesses in UK told to start paying furlough bill from August

2 hours 32 min ago
UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled plans for grants for freelancers of up to £6,570 (€7,282) which will also be available from that date.

Amazon in talks for new 750-worker Dublin office despite virus

3 hours 41 min ago
Amazon is in talks to rent an office block in Dublin with space for about 750 workers.

EPA orders Merck to address persistent problem of bad odours from east Cork plant

3 hours 47 min ago
The State environmental watchdog has instructed a leading medical science and technology firm to take “significant action” to address the persistent problem of bad odours coming from its plant in east Cork.

Online shopping and level of savings reach record levels in Ireland, amid lockdown

4 hours 21 min ago
Figures from the Central Bank show that deposits from Irish resident households saw the largest increase in since they began recording the figures in 2003.

Belfast International Airport announces voluntary redundancy programme

6 hours 45 min ago
It is estimated to lose 45 employees out of a total workforce of 195 due to ‘devastating’ impact of the pandemic on air travel.

Consumers warned to be alert to investment scams by fake companies

7 hours 8 sec ago
Consumers are warned to be on the alert to investment scams being carried out by false companies offering fake investment opportunities.

EASA in agreement with Ryanair's Michael O'Leary that passengers now safe to fly amid Covid-19

8 hours 4 min ago
The executive director of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Patrick Ky has said that he agrees with Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary that it is safe to fly.

Local firms partner on new Hansans sanitiser

10 hours 9 min ago
MTD Precision Engineering, Weener Plastics, Water Technology and Frank Roche Engineering Services launch roll-on sanitiser

'In a nutshell': Credit Unions impacted by Covid-19 call for state support as loan demand drys up

10 hours 9 min ago
President Gerry Thompson of the Irish League of Credit Unions says people are reluctant to borrow because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Office Master: Tips for working from home

10 hours 30 min ago
Four key tips for working from home, advice from Office Master, a specialist in designing and developing working environments and offices.

Inform Nutrition gears up to drive global sales

10 hours 35 min ago
Inform Nutrition Ireland boosts its leadership team to fully capitalise on opportunities in agri-business.

Renault announces 15,000 job cuts worldwide

11 hours 8 sec ago
The move is part of a two billion euro cost-cutting plan over three years.

Business Movers

11 hours 23 min ago
Here is a selection of people starting new roles with companies and organisations with operations in Ireland, including Cornmarket, AMX, Oaklee Housing, Mondi, ESRI and Neuromod Devices.

GRAPEVINE: Australian life sciences firms considering a June return to office but yet to set exact date

11 hours 26 min ago
A survey shows challenges facing Australian life sciences companies seeking to return to work in June.

US wellness company doTERRA to set up a new factory in Cork with plans for 100 jobs

12 hours 30 min ago
'>Products manufactured in Cork will be distributed across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Revenue warns bank and credit card details of 3,000 online tax accounts may have been scammed

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 20:30
Revenue is writing to 3,000 people after identifying that their bank, credit card, and personal online details may have been compromised by scam-artists.

Paddy Power owner taps investors for cash as online gaming revenues jump

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 19:31
Flutter Entertainment, which also owns Betfair, said it intends to secure funds through the placing of eight million shares in an equity raise.

Ryanair looks to use crisis to put squeeze on Irish airports to slash airline fees

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 19:20
Ryanair has written to every airport on its route network - including Dublin and Cork - looking to put the squeeze on them to lower landing and usage charges in return for more business.