Economy - Today’s News
Log fires, rustling leaves, full permission to eat marshmallows with everything – ah, autumn, we’ve missed you.
Economy - Wednesday 10 September, 2014
Expectations of workers and employers vary and firms need to gauge what to offer candidates in high demand areas like tech and engineering.
Economy - Tuesday 9 September, 2014
The Finance Minister was speaking after he met with Mario Draghi and other leaders of EU institutions.
Only Spain and Italy record worse outlooks for extra jobs before the New Year.
The 13 new appointees to the board will all serve in a voluntary, unpaid capacity.
People are more likely to switch car insurance or electricity providers but could a bank account switch save you some money?
Economy - Monday 8 September, 2014
Irish families now owe a combined €94.5 billion… and falling.
The estate agents behind the development say the remaining homes are expected to sell in the next week.
How many people use gas heating in Clontarf? How many toddler householdS are there in Dundrum?
There was also a significant increase last month in the number of new goods vehicles.
The ‘fear factor’ that that has long gripped consumers is now easing, says IBEC. The business group says the time is right to bring in a raft of tax cuts.
A new survey says that there is more work and jobs are on the up.
Economy - Sunday 7 September, 2014
Later this month representatives from 18 Irish companies will head to China in a bid to boost the profile of Ireland as a destination for visitors.
In the run-up to Budget 2015, Dr Daragh McGreal looks at the benefits and pitfalls of foreign direct investment.
Economy - Saturday 6 September, 2014
People have been queuing at the new development since Tuesday, no doubt causing some passers-by to wonder if they’d traveled back in time to the days of the Celtic Tiger.
For the first time in a long time, we’ll have some room in this budget to play around with spending hikes or tax cuts. USC should the first to go.
Economy - Friday 5 September, 2014
Big pharma steps back from the cliff, injects Irish manufacturing with growth spurt.
This was the week in business.
It’s not such good news if your business does most of its trade in Europe.
Economy - Thursday 4 September, 2014
But you should take advantage while you can, OK?
A raft of measures announced today are “the last throw of the dice”, experts said.
Economy - Wednesday 3 September, 2014
France and Italy go backwards, but Ireland a “bright spot” on jobs.
Alcohol Action Ireland is also calling for the introduction of minimum pricing to target binge drinking.
The ECB have gone all out with their holograms and security features.
Fewer people signing up for benefits, but nearly half now long-term claimants.
After you read this article, of course.
Exports from multinationals shouldn’t cloud a strong underlying performance, economist said.
We got high scores for primary education but our macroeconomic environment is dragging us down.
Economy - Tuesday 2 September, 2014
The minster says cuts will have to be made, even if they are less than previously thought.
The Minister is looking to seal a deal for early repayment of our IMF loans, which would bring down repayments considerably.
‘Meaningful’ action needed so vulnerable young people share in recovery.
The headline number of arrears has fallen, but ultra long term problem loans continue to climb.
The average hotel price is up in the first half of this year with Killarney, Dublin and Galway at the top of the scale.
Economy - Monday 1 September, 2014
Two more rail strikes are planned for this month, but it’s hoped a solution can be reached at LRC talks continuing this afternoon.
The invitation comes after the two sides met last week but workers have not yet committed to entering formal talks.
Ireland is bucking the wider European trend with overwhelmingly positive figures for last month.
New figures for August out today contain some mixed news. Start-ups were up significantly – but there was also an increase in insolvencies last month.
Economy - Sunday 31 August, 2014
In the run-up to Budget 2015, Dr Daragh McGreal looks at why Ireland has lost its competitive edge.
Economy - Saturday 30 August, 2014
SIPTU says there’s been no progress as yet, as unions and management meet to try and resolve their dispute before the next scheduled strike action.
Economy - Friday 29 August, 2014
Weak inflation data from the EU could force the Italian’s hand.
Loan repayments were €437 million higher than new lending last month.
This was the week in business.