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Those on minimum wage hit hard with pandemic job losses

Minimum wage employees in Ireland are likely to be suffering disproportionately from job losses as almost half work in sectors ...
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Over €26m spent a day in contactless payments in February

New figures from Banking and Payments Federation Ireland reveal that 1.6 million contactless payments were made every day in February. ...
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Irish mortgage rates still second highest in euro zone – Central Bank

Rates on Irish mortgages remain the second highest in the euro area, according to the latest figures from the Central ...
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Pandemic spending drives increase in deficit to €4.17bn in March

The public finances recorded a deficit of €4.172 billion in March, according to figures published this afternoon by the Department ...
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20% of SME loans that were on payment breaks are in arrears or need more help

Around a fifth of loans to small and medium enterprises, to which pandemic payment breaks were applied, need further support ...
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European Commission approves €60m scheme for Irish SMEs

The European Commission has approved a €60 million scheme to support small and medium-sized Irish businesses impacted by the Covid-19 ...
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Over 70% of people don’t talk about their finances, BoI survey reveals

Over 70% of people don’t talk about their finances at all or will only do so if they have to, ...
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Mandatory vaccination – a thorny issue for employers

From the United States to Israel, from Australia to Ireland – most agree that a rapid rollout of the Covid-19 ...
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Warning over ‘eye-watering’ levels of youth unemployment

The National Youth Council of Ireland has described as “eye-watering” the high level of unemployment among young people and warned ...
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