Families urged to switch their health insurance policies to avoid hikes

Families being hit with massive rises in Laya and Aviva health insurance plans have been warned not to accept the hikes. Instead, they should switch to other polices offered by the same insurers.

Tax reforms should be just the first step towards an enterprise culture

When I presented ‘Dragons’ Den’ on RTE Television, people often asked me whether many of the participants in the programme went on to make a lot of money.

Irish and European stocks nudge higher

The ISEQ index of Irish shares closed up more than half of one per cent yesterday, mirroring European stocks which rose following a sell-off that wiped out two days of gains.

6 benefits of Partnering with a Recruitment Consultancy

Many SMEs can sometimes be reluctant to hire a recruitment agency, citing cost as the number one reason not to.

SAS to create 150 jobs over next three years

BUSINESS analytics firm SAS is the create 150 jobs over the next three years in Dublin.

Noonan to cut extra USC for self-employed

Pre-election Budget will also help working parents. Finance Minister Michael Noonan will reduce the difference between the Universal Social Charge paid by entrepreneurs and PAYE workers in the next Budget, as well as lowering the overall rate of USC paid […]

Almost 280 new jobs to be created across the south east

Plans for almost 280 new jobs to be created throughout the south east of the country are set to be announced later this morning.

European shares up, Glencore jumps on plan to cut debt

European shares bounced back on Monday from sharp declines in the previous session, boosted by mining and commodities trading firm Glencore which rose after announcing plans to cut its debt.

Emigration falls for the first time in ten years with 6pc drop

Irish emigration fell for the first time in ten years in 2013 as the number of people who emigrated dropped by 6pc to 83,791.

How investors can survive global impact of the great fall of China

The catalyst for these past few weeks’ turbulence in global stock markets clearly had a “Made in China” label. But what made it far-reaching was that it occurred at a time when global financial markets are already quite sensitive to […]

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