As economic recovery takes hold retailers finally get a lift

This year is shaping up to be the best in retail since the economic downturn according to the latest figures for July from the Central Statistics Office.

Permanent TSB to cut variable interest rates for 70,000 mortgage customers

Permanent TSB has offered about 70,000 of its mortgage customers discounts of up to 0.8pc on their standard variable rate if they apply for a new product based on loan-to-value ratios.

700 jobs secured after Imtech Suir acquisition

About 700 jobs have been secured at Imtech Suir, one of the largest industrial engineering companies in the country, with UK private equity firm Endless LLP completing a buyout of the business.

Falling fuel costs balance family budgets

Motor insurance premiums and education costs soared in the past 12 months, but the increases were offset by falling fuel costs and clothing discounts to help households balance their budgets.

Ulster Bank to cut mortgages rates for selected customers

ULSTER Bank is to lower it mortgage rates for low-risk borrowers.The new rates will apply to new and existing mortgage holders.

Retail market showing signs of growth as sales start to move up quickly once again

The poor summer weather along with the recovery in employment has helped to boost Irish retail sales which rose by 9.9pc in the year to July 2015. Furthermore with a giveaway Budget promised next month both Irish and international retail […]

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.

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