Central Bank hits outsourcing giant Capita with €1.1m fine

Outsourcing giant Capita has been hit with a €1.15m fine from the Central Bank for conducting some business here without proper authorisation.

Stockbrokers tip banks and builders as main winners from Budget 2017

Banks and builders are the main winners from minister Noonan’s €1.3bn budget package, according to Irish stockbrokers Goodbody and Davy.

Irish businesses less likely to hire UK workers over visa concerns

More than half of Irish companies are now less likely to hire workers from the UK due to the potential need for work visas and increased complications, new research has shown.

Michael O’Leary has offered to build a €200m terminal at Dublin Airport

Controversial airline boss Michael O’Leary has offered to build a third terminal worth €200m at Dublin Airport, it has been reported.

Government’s €1.3bn budget package breached EU rules – but won’t draw fines

Ireland’s 2017 budget goes beyond the limit of prudent policy, the country’s fiscal watchdog said Wednesday after the government announced a €1.3bn package of spending increases and tax cuts.

Budget 2017: Anti-burglary initiative Operation Thor to continue for another year

The garda anti-burglary initiative, Operation Thor, is to continue next year after €71.5m was set aside for overtime payments.

Restauranteurs rejoice at decision to retain reduced 9pc VAT rate

Hoteliers and restauranteurs have welcomed the decision to retain the reduced 9pc VAT rate in Budget 2017.

Five things Budget 2017 did for the motorist

The main speeches have been given, the briefcase has been pictured and we’re trying to figure out what it means for us.

Ailish O’Hora analysis: Lack of Brexit plan is a gaping hole, bring back TK Whitaker

There’s no doubting that the referendum result in the UK earlier this year came as a surprise to many.

Jobs: 4,500 new nurses, gardai and teachers to be recruited in coming months

Rural job creation will form the cornerstone of a multi-million Euro plan to spread Ireland’s recovery throughout the country.

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