Renters paying twice as much as mortgage holders

In some Dublin areas it has become twice as expensive to rent as it is to buy, and renters are moving back in with their parents in increasing numbers in a move to try get on the property ladder.

Young drivers warned of risks of being ‘untruthful’ to insurers

Large numbers of young drivers have been accused of being untruthful to their insurers. According to a new study, motorists are not being open about who is the primary driver of the car or about their profession.

Fast-track planning for data centres

Tech giants will be able to get fast-track planning permission for data centres under processes being developed by the Department of Enterprise.

More than 120 jobs announced for Dundalk

An Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Frances Fitzgerald TD joined Bill Graebel, CEO of Graebel Companies, to announce the creation of 125 new jobs at Graebel Companies in Dundalk.

Hiring and staff retention top issues for life science firms

Attracting and retaining talent, as well as reform of the personal tax system, are the biggest challenges facing Ireland’s life sciences sector, according to new research from global executive search firm Accreate.

Two new towns ‘rent pressure zones’ as costs soar 6.6pc

Two new towns have been designated rent pressure zones as the average cost rose by 6.6pc in the year to June.

Developing Green Finance sector a ‘priority’ for Ireland – Minister

Brexit should be considered an opportunity for Ireland to establish itself as a leading hub for Green Finance in partnership with Britain, Mr. Michael D’Arcy TD, Minister for Financial Services, has said.

Healthy savings

If you have private health insurance, there’s a good chance that you’ll need to renew your policy this month, but why not switch instead and save hundreds, if not thousands?

Don’t fall into the trap of over-insuring

THE biggest mistake people make with house insurance is over-insuring. That means it’s easy to fix, and switching for a better deal will make it better again.

Almost one quarter of Irish firms will be forced to close if subject to GDPR fines – survey

Close to one quarter of Irish firms would be forced to pull down their shutters if handed fines for non-compliance to the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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