Motorists to be hit with cost of boosting insurance fund

MOTORISTS will end up being hit after the Government approved changes to the law on insurance to boost the size of a compensation fund.

Retail Excellence Ireland calls for 3pc VAT reduction to protect retailers from Brexit impact

Retail Excellence has called for a VAT reduction of 3pc in next year’s budget to protect Ireland’s retailers from Brexit excesses.

Living Wage increase of 20c to €11.70 driven by rising housing costs

he Living Wage in Ireland has been increased to €11.70, a 20c increase for 2017.

Shoppers offset deflation effects as grocery market increases by €80m

The Irish grocery market grew at the fastest rate since January in the 12 weeks to June 18, as shoppers buying more offset the impact of deflation.

Majority of small firms do not expect to be impacted by Brexit

More than one in two small and medium enterprises (SMEs) say that they expect no impact from Brexit, according to the AIB SME Financial Services Monitor.

Irish industry defies British gloom with 23-month high

Irish manufacturing experienced the strongest pace of growth in 23 months in June, defying the effects of a weaker pound and out of step with struggling British factories.

Beware of paying cash up front for ‘fake cover’ and always check contact details

Before buying a policy through a broker or intermediary, always make sure that they are registered.

Help-to-Buy sees average Dublin house price rise €32,000 this year

The controversial ‘Help-To-Buy’ scheme is helping drive the property market to heights not seen since the boom years.

UK is the worst-performing advanced economy in the world, official figures confirm

The UK is the slowest-growing advanced economy on earth, official statistics confirmed on Friday.

Irish shoppers willing to swap privacy for service

Retailing will change more in the next 10 years than in the past 40, according to new research from Accenture, led by digitalisation.

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