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Irish households have ‘never been better off’ – employers’ group

Irish households have never been better off and now have a combined €4bn more of savings than they owe in debts. Read more

Supermac’s Pat McDonagh to spearhead insurance group battling for reforms

A PRESSURE group is set to launch in the coming week to fight for changes to ensure lower insurance costs for businesses. Read more

Leading Irish supermarket confirms it will pay all staff the living wage

A leading Irish supermarket has confirmed it will pay all staff the so-called ‘living-wage’ of €11.70 an hour. Read more

Employment in multinationals reaches a record high

The number of people employed in multinationals has reached a record high of over 210,000, the IDA has said. Read more

Services sector enjoys strong finish to 2017

The services sector has enjoyed a strong finish to 2017, according to the latest Investec Services PMI Ireland report. Read more

State pulls in highest ever amount of tax with a record €50bn

The tax take for last year reached a record high of just over €50bn. Read more

Plans for huge offshore wind farms will require port infrastructure upgrades

“Mega” offshore wind projects off Ireland’s coast will require increased investment in the country’s port infrastructure, according to a Dublin-based consultant engineering group. Read more

Ireland up in global economic table – but Asia on the rise

Ireland has risen two places in a global economic ranking, but is expected to fall over the next decade as Asian economies leapfrog those in the west. Read more

State borrowing inevitably going to get trickier

The National Treasury Management Agency’s (NTMA) charge out of the traps, expected as early as this morning, will test the market in more ways than one. Read more

Everything you need to know about sweeping finance reforms

European finance has been abuzz over an obscure acronym – MiFID II – set to radically change how assets from stocks to commodities are traded and investors’ money is managed. Read more