The IMF has issued a warning on public sector pay, saying the Government should contain the wage bill as the advancing recovery starts to “fire on all cylinders”.

The International Monetary Fund has issued a warning on public sector pay, saying the Government should contain the wage bill as the advancing recover(...)

Despite new and welcome initiatives to diversify sources of funding, SMEs cannot but rely on banks to provide the credit they seek to function and expand, deputy governor of the Central Bank Cyril Roux told the audience at an event for the Leinster Society of Chartered Accountants on Wednesday. (Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times)

Despite the growth in alternative sources of finance, Ireland’s SMEs and banks are to remain “economic bedfellows”, the deputy governor of the Centra(...)

Residential property prices fell by 0.4 per cent nationally last month, with the decline in Dublin rising to 0.7 per cent, according to the latest off(...)

Protesters during the Stand Up to Racism and Fascism national demonstration in Trafalgar Square, London on Saturday. Photograph: PA

The Irish State remains in denial about racism, a rally in Dublin to mark UN international day against racism on Saturday was told. The United Nations(...)

The corporate element of Arthur Cox’s work for child and family agency Tusla is worth €800,000 a year. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The legal firm Arthur Cox has received more than €16 million from Government departments and State bodies since 2011, according to newly released figu(...)

Campaign co-ordinator Helen Lowry, of the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) said  regularising undocumented migrants in Ireland would strengthen the Government’s case for the Irish in the US. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Undocumented migrants living in Ireland staged a rally in central Dublin on Sunday campaigning for regularised status similar to that sought by the Go(...)

Philip Smith, former chief executive of RSA Ireland, arriving at the Employment Appeals Tribunal. The tribunal heard that Mr Smith rang the chairman of the company’s Irish board on the day the terms of an internal financial inquiry were being framed. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Former RSA Ireland chief executive Philip Smith rang the chairman of the insurer’s Irish board and asked: “Can you do your best for me?” on the day th(...)

According to the Central Bank, the weighted average interest rate on outstanding household term deposits fell to 1.64 per cent at the end of January

New data from the Central Bank reveals the interest rate on outstanding loans for house purchase remained unchanged at 2.73 per cent in January, 38 ba(...)

Create 10,000 new jobs, abolish the sometimes-controversial Clearing House Group, and come up with a new name for the “IFSC” are some of the measur(...)

A major change signalled in the IFS 2020 report on the IFSC is the abolition of the Clearing House Group and its replacement with two separate bodies – one representing the private sector and the other the public – which will come together four times a year.

A new name is imminent, a new strategy has just been launched and a new model for public private partnership has been put forward. But will it be e(...)