The living wage differs from the legally required minimum wage which is set by law and can fail to meet the requirements for a basic standard of living

The living wage is defined as the minimum salary an individual worker requires to meet his or her basic needs for housing, utilities, transport, healt(...)

The Premier League is to introduce regular Friday night live matches and make more soccer available on TV than ever as it attempts to top its last €3.(...)

Centrica,  owner of Bord Gáis Energy and British Gas, fell 1.6 per cent in brisk volume after it cut its full-year earnings outlook on the back of a steep drop in energy demand. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Mining stocks led a fall across Europe after manufacturing data missed economists’ estimates for the region and China. A purchasing managers index for(...)

The Liberty Global owned company said that total subscriptions increased by 6 per cent or 65,200 in Q3 compared with the same quarter in 2013.

UPC Ireland added a further 13,600 customers in the third quarter of the year, bringing its total subscription base up to 1,105,200. The Liberty Globa(...)

UTV Ireland commercial director Daragh Byrne (left), head of channel Mary Curtis and managing director of UTV Television Michael Wilson watch as ‘Mr Selfridge’ star Jeremy Piven delivers the message that UTV Ireland is now open for business, at an event held in Dublin.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Apple may be tied to Ireland via its complicated tax arrangements and a workforce of 4,000 in Cork, but there is one thing it doesn’t do here: adve(...)

Russian president Vladimir Putin speaks to FIfa president Sepp Blatter during the World Cup final between Germany and Argentina. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

During a match between Brazil and Uruguay at Confederations Cup in 2013 in Brazil, a warm-up event for the World Cup, there were riots outside the sta(...)

The British Sky Broadcasting Group (BSkyB) headquarters in London. BSkyB has sold a 6.4 per cent stake in free-to-air broadcaster ITV to cable group Liberty Global. Photo: Bloomberg

Britain’s pay-TV group BSkyB has sold a 6.4 per cent stake in free-to-air broadcaster ITV to cable group Liberty Global, raising cash ahead of a possi(...)

ITV said its audience share has fallen despite the popularity of shows such as I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here.

British broadcaster ITV said that a stronger line up of programmes, including the start of the soccer World Cup finals in June, would help it to claw (...)

ITV, which broadcasts reality shows such as “I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here in the UK”, is hoping to have similar success in the US, through its acquisition of Leftfield Entertainment.

ITV, the UK’s biggest commercial broadcaster, has agreed to acquire a controlling stake in Leftfield Entertainment Group for $360 million (€258m) to b(...)

Helen Shaw: “Dublin will always be a base”

Athena Media has become the first Irish production company to open an office in MediaCityUK, the Manchester hub where broadcasters BBC and ITV and fir(...)