Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The most fundamental reforms to the State’s industrial relations machinery in 70 years come into effect today. The five bodies responsible for dealin(...)

‘Another Clerys should not be allowed to happen again,’ said Patricia King of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. Photograph: Leah Farrell/ Photocall Ireland

Six months on from its sale, Clerys remains shuttered while its new owners work on redevelopment plans. But the shoddy manner of the sacking of its st(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has said he received “press queries” in relation to his sexual orientation prior to revealing publicly that he was(...)

Specialist student lender Future Finance is to create 50 jobs over the next two years as part of a major expansion across Europe, including Ireland. (...)

China’s August industrial production posted slightly better year on year growth at 6.1 per cent, but still below what markets were expecting. Photograph: Reuters

Boosting China’s flagging economic growth is a hot topic all around the country right now, from the mom’n’pop noodle shops in the countryside to the W(...)

Airbnb tax controversy lingers

Why are Government ministers and Oireachtas members apparently unaware of the terms of some legislation that they – or their predecessors – have passe(...)

Last month Airbnb contacted users telling them it would supply Revenue with details of income generated by users in the Republic going back to May 1st, 2014. It said host income had always been taxable and it had always made that clear.  Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

There probably should never have been any confusion about the tax treatment of Airbnb income. The Revenue Commissioners issued perfectly clear guidan(...)

Michael Noonan’s reply to Enda Kenny regarding a constituent’s Airbnb concerns was not revealed. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and senior Ministers have made representations to Minister for Finance Michael Noonan on behalf of constituents who wanted the ta(...)

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton. “We are getting traction on the trade side and the investment side. Things are heading in the right direction”

China is a challenging but rewarding market for Irish companies, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, said during a visit to (...)

Ministerial action: Richard Bruton claimed the Action Plan for Jobs could help create 25,000 jobs in the southeast over the next five years. Photograph: Sara Freund

The Government’s further education and training strategy was devised at the height of the economic crisis in 2012, to upskill the labour force and so (...)