AIB to sell problem loans, inflationary pressure and the changing face of emigration

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AIB is currently in the market seeking to sell up to €500 million of euro of problem loans, mainly comprising mortgages.

AIB is currently in the market seeking to sell up to €500 million of euro of problem loans, mainly comprising mortgages.

 

AIB is currently in the market seeking to sell up to €500 million of euro of problem loans, mainly comprising mortgages. Joe Brennan has the details.

Inflationary pressure in the services sector in Ireland is now at its highest level in more than 20 years, according to AIB, writes Eoin Burke-Kennedy.

Technology developer Boscasports has won the contract to provide digital displays for racecourse pool betting operator Tote Ireland. Barry O’Halloran reports.

Mark Paul finds out how the staff shortage is affecting the hospitality sector.

Amid neon lighting strips and bizarre stunt acts, The Big Deal debuts on Virgin Media Television this Saturday, and managing director Paul Farrell is confident that the gamified talent show has the magic ingredient to attract a key demographic as autumn nights close in. Laura Slattery reports.

Networks of family and friends have a big influence on where migration flows go, writes John FitzGerald in his column, but the longer migration remains muted due to Covid, the weaker those influences become.

Mark Paul is fed up with the liberal and misapplied use of the term ‘vulture fund’.

Olive Keogh finds out how employers and employees are gearing up for the return to the office.

Wild Geese meets Christopher Carroll, an actor based in Canberra.

The Government has announced further reopening plans which include a phased return to the workplace from September 20th. Joining Ciarán Hancock on our Inside Business podcast to discuss the working options for employees and the challenges faced by employers is Cliff Taylor of the Irish Times, Emma Scott, people partner at PwC Ireland and Mary Connaughton, director of CIPD Ireland.

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