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“Managers who seek to impose some mechanistic, generic solution are likely to fail.’ Photograph: iStock

Flexitime, job shares and part-time hours have all worked to varying degrees for employees who don’t want the usual 9-5 routine. But there have always(...)

Households and employers paid an extra €250 million for electricity over three months this year as State company ESB earned ‘super-normal profits, according to TD Barry Cowen

Households and employers paid an extra €250 million for electricity over three months this year as State company ESB earned “super-normal profits”, a(...)

Flogas said on Friday that it would increase standard charges for electricity by 19 per cent from November 20th, adding €5.95 a week or €309.40 a year to the average customer’s bills

Families face further energy price hikes of up to €300 a year after independent supplier Flogas confirmed it would increase charges in November. Flo(...)

Bord Gáis is the latest supplier to announce double-digit increases in the cost of gas and electricity for consumers. Photograph: Angel Garcia/Bloomberg

The squeeze on natural gas supplies is biting customers with a series of dramatic price increases in recent weeks from many of the Irish energy provid(...)

The rollout of smart electricity meters should reduce such bill shock. File photograph: Getty

Summer is here and energy providers have hiked their prices. Of course they have. Who’s going to get hot and bothered about heating costs when we’re a(...)

From August 8th Bord Gáis will increase gas prices by 12.7 per cent and boost electricity charges by 11.6 per cent. Photograph: iStock

Households face electricity bill increases of around €11 a month from August when Bord Gáis Energy will hike prices in the face of surging wholesale c(...)

Electric Ireland is part of State-owned ESB. Photograph: iStock

More than a million households face increases of up to €8.20 a month on energy bills from August, when ESB subsidiary Electric Ireland will hike price(...)

Last month, Flogas and DCC sought injunctions preventing North West from soliciting any of their customers, interfering with contractual relationships with customers, and suggesting to anyone that Flogas and DCC intended to cease doing business in Donegal. Photograph: iStock

Liquid petroleum gas supplier Flogas Ireland has failed to get a High Court injunction preventing a distributor allegedly soliciting its customers. H(...)

Flogas, a subsidiary of diversified energy and services group DCC, said it will now invest heavily in new IT infrastructure. Photograph: iStock

Flogas has agreed to acquire the Irish customers of Canadian-based Just Energy for up to €700,000. The deal will see about 10,000 customers transfer (...)

Northern Ireland’s power plants may have sufficient capacity to supply the region, albeit at higher prices than now.

Homes and businesses in the North face possible 30 per cent-plus electricity price rises should the UK crash out of the EU without a deal. The North (...)

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