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Irish employers have been too quick to refuse to negotiate company-level agreements on remote working, says ICTU. Photograph: iStock

Trade unions have welcomed Government plans to allow people to have a legal right to seek to work from home, while business groups stressed the need f(...)

Employers are entitled to pay you up to €3.20 a day tax free, but “In reality, the majority of employers aren’t doing that”. File photograph: Getty

The bad news first. Even if you’ve been working from home full-time since last March, you won’t be in line for a big tax rebate on the expenses you’ve(...)

Many taxpayers are entirely unaware of what January might hold for their bank balances as a result of the pandemic unemployment payment  and the temporary wage subsidy schemes.

Just when you thought things couldn’t get worse, it looks like they might. Wage subsidies that were introduced earlier this year to help embattled emp(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: has said liability will be spread over four years, starting in 2022. It will most likely be paid by way of a reduction in tax credits, reducing take-home pay. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Three-quarters of taxpayers believe the Government should waive tax bills that most people never understood they were building up under Covid wage sub(...)

Fair Deal: You must be careful about selling your home as the timing can influence how much you pay towards your nursing home costs.

How would your home fare under the Fair Deal scheme designed to ensure older people can afford nursing home care should they need it? It may depend on(...)

Ornua global foods division managing director Róisín Hennerty, who has won The Irish Times Business Person of the Year Award 2020. Photograph: Conor McCabe

The managing director of Ornua’s global foods division, Róisín Hennerty, has won The Irish Times Business Person of the Year Award at a virtual ceremo(...)

The student grant scheme, the main financial support for students, is divided into maintenance grants, fee grants and the postgraduate contribution. Photograph: Joe St Leger

Whether your kids are tots or about to fledge, the cost of college is a worry. If they are still young, you have time to save. If you have a prospect(...)

Dalata Hotel Group chief executive Pat McCann won the monthly award for September 2019 after the company grew profits by almost a fifth. Photograph: Maxwell

From significant sales milestones to multimillion-euro deals and important legal victories, the first seven winners of this year’s Irish Times Busines(...)

The sea front at the popular tourist town of Kilkee, Co Clare. Photograph: Alan Betson

Sun holidays, city breaks, ski trips – the pandemic has grounded us all indefinitely, even with the “green list”. With all but essential foreign trave(...)

Household deposits rose by €3bn  in April, followed by growth of €1.5bn  in May, according to Central Bank figures. That is the biggest increase since records began in 2003

Our reaction to shock is fight, flight or freeze, psychologists say. When it comes to our spending, the pandemic’s upending of life as we know it has (...)

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