The Department of Education  spent more than €2.2 million on postage last year. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Department of Education spent nearly €1.8 million posting paper payslips to employees and retirees last year, figures show. According to spending(...)

Comptroller and Auditor General Seamus McCarthy has said the amount of uncollected overpayments from the civil service at the end of 2016 was €7.5m. Photograph: Frank Miller

The State is owed at least €7.5 million from salary overpayments made to public sector staff that have not been repaid, a “substantially higher figure(...)

Payroll service: a data breach by  PeoplePoint has been reported. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty

PeoplePoint, which runs the payroll service for about 31,000 civil servants, has suffered another data breach after a report containing data about th(...)