Rose McGowan, national president of  St Vincent de Paul: ‘We are facing a perfect storm for families contending with a cost-of-living crisis on multiple fronts.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Low-income families may turn to illegal moneylenders in bigger numbers than ever this Christmas following the departure of licensed lender Provident f(...)

Deloitte onboarded more than 1,000 people over lockdown, which posed no small feat

Some companies faced Covid and the stay-at-home work regime better than others, and those operating in the high- tech space, pivoted faster than other(...)

With the support of AWS, the WHO launched an app to support health workers around the world in caring for patients with Covid-19

Up and down the country, and around the world, some US multinationals have gone out of their way to support communities through the pandemic. “Covid-(...)

‘The World Health Organisation predicted Ireland was on course to become the country with the highest obesity rate in Europe even before the pandemic sparked an increase in junk food consumption and reduced physical activity levels,” according to IHF director of advocacy Chris Macey.

Budget 2022 delivered “a triple whammy against children’s health”, according to the Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) which pointed to what it regards as a(...)

Calls for help with school costs were up 10% overall compared to previous years. Photograph: iStock

The Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) fielded almost 300 calls every day last week from parents struggling with rising back-to-school costs for thei(...)

According to the Commission for Regulation of Utilities there were 240,006 domestic electricity customers in arrears in February, along with 112,833 gas customers. Photograph: Getty Images

Hundreds of thousands of families face potential “bill shock” when a moratorium on gas and electricity disconnections is lifted this week, the St Vinc(...)

During Covid-19, over a third of one parent families had to cut back on heating or had fallen behind on bills, and 25 per cent had cut back on food due to the additional financial pressures associated with school closures. Photograph:iStock

More than two in five adults have experienced financial hardship as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new survey. The pandemic has l(...)

Despite Covid-19, let’s not forget the gift of giving this Christmas.

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One of the “most difficult” Christmases in many years lies ahead for thousands of families, the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) has warned. Photograph: Getty

One of the “most difficult” Christmases in many years lies ahead for thousands of families, the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) has warned. Annou(...)

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