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The Minister said that a minimum annual remuneration threshold of €27,000 had been set for healthcare assistants recruited under the scheme. File photograph: Getty

Nursing homes and other health sector employers will be permitted to recruit staff from outside the European Union and European economic area under ch(...)

Fine Gael Senator Mary Seery Kearney.  File photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

The Government has given a commitment to introduce statutory bereavement leave for women experiencing early miscarriage and for couples seeking IVF tr(...)

Square has an e-money licence from the Central Bank of Ireland, which allows it operate elsewhere in Europe. Photograph: iStock

Payments and hardware solution provider Square has launched its services to businesses in Ireland, following a trial of the offering earlier in the ye(...)

Concierge Shane Murphy welcomes customers to Brown Thomas on Grafton Street. Photograph: Laura Hutton / The Irish Times.

Retailers say Monday is a “landmark day” with Covid-19 restrictions being lifted across their sector and optimism growing that another lockdown will b(...)

Former Debenhams staff rally outside the store on Henry Street in Dublin: New Bill aims to ‘change the law to place workers in the very front of the queue when it comes to making payments from liquidators’ pots’, says  Mick Barry. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

There is an urgent need to reform legislation on liquidations to protect workers from a “retail massacre” in the autumn when state supports are withdr(...)

The plan would see legislative reforms introduced over the medium term. Photograph: iStock

The Government is to introduce new legislative reforms over the medium term to enhance the rights of employees facing collective redundancies followin(...)

Provost of Trinity College Dublin, Dr Patrick Prendergast; Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris; Enterprise Ireland chief executive Julie Sinnamon; partner at Atlantic Bridge Dr Helen McBreen; and AIB chief executive Colin Hunt. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Specialist technology investor Atlantic Bridge has announced a €80 million investment fund for high-potential start-ups emerging from Irish universiti(...)

Enterprise Ireland High Potential Start-up  manager Jenny Melia.

Enterprise Ireland has opened applications for its €1 million Competitive Start Fund, targetting early stage start-ups. The fund, which aims to help (...)

The Labour Court inquiry into the issue will be held on Friday, May 28th.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Labour Court is to hold an inquiry into Government proposals which could ultimately lead the introduction of new minimum terms and conditions for (...)

The Workplace Relations Commission – new legislation now planned . Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

In 2015 the then Minister for Jobs and Enterprise Richard Bruton introduced reforms aimed at streamlining the area of workplace relations services. T(...)

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