Neil Mcdonnell

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In Dublin, the average rent of €2,102 per month outstripped the annualised national minimum wage by almost €4,000, according to Photograph: iStock

The rising cost of housing in Ireland could pile pressure on small employers, amid an ongoing cost-of-living crisis, representatives of small and medi(...)

Representative groups for employers say the additional leave entitlements come at a “very difficult time” as businesses cope with higher costs, staff shortages and increasing pay demands.

New flexible work entitlements coming into effect under a European Union work-life balance directive will place higher costs on employers at a challen(...)

It is argued that the value of claims has been reduced significantly by the guidelines.

New guidelines slashing awards for minor personal injuries are hurting low-income workers and giving a “green light” to exploitative employers, accord(...)

As of the end of February more than 95,000 businesses were availing of the Revenue’s debt warehousing scheme

There were 355 business failures or liquidations in the Irish economy last year, according to insolvency practitioner PKF. What’s unusual about this f(...)

Employers are increasingly looking to workers from outside the European Economic Area to fill vacancies. Photograph: Getty Images

Most industries are now suffering damaging staff shortages because of an exodus of foreign workers quitting the State because of high prices or not co(...)

Sam Donnelly, Co Director of Sam’s Barbers in the Blanchardstown shop, one of seven in the barber chain. Photograph: Alan Betson

Salaries for top roles in the cash-rich finance and technology sectors may be up by one fifth, but it isn’t just in multinationals that employers face(...)

Fórsa: ‘We’re very concerned that workers could lose the benefits that have accrued around blended working.’ Photograph: iStock

Another 3,872 PCR-confirmed cases of Covid-19 have been reported in the State, while 4,759 more people have registered a positive antigen test through(...)

The economic rebound from Covid is now well under way but as we head into 2022 the outlook is still clouded with fresh risks from new variants, concer(...)

Caption: Artists' impressions of what the new Grangegorman campus for DIT will look like when fully completed.

Ireland will have seen five new universities established between the start of 2019 and the end of 2022. But in a relatively small country that already(...)

Businesses will get protection from creditors while they go through the process. Photograph: iStock

Legislation to aid the rescue of small companies with cash woes came into force on Wednesday. The Oireachtas passed the Companies (Rescue Process for(...)

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