Tom Halpin

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Employers can pay workers an allowance of €3.20 a day to compensate for home expenses without paying any tax, PRSI or the universal social charge on it. Photograph: Getty Images

If the pandemic has you working from home you’re effectively running a branch office. But who’s paying the bill? Workers everywhere are absorbing emp(...)

Recommendations include turning the thermostat down a degree, reducing shower time and washing clothes at 30 degrees. Photograph: iStock

Clocks will prompt two actions by many millions of people this weekend – a switch on to “summer time”, and a switch-off of lights to save energy and r(...)

 Wind turbines: renewable energy is the focus of a two-day conference in Dublin this week. Photograph: Reuters

Monday Indicators: Irish manufacturing PMI (Mar); euro zone manufacturing PMI (Mar), PPI (Feb), unemployment (Feb); UK manufacturing PMI (Mar); Ger(...)

Since January this year, all advertisements for homes for sale, or indeed rent, have been required to display the rating. With ratings from A1 to G in(...)