Here’s a run down of today’s business headlines.
Pension pot for women 60% less than for men
Women find themselves in the unenviable position of facing into retirement with a pension pot 60% less than their male counterparts can expect to enjoy, a new wide-ranging study has found.
AIB set to pay Government €280m dividend
AIB will pay a €280m dividend to the Government in May as it begins the process of repaying €21bn in State aid.
Profits soar to €1.23m at Paul O’Connell’s company
Jumping higher than Paul O’Connell himself, accumulated profits at the Ireland captain’s company leaped to over €1.23m last year.
Bennett Construction awards 54% pay rise to directors
The directors of building group Bennett Construction granted themselves an aggregate 54% pay increase last year as revenues and profits at the business rocketed.
Microsoft announces plans for €134m campus in Dublin
Microsoft is to splash the cash on a multimillion-euro base in south Dublin for its 1,200 employees here.
Evidence of recovery is compelling
There are still many out there who either refuse to admit that a compelling recovery is under way in the economy or simply do not believe it. The fact is that the evidence is there for all to see and is being added to on a weekly basis.
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