A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
I was recently contacted by a reader who wanted advice on how a possible move to contract work would affect their chances of buying their first home.
Mon, 05 Aug, 2019
British companies are more worried about Brexit than at any time since the 2016 referendum decision to leave the EU, and they plan to reduce investment and hiring, a survey of chief financial officers shows.
Tue, 09 Jul, 2019
Optimism amongst Irish manufacturers dropped to a near three-year low in June, as manufacturing conditions deteriorated for the first time in six years amid heightening uncertainty over the nature of Britain's exit from the EU later this year.
Sun, 30 Jun, 2019
Sterling slipped further and Irish shares fell sharply as fears of investors rose that the political turmoil in the UK will lead to Boris Johnson becoming leader, and Britain crashing out of the EU without a deal.
Thu, 23 May, 2019
Any re-nationalisation of Britain's energy providers under a Jeremy Corbyn-led government is unlikely to have any impact on the Irish operations of leading UK player SSE, as its business here trades in a separate energy market under a different regulatory regime.
Wed, 22 May, 2019
A book by Corkman Cethan Leahy about teenage mental health is one of ten titles shortlisted for a major Irish book award.
Mon, 11 Mar, 2019
Tue, 22 Jan, 2019
Sales of paints and hardware helped retail sales extend a winning streak even as bar owners posted a drop in sales, official figures show.
Thu, 28 Jun, 2018
Author Deirdre Sullivan and illustrator Karen Vaughan have won the Children’s Book of the Year (CBI) Award with the fairytale Tangleweed and Brine.
Thu, 24 May, 2018
British business leaders have reacted with relief at the agreement of a transition deal between Britain and the EU amid fear firms could have faced a "cliff edge" break when the UK leaves in March 2019.
Mon, 19 Mar, 2018
Shares in Mothercare plunged up to 20% to their lowest in 14 years after the baby goods retailer swung to a first-half loss and warned of weak trading in its international business.
Fri, 24 Nov, 2017
The date of Brexit will be written into law in an effort to placate British MPs who are worried that the Government could attempt to delay the UK's break away from the European Union.
Thu, 09 Nov, 2017
Theresa May has challenged British business leaders to step up funding for research and investment to prepare the UK economy for the post-Brexit future.
Mon, 06 Nov, 2017
Provisional liquidators have been appointed by the High Court to a North Cork credit union due to its distressed financial position.
Sat, 14 Oct, 2017
Provisional liquidators have been appointed by the High Court to a Co. Cork credit union because of its distressed financial position for a number of years.
Fri, 13 Oct, 2017
British retail sales growth slowed in August at the fastest pace in more than a year as the squeeze on consumers from rising prices continued.
Fri, 25 Aug, 2017
Wetherspoon boss Tim Martin, one of corporate Britain’s most outspoken supporters of the UK’s exit from the EU, earned a rebuke from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) after telling the organisation’s head to “put a sock in it” over Brexit negotiations.
Thu, 13 Jul, 2017
Delivery firm Deliveroo has sparked a fresh row over the status of workers in the UK's gig economy after calling on the government to update legislation.
Fri, 07 Jul, 2017
Mortgage switching seems to be a key priority for Irish providers, with sweeteners such as cashback when you switch on offer from all the main providers. But is the reality of switching different to the impression sold in advertising?
Tue, 04 Jul, 2017
Irish banks have returned to financial health but non-performing mortgage loans will drag on their credit scores for some time, according to S&P Global Ratings.
Tue, 21 Mar, 2017
White men are now an "endangered species" in top business jobs as women and ethnic minorities are promoted to the senior positions, Tesco's chairman has said.
Sat, 11 Mar, 2017
More than half of Northern Ireland's exports went to the EU last year, economic data said.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2017
Two out of five firms in the UK will recruit more staff next year despite continuing worries over a shortage of skilled workers and the impact of Brexit, says a report.
Mon, 19 Dec, 2016
Sat, 17 Dec, 2016
Ireland’s growing labour force should help the country sustain a real economic growth rate of 3% over the next decade, a leading economic think-tank has forecast.
Mon, 05 Dec, 2016
Car owners hit with up to 300% insurance hikes have been “thrown to the wolves” of the insurance sector by State institutions who are charged with protecting them, a damning report has found.
Thu, 24 Nov, 2016
The UK Prime Minister has been attacked for "watering down" a pledge to allow workers to have a representative on company boards.
Mon, 21 Nov, 2016
Mon, 03 Oct, 2016
The UK’s vote to leave the EU will have a negative impact on prices and turnover in the UK housing market, with foreign investors set to benefit most from bargains among sterling-priced assets, a Reuters poll has found.
Fri, 26 Aug, 2016
Thu, 25 Aug, 2016
Wed, 24 Aug, 2016
British retailers suffered their sharpest fall in sales in four years after last month’s vote to leave the EU, raising doubts about the ability of consumers to stave off a Brexit recession.
Thu, 28 Jul, 2016
UK manufacturing confidence dropped to its lowest since the last recession after Britain voted to leave the EU, according to the Confederation of British Industry.
Tue, 26 Jul, 2016
Improving the existing N20 Cork to Limerick road should be an “immediate priority” for government as part of a wider effort to improve transport links across the island of Ireland.
Mon, 25 Jul, 2016
Uncertainty ahead of the referendum on the UK's membership of the EU is having an impact on investment in the UK.
Mon, 16 May, 2016
Support in London’s financial sector for UK membership of the EU is “shallow” and leading bankers say privately that they do not expect Brexit would do any damage to London’s position as the world’s top financial centre, Boris Johnson has claimed.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2016
The UK economy would face a “serious shock” even if were to strike new trade deals rapidly after leaving the EU, the Confederation of British Industry — the CBI — has said in a major report published today.
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
Irish manufacturing continued to grow last month, but the pace of expansion was the slowest for two years — raising fears about the the outlook for expansion.
Wed, 02 Mar, 2016
Banking giant HSBC has announced it will keep its headquarters in the UK after a high-profile lengthy review.
Mon, 15 Feb, 2016
Cutting corporation tax will help create tens of thousands of new jobs and prosperity for all in the North, business leaders said.
Tue, 17 Nov, 2015
Tue, 10 Nov, 2015
ENDA KENNY may not be the most powerful ally of British Prime Minister David Cameron in his demand for EU reforms but he is strategically important nonetheless.
Tue, 10 Nov, 2015
Children’s Books Ireland (CBI), the national organisation for the promotion of children’s books and reading, is deeply concerned about recent comments by the Minister for Finance regarding the desirability of iPads for every child over the age of five.
Mon, 05 Oct, 2015