Irish economic growth will grind to a halt and unemployment will creep above 5% this year under Italy-style quarantines to control the Covid-19 outbreak here, the Economic and Social Research Institute has projected in new forecasts.
Mon, 09 Mar, 2020
The election of Donald Trump, Brexit, the rise of Marine Le Pen, and, maybe to a lesser degree, the fragmentation of the Dáil, are all a consequence of so many workers believing that the system they had supported all of their working lives has betrayed them.
Sat, 23 Sep, 2017
Small business lobby group Isme has slammed the level of bank lending to SMEs as “concerning” and “disappointing” after revealing the loan refusal rate has jumped from 23% to 28% of applications during the second quarter of the year.
Sat, 17 Jun, 2017
Wed, 12 Oct, 2016
A recommended 10c increase in the national minimum wage — outlined to government yesterday and due to be considered as part of the October Budget package — has been widely-slammed as being anti-business and potentially damaging to Ireland’s competitiveness.
Wed, 20 Jul, 2016