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Businesses worst fears realised as 2021 gets off to terrible start

It wasn’t supposed to be like this.  When Irish businesses did what was asked of them and substantially shut up ...
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Govt engages with banks on further repayment breaks

The Government is engaging with the banking sector to ensure borrowers who need loan repayment breaks as a result of ...
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Unemployment rate dips to 20.4% before latest lockdown

New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the Covid-19 adjusted unemployment rate stood at 20.4% in December as ...
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Minister seeks to keep current PUP rates until March

Minister for Social Protection Heather Humphreys is expected to ask the Cabinet to approve the retention of the current Pandemic ...
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Online shoppers see extra charges due to Brexit

Consumers are beginning to see the introduction of additional charges and taxes when shopping with British retailers. Since Brexit took effect ...
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General Government deficit of €19 billion expected for 2020

The Minister for Finance has said he believes the level of financial support provided in the Budget will be sufficient ...
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NAMA expects to transfer €1bn to Exchequer during 2021

NAMA generated €900 million cash in 2020, exceeding its target according to an end-of-year review published by the agency today. ...
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Key actions required to ensure insurance reform – Alliance for Insurance Reform

The Alliance for Insurance Reform has said the insurance crisis can be sorted in 2021 if key actions are completed. ...
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Sterling weakens against euro as post-Brexit deal rally falters

The pound weakened versus the euro on Britain’s first day of trading outside the European Union, but strengthened against a ...
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