Saturday, October 20, 2018
How fully employed workforce still 'two years off' 75pc of adults are at work in the UK, while less than 70pc are in Ireland. Stock photo The number of people out of work has dropped by 38,200 since last year -...
Hotels face higher costs due to staff shortages Dublin hotels increased their profits by 12pc, according to a new survey. (stock photo) Ireland's resurgent hotel sector is facing competition for labour that is likely to push up costs for operators as...
Predicting Brexit fallout 'easiest call in 25 years' - Carney BoE Governor Mark Carney is preparing for ‘disorderly’ exit Photo: Reuters Forecasting the immediate fallout from Britain's vote to the leave the European Union in June 2016 was "probably the easiest...
Central Bank warns economy at risk of crisis from 'overheating' Mark Cassidy. Picture: Eleanor Keegan/Photocall Ireland The economy is at risk of overheating, the Central Bank's director of economics and statistics has warned, in its latest intervention in a matter of...
Blow for Liebherr employees Up to 800 staff at Liebherr in Killarney, who are on a three-day-week from September 1, have not been told for how long the cost-cutting measure will be in place. A letter of formal notice was sent...
UK growth set to rebound as summer weather defrosts economy Economic growth in the second quarter is expected to reach 0.4%. The recent heatwave is expected to have boosted the economy (PA) UK economic growth is expected to have rebounded in the...
Boomtown Rats for Sligo Live '18 Band will play the Knocknarea Arena at the festival Iconic band The Boomtown Rats has just been announced for Sligo Live 2018. Festival organiser Rory O'Connor is delighted to reveal that Bob Geldof and the boys...
Dollar sends yuan, Aussie dollar lower on fears of US tariff threats (stock picture) The dollar strengthened on Wednesday, sending the Chinese yuan towards recent lows and pressuring the Australian dollar on fears of an imminent escalation in the trade dispute...
Child physical abuse could stay online despite Facebook exposé Stock photo: Reuters Facebook is considering allowing content showing child physical abuse to remain online for a "specified period" following controversy over its content moderation policies. It comes as the Government faces increased...
Zimbabwean opposition claims soldiers hunting its supporters for detention Spokesman Nkululeko Sibanda claimed many people have gone into hiding following violence sparked by the election result. Opposition party supporters arrested during a raid arrive a court (STR/AP) Zimbabwean soldiers are searching parts...
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