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Recession

# recession - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

From Business ETC 10 tips for business owners facing difficulty with bank debt Advice

10 tips for business owners facing difficulty with bank debt

Businessman George Mordaunt has some practical tips for dealing with their banks in times of financial stress.

# recession - Sunday 13 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# recession - Thursday 10 May, 2012

From Business ETC National Irish Bank to be rebranded as Danske Bank Recession

National Irish Bank to be rebranded as Danske Bank

Plus, a restructure, results and a resignation.

# recession - Monday 7 May, 2012

Greek election impasse heralds lengthy instability

The country faces political instability after voters angry at crippling income cuts punished mainstream politicians by withdrawing support – but gave no one party enough votes to govern alone.

# recession - Saturday 5 May, 2012

From Business ETC MAP: How the world economy changed in one month Economy

MAP: How the world economy changed in one month

The Purchasing Managers Index watches the performance of services and manufacturing – and shows the eurozone and the US are still deep in recession…

# recession - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Irish people still believe overseas aid is important Aid

Irish people still believe overseas aid is important

A new poll has shown that the majority of people believe Ireland should be proud of its reputation as an international donor.

# recession - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Poll: How are you voting in the Fiscal Compact referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How are you voting in the Fiscal Compact referendum?

The first major debate between the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ camps was televised last night – so where do you stand as of this morning?

# recession - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

AS IT HAPPENED: The Europe Debate with Vincent Browne on TV3

Join TheJournal.ie as we track the hits and misses of the first major televised debate between the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ camps in the Fiscal Compact referendum.

# recession - Monday 30 April, 2012

From Business ETC Record unemployment, rating downgrade and now Spain is back in recession Spain

Record unemployment, rating downgrade and now Spain is back in recession

Spanish banks are now discussing creating a private entity to assume control of their toxic assets though there would be no taxpayer involvement in such a creation.

Austerity measures are devastating job creation, says UN body

The International Labour Organization also warns that austerity could lead to another recession.

# recession - Saturday 28 April, 2012

It’s back: Peats reopens its doors in Dublin

After 78 years in business, the electronics store closed its 11 branches earlier this month – but today it reopened its Parnell Street branch.

# recession - Friday 27 April, 2012

Poll: Do you do the Lotto? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you do the Lotto?

Could it be you or have you given up on the dream?

From Business ETC Bad day for Spain: Record unemployment AND a credit downgrade Recession

Bad day for Spain: Record unemployment AND a credit downgrade

Almost one quarter of the workforce is unemployed, according to the latest figures out today.

# recession - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Unemployed “two or three times more likely” to die by suicide – TD

Suicidology organisation’s president and TD does concede that high rate of suicide among unemployed linked to those with psychiatric illness being less likely to have a job.

From Business ETC British economy back in recession Recession

British economy back in recession

Preliminary estimates from the Office for National Statistics bear bad news…

# recession - Saturday 21 April, 2012

24 AIB employees continue to earn basic salaries over €250k

The Finance Minister has confirmed that 24 staff at the institution, which is 99.8 per cent owned by the State, are continuing to receive salaries in excess of €250,000.

# recession - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

From Business ETC Column: Why is the payment of €1.5bn to bondholders not news? Opinion

Column: Why is the payment of €1.5bn to bondholders not news?

AIB was recapitalised by this country’s citizens after its reckless lending strategy – and one backed by bondholders. Now, writes independent TD Stephen Donnelly, those bondholders continue to make no losses at all.

From Business ETC Would you like a house for €15,000? Property This post contains images

Would you like a house for €15,000?

It’s in Cavan but it’s a two-bed semi-detached – just one of the ‘distressed’ properties in latest auction.

# recession - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Report: Ireland will soon have fewer charities

The survey found that the future outlook for many non-profits is questionable…and boards may have to decide to cease operations altogether.

# recession - Saturday 7 April, 2012

From Business ETC Column: Much-loved Peats is history – and its like will be missed Opinion

Column: Much-loved Peats is history – and its like will be missed

In today’s world great customer service and dedication are no longer enough for a business, writes Peter Faulkner. But what have we lost?

# recession - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

From Business ETC Column: Did you hear the one about the developer, the banker and the politician? Opinion

Column: Did you hear the one about the developer, the banker and the politician?

Former trader Nick Leeson on bidding wars at boom-time black-tie balls… and how someone saw fit to flick the over-ride switch so the excess could continue.

# recession - Friday 30 March, 2012

Recession emigration: a repeat path to the UK

Emigration rises and falls with the economy.

# recession - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.

# recession - Monday 26 March, 2012

Enda tells Chinese investors that Ireland “is growing again”

Someone must have missed last week’s CSO news…

Small businesses being ‘thrown to the wolves’ by late payments – ISME

A survey of small businesses found it takes an average of 71 days to receive payment – and ISME is blaming big businesses and government agencies.

# recession - Saturday 24 March, 2012

Column: Here’s why we turn empty properties into art spaces

“Raise the shutters on a vacant unit, and life returns to an area”: Arts initiative PrettyvacanT Dublin on bringing energy through art back to abandoned buildings.

From Business ETC Central Bank warns: Ireland’s economy is still ‘fragile’ Uh-Oh

Central Bank warns: Ireland’s economy is still ‘fragile’

The Central Bank report looked at risks to the Irish economy and noted that Ireland still has a long way to go before the economy gets back to normal.

# recession - Thursday 22 March, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From Business ETC Recession returns as Ireland’s economic output falls again Recession

Recession returns as Ireland’s economic output falls again

Irish economic output has declined for two successive quarters – meaning Ireland is technically back into a recession.

# recession - Monday 19 March, 2012

Column: I’m in debt and my children have emigrated. Who am I?

‘I borrowed too much, and I wasn’t qualified.’ TheJournal.ie recently received this strange letter…

# recession - Saturday 10 March, 2012

Have your say: What should we do to rein in our spending?

Is our culture suffering from an epidemic of consumerism? What should we do to make sure we’re shopping sensibly? Let us know here…

Column: We’re spending our money, then throwing things away. Why?

We buy cheap, we don’t repair the things we buy – and we’re wasting our money on ‘retail therapy’ that won’t make us happy, writes Anne B Ryan.

# recession - Friday 9 March, 2012

From Business ETC Ireland will outperform eurozone despite dip in exports – Ulster Bank Mini Budget

Ireland will outperform eurozone despite dip in exports – Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank also says we could be presented with the need for a mini-Budget, but advises against introducing one.

TheJournal.ie’s progress report for the Government: Jobs

The unemployment crisis has been one of the biggest issues facing the government. One year in, what has it achieved on the jobs front?

# recession - Thursday 8 March, 2012

From Business ETC Number of women directors increased by 20% during recession Companies

Number of women directors increased by 20% during recession

Almost 100,000 women are now directors of Irish companies, an increase of almost 50 per cent in the past ten decade.

From Business ETC AIB confirms plan to seek 2,500 voluntary redundancies AIB

AIB confirms plan to seek 2,500 voluntary redundancies

The 99.8 per cent state-owned bank will seek the redundancies as part of plans to reduce its staff costs by €170 million per year.

# recession - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

From Business ETC Report suggests 2,500 job cuts imminent at AIB Banking Crisis

Report suggests 2,500 job cuts imminent at AIB

The bank declined to comment on this afternoon’s suggestions that it is preparing to slash 2,500 jobs – and not the 2,000 anticipated.

# recession - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

From Business ETC Eurozone growth revised downwards to 1.4% in 2011 Eurozone

Eurozone growth revised downwards to 1.4% in 2011

Eurozone GDP contracted by 0.3 per cent in the final quarter of 2011 – in comparison to a 0.7 per cent rise during the same period last year.

# recession - Monday 5 March, 2012

Column: Young people need to reject the ideas my generation grew up with

If the country is to emerge from the current recession and austerity measures, young people need to become more entrepreneurial writes Nick Leeson

# recession - Sunday 4 March, 2012

So what exactly were Fianna Fáil apologising for?

Party leader Micheál Martin has given details – and said he didn’t meet Bertie Ahern at yesterday’s ard fheis.