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Dublin: 18 °C Saturday 30 May, 2020

Business - Thursday 28 May, 2020

ESRI warns against austerity measures in short-term as economy heals from the pandemic

The think-tank has sketched the likely impact of the virus across a range of Irish economic indicators.

Business - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Aer Lingus cabin crew in Shannon to be temporarily laid off

Staff at Dublin and Cork airports face further pay and roster cuts.

Business - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

SIPTU calls on cleaning companies to honour 'agreed' 40 cent per hour pay increase

A new Employment Regulation Order for contract cleaners was delayed by the Covid-19 outbreak.

Business - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Explainer: Everything you've always wanted to know about bonds but were afraid to ask

The National Treasury Management Agency auctioned €1.5 billion of Irish government bonds last week.

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Business - Saturday 23 May, 2020

Covid-19 pandemic hasn't spoiled the plot for independent bookshops

Some shops are well equipped to weather the crisis while others have had to get creative.

Business - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Two more Dublin pubs take FBD Insurance to the High Court

Insurance companies have been criticised by publicans’ groups for refusing to honour business interruption policies.

Business - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Johnson and Johnson to stop selling talc baby powder in US and Canada — but not in Ireland

Talc powder sales have fallen dramatically due to misinformation, the company said.

Business - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Explainer: Why is Germany suddenly backing the EU recovery fund?

Experts say the scale of the crisis and a German constitutional court ruling might have something to do with it.

Business - Monday 18 May, 2020

Ryanair expects passenger numbers to fall by nearly 50% this year

The low-cost airline is preparing to lose €200 million in the first quarter as a result of Covid-19.

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Business - Sunday 17 May, 2020

Inventor James Dyson tops 2020 Sunday Times Rich List - but it's not all good news for the super-rich

The list has shown the respected annual ranking of the UK’s 1,000 wealthiest people since 1989.

Business - Friday 15 May, 2020

Row over 'level playing field' is the major stumbling block to EU-UK trade talks

Fisheries is the other major stumbling block to agreeing an EU-UK trade deal.

Dublin job losses as Ryanair cuts 250 employees across European offices

The job losses will be at the company’s bases in Dublin, Stansted, Madrid and Wroclaw.

'The costs of borrowing are real': Finance Minister says €30 billion deficit will have to be balanced

Paschal Donohoe said the country will need to find a way to run a budgetary surplus once more.

Business - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Ikea set to reopen two Dublin outlets next week if government eases Covid-19 restrictions

The Swedish furniture giant said it would introduce several measures to ensure the well-being of customers.

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Business - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Facebook says it's flagged 50 million misleading coronavirus posts since March

The number of Instagram posts related to suicide or self-harm Facebook took action against increased by 40%, it said.

Twitter says employees can work from home 'forever' if they wish WFH

Twitter says employees can work from home 'forever' if they wish

Twitter’s EMEA headquarters are in Dublin where the company employees about 200 people.

Business - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Covid-19: Employment law expert warns of deluge of back-to-work disputes after shutdown

Solicitor Richard Grogan says that workers and employers will have to be flexible.

Councillors green-light €26.4 million land sale for Dublin film studio

Lens Media is expected to invest €125 million in the development.

Business - Monday 11 May, 2020

Willie Walsh hopes Boris Johnson will 'clarify the science' behind airline passenger quarantine plans

The International Airlines Group boss was giving evidence to the UK’s Transport Select Committee.

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Business - Saturday 9 May, 2020

Handshakes and sharing cups banned: How Irish businesses will operate once they reopen Covid-19 This post contains videos

Handshakes and sharing cups banned: How Irish businesses will operate once they reopen

The HSA can order a business to shut down operations if it doesn’t comply with the measures.

Anxiety remains for small business owners despite government recovery plans

Some €2 billion has been promised to SMEs through credit guarantee scheme.

Business - Friday 8 May, 2020

Top EU court hits back at German ruling on €2 trillion bond-buying scheme ECB

Top EU court hits back at German ruling on €2 trillion bond-buying scheme

The European Court of Justice warns the decision could jeopardise EU legal unity.

Ireland's unemployment rate would be 28.2% if people on pandemic payment were included

The CSO has said people on the payment do not meet the definition of being unemployed.

Social distancing: Frustration and 'genuine panic' as cafe owners consider the future

Dublin cafe owners are grappling with rent and reduced footfall.

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Business - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Feeling hoarse working from home? TCD is warning your voice could be at risk during lockdown

The research team is conducting a national survey for people to share their experiences.

CEO Willie Walsh delays retirement as Covid-19 plunges IAG into €1.68 billion quarterly loss

Willie Walsh had been due to step down in June but will remain until September.

Business - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Bewley's café on Grafton Street set to close with loss of over 100 jobs

The closure has been blamed on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Paschal Donohoe says wage subsidy and pandemic payment will continue 'in some form'

The Finance Minister said however that the level of support may change.

Business - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Airbnb confirms almost 1,900 job losses - 25% of all staff

Several hundred people are employed by the company in Dublin.

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Boon for supermarkets continues as shoppers spend an average of €118 more per month

Over the past 12 weeks shoppers have spent €440 million more than the same period last year.

Business - Sunday 3 May, 2020

The hard graft of horticulture makes it difficult for the sector to grow

The Keelings workers controversy has thrown a spotlight on a complex corner of Irish food production.

'We lost 92% of business in 24 hours, but we've adapted fast and maybe people can learn from us'

Kieran Doyle of Doyles Veg Prep explains how quick thinking after the shutdown has enabled his business to continue.

Threat of claims against businesses as a result of contracting Covid-19 on the premises to be examined

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has asked for an examination of the issue.

Business - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Businesses told to check 'essential workers' list again as some may have closed in error

Minister Heather Humphreys said some businesses may have closed when there was no need to.

Business - Friday 1 May, 2020

Aer Lingus seeks up to 900 job cuts as a result of Covid-19 collapse in demand

It’s understood that Aer Lingus will be putting forward proposals for voluntary redundancies.

Michael O'Leary says Ryanair 'lost €100 million in quarter' as airline plans for 3,000 job losses Job Cuts This post contains videos

Michael O'Leary says Ryanair 'lost €100 million in quarter' as airline plans for 3,000 job losses

The cuts will be focused on pilot and cabin crew jobs.

'Worst on record' job losses as over 40% of manufacturing firms cut staff

Some 41% of firms surveyed say they let workers go in April.

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Business - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Covid-19 mortgage break to be extended from three months to six

All of the country’s main banks are participating in the break.

Business - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Influenced: ASAI records spike in complaints about health and beauty ads

The sector received the most amount of complaints last year.

'The gravest crisis the aerospace industry': Airbus says it's lost almost €500m in three months

Yesterday, Aer Lingus and British Airways-owner IAG revealed plans to make up to 12,000 workers at the airline redundant.

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