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# Businesses

This year
Government may increase money available to businesses damaged by flooding, Eamon Ryan says
Under a current scheme, businesses affected by flooding can avail of up to €20,000 for damage to their premises.
Last year
'Significant intervention is needed': Coalition leaders to meet to discuss rising energy costs
Minister for Energy Eamon Ryan will bring a memo to Wednesday’s Cabinet meeting setting out a series of options.
Rising cost of energy posing threat to viability of businesses, says Ibec
The lobby group says that energy prices for businesses could rise by four or five times.
All time
Waterford businesses threatened with legal action by anti-mask group using fraudulent letters
A solicitor whose name appears on the letters has clarified that he is not involved with the group.
Rodent droppings and fly infestation: 10 food businesses ordered to shut last month
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland confirmed the closure orders today.
Menopause workplace policy for businesses to be developed, says health minister
Women have recently shared their menopause experience on RTÉ’s Liveline.
Government announces extra €160m in supports for Covid-hit businesses
A new €60 million scheme as part of the total package will go to businesses which have been unable to access Government funding until now.
The Brexit transition period has ended - here are the challenges facing UK businesses
The end of the transition period will see companies having to make adjustments to their operations.
Taoiseach: 'It is time to go back to remote working. We know it works'
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said there has been a slow creep back to the offices.
Businesses warned they must act independently when setting or increasing prices
The CCPC has also reminded businesses they have additional responsibilities under consumer protection law when setting new or additional fees.
New rules on re-opening businesses include Covid-19 induction training for staff
A new protocol will be published tomorrow outlining rules businesses will have to adhere to when re-opening.
Ministers urge employers to reconsider staff redundancies and look at State supports
The government announced Covid-19 income support measures last week.
People told to not leave tap running or flush wipes down the toilet amid Covid-19 crisis
Irish Water has also advised businesses to make sure there is “no unnecessary use of water” .
Businesses warn of price rises as Sajid Javid vows no EU alignment post-Brexit
Javid urged businesses to “adjust” and said that while some will benefit others will not.
Public warned to be vigilant as business loses over €200k in invoice fraud scam
In recent weeks, there has been a “noticeable increase” in this type of crime, according to gardaí.
Brexit: Jobs minister says businesses being asked to 'prepare for worst possible outcome'
Yesterday the queen approved a request to suspend UK parliament next month.
Simon Coveney: The backstop is overwhelmingly supported. This gets little recognition in the UK Brexit debate
A hard Brexit, if the UK chooses one, will be ugly and difficult, says the Tánaiste.
Revenue not planning for customs posts but says it is ready for no-deal Brexit
Revenue has scaled up its Customs IT systems to handle the increased transaction levels.
Brexit online training course on how customs work to be rolled out for Irish businesses
The Irish government has stepped up its preparations as a no-deal Brexit looms.
Companies with HQs in the IFSC have a 'duty to give back' to north inner city, says minister
The Taoiseach also said he is confident the gardaí will bring an end to the Hutch-Kinahan feud.
Smart meters to be rolled out across Ireland in 2019 - a year later than anticipated
All old electricity meters are to be replaced in what’s described as a ‘once-in-a-generation’ project.
Dublin's George's Street Arcade: 'It's a bit old school in a city that's changing radically'
The iconic Victorian-era arcade shopping centre has been drawing customers for 135 years.
Bus Éireann strikes show 'contempt' for the public: Businesses hit out at dispute
Commuters have faced chaos as Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services have been cancelled.
Ireland's first sneaker label launches this week
King of Soles is the brainchild of Glenn Heaslip.
There's a plan to 'rebrand' the north inner city as 'Dublin's North Central Quarter'
A regeneration plan for the area was launched this week.
There's a scheme to save struggling Irish companies from going under, but it's never been used. Here’s why
The insolvency process was to help smaller firms struggling under unsustainable debts.
'They've taken the heart and soul out of the town' - Locals worried as business after business closes in Naas
Retail businesses in the town are facing a myriad of problems.
Ivanka Trump steps down as director of Doonbeg golf resort
Trump himself resigned as a director of the two companies operating Doonbeg last month.
Businesses in border counties are the least likely to pay their rate bills
Firms in hubs like Letterkenny and Dundalk hope revaluations will bring some relief.
Open thread: Tell us about the most amazing young person you know
It’s time to encourage the next generation.
Survival of small businesses 'hangs in the balance' if Brexit becomes a reality
Some 200,000 people are employed here due to trade between Ireland and the UK.
Over 130 jobs, and one of Ireland's best-known brands, have been saved
The move follows the approval of the examiner’s scheme in court today.
Small Kildare village 'isolated' after collision damage to access bridge
A tractor struck the bridge recently causing the damage and because it is a protected structure it could be months before it is repaired.
Some businesses to get discount on water charges
The cut in price will range from 5-40%.
Another 50c an hour 'won't help families with spiralling rents and extra taxes'
But business groups are against any rise in the minimum wage.
A lot of Irish businesses are getting scammed
No, he’s not the Prince of Nigeria.
Sell online to the EU? You could have a lot more paperwork from today
Michael Noonan has said new tax rules are a good thing, but not everyone is convinced.
IBM strikes partnership with Twitter to help it better understand customers
The new partnership will use Twitter’s data to help businesses identify trends and better understand its customers.
Good news: Your boss might be planning a wage bump for you
More than half of businesses in Ireland are planning to increase basic employee salaries.
Bankruptcies have increased more than 750% since four years ago
New figures also show a rise in start-ups and a fall in the number of businesses going under.