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# payments - Monday 7 January, 2013

Small firms being 'strangled' by late payments - SFA

Companies are now waiting an average of 62 days to be paid, according to a survey by the Small Firms Association.

# payments - Sunday 25 November, 2012

"Daylight robbery" - SF reaction to plans to deduct property tax from social welfare

Media reports suggest that the move is being considered.

# payments - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Brooks and Coulsen charged over payments to public officials

Andy Coulsen and Rebekah Brooks, two former senior figures at News International, have been charged over alleged corrupt payments to public officials.

# payments - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Burton 'considering cap on tax relief' for pension contributions

The minister said that in the future, an auto-enrolment scheme could also be introduced to supplement pensions with savings.

# payments - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Dublin Web Summit: Credit and debit cards could become a thing of the past

In the future people will want to be able to make payments directly from their current account using their phone, rather than a card, the Dublin Web Summit heard today.

# payments - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

CAP payments to be published again after privacy case

German farmers had taken a successful case to the European Court of Justice in 2008 arguing that publishing the information was a data protection breach.

# payments - Monday 1 October, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

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# payments - Friday 14 September, 2012

40 jobs to be created in Dublin by mobile payment company

SumUp, which helps small businesses take payments using mobile technology, is setting up a customer support centre in Dublin.

# payments - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Burton: No plans to change disability allowance eligibility

The Minister noted a surge in applications for disability allowance, but denied any changes in criteria or conditions.

# payments - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Ulster Bank: petition calls for free banking until 2013

A cross-party petition signed by almost 100 Oireachtas members was delivered to Ulster Bank today.

# payments - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Ulster Bank: HSE staff still waiting on 21 June pay

Meanwhile, the bank has said it will open some branches on Saturday and Sunday this week.

'Last week of delays' for Ulster Bank customers

The bank has said the “vast majority” of accounts will be back to normal by Monday.

# payments - Friday 6 July, 2012

Ulster Bank: some customers may be waiting another week for normal service

Some customers have found meanwhile that transactions have been processed twice on their accounts.

More Ulster Bank branches to open this weekend

The bank will open further high street outlets as customers continue to face problems accessing their money.

# payments - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Lagan Brick workers seek support from Dáil over redundancy pay dispute

The 25 men have been engaged in a protest over redundancy packages since before Christmas last year.

# payments - Monday 2 July, 2012

Ulster Bank will pay utility bills for some customers

The bank is still struggling to clear a backlog of payments.

# payments - Thursday 28 June, 2012

# payments - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Some Ulster Bank branches remain open today as problems continue

One TD has warned that the problems at the bank could turn into a ‘more serious crisis’ if it is not fully resolved in the next 48 hours.

# payments - Friday 22 June, 2012

Ulster Bank says problem located, promises refunds and Sunday opening

Customers have been experiencing problems with their bank accounts since Wednesday.

# payments - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

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The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Your essential round-up of today’s biggest news, plus any bits and pieces you may have missed.

# payments - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Maynooth-based software company to create 35 jobs

Sentenial, which offers payments solutions for corporations, is expanding its Maynooth headquarters.

# payments - Monday 26 March, 2012

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.

# payments - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Govt to launch plan to get people back to work

Sustainable employment is the aim of the Government’s new Pathways to Work programme.

# payments - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Investigate the Vita Cortex accounts, TD tells watchdog

Labour TD Ciarán Lynch has asked the Director of Corporate Enforcement to examine the accounts of the firm which says it cannot pay statutory redundancy to its 32 former employees.

# payments - Thursday 2 February, 2012

Looking for a refund of the PRSI overcharge? Check the rules first

The Department of Social Protection has handed back over €10 million so far to taxpayers who were overcharged – but now it’s getting swamped with enquiries.

# payments - Sunday 2 October, 2011

€28,000 yearly welfare payments are not indicative of average families - Department

Figures put together by the Department of Social Protection show reveal how much a family of six on social welfare could receive in a year.

# payments - Monday 29 August, 2011

More than 8,500 anonymous tips-offs about welfare fraud so far this year Welfare Fraud This post contains a poll

More than 8,500 anonymous tips-offs about welfare fraud so far this year

Savings of nearly €345 million have been made so far this year as a result of more than 350,000 reviews of social welfare claims. The numbers of people making anonymous reports is on the increase.

# payments - Friday 27 May, 2011

Google's new mobile payment system launches. Google is immediately sued by PayPal

Google Wallet will allow users to store credit card details on their phones and make payments with the touch of a button. However PayPal says the company stole ideas, and people, in order to develop the service.