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6th September 2019

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Return to workplace can be done a bit faster – Ibec

21st January 2022

Danny McCoy, the chief executive of Ibec, has said the lifting of most Covid restrictions is a “positive development” and that a gradual return to the workplace can be done “that little bit faster”. Speaking on Morning Ireland, Danny McCoy said employers and employees would have to decide how best to proceed on returning to […]

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Cabinet to consider NPHET recommendations on restrictions

21st January 2022

The three Coalition leaders will meet this morning at Government Buildings to consider recommendations from the National Public Health Emergency Team on the easing of Covid-19 restrictions, in advance of a full Cabinet meeting at 3pm. NPHET has given the green light to ending most of the restrictions and, because it did not specify any […]

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Dublin Port volumes dip just 5.2% despite Brexit hit

21st January 2022

The volume of goods passing through Dublin Port last year only dropped marginally, despite the impact of Brexit on Irish Sea trade. Overall, 34.9 million tonnes went through the facility, down 5.2% on the previous year. Roll-on-Roll-Off, or Ro-Ro units dropped by 9.3%, equivalent to 99,000 trailers, according to the port. But Load-On-Load-Off containers rose […]

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Annual rate of inflation hits 20-year high, reaching 5.5% in December

20th January 2022

New figures from the Central Statistics Office show rising inflation has resulted in increases across a range of products, including bread rising by 5.3% while crisps increased by 7%. Overall food and non-alcoholic drinks are up 1.6% on an annual basis, with increases too in energy and fuel costs. The CSO says the annual rate […]

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European firms make slow progress in appointing more women to boards

20th January 2022

The proportion of women in leading positions at major European companies rose last year, but fell behind schedule to reach the European Commission’s proposed target of 40% for 2025. This is according to a study by an EU-sponsored non-profit organisation. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said earlier this month she would try to […]

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Job vacancies for HR roles soar by 420% – IrishJobs.ie

20th January 2022

Employers are seeking to hire more of the people who hire people to work in their companies. Job vacancies across Talent Acquisition and Human Resources saw an unprecedented 420% year-on-year increase in Q4 2021, according to the latest IrishJobs.ie Jobs Index. “2021 was a particularly busy year for recruitment and we anticipate this trend will […]

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Oil at highest level since 2014 as Turkey outage adds to tight supply outlook

19th January 2022

Oil prices rose for a fourth day today as an outage on a pipeline from Iraq to Turkey increased concerns about an already tight supply outlook amid worrisome geopolitical troubles in Russia and the United Arab Emirates. Brent crude futures rose 39 cents, or 0.5%, to $87.90 a barrel this morning, adding to a 1.2% […]

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Oil at highest level since 2014 as Turkey outage adds to tight supply outlook

19th January 2022

Oil prices rose for a fourth day today as an outage on a pipeline from Iraq to Turkey increased concerns about an already tight supply outlook amid worrisome geopolitical troubles in Russia and the United Arab Emirates. Brent crude futures rose 39 cents, or 0.5%, to $87.90 a barrel this morning, adding to a 1.2% […]

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63% of professionals considering a job change: survey

19th January 2022

More than six out of ten workers here are considering a change of job this year, according to a survey conducted on behalf of business networking platform LinkedIn. The survey of 1,001 professionals here, conducted by Censuswide late last year, found that 63% are considering a move during 2022. The feeling was particularly pronounced among […]

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63% of professionals considering a job change: survey

19th January 2022

More than six out of ten workers here are considering a change of job this year, according to a survey conducted on behalf of business networking platform LinkedIn. The survey of 1,001 professionals here, conducted by Censuswide late last year, found that 63% are considering a move during 2022. The feeling was particularly pronounced among […]

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