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Dublin: 13 °C Sunday 22 April, 2018

Business - Today’s News

€32,000 payout to injured Tesco security guard, who was denied chair to sit on at work, overturned

The payout was overturned as the man, who had claimed victimisation at work due to not being given a chair to sit on after knee surgery, was employed by another company, not by Tesco itself.

Our payouts are three times that of the UK, so why wouldn't whiplash legislation work here?

Britain and Ireland are currently the outliers of Europe when it comes to soft tissue injury claims, and the UK has announced plans to cap whiplash payouts via legislation.

Services giant Noonan brands 32c pay hike for workers 'out of kilter'

The multimillion-euro company brought five employees before the Labour Court.

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Business - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Southwest Airlines engine explosion linked to similar accident in 2016

A Southwest Airlines plane was forced into an emergency landing on Tuesday after one of its engines exploded.

Business - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

FAI official who refereed matches around the country while on sick leave has unfair dismissal claim refused

The man later said he had taken six weeks’ sick leave in order to be with his wife and daughter who were suffering from severe depression.

Demolition of Dublin's iconic Screen cinema begins

The much-loved cinema had been out of use since its closure in 2016.

Business - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Poll: Is a 'moderate' increase in local property tax justified? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is a 'moderate' increase in local property tax justified?

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has moved to allay fears over the tax by insisting any increase will be ‘affordable’ and ‘justified’.

Business - Monday 16 April, 2018

INM in attempt to block appointment of inspectors to investigate itself, while Denis O'Brien blames ODCE for leaks

The ODCE was due to make its application to have inspectors appointed to Independent News and Media at the High Court this afternoon. Things didn’t go entirely to plan however.

Poll: Should civil servants be entitled to time off in order to deal with a marriage breakup? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should civil servants be entitled to time off in order to deal with a marriage breakup?

Currently, civil servants and teachers are entitled to 1.5 days paid leave at the time of a marital breakdown to help deal with legal issues.

Business - Sunday 15 April, 2018

A French cognac firm has pumped millions into an Anglo-Irish aristocrat's whiskey brand

The seventh Lord Revelstoke established Lambay Irish Whiskey in partnership with Camus Cognac.

One of Ireland's biggest builders plans to overhaul Athlone's rundown Texas Shopping Centre

Bennett Construction acquired the mostly disused Westmeath development late last year.

Business - Saturday 14 April, 2018

When is an Instagram post an ad? Advertising body wants to clear up confusion

The ASAI held an event this week for bloggers and influencers.

Business - Friday 13 April, 2018

Poll: Would you make use of an adults-only café? Pesky Kids This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you make use of an adults-only café?

Tipperary entrepreneur Alan Andrews is set to open Ireland’s first ‘adults only’ coffee shop, the Old Barracks Café.

Business - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Central Bank warns over investment firm that has cloned details of another firm

The warning says that there is no connection between the Central Bank-authorised firm PGMS (Ireland) Ltd and the unauthorised entity.

Like it's 2008 - Irish people set to break the €100 billion barrier in consumer spending this year

Spending will be at a greater level than the previous high-water mark in 2008, if the forecasts are to be believed.

Pub manager who believed employer had sway over gardaí awarded €25,500 for constructive dismissal

The man had his salary immediately docked by €10,000 after pointing out accounting irregularities on the part of his employer.

Business - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Fancy a bed in the cargo hold? Airbus is planning to transform lower-decks into sleeping quarters Cloud Nine This post contains videos

Business - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

UK government suggestion that Sinn Féin is 'strongly influencing' Brexit negotiations greeted with derision

Brexit secretary David Davis made the claims at a conference in London yesterday.

13,000 Irish mortgages have been in arrears for more than five years

Nearly 30,000 home loans here have been in arrears for two years or more.

Business - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Poll: Should GPs start charging for some medical card services? This post contains a poll

Poll: Should GPs start charging for some medical card services?

The annual meeting of the Irish Medical Organisation has heard that many general practices are struggling to survive.

Business - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Cuisine de France maker overturns payout for worker accused of showing up drunk

Swiss-Irish firm Aryzta had previously been ordered to pay €12,500 to the ex-employee.

Business - Friday 6 April, 2018

Poll: Should paternity leave be mandatory? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should paternity leave be mandatory?

The Irish Times reports today that the government is planning on introducing both two weeks’ paid parental leave and mandatory paternity leave.

Business - Thursday 5 April, 2018

€1.5m allocated to support fodder imports in effort to ease feed crisis

The first loads of feed arrived at Irish ports this morning.

Data Commissioner 'actively supervising Facebook’s progress in cleaning up its act'

Up to 45,000 Irish Facebook profiles may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

Business - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Interest-only mortgages in the spotlight but lender says it has 'no concerns'

Fianna Fáil has called for the products to be looked at.

Business - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Spotify made its debut on Wall Street and rocketed to a $30bn valuation Streaming Cash This post contains videos

Spotify made its debut on Wall Street and rocketed to a $30bn valuation

The company debut valuation was more than Twitter and Snapchat.

There are signs housing supply is starting to pick up in Dublin - but it's stagnant elsewhere

Prices are – you guessed it – still creeping up, but there are signs the rate is starting to slow.

Business - Monday 2 April, 2018

'It's a bit scary' - in the buildup to Brexit, cross-border mortgages are looking increasingly hard to come by

Those working in the North and living in the Republic have limited options at present when it comes to mortgage finance.

Business - Sunday 1 April, 2018

The tourism trade wants to hire asylum seekers to plug skills gaps

The hospitality sector has been complaining of growing staff shortages.

Business - Saturday 31 March, 2018

'We are not the HSE's dumping ground' - after 48 years, is the State finally set to update its contract with GPs?

The current General Medical Services agreement between the government and GPs dates from 1970.

Business - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Irish-founded tech firm Intercom reaches 'unicorn status' with its $1bn-plus valuation

The company’s Dublin headcount is due to swell to nearly 400 as its funding tops $240 million.

Business - Monday 26 March, 2018

Central Bank expected to cease the printing of banknotes in Ireland

Siptu said the recommendation to close the print works in Sandyford is “strategically flawed”.

Fuming customers say tech retailer Click.ie hasn't shipped their phones or issued receipts

The company sells refurbished smartphones at at marked down prices.

Business - Sunday 25 March, 2018

'Historic gems' like Dublin's Custom House should just be used for tourism

The industry says there should be an official review of iconic buildings under State ownership.

Business - Saturday 24 March, 2018

'Fast ferry' service for Tory Island ends long-running row

Meanwhile, a retired surveyor who inspected the Queen of Aran vessel multiple times argues it’s “perfectly seaworthy”.

Business - Friday 23 March, 2018

Offices of Cambridge Analytica raided by UK information commissioner

Around 18 enforcement agents entered the company’s London headquarters at around 8pm to execute the warrant.

Business - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Competition watchdog to further investigate mooted Irish Times takeover of Irish Examiner

The investigating team has until 1 August to deliver its decision.

Business - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Dublin Fire Brigade warns businesses about advertising scam

Gardaí are looking into the scam.

Brexit could increase cost of milk, cheese and eggs by 46%

A hard Brexit could increase the cost of living by up to €1,300 per Irish household per year.

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