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Business - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Hoteliers suggest guest limit for weddings based on size of venue
# Big Day
# Big Day

Hoteliers suggest guest limit for weddings based on size of venue

Feb 13th 2021, 6:45 AM 50,784 Views 23 Comments

The Irish Hotels Federation said this could allow social distancing to take place.

Business - Thursday 11 February, 2021

'You're not a stupid man': Leo Varadkar and Pearse Doherty clash over Covid-19 insurance

'You're not a stupid man': Leo Varadkar and Pearse Doherty clash over Covid-19 insurance

Feb 11th 2021, 1:35 PM 80,255 Views 89 Comments

Tensions were running high during Leaders’ Questions.

Business - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Public trust, regulation and killer robots: Why 2021 is going to be an important year for the AI debate
# Business Futures
# Business Futures

Public trust, regulation and killer robots: Why 2021 is going to be an important year for the AI debate

Feb 10th 2021, 6:00 PM 11,026 Views 12 Comments

Public trust in the technology is on a knife-edge, experts believe.

Business - Monday 8 February, 2021

New weekly payment of €203 introduced for 65-year-olds after rise of pension age
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

New weekly payment of €203 introduced for 65-year-olds after rise of pension age

Feb 8th 2021, 7:27 AM 154,833 Views 53 Comments

A person in receipt of this payment will not be required to be available for full-time work.

Business - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Higher premiums and Central Bank probes: Landmark case by pubs against FBD could have far-reaching implications
# Pubs Vs FBD
# Pubs Vs FBD

Higher premiums and Central Bank probes: Landmark case by pubs against FBD could have far-reaching implications

Feb 6th 2021, 7:00 AM 25,799 Views 30 Comments

It’s too early to say but experts believe the costs could eventually be passed onto consumers.

Business - Friday 5 February, 2021

'Vindicated': Pub owners react after landmark court ruling orders FBD Insurance to pay out over Covid losses
# High Court
# High Court

'Vindicated': Pub owners react after landmark court ruling orders FBD Insurance to pay out over Covid losses

Updated Feb 5th 2021, 1:37 PM 88,834 Views 108 Comments

The outcome of the case affects claims made by some 1,000 Irish pubs and restaurants against insurers.

Business - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Whether it's flexible working or the four-day week, the pandemic is opening minds to new ways of doing business
# Business Futures
# Business Futures

Whether it's flexible working or the four-day week, the pandemic is opening minds to new ways of doing business

Feb 3rd 2021, 6:00 PM 15,005 Views 2 Comments

Experts believe the pandemic is forcing businesses to put theory into practice — and the results are clear.

Business - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Council refuses planning permission for hotel on Capel Street, says there are 'too many' hotels in Dublin
# Housing
# Housing

Council refuses planning permission for hotel on Capel Street, says there are 'too many' hotels in Dublin

Feb 2nd 2021, 11:40 AM 36,501 Views 32 Comments

It is believed to be the first time council planners have cited concerns about the growing number of hotels as a reason to refuse planning permission.

Business - Monday 1 February, 2021

'To say everything is refunded is not true': Travel agents and Ryanair customers take aim at O'Leary over remarks
# Turbulent Times
# Turbulent Times

'To say everything is refunded is not true': Travel agents and Ryanair customers take aim at O'Leary over remarks

Feb 1st 2021, 3:53 PM 45,255 Views 56 Comments

The Commission for Aviation Regulation says that 80% of complaints relating to airline refunds have been resolved.

Tourism firms can apply for grants of up to €200,000 under new scheme
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Tourism firms can apply for grants of up to €200,000 under new scheme

Updated Feb 1st 2021, 10:55 AM 23,732 Views 8 Comments

Applications for the TBCS will open on 11 February.

Huawei to create 110 jobs in Ireland over next two years
# Huawei
# Huawei

Huawei to create 110 jobs in Ireland over next two years

Feb 1st 2021, 7:30 AM 16,305 Views 26 Comments

The Chinese multinational said it plans to invest €80 million in Irish research and development.

Ryanair loses €306 million in the last three months of 2020 as Covid hits Christmas traffic
# Air Travel Disruption
# Air Travel Disruption

Ryanair loses €306 million in the last three months of 2020 as Covid hits Christmas traffic

Feb 1st 2021, 7:22 AM 15,214 Views 44 Comments

The no-frills airline said it’s facing “the most challenging year in Ryanair’s 35-year history”.

Business - Thursday 28 January, 2021

'The French Revolution of finance': Why Reddit users and Wall Street are doing battle over GameStop
# Wall Street Shuffle
# Wall Street Shuffle

'The French Revolution of finance': Why Reddit users and Wall Street are doing battle over GameStop

Jan 28th 2021, 2:23 PM 52,173 Views 92 Comments

Major Wall Street hedge funds have lost billions in recent days.

Business - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Disrupting 'the cosy club': Are gender quotas the solution to achieving diversity in Irish boardrooms?
# Business Futures
# Business Futures

Disrupting 'the cosy club': Are gender quotas the solution to achieving diversity in Irish boardrooms?

Jan 27th 2021, 6:00 PM 13,933 Views 76 Comments

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has called on the Government to introduce statutory gender quotas.

Business - Monday 25 January, 2021

How is Ireland's top business school delivering its MBA programme in the middle of a pandemic?
# MBA Scholarship
# MBA Scholarship

How is Ireland's top business school delivering its MBA programme in the middle of a pandemic?

Jan 25th 2021, 3:48 PM 16,024 Views 10 Comments

The UCD Smurfit Graduate School of Business had had to adapt to new realities.

Boohoo buys UK Debenhams brand for €62 million, saving name but not jobs
# Fashion Buyout
# Fashion Buyout

Boohoo buys UK Debenhams brand for €62 million, saving name but not jobs

Jan 25th 2021, 8:49 AM 41,916 Views 21 Comments

Debenhams in Ireland operated under a sperate company and closed all of its stores last year.

Business - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Poll: Would you use the payments app being planned by Irish banks?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you use the payments app being planned by Irish banks?

Jan 24th 2021, 10:23 AM 52,908 Views 108 Comments

The app, Synch Payments, hit a roadblock last week.

Business - Friday 22 January, 2021

Vaccine roll-out lifts economic prospects but recent virus surge has impeded progress, says Central Bank
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Vaccine roll-out lifts economic prospects but recent virus surge has impeded progress, says Central Bank

Jan 22nd 2021, 12:10 AM 11,980 Views 18 Comments

Irish GDP grew by 2.5% in spite of the pandemic, according to the updated data.

Business - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Greenwashing, green finance and emissions: Is Irish business doing its part in the fight against climate change?
# Business Futures
# Business Futures

Greenwashing, green finance and emissions: Is Irish business doing its part in the fight against climate change?

Jan 20th 2021, 1:00 PM 6,080 Views 4 Comments

Some companies have been more proactive than others but the pandemic may have slowed progress.

Business - Friday 15 January, 2021

Other countries have tried it, so what does the 'right to disconnect' actually mean?
# Work Life Balance
# Work Life Balance

Other countries have tried it, so what does the 'right to disconnect' actually mean?

Jan 15th 2021, 11:42 AM 26,462 Views 24 Comments

A public consultation is currently underway in this country.

Business - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Biden administration could 'heighten' US engagement on global tax reform, says Paschal Donohoe
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

Biden administration could 'heighten' US engagement on global tax reform, says Paschal Donohoe

Jan 14th 2021, 2:34 PM 13,692 Views 16 Comments

Donohoe was speaking at the launch of an update to Ireland’s corporation tax roadmap.

Business - Monday 11 January, 2021

Pro-Trump social media app Parler was a breeding ground for extremism - so why has it only been taken offline now?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Pro-Trump social media app Parler was a breeding ground for extremism - so why has it only been taken offline now?

Jan 11th 2021, 3:47 PM 17,643 Views 58 Comments

At the height of its powers, Parler had 10 million users.

Irish-founded Stripe to stop processing payments for Donald Trump's campaign website
# Online Payments
# Online Payments

Irish-founded Stripe to stop processing payments for Donald Trump's campaign website

Jan 11th 2021, 9:13 AM 66,509 Views 51 Comments

The move comes as Silicon Valley companies ditch Trump one-by-one.

Business - Friday 8 January, 2021

Explainer: Here is how today's construction lockdown will impact building projects
# Construction
# Construction

Explainer: Here is how today's construction lockdown will impact building projects

Jan 8th 2021, 5:00 PM 33,065 Views 29 Comments

Despite the lockdown there are a number of construction projects that can continue.

Business - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Buying or renting? Viewings now only allowed in person 'when contracts are being drawn up'
# Property
# Property

Buying or renting? Viewings now only allowed in person 'when contracts are being drawn up'

Jan 7th 2021, 1:32 PM 52,290 Views 36 Comments

The new guidance was issued by the Department of Housing last night.

Business - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Opinion: On Nollaig na mBan, we strive to celebrate Irish women in business
# Business Matters
# Business Matters

Opinion: On Nollaig na mBan, we strive to celebrate Irish women in business

Jan 6th 2021, 8:00 PM 13,841 Views 6 Comments

Emily and Lucy O’Connor felt there wasn’t enough being done for Irish women in business, so they decided to do something about that.

Business - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Ministers confident of financial 'firepower' to withstand Covid-19 in 2021 despite €19 billion deficit last year
# Money Men
# Money Men

Ministers confident of financial 'firepower' to withstand Covid-19 in 2021 despite €19 billion deficit last year

Jan 5th 2021, 6:00 PM 21,853 Views 25 Comments

The deficit is compared to a pre-pandemic predicted surplus for the year of €2.5 billion.

House prices rise 6% in 'fastest inflation' in three years
# Report
# Report

House prices rise 6% in 'fastest inflation' in three years

Jan 5th 2021, 7:06 AM 39,777 Views 60 Comments

A report says Government supports and a drop in supply are partly responsible.

Explainer: Will Nama really return a €4 billion surplus to the State?
# Nama Surplus
# Nama Surplus

Explainer: Will Nama really return a €4 billion surplus to the State?

Jan 5th 2021, 7:00 AM 33,393 Views 30 Comments

Nama published its year-end review for 2020 yesterday.

Business - Thursday 31 December, 2020

'Too big to care': 2020 was the year that Europe got serious about tackling Big Tech
# Big Tech
# Big Tech

'Too big to care': 2020 was the year that Europe got serious about tackling Big Tech

Dec 31st 2020, 7:30 PM 10,968 Views 13 Comments

Amazon, Google, Facebook and Apple all faced heavy regulatory scrutiny in 2020.

Business - Monday 28 December, 2020

Trump administration appeals court ruling that blocked its attempted TikTok ban
# App Appeal
# App Appeal

Trump administration appeals court ruling that blocked its attempted TikTok ban

Dec 28th 2020, 8:47 PM 17,027 Views 17 Comments

US officials claim that the Chinese-owned app is a national security threat.

Business - Thursday 24 December, 2020

'We won't accept this': Post-Brexit trade agreement disappoints Irish fishing industry
# Brexit
# Brexit

'We won't accept this': Post-Brexit trade agreement disappoints Irish fishing industry

Dec 24th 2020, 5:57 PM 60,931 Views 54 Comments

Meanwhile, business groups are cautiously optimistic about the deal

China launches landmark probe into online retail behemoth Alibaba
# Big Tech
# Big Tech

China launches landmark probe into online retail behemoth Alibaba

Dec 24th 2020, 12:35 PM 24,421 Views 21 Comments

It’s one of the first investigations of its kind within the country’s runaway tech sector.

Polishing off your Christmas shopping today? Here's how you can stay safe and support local business
# Yule Be Glad
# Yule Be Glad

Polishing off your Christmas shopping today? Here's how you can stay safe and support local business

Dec 24th 2020, 11:40 AM 7,659 Views 4 Comments

Check with your local authority or chamber and shop local.

Business - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Ireland's economy is on track for recovery but Brexit and Biden could soften our cough, says ESRI
# ESRI
# ESRI

Ireland's economy is on track for recovery but Brexit and Biden could soften our cough, says ESRI

Dec 17th 2020, 12:05 AM 47,933 Views 11 Comments

Remarkably, the Irish economy is forecast to grow by 3.8% this year.

Business - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Neasa Hourigan says efforts to push CETA deal through are 'extraordinary' and 'cynical'
# Investor Court
# Investor Court

Neasa Hourigan says efforts to push CETA deal through are 'extraordinary' and 'cynical'

Dec 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 22,911 Views 51 Comments

Hourigan told TheJournal.ie that the current environment in the Green Party is “unpleasant”.

Business - Friday 11 December, 2020

Almost 450 jobs look set to go as pharma company to close plant in Baldoyle
# Dublin
# Dublin

Almost 450 jobs look set to go as pharma company to close plant in Baldoyle

Updated Dec 11th 2020, 3:49 PM 39,330 Views 12 Comments

Manufacturing will close at the facility at the end of 2022.

Business - Thursday 10 December, 2020

More stimulus for Europe as ECB adds €500 billion to €1.35 trillion package, extending it into 2022
# Stimulus Package
# Stimulus Package

More stimulus for Europe as ECB adds €500 billion to €1.35 trillion package, extending it into 2022

Dec 10th 2020, 12:48 PM 8,859 Views 18 Comments

It comes against the backdrop of gloomy economic forecasts.

Business - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

An Post brings forward 'delivery by Christmas' date for large e-commerce retailers
# Post Haste
# Post Haste

An Post brings forward 'delivery by Christmas' date for large e-commerce retailers

Dec 9th 2020, 2:25 PM 25,676 Views 22 Comments

Parcel deliveries with the company are at record levels.

Business - Monday 7 December, 2020

Frasers Group in talks to buy collapsed UK department store chain Debenhams
# Retail Sector
# Retail Sector

Frasers Group in talks to buy collapsed UK department store chain Debenhams

Dec 7th 2020, 2:29 PM 11,985 Views 4 Comments

But a deal is unlikely to affect the department store chain’s former Irish businesses.