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Every little helps: Thousands of Tesco workers get a pay rise
The workers will get between €400 and €700 extra per year.
Losses down but still no profitability at Permanent TSB
The bank says the next step is to exit state ownership.
Dublin 'well positioned' to profit from upward IPO march
Competition among cities and exchanges is set to intensify with deal volumes expected to grow further in 2014.
"Patent cliff" saw Irish economy shrink by 0.3% last year
IBEC says that the figures are “puzzling”, but Michael Noonan isn’t worried.
Ouch, my wallet: Prices went up by 0.5 per cent last month alone
Clothes and shoes went up by almost 6 per cent alone.
Pay gap between men and women has increased during the recession
Figures from trade union Unite also found that almost 600,000 women live in deprivation or at risk of poverty.
AIB lost €1.7 billion last year, but that's much better than the previous year
The bank says that it thinks it will return to profitability by next year.
One person received 70 per cent of all big political donations last year
Meanwhile, fourteen elected representatives didn’t declare their donation statements and may now face prosecution.
Irish people are working longer and earning less than 2012
If you earned €687 a week last year, you are average.
Hundreds of Bank of Ireland customers have accounts skimmed
Thousands of euro was taken from customer accounts in a major skimming operation.
The Vatican will now have its own finance ministry
Pope Francis has set it up in the wake of the scandals at the Vatican Bank.
Candy Crush Saga makers plan to go public in €364 million IPO
King Digital Entertainment generated revenue of €1.36 billion in 2013, the majority coming from its flagship title, Candy Crush Saga.
Noonan confirms he said no to bonuses in face-to-face meeting with AIB bosses
The Finance Minister has confirmed he met with officials from the bank, but “personally reinforced” that there are currently no plans to re-introduce bonuses.
How Rehab received more than €80 million in State funding last year
Rehab Group CEO Angela Kerins has repeatedly refused to disclose how much she is being paid.
Consumers 'gradually recovering from the extreme difficulties'
How are you feeling about spending more money?
NAMA redeems €750m in senior bonds from IBRC liquidation
It brings the total amount of these bonds redeemed to €1.75 billion.
Aaron McKenna: Capitalism didn’t create poverty, it inherited it (and now it’s fixing it)
Oxfam won a PR coup this week with the simple line that the richest 85 people in the world have more wealth than the poorest 3.5 billion. But there’s one problem with that message – inequality isn’t actually keeping people in poverty.
All the stages you go through when starting a new job
It’s not easy being the new kid on the block.
Your Tips: How to save money this January...
We’re off to buy a piggy bank…
Apple's App Store sales hits $10 billion in 2013
Consumers spent $1 billion in December alone, making it the store’s best month on record.
China now the biggest market for Bitcoin trading
The entire market value is now worth €4.15 billion after a surge in trading earlier this week.
Meet the Twitter billionaires. (Hint: There’s actually only one.)
These are the men who will get rich as Twitter goes public on the NYSE later today.
Twitter files a $1 billion IPO
Founders and shareholders Ev Williams, Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone are set to be millionaires.
1.8 million people have less than €100 left after bills are paid
Plus here’s how much money people are spending on bills on average every month.
Bank of England is trying out plastic banknotes - could it happen in Ireland?
Spoiler alert: Not in the near future, at least.
Bank of England to consider plastic banknotes...Should Euro be next?
The BOE wants to follow the lead of other jurisdictions like Canada and Australia. Would you miss paper money?
From Maradona to Bale, how the world transfer record has sky-rocketed in 30 years
As Gareth Bale finally seals his move to Madrid, we look at some of the other world record breaking transfers
Toulon v Chiefs? February date reported for potential rugby 'World Cup of Clubs'
Bondi and Ballsbridge may have just gotten a little bit closer.
Wealth tax? Probably not going to happen, says Michael Noonan
The Minister for Finance says he won’t comment specifically on Budget 2014 proposals, but has given three reasons why he doesn’t think a wealth tax is possible.
Alcohol sales are up, but clothing sales are down
Spending on alcoholic beverages accounted for 7.7 per cent of all spending in Ireland last year.
One in 10 small businesses use debt collection agents to get money owed
Small businesses are having to wait an average of 62 days to get paid by creditors.
Consumer confidence is up, but disposable income is down, says report
Credit card debt is in decline, property transactions on the increase but new car sales continue to struggle.
The Department of Finance spent €3.6 million on consultancy fees in the last year
Legal fees related to the Bank Guarantee account for much of the expenditure, but other consultancies cost the State around half a million euro.
Netflix profits jump (but Wall Street isn't impressed)
Netflix got its first Emmy nominations last week but its share price still slumped after it announced its results.
Money repatriated abroad has fallen in the last six years
Statistics show that the amount of money earned in Ireland by migrants and temporary workers and then sent abroad has fallen since the Ireland’s economic downturn.
IMF gives the ok for €1 billion bailout loan for Cyprus
The IMF said the money is intended to stabilise the country’s ravage financial system.
Rip-off pension charges make a 'huge difference' to your pension pot, says OECD expert
John Martin, who was behind the major OECD study published into Ireland’s pensions timebomb, says private pensions need to start sending regular letters out to people. Here’s why.
Online customers for Paddy Power double as profits grow
The bookmaker announced record profits of almost €140 million today.
5 things Joe Flacco can buy now he's about to become super rich
The Ravens quarterback is set to become the highest paid player in NFL history.
Revenue Commissioners to be questioned about financial statements
The Public Accounts Committee will be questioning the head of Revenue today.