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4.5% growth in economy forecast despite Covid damage

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will publish the Stability Programme Update later today which will set out new deficit and ...
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Report suggests penalties for bogus self-employment

Penalties for employers who intentionally misclassify workers as self-employed, resulting in the loss of PRSI and employment rights entitlements, should ...
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Public finances show deficit of €18.4 billion for 2020

Provisional figures from the Central Statistics Office published today show the deficit in the public finances was €18.4 billion last ...
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Work from home whenever possible, Tánaiste reminds

The Government has reminded employers that all staff should continue to work from home, if possible. As some Level 5 ...
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Numbers set to get PUP down 15,000 this week

The number of people due to receive the Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) this week is down 15,776 on last week. ...
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Car insurance premiums to fall in the ‘near future’

The chief executive of Insurance Ireland has said she would be “optimistic” that consumers will start to see a reduction ...
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Up to 20,000 construction workers to return to sites

Up to 20,000 construction workers will return to work on residential, early-learning and childcare sites around the country today as ...
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Dept issues warning about scam phone calls

The Department of Social Protection has issued a warning about scam phone calls from people claiming to be department officials. ...
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Site shutdown sees building activity stall for third month in a row

Construction activity declined for the third month running in March as most building sites remained shuttered due to Covid-19 restrictions. ...
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