Tuesday August 18, 2015
The Director of the Nevin Economic Research Institute has expressed concern over the growth of "bogus self-employment" with short-term or zero-hours contracts.
Tuesday August 11, 2015
The Minister of State with Responsibility for Business and Employment has urged businesses to get involved in a one-day forum on the Living Wage, due to be held next month in Dublin Castle.
Monday July 27, 2015
Employers' group Ibec has said European Union fiscal rules could undermine the recovery in the economy, because they severely restrict investment spending by governments.
Wednesday July 22, 2015
Developer Sean Mulryan of the Ballymore group has told the banking inquiry that too much money was chasing trophy sites in the Irish market and there was a lot of madness in the system.
Monday July 20, 2015
Ibec has said the proposal by the Low Pay Commission for a 50c increase in the national minimum wage is at odds with all the economic evidence.
Sunday July 19, 2015
Minister of State at the Department of Health, Kathleen Lynch, has said she thinks the planned increase in the national minimum wage is reasonable, and she hopes it will be introduced before the next General Election.
Saturday July 18, 2015
RTÉ has learned than an increase of 50c to the minimum wage is likely to be recommended by the group tasked with examining this pay rate.
Thursday July 16, 2015
The Taoiseach has said the Government will not increase the funding available for increased spending and tax cuts in the Budget - despite the improvement in the exchequer finances.
Monday July 13, 2015
The Eircode postcode system has been launched today, with every house in Ireland getting a unique seven-digit identifying code.
Friday July 10, 2015
Employers' group Ibec has called for the Government to allocate an additional €1 billion for infrastructure and innovation investment in the Budget.