Andrew Fanning

Andrew Fanning

Donohoe to vote against AIB bonus plan

Donohoe to vote against AIB bonus plan

The finance minister is to set up a review of government restrictions on pay in the banking sector, which were put in place after the bail-out of the financial system in 2008

'Little evidence' minimum wage rise hit jobs

'Little evidence' minimum wage rise hit jobs

ESRI study on 2016 increase finds that average number of hours worked fell, but attributes this to more part-time workers joining the labour market

Thousands of building workers have emigrated, research suggests

Thousands of building workers have emigrated, research suggests

Article published by Central Bank warns that construction sector is likely to need 'a significant inflow of labour from abroad' to fill vacancies

Gin producers get taste for further growth

Gin producers get taste for further growth

The Irish Sprits Association is launching a plan to treble overseas sales of Irish gin across the world by 2022

Diesel dip set to push up emissions

Diesel dip set to push up emissions

Diesel’s share of the market has fallen this year from 67 per cent to 56 per cent, but SIMI has warned that this trend will increase CO2 emissions from cars this year

Fresh hiccup for sugar tax on drinks

Fresh hiccup for sugar tax on drinks

The introduction of the tax will be delayed until May 1 due to the continuing process of seeking approval from the European Commission for the measure

€300m Brexit loan scheme open for business

€300m Brexit loan scheme open for business

The head of the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland told an Oireachtas committee it was 'taking a lot of risk away' from the banks and was expecting a lot in return

Brexit price rises would hit poor hardest, says ESRI

Brexit price rises would hit poor hardest, says ESRI

A study carried out by the Economic and Social Research Institute has found that a hard Brexit could add up to €1,360 a year to the average household bill, with the biggest impact falling on lower-income households

Facebook shares fall further on Wall Street

Facebook shares fall further on Wall Street

Social network faces increased political pressure in Britain and US, with calls for chief executive Mark Zuckerberg to appear before committees

Rush sparks report on credit union prize draws

Rush sparks report on credit union prize draws

Staff and directors won prizes at 30 per cent of the credit unions which operated prize draws, according to a Central Bank review

'No British PM could agree' to Brexit text

'No British PM could agree' to Brexit text

A draft agreement includes a protocol on Ireland which contains the fallback position that Northern Ireland should be considered part of the EU’s customs union, and part of a 'common regulatory area' with the EU

Business losing trust, former Unilever chief warns

Business losing trust, former Unilever chief warns

In an address last night, Niall Fitzgerald said society allows big rewards for successful business people and is entitled to demand better leadership

Food firms want an EU Brexit break

Food firms want an EU Brexit break

A report commissioned by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation, published last week, found that the beef, processed food and dairy industries would be the areas of the Irish economy most at risk from Brexit

Permanent TSB defends mortgage sale plan

Permanent TSB defends mortgage sale plan

Bank says some mortgage holders have not engaged with it for more than seven years, adding that sale is 'normal practice' in other countries

Central Bank chief misses out on ECB role

Central Bank chief misses out on ECB role

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe withdrew Philip Lane’s candidacy, saying it was important for finance ministers to decide on who should get the job by consensus