Games-industry tax relief ‘should be linked to living wage’
Research carried out by the union Game Workers Unite has found that 15 per cent of Irish industry workers earn less than the living wage of €12.30 per hour
A planned tax relief for the computer games industry should be linked to a living wage in the sector, a union representing workers has said.
It comes as a survey has found that 82 per cent of workers in the industry in Ireland does not get paid for overtime, and 15 per cent earn less than the living wage of €12.30 an hour.
The research by Game Workers Unite Ireland (GWU), a branch of the Financial Services...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
With any subscription you will have access to
Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps
Unlimited access to our eReader library
Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week
Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you
Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences
Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine
US medtech behemoth signals intent to commit to Ireland
Edwards Lifesciences says it will continue doing business in this country despite the coming hike in corporation tax
Ready for anything: putting Irish companies on the road to growth
Euronext’s IPOready programme provides chief executives and chief financial officers of growth companies with the skillsets to evaluate the best sources of finance for their business
Strong Roots seeks to weed out US shareholder in multimillion-euro deal
A bitter dispute has been settled and the Irish food company says it is attracting ‘overwhelming’ interest from alternative investors
Showing real bottle: setting up an independent whiskey brand
WD O’Connell Whiskey Merchants, based in Waterford, is an independent whiskey blender and bottler aiming its products at specialist stores and independents at home and abroad