There’s no justification for €566m public sector raid

Levels of pre-crisis pay for civil servants were nonsensical, so why are we rushing to repeat the mistakes of the past?

31st May, 2015
There’s no justification for €566m public sector raid
Patricia Callan

What have the last seven crisis years taught us? In the private sector, companies have cut costs, become more innovative, and have fundamentally altered the way they do business.

Small business owners speak about having learned deep lessons during the recession and from their analysis of what happened in their own businesses in the run-up to the recession.

There is no sense of “going back to where we were and what we had”; it’s very...

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