Making It Work: App brings payday forward and gives workers full account of their finances

Azucko, which allows employees to have early access to a portion of their salary, has attracted significant interest since its launch a month ago

Brian Leslie, managing director of Azucko at its main base in Killarney, Co Kerry: ‘This is built for scale.’ Picture: Alan Landers

Azucko, a new personal finance app that allows employees to access a portion of their income each month before payday, has already attracted significant interest from employers and workers around Ireland, despite only launching a month ago.

The new app is operated by Prima Finance, a Kerry-based financial institution that has been trading since 2002. Its goal with the app is to make life easier for workers and help businesses do more to reduce the ...