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Employers shy away from people who have had short-term jobs

Two thirds of employers have opted not to interview someone who has had short-term jobs in the past.

Capital projects affected by rising costs and labour shortages

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has signalled possible changes to the start dates of major capital projects because of rising costs and labour shortages.

Pound steady after May’s Brexit deal voted down

The pound steadied early this morning but remained on the backfoot following a volatile overnight session after British politicians defeated Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin.

Taiwan objects to Britain’s trade plans post-Brexit

Taiwan objects to Britain’s proposed rules for managing its trade in services after it leaves the European Union and has requested negotiations at the World Trade Organization, according to a document seen by Reuters today.

Taiwan objects to Britain’s trade plans post-Brexit

Taiwan objects to Britain’s proposed rules for managing its trade in services after it leaves the European Union and has requested negotiations at the World Trade Organization, according to a document seen by Reuters today.

Higher costs for air fares and restaurant prices sees inflation rate rise

Higher costs for air fares and rising restaurant prices saw the inflation rate move up slightly.

Petrol prices plunge but the taxman takes 64pc

Car fuel prices have dropped to their lowest level in almost 18 months, according to an AA Ireland survey.

Charlie Weston: ‘Escape the banking ‘confusopoly’ and get yourself a better mortgage rate this year’

Central Bank changes that came into effect on mortgages at the start of the year represent a missed opportunity to tackle some of the worst excesses of our dysfunctional home-loans market. Now lenders will have to tell customers if they can make savings on their mortgages. Lenders will also have to let variable-rate mortgage customers know every year whether or not they can move to a cheaper interest rate.

Lower property tax for homes of rich: minister

A Government Minister wants lower property tax rates for those in affluent areas.

Chinese firms’ investment in Ireland surges by 200pc to €87m

Investment by Chinese companies here has surged more than 200pc over the past year, amid trade tensions between Beijing and Washington, while Irish companies are seeking a greater foothold in the world’s fastest-growing major economy.

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