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Asking prices for used cars now 56% higher than they were before the Covid-19 pandemic

The rate at which the price of used cars is increasing has reached a new high, driven by the supply ...
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Minimum wage rises offset reduced hours, report finds

The average take home pay of workers on the minimum wage increased over the years from 2016-2018, according to new ...
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Mortgage approval values reach new high in November

Almost 5,000 mortgages were approved in November, up 8.6% on the previous month but down 4.6% on the same time ...
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Gloomy outlook for global recovery, World Economic Forum survey finds

Only one in 10 World Economic Forum members surveyed expects the global recovery to accelerate over the next three years, ...
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Govt to consider reducing back public servants’ hours to pre-July 2013 levels

Thousands of public servants will have their working hours reduced back to lower pre-austerity levels from 1 July, if a ...
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Supermarket sales dip by 5.2% over Christmas period

New figures show that the value of the grocery market declined by 5.2% to €3.1 billion during the 12 weeks ...
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Small firms have muted expectations for 2022 – SFA

Confidence among small businesses took a hit amid a new round of restrictions on hospitality venues which were introduced just ...
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Poverty levels jump after households receiving subsidies pay rent – SJI study

The poverty risk of households that are in receipt of housing subsidies is two and a half times greater after ...
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Spend in bars and on testing rose in December – Revolut

Spending in bars rose 8% in December, despite the curbs put on socialising by Government Covid-19 restrictions. But the increase ...
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