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The Christmas bonus – the costs and considerations

The payment of a Christmas bonus is discretionary Christmas parties have been cancelled but employers who can afford to are still marking the festive season by giving employees a Christmas bonus. The practice of paying bonuses as a reward to staff for their contribution to the success of the business during the previous year, is a tradition that is very ...

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Tánaiste hints at supports for businesses in Budget

Leo Varadkar also indicated there may be supports for the aviation sectors announced (file image) The Tánaiste has hinted that the Government intends to extend a range of supports for businesses, including the wage support scheme, in tomorrow’s Budget. Speaking at the launch of Enterprise Ireland’s International Markets Week, Leo Varadkar also indicated there may be supports for the aviation ...

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Price shock: Why are energy prices rising so sharply?

Energy prices have jumped in recent months – as global demand rises and supply wanes Yesterday Electric Ireland announced plans to raise its electricity and gas prices from November – just three months after its last price hike. It’s the latest company to increase energy costs more than once this year – meanwhile Energia has announced three separate increases, with ...

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