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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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Lower deficit forecast due to underspend and tax take

The White Paper’s publication on the weekend prior to the Budget is required under the Constitution A record amount of corporation tax and an underspend by some Government departments will deliver a much lower deficit in the public finances than forecast. A general Government deficit for this year of €13.2 billion is set out in the White Paper published last ...

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More work needed on insurance, legal competition issues

The NCPC says the impact of new Personal Injuries Guidelines on award levels needs to be assessed and monitored Issues around the cost of insurance, legal services and credit have not received the urgent attention required to support competitiveness and productivity. That is according to the state’s competitiveness watchdog, the National Competitiveness and Productivity Council (NCPC). The Council also says ...

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Thousands begin return to office as Covid measures ease

The Health and Safety Authority is to continue to be the lead agency around workplace compliance with protocols Tens of thousands of workers across the country started returning to their offices and places of work today, as Covid-19 restrictions ease further. Rules around organised indoor group activities are also being relaxed, while limits on outdoor group activities for participants are ...

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