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Record €1.2 billion spent on groceries in December – Kantar

New figures show that the average shopper spent €134 more on groceries in December last year than they did in ...
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People unable to work due to childcare may be eligible for PUP

Workers unable to go to work due to a lack of childcare triggered by Covid-19 closures may be eligible to ...
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Banks to create payment app to rival Revolut and N26

Four of the five main Irish retail banks have notified the competitor regulator of plans for an app based payment ...
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Strong rise in housing activity drives construction sector growth in December

The construction industry finished 2020 in expansion mode on the back of strong levels of housebuilding, the latest Ulster Bank’s ...
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Consumer spending up 6% in December – Revolut

New figures from Revolut shows that total consumer spending in December 2020 rose by 6% from December 2019, with many ...
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Brexit reality bites: The new dawn of trade friction

This week, as Brexit took effect, a company in Cork that sells sports posters to Europe and around the world ...
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Businesses urged to claim 0% tariff on UK-origin goods

Businesses, and especially SMEs, have been alerted of the need to actively claim the zero-tariff rate on UK origin goods.  ...
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Non-essential construction to stop this evening due to Covid-19 restrictions

Non-essential construction is to cease this evening until at least the end of the month, as part of restrictions introduced ...
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The virus shaping our economy is unpredictable and surprising

Covid-19 continues to be the predominant issue in all our lives. It also continues to be the predominant factor shaping ...
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