Some very scary figures for the Irish labour market

Some very scary figures for the Irish labour market

While not entirely unexpected, the Spring outlook from the Economic and Social Research Institute (ERSI) presents some very disconcerting figures about the Irish labour market as well as…

Mixed blessings for Ireland’s funds industry

Mixed blessings for Ireland’s funds industry

Ireland's financial sector has received a much-needed boost by the entrant of a new range of investment funds worth €90bn, which is likely to create a large number…

Job cuts coming at ACC Bank?

Job cuts coming at ACC Bank?

Yesterday's announcement by ACC Bank that it was "reviewing its operations" is an ominous sign that redundancies are imminent. Though there was no explicit statement that suggested job…

Irish bankers should fight for pay rises

Irish bankers should fight for pay rises

At best, banking salaries in Ireland have been frozen this year and in worst-case scenarios, they're actually being reduced. However, bank employees should stand up for their rights…

Irish brokers are cutting juniors

Irish brokers are cutting juniors

Ireland's stockbrokers have gone into 2009 in much the same way they ended last year - making redundancies and cutting pay. And it seems there's little reason for…

AIB actually added staff last year

AIB actually added staff last year

AIB has published its annual report for 2008, and (as you would expect) it makes for pretty grim reading. However, at the end of last year at least,…

Big cuts coming because of “bad bank”?

Big cuts coming because of “bad bank”?

While the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) is likely to create some jobs, ironically it might also be responsible for spurring the first widespread redundancies within Ireland's domestic…

Would you work for Ireland’s new “bad bank”?

Would you work for Ireland’s new “bad bank”?

The formation of a "bad bank" for domestic institutions' floundering loan books following yesterday's emergency budget could actually create some job opportunities for those brave enough to apply.…

More woes to come for Irish banks?

More woes to come for Irish banks?

Concerns over public finances have already led Standard & Poor's to downgrade Ireland's sovereign credit rating from AAA to AA+. The problems with Ireland's banking sector could yet…

New firm to create jobs in Ireland

New firm to create jobs in Ireland

Shock, horror a financial services firm has actually set up in Ireland - UK building society Nationwide - and has created 20 jobs in a new head office…

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