Take the first steps to business success with career coach Pádraig O’Connor

Thu, Mar 23, 2017

It is a general misconception that successful people do everything right and have experienced nothing but success along the way.

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Top companies to work for in Ireland - as rated by employees

Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Dell has been ranked as the best company to work for in Ireland, according to data released by job site, Indeed.

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Collins McNicholas recognised among best workplaces in Ireland

Thu, Mar 09, 2017

Collins McNicholas, the Athlone-based national HR and recruitment firm, has been named as one of the Great Places to Work in Ireland in 2017.

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Scope of insurance inquiry needs to be widened - REI

Thu, Mar 09, 2017

Lorraine Higgins, head of public affairs at Retail Excellence Ireland (REI), has called for the terms of the current inquiry into the insurance industry to be broadened to include retail and hospitality premises, in order to reduce business costs and increase competitiveness.

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Lower business costs can reduce unemployment - ISME

Thu, Mar 09, 2017

The Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association (ISME) has reiterated its call for lower business costs as a means of reducing unemployment.

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Discover the career that is right for you with Pádraig O’Connor

Thu, Mar 09, 2017

We spend a significant amount of our lives in work, about 35 per cent of our waking hours to be precise, yet we spend a relatively small amount of time thinking about what we want from work.

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Know Your Rights: Part-time work and PRSI

Thu, Mar 09, 2017

I work part-time in a local restaurant from Thursday to Saturday. The number of shifts I work can vary depending on the time of year. How does this part-time arrangement affect my social insurance (PRSI) contributions?

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Still time to enter the Athlone Business Awards

Thu, Feb 02, 2017

Nominations for the Athlone Business Awards are currently being sought. These awards, supported by Athlone Chamber of Commerce, will highlight the success of businesses across a wide range of sectors.

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Know Your Rights: Carers and free travel

Thu, Feb 02, 2017

I care full-time for a relative with a disability and I have applied for Carer’s Allowance. Although I am not yet aged 66 would I be entitled to a free travel pass, if I qualify for this allowance?

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Naughten confirms funding for new apprenticeships

Thu, Feb 02, 2017

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, Denis Naughten, has confirmed that €20m in additional funding is to be made available for apprenticeships and traineeships.

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Manage your own tax details with Revenue’s new app

Thu, Feb 02, 2017

As employers issue P60 certificates to their employees during the next few weeks, Revenue is encouraging taxpayers to use online PAYE Services in ‘myAccount’ - the quick, easy, and convenient way to check all your tax details.

Managing your tax affairs while on the move is becoming easier. Using any smart device, you can register your first job; tell Revenue about a new job or any additional income; make sure you have claimed all your tax credits; claim tax back; declare income; or divide your tax credits and rate bands for 2017. Already, more than 52,000 taxpayers have used the new facility to register a new job quickly and easily online in order to avoid emergency tax.

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2016 busiest ever year at Ireland West Airport as passenger numbers soar to over 730,000 for the first time

Tue, Jan 10, 2017

2016 has proven to be a record breaking year at Ireland West Airport with passenger numbers exceeding 730,000 for the first time in the airports 31 year history. In 2016, the annual number of passengers using the airport increased by 7% to 734,031, an increase of 48,563 passengers compared to 2015. The Airport now serves 23 International destinations and is served by three of Europes major International airlines, Aer Lingus, Flybe and Ryanair.

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