A very useful summary prepared by Chartered Accountants Ireland in relation to the July Job Stimulus Package released by the Government.
Employment: Unemployment is expected to decrease in 2015 by approximately 10%. “We expect to have 2,000,000 at work in 2016”, Minister Noonan. Government Revenue: In 2015, total general government expenditure is expected to be €70.5 billion, while government revenue is expected to be €65.2 billion. Ireland’s GDP growth rate is forecast at 3.9% in 2015 [...]
Some good news on the job front for Irish citizens – Two firms have announced plans to create new jobs in Ireland between Dublin, Cork and Belfast. Tech giant Microsoft Ireland plan to recruit 100 graduates and interns in Ireland. Roles include programme manager positions, sales opportunities, HR, Legal functions as well as financial [...]
The government has launched 'Pathways to Work' document on the 7th October 2014. Upload your CV onto job websites or face having your dole cut – this has been the latest discussion by the government to tackle Ireland's 11.1% unemployment rate. The governments ‘Pathways to Work 2015’ document has placed a strong emphasis on measures [...]
On 7th October 2015, the Central Bank published a set of new mortgage rules to potentially avoid another property crash in Ireland and dampen the rate of price rise currently being experienced in the market. The measures proposed place restrictions on the loan to value (LTV) and loan to income (LTI) ratios lenders can apply when [...]