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Central Bank may seek to curb dual-pricing in the insurance market

CHARGING some customers more than others for insurance just because they are unlikely to shop around is banned in a number of countries, a new study shows.  Read more
16 Nov 20 16:32 © independent.ie

Lenders told to be upfront with mortgage applicants on impact of wage supports

BANKS and other lenders have been told to be upfront with mortgage applicants whose employers are using the State wage subsidy scheme.  Read more
16 Nov 20 14:43 © independent.ie

Essential financial ground rules for generation Boomerang

The pandemic has prompted many grown-up children to move back home with their parents - adding to a trend which had begun before Covid.  Read more
15 Nov 20 02:30 © independent.ie

Your questions answered: How to make a gift tax work for your relatives

Email your questions to lmcbride@independent.ie or write to 'Your Questions, Sunday Independent Business, 27-32 Talbot Street, Dublin 1'.   Read more
15 Nov 20 02:30 © independent.ie

Irish Business & Finance

Revenue falls at Eir, but company continues to benefit from cost savings

Telecoms firm Eir saw its revenue fall 2pc to ?298m in the three months to September 30, however it boosted its earnings as it benefitted from operating cost savings.  Read more
17 Nov 20 07:54 © independent.ie

NHS contractor Kainos profits double in first half

The head of Belfast IT company Kainos, which has doubled half-year pre-tax profits to 24m (?26.7m), has said it is likely to ?pause? plans to move to new-build offices.  Read more
17 Nov 20 02:30 © independent.ie

Covid Revenue support scheme to start payments by end of this week

Businesses that have been most severely impacted by the latest Covid restrictions can make a claim under the Covid Restrictions Support Scheme (CRSS) from today, the Revenue has co...  Read more
17 Nov 20 02:30 © independent.ie

Grocery sales top ?1bn in October despite frightful Halloween

Grocery sales were up almost 19pc in the past month as shoppers ? in many cases locked out of alternatives ? spent over ?1bn in supermarkets.  Read more
17 Nov 20 02:30 © independent.ie