Money Mentor: is joining a company pension scheme worth it?
In this week’s Money Mentor, Martin Glennon, Head of Financial Planning at Ifac, discusses the value to be gotten from joining a company pension scheme.
17 July 2024 Consumer
Consumer: is the new Short-Term Tourist Letting register a self-catered mess?
Aligning with new European regulations on short-term rental data collection; Ireland's new registration system could lead to thousands of self-catering closures, writes Janine Kennedy.
10 July 2024 Money Mentor
Money Mentor: switching loans for better interest rates
In the first of our Money Mentor series, we look at how switching loans could save you €7,000 on interest rates, writes Noreen Lacey.
What are the legal aspects of switching loans for better interest rates?
When switching farm loans, there are some legal aspects you need to consider which will cost time and money, writes Aishling Meehan.
10 July 2024 Consumer
Fine Gael reiterates plan to exempt farmers from residential zone land tax
Mayo TD Michael Ring said it is important to ensure that hard working farmers and their families are not penalised by a tax which was aimed at land hoarders.
6 July 2024 News
Consumer: 'Cruel Summer' for hotel prices
Major music acts are taking to the stage this summer, but with some hotels charging double for rooms, these concerts are becoming unaffordable for many, writes Ciara Leahy.
26 June 2024 Consumer
Bank of Ireland launches new Enviroflex partnership with Aurivo Co-op
The loan amount can range from a minimum of €10,000 to a maximum of €500,000.
18 June 2024 News
TB compensation remains at 100%
TB reactors are still being paid to 100% of value, but DAERA has warned of imminent budget pressures.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Legal: practical steps to ease stress after a death
It is important to structure a farm business to lessen the stress of bereavement, should a partner pass away, writes Aisling Meehan.
12 June 2024 l2
Other priorities ahead of funding for local shows
Officials within DAERA’s finance division are currently preparing a range of policy proposals for Minister Muir’s consideration.
5 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Missed opportunity in anaerobic digestion plan
An opportunity to make our farmer-owned co-ops central to this project has again been missed when they would have been an ideal vehicle to get central farmer involvement and ownership.
29 May 2024 Viewpoints
Agri tech businesses must be supported to 'thrive and develop' - Agtech Ireland
Agtech Ireland's manifesto for local and European elections on 7 June has been released.
22 May 2024 News