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‘We are the champions: business lessons courtesy of Freddie Mercury’

Interest in rock band Queen has enjoyed a renaissance recent months.

Is there any tax relief available if I rent a room to a student?

Question: I am thinking of opening up a room in my home to a student as digs. Is there any tax relief available for this, and I am wondering whether or not renting a room will have any impact on my mortgage interest relief?

Insurance chief attacks slow pace of claim culture reform

There’s a “high risk” that insurance cost and claims reform will wither on the political agenda, according to FBD chief executive Fiona Muldoon.

Surge in number of data breaches reported to Commission in 2018

The number of data breaches reported to the Data Protection Commission soared by 70% last year, as new data protection rules were introduced across Europe.

EU agrees measures to tighten oversight of foreign finance firms

European Union governments and lawmakers have reached agreement on tighter rules for asset managers and investment firms offering “bank-like” services, such as proprietary trading and underwriting of financial instruments.

Electric Ireland to increase electricity and gas prices by 4% from April

Electric Ireland customers have become the latest to feel the pain of price hikes after the largest provider in the State announced its intention to increase residential electricity and gas prices by 4 per cent from the beginning of April.

Permanent TSB’s 2018 profits jump 45% on increased market share

Permanent TSB has reported a 45% jump in pre-tax profits, before exceptionals, for 2018 as its total new lending volumes increased by over 40%.

Former Anglo Irish Bank shareholders invited to make submissions on pre-bailout shares

Former Anglo Irish Bank shareholders are being invited to contact a Government-appointed official who must determine whether their investment had any value when the bank was nationalised in January 2009.

Former Anglo Irish Bank shareholders invited to make submissions on pre-bailout shares

Former Anglo Irish Bank shareholders are being invited to contact a Government-appointed official who must determine whether their investment had any value when the bank was nationalised in January 2009.

Interest rates here to rise even though ECB won’t hike until 2022

Bank of Ireland doesn’t expect the ECB to raise interest rates until 2022, but reckons lending rates here are set to increase.

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