Govt approves draft bill on family-friendly working

The Government has approved a draft bill aimed at improving family-friendly work practices and supporting women in the workforce. It is part of the Government’s plan to bring the EU’s work-life balance directive into Irish law. When the bill reaches committee stage in the Oireachtas, Minister for Children Roderic O’Gorman will introduce legislative provisions to…

Govt to help businesses with energy bills in Budget – Tánaiste

The Government is to introduce broad-based measures in next week’s Budget to help tens if not hundreds of thousands of businesses with their energy bills, the Tánaiste has said. Speaking at Ibec’s President’s dinner in Dublin tonight, Leo Varadkar said there would be a particular focus on helping those in retail, hospitality, manufacturing and other…