Leading economist Jim Power addresses Kinsale Business Briefing: ‘2019 will be a more challenging and uncertain year for Ireland’

Leading economist Jim Power briefed a full to capacity breakfast briefing in Kinsale organised by accountants Fitzgerald & Partners. The event was attended by leading stakeholders in the region and sponsored by AIB Bank. The event was attended by Government Minister Jim Daly and Senator Tim Lombard. Jim commended Fitzgerald & Partners on being selected…

Flurry of activity expected in first-time buyer market as mortgage seekers begin prepping in advance of 2019 exemptions

Would-be first time buyers (FTBs) across the country are getting their affairs in order before year-end, to ensure they are primed and ready for action once new bank lending exemptions open again in 2019. This is according to experts at MyMortgages.ie, who say that although November and December usually see a slowdown in the number of mortgages…

Conference agrees cost of land, lack of supply and action are key factors holding back housing solution

The time for talking is over. This is the message that came through loud and clear from a number of high profile speakers at a conference organised to debate the thorny issue of tackling the housing crisis.  Hosted by leading law firm, P.J. O’Driscoll & Sons, and moderated by journalist and broadcaster, Matt Cooper, the…

Ballincollig Credit Union – become a member today for ‘pure financial freedom’

Ballincollig Credit Union is a local, not-for-profit financial institution whose staff and services are customer-focused. “We specialise in providing a safe place for savings and loans in our community.” Since 1972, Ballincollig Credit Union has built a reputation of which to be proud. “We offer members the chance to have control over their own finances…

Retain great staff and protect their income with Inspire Financial

Employee retention is the ability of a business to retain its staff members. Employee retention can be represented by a simple statistic, for example, a retention rate of 80 percent usually indicates that an organisation kept 80 percent of its employees in a given period. However, many consider employee retention as relating to the efforts by…