Updated: 22/08/14 : 07:45:09
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Sligo Businesses are Eighth Slowest Paying Bills

Irish businesses improved their payment performance by more than five days in the past year, according to the latest insights from Experian®, the global information services company.The report shows Sligo ranked 8th slowest for paying bills. See table belowBusinesses in the Republic of Ireland paid creditor invoices on average 18.66 days beyond invoice terms during April, May and June of 2014, compared with 23.91 [...]  Read More...

Updated: 14/08/14 : 10:51:36
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Record month for Aer Lingus Regional

July was another record month for Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Stobart Air, with a 22pc rise in passenger numbers to 141,737.This marks the 13th consecutive month of passenger growth as all of the airline's Irish bases reported rising numbers.Over 762,000 passengers have been flown on the Aer Lingus Regional network since the beginning of the calendar year, an increase of 150,000 (up 25pc) passengers compared to the same [...]  Read More...

Updated: 14/08/14 : 10:52:34
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Euro stuck near 9-month low

The euro hovered near nine-month lows against the dollar on Thursday, hurt by dismal data from Germany and France that cast further doubt over the euro zone's recovery and adds to expectations of more stimulus from the European Central Bank.Germany's economy unexpectedly shrank by 0.2 percent in the three months to June while France managed no growth for a second straight quarter. Italy, meanwhile, has slid back into recession for the [...]  Read More...

Updated: 14/08/14 : 10:53:34
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Cisco to cut another 6,000 jobs

Cisco Systems Inc forecast tepid current-quarter results and said it plans to cut another 6,000 jobs, as the network equipment maker works through a transition toward a new cycle of high-end switches and routers.The latest round of layoffs is at least the third workforce reduction in about as many years for a company once synonymous with the Internet boom, but which has lately struggled to sustain growth.The company announced in [...]  Read More...