Irish Firms Pay Blockchain Devs More than US Counterparts – Report

Irish Firms Pay Blockchain Devs More than US Counterparts – Report

Source: Unsplash / Kelly Sikkema The highest-paid blockchain developers in the world aren’t based in Silicon Valley, but Emerald Isle, according to a new report – with the United States taking third place behind northern neighbor Canada on a list of countries with the highest…

Government backs £50 billion worth of loans to help firms through pandemic

Government backs £50 billion worth of loans to help firms through pandemic

More than £50 billion worth of loans to businesses hit by Covid-19 have been approved by the Treasury. This includes, up to August 2, £33.34 billion in Bounce Back Loans for 1,135,575 companies. The Government, which is underwriting the majority of the loans should they…

All the major job cuts firms have made since the start of the pandemic

All the major job cuts firms have made since the start of the pandemic

All Bar One owner Mitchells & Butlers revealed this week that it has cut about 1,300 jobs, adding to the quarter of a million job cuts or layoffs announced since the start of the pandemic. Lockdown and ongoing restrictions on the coronavirus caused the pub…

Leading food and drink firms hit back at planned Government junk food advert ban

Leading food and drink firms hit back at planned Government junk food advert ban

Food and beverage companies have reversed proposals to ban online advertising for products high in salt, sugar and fat. The Department of Health and Social Care launched a six-week consultation earlier this month to try to understand the impact of the introduction of a total…