Choppies Enterprises Limited ( 2018 Annual Report

first_imgChoppies Enterprises Limited ( listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange under the Retail sector has released it’s 2018 annual report.For more information about Choppies Enterprises Limited ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Choppies Enterprises Limited ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Choppies Enterprises Limited (  2018 annual report.Company ProfileChoppies Enterprises Limited is an investment holding company which operates in the grocery supermarket sector. The Choppie brand is associated with superstores, hyperstores and value stores; each offering the full instore range of a bakery, butchery, fresh fruit and vegetables and fast food. The company sells private label products, as well as a range of financial services. Choppies Enterprises Limited also manages a distribution and supply operation, a logistics operation and a maintenance service. Choppies retail outlets target lower to middle-income shoppers; with a total of 212 stores located in the major towns and cities in Botswana, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique. Choppies Enterprises Limited was founded in 1986 and its head office is in Gaborone, Botswanalast_img read more

£5k to invest? I’d buy these cheap FTSE 100 stocks right now to get rich and retire early

first_img Matthew Dumigan | Wednesday, 6th May, 2020 Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. After a sell-off at the end of last week, the FTSE 100 clawed higher on Tuesday to reach 5,849. In such uncertain political and economic conditions, nobody knows what a new day may bring for the stock market. You may be wondering, why anyone would want to put money into such a volatile market at the moment, After all, it’s impossible to predict whether share prices will rebound or plummet over the coming weeks and months.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…While I’m aware that, in the short term, the market looks set to be plagued by volatility, I think it may be an ideal time for investors to grab a selection of cheap FTSE 100 stocks. Hold these for the long term, and your prospects of getting rich and retiring early greatly increase in my opinion.Cheap FTSE 100 stocksAs a result of the stock market crash, a handful of top FTSE 100 stocks look like bargains to me. Especially relative to their pre-crash valuations.Consider insurance provider Aviva. Despite posting record operating profits in early March, the company’s share price has taken a tumble in the market crash. Since mid-February, it has plummeted by around 42%. It means the shares now trade at a price-to-earnings ratio of 3.5. To me, that indicates a ridiculously low stock price relative to the group’s earnings.Shares in aerospace and defence giant BAE Systems also offer great value in my view. The company, which trades on a price-to-earnings ratio of around 10, announced last month that Covid-19 had no material impact on business during the first quarter of 2020. That said, it’s likely to be a different story for the rest of the year. However, I’m confident earnings will recover quickly in 2021 owing to the resilience of the defence industry.Bad news for income investors came when oil and gas ‘supermajor’ Royal Dutch Shell announced a historic cut to its dividend. In March, the company’s share price hit a low not seen since 1995. That said, I think shares in Shell, which currently trade at a P/E ratio of 7.9, are still attractive. Rising oil prices, combined with a brighter macroeconomic outlook, could spark a share price bounce-back and a swift resumption of dividend payments.Finally, I think shares in property stocks such as Taylor Wimpey and Persimmon offer significant value, with respective P/E ratios of 7.4 and 8.2. With a phased return to construction in sight, I expect both companies’ share prices to fare well if the market rebounds. That’s provided lockdown restrictions are soon lifted so that business can return to usual.Get rich and retire earlyUltimately, when it comes to investing in this stock market crash, my focus is on companies that have the potential to increase earnings and consolidate their market position over the long-term.That way, you’ll be set to benefit from share price appreciation as well as eventual dividend payments. This should allow you to build wealth over time and help you to achieve financial freedom.Finally, in my view, a portfolio that includes a mixture of dividend and growth stocks massively boosts your prospects of getting rich and retiring early. So, if you have spare cash to invest, these cheap FTSE 100 stocks could be an ideal starting point. Matthew Dumigan has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Image source: Getty Images. £5k to invest? I’d buy these cheap FTSE 100 stocks right now to get rich and retire earlycenter_img Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Enter Your Email Address I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. See all posts by Matthew Dumiganlast_img read more

WCC calls for Pentecost global day of prayer for ‘just…

first_img Rector Albany, NY Rector Pittsburgh, PA AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Middle East WCC calls for Pentecost global day of prayer for ‘just peace’ in Holy Land Course Director Jerusalem, Israel By David PaulsenPosted May 25, 2017 Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector Tampa, FL Advocacy Peace & Justice, TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Featured Jobs & Calls Israel-Palestine, Youth Minister Lorton, VA Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Rector Knoxville, TN Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector Collierville, TN Submit a Press Release Rector Belleville, IL Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET [Episcopal News Service] Episcopalians are invited to participate this Pentecost in a global prayer campaign to call for peace in the Holy Land.The World Council of Churches, through a campaign called “Come, Spirit of Peace: A Global Day of Prayer for Just Peace in the Holy Land,” is calling on Christians everywhere to unite in prayer on June 4 and 5 – by attending its worship service in Jerusalem, holding services in their home parishes or sharing individual prayers on social media.“We are calling on Christians everywhere to share in our witness to unity and to use this moment as a focus for prayers for peace in the Holy Land,” the Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit, the ecumenical organization’s general secretary, said in a news release. “Our vision is to make this moment of prayer truly participatory.”The main worship service in the prayer campaign will be held at 11 a.m. June 5, the day after Pentecost, in Jerusalem on Mount Zion. Afterward, at a session in Dormiton Abbey, participants will share details of their work in support of peace in the Holy Land.For those unable to travel to Jerusalem, the World Council of Churches has made it easy to participate back home by offering an order of services in several languages, which can be incorporated into the liturgy for Pentecost or at separate services, said the Rev. Robert Edmunds, Middle East partnership officer for the Episcopal Church.“It’s great to say, let’s go pray for peace in the Holy Land, but providing the resources and tools to bring that message home to various parishes around the country, around the Church, is a great asset,” Edmunds told Episcopal News Service.Pentecost is described in the Acts of the Apostles as the day when a great wind brought “tongues of fire” that enabled Jesus’ disciples to communicate the gospel message to people in their native languages.The prayer campaign comes as Israel prepares to mark 50 years since the 1967 war that resulted in the capture of east Jerusalem. Israel typically marks the anniversary as a celebration of the unification of the holy city, while Palestinians see it as the beginning of an Israeli occupation.The stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process also has been in the news recently because President Donald Trump, who visited Jerusalem this week on his first foreign trip as president, vowed to succeed where his predecessors have failed.“Making peace, however, will not be easy. We all know that. Both sides will face tough decisions. But with determination, compromise, and the belief that peace is possible, Israelis and Palestinians can make a deal,” Trump said May 23 in a speech in Jerusalem after meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and, separately, with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.Edmunds said he also sees the importance of the World Council of Churches’ prayer campaign in the context of violence across the region, from Syria to Iraq to Yemen, including violence specifically targeting Christians.“All these places are seeing terrible devastation,” Edmunds said. “Anything we can do to prompt peace-thinking rather than war-thinking is a positive thing. It’s about turning hearts away from violence.”The campaign also is compiling prayers that people share by email and post to social media with the hashtag #SpiritofPeace. The online prayer wall is live, adding the latest prayers for peace.“We’ll raise our voices to sing, our feet will dance wherever there are signs of life around us,” reads one tweet from the World Council of Churches that has been retweeted several times.Pray for the #HolyLand “We’ll raise our voices to sing, our feet will dance wherever there are signs of life around us” #SpiritOfPeace #WCC— WCC Prayers (@WCCprayers) May 24, 2017The Episcopal Church’s General Convention has expressed its support of peace in the region for decades. As one example, a 2012 resolution sought to “reaffirm this Church’s commitment to a negotiated two-state solution in which a secure and universally recognized State of Israel lives alongside a free, viable, and secure state for the Palestinian people, with a shared Jerusalem as the capital of both.”And in a 2015 resolution, the Church pledged to be “an agent of reconciliation and restorative justice in the Holy Land by promoting conversation and by funding infrastructure and peace-building ministries in Palestine and Israel through the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem and the Middle East.”With Pentecost to be celebrated on June 4, it’s an ideal time to get Christians of all denominations and languages involved in that effort, Edmunds said.“How appropriate is that for Pentecost – a day in which people understood what was being said even though the languages at the time … were many,” he said.– David Paulsen is an editor and reporter for the Episcopal News Service. He can be reached at [email protected] Submit a Job Listing Ecumenical & Interreligious, Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector Bath, NC center_img Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector Smithfield, NC Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Featured Events Rector Washington, DC Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Rector Shreveport, LA Director of Music Morristown, NJ The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Martinsville, VA The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Press Release Service Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector Hopkinsville, KY Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Curate Diocese of Nebraska Submit an Event Listing Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Tags Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector and Chaplain Eugene, ORlast_img read more

Esmée Fairbairn Foundation funds lower fee for In Kind Direct

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  20 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation is supporting In Kind Direct’s introduction of a new lower annual registration fee of £50 for all charities, whatever their income and location, through a £150,000 grant over three years from its Fifth Fund.In Kind Direct’s chief executive Robin Boles explained the need for a grant to make the change. “We want to make our service accessible to many more charities of every size and focus”, he said, “and know that the income linked annual registration has been a barrier to some charities.“But before we could reduce the fees across the board, we first had to secure funding to cover the transitional cost. We are delighted that the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, which has supported our work over the years, has generously backed this major step change”. Advertisement As well as subsidising the new fee arrangement, the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation’s grant covers £100 of vouchers, exchangeable for goods worth up to £1,000 from In Kind Direct’s catalogue for the first 75 charities to join the network in 2006. In 2007, 50 will benefit and in 2008 this will reduce to 25. Last year In Kind Direct passed the milestone of £50 million worth of goods donated, with 60 companies becoming first time goods donors during the year. Robin Boles explained the value of In Kind Direct: we can offer a broad range of quality new products from some of the best known brands at around 10% of the usual cost, enabling them to make their funds go up to ten times further – and all delivered to their doors”. Tagged with: Tradingcenter_img Esmée Fairbairn Foundation funds lower fee for In Kind Direct Howard Lake | 4 March 2006 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

Welcome to the New

first_img About Author: Ed Delgado Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Welcome to the New Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Share Save Related Articles Previous: DS News Webcast: Monday 1/20/2014 Next: California Home Sales Abate to Close Out Year Home / Commentary / Welcome to the New Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago  Print This Post Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Ed Delgado is President and CEO of the Five Star Institute, a leading mortgage banking association providing education and strategic services to the U.S. residential mortgage market. During his 25-year career, Delgado has held executive positions at Wells Fargo and Freddie Mac. While at Wells Fargo, Delgado played an integral role as a key representative to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, supporting the Bush and Obama administrations’ efforts to develop mortgage solutions designed to prevent residential foreclosures in the U.S. Delgado was elected Chairman of the Office of the Comptroller of Currency Advisory Council, an independent working group, and is a current Board Member at Operation Homefront, a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to provide valued programs and aid to U.S. military veterans. A lot has changed in past last five years.This industry has overcome some tough times, and so have the people who make it great. The new reality is one of adaptation and perseverance in the face of the unknowable for professionals across the mortgage banking and servicing industry.Like I said, a lot has changed.So have we.Allow me to be the first to welcome you to the new, streamlined, optimized Your homepage for everything newsworthy in servicing.At, DS News magazine, and their parent company, The Five Star Institute, we work to equip you with unparalleled market intelligence, expert commentary, and late-breaking information critical to your continued success.In addition to all the content you’ve come accustomed to, we’ve added brand new features and better ways to connect with you with professionals and leaders from across the industry, with:- Community Forums, providing readers and contributors a platform to share thoughts, concerns, opinions, as well as ask questions and seek solutions collaborative, informative, and entertaining environment- Expanded Daily Dose features, delivering more timely and relevant content to your inbox in a simple, informative format- Polls, stats, comments, webcasts and podcasts- In-depth print features directly from the pages of DS News Magazine- Expert commentaries, strategies and future outlooks from the industry’s foremost thought leadersFinally, I encourage you to take a quick moment to create an account with us, allowing you to comment and partake in conversations in the forums.We want you to feel at home on and as we open our doors anew, and we welcome your feedback and thoughts in our continuous efforts to serve you better.Welcome to the new, your homepage for everything in servicing.Ed DelgadoPresident and CEOThe Five Star Institute Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago 2014-01-20 Ed Delgado The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago January 20, 2014 695 Views Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Subscribe Is Rise in Forbearance Volume Cause for Concern? 2 days ago in Commentary, Featured Sign up for DS News Daily The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days agolast_img read more

Measuring Millennial Housing Debt

first_imgHome / Daily Dose / Measuring Millennial Housing Debt Tagged with: debt Millennials The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Millennials are becoming more reliant on debt, according to a recent report from Experian. As a result, Millennials, aged between 23 and 38, are likely to hold more debt than their peers. Millennials held an average of $222,211 in mortgage debt in Q1 2019, Experian states, a 5% increase from Q1 2018 and one of the largest mortgage debt increases seen by any generation in the past year. Millennial mortgage balances grew an average of 5%, which was the second-highest growth rate behind members of Generation Z, who saw their average balances increase by 15% since Q1 2018. As debt balances increased, Millennials have begun looking into refinancing. According to Ellie Mae, interest rates on 30-year loans saw a drop in interest rates, leading to more refinancing among Millennials. “Savvy millennials looking to lock in lower interest rates on their mortgages have helped drive a surge in refinance activity,” said Joe Tyrrell, COO at Ellie Mae. “While the Federal Reserve’s rate cut doesn’t necessarily mean that rates on mortgages will continue to drop, we’ll be keeping a close eye on its impact on both the refinance and overall mortgage market as we do anticipate that it will affect consumer behavior, including millennials who look to lower their payments.”Additionally, Ellie Mae notes that with an increased investment in technology, time to close has dropped across the board year-over-year. Average time to close on all loans for millennials has dropped two days while average time to close on refinance and purchase loans has dropped four days and one day, respectively.“There is and has been a massive opportunity for lenders to educate potential homeowners on the loan options available to them,” added Tyrrell. “For example, borrowers with lower FICO scores can take advantage of FHA loans to make homeownership a reality, but the overall awareness that this loan type exists needs to increase.” debt Millennials 2019-08-07 Seth Welborn Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago  Print This Post Measuring Millennial Housing Debt Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Related Articles Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days agocenter_img Subscribe The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago About Author: Seth Welborn in Daily Dose, Featured, Market Studies, News Sign up for DS News Daily Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Share Save August 7, 2019 1,592 Views Previous: What Do Trade Tensions with China Mean for Housing? Next: Fannie Mae: Consumer Confidence Grows in July Seth Welborn is a Reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Harding University, he has covered numerous topics across the real estate and default servicing industries. Additionally, he has written B2B marketing copy for Dallas-based companies such as AT&T. An East Texas Native, he also works part-time as a photographer. Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days agolast_img read more

Police treating shots fired at house in Cookstown as attempted murder

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Pinterest LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton By admin – May 18, 2016 Facebook Google+ WhatsApp WhatsApp Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Facebook Twitter Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margeycenter_img Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Previous articleDrugs find in LetterkennyNext articleDonegal fishermen urged to take part in new research in fisheries management admin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Police treating shots fired at house in Cookstown as attempted murder GAA decision not sitting well with Donegal – Mick McGrath Pinterest Police in the North are appealing for witnesses after an attempted murder in Tyrone this morning.Shots were fired at a house in the Cookstown area at about three o’clock.A 45 year-old man was in the property at the time – however he escaped injury.The PSNI’s appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have information to contact them. Google+last_img read more

Ensure All Covid Government Orders Are Uploaded Chronologically On Govt Website: Madras High Court To State Government

first_imgNews UpdatesEnsure All Covid Government Orders Are Uploaded Chronologically On Govt Website: Madras High Court To State Government Lydia Suzanne Thomas20 May 2021 5:49 AMShare This – xWhile hearing a batch of petitions today, the Madras High Court directed the State to ensure that all of the State Government’s communications in relation to Covid-19 – Orders, Notifications be uploaded chronologically on the Government’s website and on stopcorona.Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice Senthil Ramamoorthy issued the direction while disposing of a matter that sought this particular relief.To the Chief Justice’s query as to whether the notifications relating to covid were regularly uploaded, Advocate General R Shanmugasundaram that almost all such notifications have already been uploaded online. The only shortfall was perhaps on account of some government officers getting infected by the COVID-19 virus since the government is presently working with only 40 percent of its staff.Recording this submission, the Court proceeded to dispose of the matter.The Court stressed that all future government orders and notifications would have to be similarly published in chronological order, so that they are available at the click of a button.Tags#Madras High Court Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee Justice Senthil Ramamoorthy COVID -19 Next Storylast_img read more says Donegal rents rose by 7.1% in Q1 of 2021

first_img WhatsApp Rents in the three Ulster counties rose 7.4% year-on-year, reflecting a sharp fall in availability – just 59 homes were available to rent in Ulster on on May 1, down more than a half compared to a year ago.In Donegal, rents were on average 7.1% higher in the first quarter of 2021 than a year previously. The average listed rent is now €704, up 45% from its lowest point.Rents nationally in the first three months of 2021 were on average 2.1% higher than in the final three months of 2020, according to the latest Rental Report by The average monthly rent stood at €1,443 in the first quarter of 2021, up 1.7% year-on-year and up almost 95% from a low of €742 per month seen in late 2011.The national average hides significant regional variation. In Dublin, while rents did rise 1.2% between December and March, they remain 3.2% lower than a year previously, following falls in the second and fourth quarters of 2020. Outside Dublin, rents rose by an average of 2.9% between December and March, meaning that they are now 7.1% higher than a year ago. In Cork, Galway and Limerick cities, rents are 6% higher than a year previously, while in Waterford they are 8.3% higher. Outside the five main cities, rents are up 7.3% year-on-year. WhatsApp says Donegal rents rose by 7.1% in Q1 of 2021 Harps come back to win in Waterford Google+ Pinterest News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Facebook “Limiting the country’s ability to harness foreign savings to build the rental homes it needs – for example, by limiting the ability of professional landlords to invest here – will worsen, rather than improve, the situation.” Twitter Twitter Facebook Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Previous article379 new Covid cases, 27 in DonegalNext article300 fewer people in Donegal receiving PUP this week News Highland By News Highland – May 12, 2021 The latest rental survey conducted by shows that between January and March, rents in Donegal were on average 7.1% higher than during the same period last year.The average listed rent was €704, up 45% from its lowest point. That percentage rise is the same as the figure for the rest of the country outside Dublin, and marginally lower than the increase registered across the three Ulster counties.***************** Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty DL Debate – 24/05/21 The different trends over the last year have reflected different trends in the availability of rental homes, with supply up in Dublin and down elsewhere. In Dublin, the year-on-year increase in homes available to rent fell from almost 90% on November 1st to 20% on May 1st. There were just under 2,500 homes available to rent in Dublin at the start of May. Elsewhere, rental supply remains very low, with just 1,150 homes available to rent on May 1st, down one third from the same date in 2020.Commenting on the report, Ronan Lyons, economist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the Daft Report, said: “The impact of Covid-19 on Ireland’s rental market was largely to send Dublin and the rest of the country in different directions. In Dublin, additional supply moving over from the short-term lettings market coupled with a temporary halt to people moving to the city pushed rents down. Elsewhere, lockdown ground the rental market to a halt, with fewer listings pushing rents further up.As normal life resumes over the coming months, these differences are likely to fade and more long-standing problems – in particular chronic undersupply of new rental homes – will be the main driver, within a broader context of economic and population growth. It is imperative that housing policy in general – and rental market policy in particular – be driven by an understanding of the challenges and required solutions, rather than news-cycle pressures. Limiting the country’s ability to harness foreign savings to build the rental homes it needs – for example, by limiting the ability of professional landlords to invest here – will worsen, rather than improve, the situation. The doubling of rents over the last decade is all the proof needed that Ireland needs to build tens of thousands of new rental homes over coming years.”Average rents, and year-on-year change, 2021Q1Dublin: €2,007, down 3.2% year-on-yearCork city: €1,483, up 6.3%% Galway city: €1,400, up 6.1% Limerick city: €1,293, up 6.3% Homepage BannerNews Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population growslast_img read more

In brief

first_imgIn briefOn 1 Jun 2002 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article This week’s news in briefCIPD investigates consultation laws The CIPD has set up a taskforce to consult on the implementation of theforthcoming information and consultation legislation. Chaired by Corus’executive director Allan Johnston, the taskforce has been set up to help ensurethe final law is workable for employers of all sizes and all sectors. It isalso steering new research into the issue being conducted by GlasgowUniversity. Fixed-term staff regulations delayed The Fixed Term Employees Regulations are not to be implemented until 1October – nearly three months later than planned. The Government has announcedthe delay because the Employment Bill, which ushers in the regulations, has notyet received Royal Assent. New laws cost business £5bn a year Businesses are paying out an extra £5bn a year to comply with new employmentlaws introduced since 1997. Employment minister Alan Johnson said in a Commonswritten answer that the vast majority of extra costs arose through theprovision of enhanced terms and conditions of employment. Test cases clear way for asbestos claims A ground-breaking case has cleared the way for hundreds of claims fromworkers suffering asbestos-related disease. A ruling by law lords found in favourof three test cases taken on behalf of mesothelioma victims exposed to asbestosin more than one work-place. The ruling said it was not necessary to provewhich workplace actually caused the illness for compensation to be paid out. Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more