Northern Ireland consumer confidence improves again but most households still wary and worried about higher borrowing costs
84% of parents favour banning mobile phones in both primary and secondary schools.
Irish consumer sentiment weakened for the first time in 5 months in August
July confidence reading suggests Irish consumers feeling strengths and strains as inflation eats into optimism
78% of parents feel financial burden of children going back to school as costs increase by £81 per primary school child and by £163 per secondary school child.
Slight fall in average spend per child at primary and secondary school but overall cost of living increases having an impact on household income.
Confidence marginally better in June, but still signals a cautious Irish consumer
Irish consumer confidence improved further in May, hinting at a continuing easing in concerns about the economic outlook
Credit unions have been ranked as number one among the top one hundred most highly regarded organisations in Ireland, in the Ireland RepTrak® 2023 annual study.
Credit unions have been appointed Sustainable Development Goal champions by the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications.