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Pay increase predicted

PAY is predicted to increase for workers in Ireland next year.

The latest pay data from global management consultancy Hay Group reveals a predicted 1.4pc increase in pay for Irish employees in 2015.

"Rewarding employees remains a key facet of any business in retaining and attracting people and certainly this anticipated upward move is indicative of changes in pay policy to address these issues," said Tom Walsh, Hay Group Managing Consultant. "The predicted wage growth in Ireland takes into account the growth expected across Europe.