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# morning-memo - Sunday 12 September, 2021

Christmas shoppers advised to buy early this year with supply bottlenecks likely to linger
# Supply Chain Chaos
# Supply Chain Chaos

Christmas shoppers advised to buy early this year with supply bottlenecks likely to linger

Sun 12:05 AM 99,384 Views 57 Comments
  • Smyths Toys has said Christmas shoppers should start early this year because of "global supply issues.
  • Ikea Ireland said this week that up to 10% of its product lines are unavailable.
  • Experts say the effects of the global transport crisis could linger for another 12 months.

# morning-memo - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Morning Memo: Going cuckoo
# Cuckoo Funds
# Cuckoo Funds

Morning Memo: Going cuckoo

Jul 7th 2021, 11:14 AM 6,037 Views 7 Comments

Opposition TDs have accused the government of sneaking in an exemption for big investors.

# morning-memo - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Another fine mess: Vaccine pass proposal for indoor dining sends a peculiar message to young workers
# Vaccine Passes
# Vaccine Passes

Another fine mess: Vaccine pass proposal for indoor dining sends a peculiar message to young workers

Jun 30th 2021, 11:17 AM 18,240 Views 66 Comments

How exactly it will work is far from obvious.

# morning-memo - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

House prices, debt and uneven recovery: What are the biggest risks to the Irish economy according to the Central Bank?
# Road To Recovery
# Road To Recovery

House prices, debt and uneven recovery: What are the biggest risks to the Irish economy according to the Central Bank?

Jun 16th 2021, 5:29 PM 11,042 Views 3 Comments

“A clearer path to recovery” has become visible in recent months.

# morning-memo - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Ireland's budgetary watchdog barks over 'large, permanent increases' in government spending
# Morning Memo
# Morning Memo

Ireland's budgetary watchdog barks over 'large, permanent increases' in government spending

May 26th 2021, 10:45 AM 8,386 Views 11 Comments

Details about the cost of reforms like Sláintecare are thin on the ground beyond 2021, IFAC says.

# morning-memo - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

First it was chocolate flakes - now Irish mattresses are being impacted by global supply problems
# Supply Chains
# Supply Chains

First it was chocolate flakes - now Irish mattresses are being impacted by global supply problems

May 19th 2021, 6:00 AM 32,651 Views 13 Comments

Higher shipping costs and more expensive raw materials are pushing up costs for furniture and bedding-makers.

# morning-memo - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Morning Memo: Chocolate flakes, semiconductors and the global shortage of everything
# Supply Chain Chaos
# Supply Chain Chaos

Morning Memo: Chocolate flakes, semiconductors and the global shortage of everything

May 18th 2021, 11:13 AM 9,195 Views 4 Comments

Snowstorms, canal blockages and cyber-attacks have played all played a role but so is booming demand.

# morning-memo - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'A 30-year race to the bottom': Why might the Biden global tax plan spell trouble for Ireland's entire economic model?
# Ireland Inc
# Ireland Inc

'A 30-year race to the bottom': Why might the Biden global tax plan spell trouble for Ireland's entire economic model?

Apr 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 40,200 Views 58 Comments
  • The Biden administration has recommitted the US to global tax reform talks.
  • American wants a 21% global minimum rate of corporation tax.
  • Ireland's famous 12.5% rate looks likely to come under severe pressure.

# morning-memo - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Morning Memo: NFTs explained (sort of)
# NFTs
# NFTs

Morning Memo: NFTs explained (sort of)

Mar 23rd 2021, 1:35 PM 13,055 Views 6 Comments

The blockchain-supported phenomenon has really taken off in the art world by storm.

# morning-memo - Friday 26 February, 2021

Morning Memo: Why are borrowing costs rising for eurozone governments?
# Morning Memo
# Morning Memo

Morning Memo: Why are borrowing costs rising for eurozone governments?

Feb 26th 2021, 11:32 AM 7,135 Views 10 Comments

The ECB says it’s closely monitoring what’s going on in government debt markets.

# morning-memo - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Public trust, regulation and killer robots: Why 2021 is going to be an important year for the AI debate
# Business Futures
# Business Futures

Public trust, regulation and killer robots: Why 2021 is going to be an important year for the AI debate

Feb 10th 2021, 6:00 PM 11,032 Views 12 Comments

Public trust in the technology is on a knife-edge, experts believe.

# morning-memo - Monday 8 February, 2021

TheJournal.ie and UCD Smurfit School have an MBA Scholarship for one ambitious reader
# Business Futures
# Business Futures

TheJournal.ie and UCD Smurfit School have an MBA Scholarship for one ambitious reader

Feb 8th 2021, 6:00 PM 18,842 Views 19 Comments

The two-year, part-time Modular Executive MBA begins in August 2021.

# morning-memo - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Whether it's flexible working or the four-day week, the pandemic is opening minds to new ways of doing business
# Business Futures
# Business Futures

Whether it's flexible working or the four-day week, the pandemic is opening minds to new ways of doing business

Feb 3rd 2021, 6:00 PM 15,024 Views 2 Comments

Experts believe the pandemic is forcing businesses to put theory into practice — and the results are clear.

# morning-memo - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Disrupting 'the cosy club': Are gender quotas the solution to achieving diversity in Irish boardrooms?
# Business Futures
# Business Futures

Disrupting 'the cosy club': Are gender quotas the solution to achieving diversity in Irish boardrooms?

Jan 27th 2021, 6:00 PM 14,073 Views 76 Comments

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has called on the Government to introduce statutory gender quotas.

# morning-memo - Monday 25 January, 2021

How is Ireland's top business school delivering its MBA programme in the middle of a pandemic?
# MBA Scholarship
# MBA Scholarship

How is Ireland's top business school delivering its MBA programme in the middle of a pandemic?

Jan 25th 2021, 3:48 PM 16,095 Views 10 Comments

The UCD Smurfit Graduate School of Business had had to adapt to new realities.

# morning-memo - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Newspaper group calls for full trial in Meghan Markle case
# Court Case
# Court Case

Newspaper group calls for full trial in Meghan Markle case

Jan 20th 2021, 3:28 PM 246 Views 0 Comments

A lawyer representing Associated Newspapers, Antony White, told judge Mark Warby that the case “cries out for investigation” and was “wholly unsuitable for summary judgement”.

Greenwashing, green finance and emissions: Is Irish business doing its part in the fight against climate change?
# Business Futures
# Business Futures

Greenwashing, green finance and emissions: Is Irish business doing its part in the fight against climate change?

Jan 20th 2021, 1:00 PM 6,114 Views 4 Comments

Some companies have been more proactive than others but the pandemic may have slowed progress.

# morning-memo - Monday 18 January, 2021

Looking at career options? TheJournal.ie and UCD Smurfit School have an MBA Scholarship for one reader
# Business Futures
# Business Futures

Looking at career options? TheJournal.ie and UCD Smurfit School have an MBA Scholarship for one reader

Jan 18th 2021, 6:10 AM 12,376 Views 0 Comments

The newly launched two-year, part-time Modular Executive MBA begins in August 2021.

# morning-memo - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Morning Memo: The morning after a bonanza Budget and spotlight on the IMF's latest global forecast
# Budget 2021
# Budget 2021

Morning Memo: The morning after a bonanza Budget and spotlight on the IMF's latest global forecast

Oct 14th 2020, 12:48 PM 7,114 Views 3 Comments

Few big ideas but the government tried to treat the symptoms in Budget 2021.

# morning-memo - Monday 17 August, 2020

Morning Memo: Berlin D2 blues, meat plant sick pay and our short attention span
# Morning Memo
# Morning Memo

Morning Memo: Berlin D2 blues, meat plant sick pay and our short attention span

Aug 17th 2020, 12:33 PM 25,036 Views 26 Comments

Focus has shifted from the meat industry to the pub and hospitality sector since the weekend.

# morning-memo - Thursday 9 July, 2020

EU leaders remain divided on plans for a €750 billion recovery fund ahead of a vital summit meeting
# Frugal Four
# Frugal Four

EU leaders remain divided on plans for a €750 billion recovery fund ahead of a vital summit meeting

Jul 9th 2020, 3:38 PM 8,262 Views 14 Comments

Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte leads a bloc of countries opposed to the deal.

# morning-memo - Monday 29 June, 2020

Unfriended: Is #StopHateForProfit a tipping point for Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg?
# Money Talks
# Money Talks

Unfriended: Is #StopHateForProfit a tipping point for Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg?

Jun 29th 2020, 3:52 PM 24,523 Views 49 Comments

Some of the internet’s biggest advertisers have started to pull their ads from the site.

# morning-memo - Friday 24 April, 2020

Morning Memo: Sign up to TheJournal.ie's daily business and economics newsletter
# Business
# Business

Morning Memo: Sign up to TheJournal.ie's daily business and economics newsletter

Apr 24th 2020, 1:07 PM 7,474 Views 1 Comment

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