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#policy and economy

# policy-and-economy - Today’s News

From Business ETC 'Uncertainty is almost worse than a bad certainty': The British elections and Irish business Policy And Economy

'Uncertainty is almost worse than a bad certainty': The British elections and Irish business

The results are out – but what does that mean for Ireland’s entrepreneurs?

# policy-and-economy - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Ireland's economic squeeze: could staff shortages stifle growth?

The economy is still growing, but it is slowing down as capacity constraints limit expansion.

# policy-and-economy - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

From Business ETC Poll: Do you think a tightening labour market will curb Ireland's business growth plans? Policy And Economy This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think a tightening labour market will curb Ireland's business growth plans?

Amid a shortage of available workers, companies could feel the squeeze.

# policy-and-economy - Monday 2 December, 2019

From Business ETC Ireland's economic squeeze: could staff shortages stifle growth? Policy And Economy

Ireland's economic squeeze: could staff shortages stifle growth?

The economy is still growing, but it is slowing down as capacity constraints limit expansion.

# policy-and-economy - Friday 22 November, 2019

Ireland's whiskey industry breathed a sigh of relief after escaping US tariffs - at least for now

Distillers are looking at new horizons after the scare, but the US is still top for a drop of the pure.

# policy-and-economy - Saturday 16 November, 2019

From Business ETC Ireland's whiskey industry breathed a sigh of relief after escaping US tariffs - at least for now Policy And Economy

Ireland's whiskey industry breathed a sigh of relief after escaping US tariffs - at least for now

Distillers are looking at new horizons after the scare, but the US is still top for a drop of the pure.

# policy-and-economy - Friday 15 November, 2019

‘We can’t take our foot off the gas’ - in a Brexit lull, Ireland can’t afford to relax

A no-deal is less likely, but the economic storm clouds are still gathering

# policy-and-economy - Thursday 14 November, 2019

From Business ETC ‘We can’t take our foot off the gas’ - in a Brexit lull, Ireland can’t afford to relax Policy And Economy

‘We can’t take our foot off the gas’ - in a Brexit lull, Ireland can’t afford to relax

A no-deal is less likely, but the economic storm clouds are still gathering

# policy-and-economy - Thursday 31 October, 2019

The motor industry has asked for a long-term plan on the government's electric vehicle promise

A million cars on Irish roads by 2030 is unlikely with no multi-year approach, companies warned.

# policy-and-economy - Friday 25 October, 2019

From Business ETC The motor industry has asked for a long-term plan on the government's electric vehicle promise Policy And Economy

The motor industry has asked for a long-term plan on the government's electric vehicle promise

A million cars on Irish roads by 2030 is unlikely with no multi-year approach, companies warned.

# policy-and-economy - Thursday 24 October, 2019

The global tax world is shifting and it might not be good news for Ireland - what comes next?

The State is staring down the barrel of a new tax reality, one that could cost the Exchequer billions.

# policy-and-economy - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

From Business ETC The food industry has forecast yet more uncertainty with the new Brexit deal Food And Drink

The food industry has forecast yet more uncertainty with the new Brexit deal

Businesses will face another ‘cliff edge’ if transition period isn’t extended, groups warned.

# policy-and-economy - Saturday 19 October, 2019

From Business ETC The global tax world is shifting and it might not be good news for Ireland - what comes next? Feature

The global tax world is shifting and it might not be good news for Ireland - what comes next?

The state is staring down the barrel of a new tax reality, one that could cost the Exchequer billions.

# policy-and-economy - Friday 18 October, 2019

From Business ETC Helen Dixon has warned Irish SMEs to implement data safeguards ahead of Brexit Policy And Economy

Helen Dixon has warned Irish SMEs to implement data safeguards ahead of Brexit

Businesses need to consider how they transfer data to the UK after Brexit.

# policy-and-economy - Monday 14 October, 2019

From Business ETC Poll: Do you think taller buildings will ease Ireland's housing crisis? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think taller buildings will ease Ireland's housing crisis?

Some argue accommodation in high-rise buildings are for people with deep pockets.

Half of small Irish businesses have cancelled or delayed investment over Brexit

AIB’s survey of SMEs found that almost half have felt a negative impact from Brexit already.

From Business ETC Irish SMEs are pulling investment because of Brexit - and they're still not prepared Policy And Economy

Irish SMEs are pulling investment because of Brexit - and they're still not prepared

AIB’s survey of SMEs suggests a lack of certainty when it comes to practical planning.

# policy-and-economy - Friday 11 October, 2019

From Business ETC A no-deal Brexit could 'exasperate' the quirks of Ireland's grocery market Retail And Services

A no-deal Brexit could 'exasperate' the quirks of Ireland's grocery market

The Central Bank’s latest economic forecast outlined how prices would be impacted.

# policy-and-economy - Thursday 10 October, 2019

A massive shock to corporation tax could cost Ireland as much as €6bn a year

That’s according to a Department of Finance paper exploring ‘extreme’ but plausible scenarios.

# policy-and-economy - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

From Business ETC Your crash course in... What the new OECD tax proposals could mean for Ireland Policy And Economy

Your crash course in... What the new OECD tax proposals could mean for Ireland

New proposals by the Paris-based body will likely affect Ireland’s corporation tax system.

From Business ETC A massive shock to corporation tax could cost Ireland as much as €6bn a year Policy And Economy

A massive shock to corporation tax could cost Ireland as much as €6bn a year

That’s according to a Department of Finance paper exploring ‘extreme’ but plausible scenarios.

# policy-and-economy - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

From Business ETC Carbon tax and just transition: What Budget 2020's climate measures mean for business Policy And Economy

Carbon tax and just transition: What Budget 2020's climate measures mean for business

Aside from Brexit, the climate emergency was a big priority in this year’s budget announcement.

From Business ETC Business groups 'cautiously welcome' a budget 'developed in the shadow of Brexit' Policy And Economy

Business groups 'cautiously welcome' a budget 'developed in the shadow of Brexit'

Brexit was a major theme in Budget 2020, but some industry groups have voiced concern.

From Business ETC Budget 2020: Here are the winners and losers from Irish business Policy And Economy

Budget 2020: Here are the winners and losers from Irish business

Hotels mourn a missed opportunity, brewers raise a Paschal Pilsner but mostly it’s about Brexit.

From Business ETC Budget 2020: changes for startups are welcomed, but don't expect 'instant transformation'

Budget 2020: changes for startups are welcomed, but don't expect 'instant transformation'

The minister’s speech is seen as positive, but the devil will be in the Finance Bill detail.

# policy-and-economy - Monday 7 October, 2019

From Business ETC Medical device makers might get some breathing room under new EU rules, but it's not a done deal Health 2.0

Medical device makers might get some breathing room under new EU rules, but it's not a done deal

The Irish Medtech Association said there are “many remaining transitional challenges” for the legislation.

From Business ETC Ibec has called for €1.5 billion in state aid support in the event of no-deal Brexit Policy And Economy

Ibec has called for €1.5 billion in state aid support in the event of no-deal Brexit

The group wants a comprehensive set of supports to support vulnerable workers and businesses.

# policy-and-economy - Saturday 5 October, 2019

From Business ETC VAT, funding and action on Brexit: What businesses are watching out for in Budget 2020 Policy And Economy

VAT, funding and action on Brexit: What businesses are watching out for in Budget 2020

A look at what Ireland’s sectors are hoping ahead of Tuesday’s announcement .

# policy-and-economy - Thursday 3 October, 2019

From Business ETC Your crash course in... the latest EU court ruling against Facebook and how it polices content Startups And Tech

Your crash course in... the latest EU court ruling against Facebook and how it polices content

The case ruled that the social network must remove ‘equivalent’ posts that have been deemed illegal.

# policy-and-economy - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

From Business ETC Irish exporters worry as the WTO has cleared the US to impose $7.5 bn of EU tariffs Policy And Economy

Irish exporters worry as the WTO has cleared the US to impose $7.5 bn of EU tariffs

Industry groups are concerned that Ireland could be hit by tariffs that would have a ‘highly detrimental impact’.

From Business ETC Electric bike companies are calling for subsidies to get more Irish people on e-bikes

Electric bike companies are calling for subsidies to get more Irish people on e-bikes

Retailers don’t want the government to focus solely on electric cars as an alternative mobility option.

# policy-and-economy - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

From Business ETC Regional hubs could help close the disparity between rural and urban Ireland Policy And Economy

Regional hubs could help close the disparity between rural and urban Ireland

A Vodafone report suggests hubs could generate €312 million for the regions.

# policy-and-economy - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

From Business ETC How Ireland's transport industry is planning to cope with Brexit Policy And Economy

How Ireland's transport industry is planning to cope with Brexit

Plans have been put in place to ensure Ireland’s transport system doesn’t grind to a halt after October.

# policy-and-economy - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

From Business ETC Indian tech services giant Tata is eyeing up its entry into Irish government services Startups And Tech

Indian tech services giant Tata is eyeing up its entry into Irish government services

The company has been active here for nearly 20 years but wants to expand its presence.

# policy-and-economy - Monday 23 September, 2019

From Business ETC John Player says public health groups have their 'head in the sand' on vaping Health 2.0

John Player says public health groups have their 'head in the sand' on vaping

The cigarette stalwart has been pushing its own e-cigarette products under the Blu brand.

# policy-and-economy - Friday 20 September, 2019

E-scooter giant Lime has been on the charm offensive to get on Irish streets

E-scooter giant Lime has been on the charm offensive to get on Irish streets

The company is keen to launch scooter-sharing in Ireland but has no plans for bikes.

From bikes to roast duck: The Irish businesses jumping at an incoming EU-Vietnam trade deal

Some see the agreement as a beacon of hope amid Brexit and the US-China trade war.

# policy-and-economy - Monday 16 September, 2019

From Business ETC Your crash course in... Apple's appeal against the EU's €13bn Irish tax case Feature

Your crash course in... Apple's appeal against the EU's €13bn Irish tax case

The tech giant’s rebuttal against taxes in Ireland will be heard by judges on Tuesday.

# policy-and-economy - Sunday 15 September, 2019

From Business ETC From bikes to roast duck: The Irish businesses jumping at an incoming EU-Vietnam trade deal Feature

From bikes to roast duck: The Irish businesses jumping at an incoming EU-Vietnam trade deal

Some see the agreement as a beacon of hope amid Brexit and the US-China trade war.

# policy-and-economy - Friday 13 September, 2019

'Out of our control': How cross-border companies are trying to prepare for a no-deal Brexit

Some businesses close to the border have already changed their supply base in recent months.

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