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#policy and economy

# policy-and-economy - Today’s News

From Business ETC How Votechnik is helping recyclers dispose of LCD products faster and safer Startups And Tech

How Votechnik is helping recyclers dispose of LCD products faster and safer

In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out promising companies that are emerging from Ireland.

# policy-and-economy - Friday 16 August, 2019

From Business ETC A 'distortion' in tax law has cost Ireland valuable business from conferences Tourism And Transport

A 'distortion' in tax law has cost Ireland valuable business from conferences

Venues are at a ‘competitive disadvantage’ due to VAT rules, according to the industry.

# policy-and-economy - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Ireland's electric vehicle future is facing a chicken-and-egg problem

Registrations of EVs have increased the last six months but charge points are playing catch up.

From Business ETC Fraudsters are using real firms’ details to add 'an air of legitimacy' to financial service scams Policy And Economy

Fraudsters are using real firms’ details to add 'an air of legitimacy' to financial service scams

The Central Bank recently issued warnings about unauthorised firms that “borrow” info.

# policy-and-economy - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

From Business ETC The State could get a Brexit silver lining with an FDI boost, but not enough to offset the downside Policy And Economy

The State could get a Brexit silver lining with an FDI boost, but not enough to offset the downside

Moody’s says Ireland’s economy is in good shape but faces risks with Brexit, trade wars and tax changes.

# policy-and-economy - Sunday 11 August, 2019

From Business ETC Ireland's electric vehicle future is facing a chicken-and-egg problem Resource And Energy

Ireland's electric vehicle future is facing a chicken-and-egg problem

Registrations of EVs have increased the last six months but charge points are playing catch up.

# policy-and-economy - Monday 5 August, 2019

From Business ETC Ireland is lagging behind its European neighbours in devising an AI strategy Startups And Tech

Ireland is lagging behind its European neighbours in devising an AI strategy

The EU attempted to align national plans this summer – but not everyone’s on track.

# policy-and-economy - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

From Business ETC Your crash course in... Ireland's economic uncertainty Policy And Economy

Your crash course in... Ireland's economic uncertainty

The economy is at risk of overheating, but Brexit could yet pour cold water on its expansion.

# policy-and-economy - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

From Business ETC Irish exporters are facing a 'severe threat' as sterling slumps Policy And Economy

Irish exporters are facing a 'severe threat' as sterling slumps

Some businesses could already be suffering as the pound’s value drops on no-deal fears.

# policy-and-economy - Thursday 25 July, 2019

From Business ETC Fewer firms have gone bust so far this year - but the effect of Brexit is still unknown Policy And Economy

Fewer firms have gone bust so far this year - but the effect of Brexit is still unknown

Voluntary liquidation remains the most common avenue for struggling companies.

# policy-and-economy - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

From Business ETC Here are some key dates for your Brexit calendar Policy And Economy

Here are some key dates for your Brexit calendar

Keep an eraser handy – some pundits already think Boris Johnson won’t pull it off till 2020.

# policy-and-economy - Sunday 21 July, 2019

France is introducing a new digital tax on tech companies - so what impact will that have in Ireland?

Some of the world’s biggest tech giants, including Google and Facebook, have headquarters here.

# policy-and-economy - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Free Now told the government 'night mayors' could make it easier for clubbers to get cabs

The company formerly called Mytaxi urged the Culture Minister to bring the concept to Dublin.

Your crash course in... France's digital services tax and the impact on Ireland

The Macron government’s 3% levy has also drawn scorn from the Trump administration.

Upfront rent and relocation services - how tech companies are winning talent as rents keep rising

Ireland’s recruitment and tech experts weigh in on how to attract the best staff to Dublin.

From Business ETC Your crash course in... France's digital services tax and the impact on Ireland Policy And Economy

Your crash course in... France's digital services tax and the impact on Ireland

The Macron government’s 3% levy has also drawn scorn from the Trump administration.

# policy-and-economy - Saturday 13 July, 2019

From Business ETC Upfront rent and relocation services - how tech companies are winning talent as rents keep rising Work

Upfront rent and relocation services - how tech companies are winning talent as rents keep rising

Ireland’s recruitment and tech experts weigh in on how to attract the best staff to Dublin.

# policy-and-economy - Friday 12 July, 2019

From Business ETC Stringent online payments rules are fast approaching. Now firms want an 18-month delay Startups And Tech

Stringent online payments rules are fast approaching. Now firms want an 18-month delay

But fintech giant Stripe says it’s ‘irresponsible’ to hope for any extension on Strong Customer Authentication.

# policy-and-economy - Thursday 11 July, 2019

From Business ETC Free Now told the government 'night mayors' could make it easier for clubbers to get cabs Tourism And Transport

Free Now told the government 'night mayors' could make it easier for clubbers to get cabs

The company formerly called Mytaxi urged the Culture Minister to bring the concept to Dublin.

Irish retailers could have an opportunity to compete with British online shops thanks to Brexit

Industry experts weigh in on how SMEs can win back sales as tariffs and exports on UK goods loom.

Ireland's beef with Mercosur - how the deal is adding to the struggles of the Irish farmer

Beef farmers are worried that they could be a pawn in a bigger trade game.

# policy-and-economy - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

From Business ETC Irish retailers could have an opportunity to compete with British online shops thanks to Brexit Policy And Economy

Irish retailers could have an opportunity to compete with British online shops thanks to Brexit

Industry experts weigh in on how SMEs can win back sales as tariffs and exports on UK goods loom.

# policy-and-economy - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

From Business ETC Your crash course in... Ireland's exercise in damage limitation as it prepares for a no-deal Brexit Policy And Economy

Your crash course in... Ireland's exercise in damage limitation as it prepares for a no-deal Brexit

Amid political uncertainty in London, the State is bracing itself for the worst-case scenario.

# policy-and-economy - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Here's how proposed US tariffs could hit Irish whiskey

Irish whiskey could get dragged into a transatlantic trade dispute.

# policy-and-economy - Friday 5 July, 2019

From Business ETC Ireland's beef with Mercosur - how the deal is adding to the struggles of the Irish farmer Policy And Economy

Ireland's beef with Mercosur - how the deal is adding to the struggles of the Irish farmer

Beef farmers are worried that they could be a pawn in a bigger trade game.

# policy-and-economy - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Your crash course in ... how proposed US tariffs could hit Irish whiskey

Irish whiskey could get dragged into a transatlantic trade dispute.

# policy-and-economy - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

From Business ETC Your crash course in ... how proposed US tariffs could hit Irish whiskey Food And Drink

Your crash course in ... how proposed US tariffs could hit Irish whiskey

Irish whiskey could get dragged into a transatlantic trade dispute.

From Business ETC Report calls on companies to implement a clearer strategy on innovation training Work

Report calls on companies to implement a clearer strategy on innovation training

The Skillnet-commissioned study found that 69% of companies don’t have any programmes in place.

# policy-and-economy - Friday 28 June, 2019

From Business ETC 'A pattern of travel, a pattern of behaviour': How 'increased vigilance' by US border security is affecting Ireland Tourism And Transport

'A pattern of travel, a pattern of behaviour': How 'increased vigilance' by US border security is affecting Ireland

There has been ‘increased vigilance’ around travel from Ireland to the US of late.

# policy-and-economy - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Irish food companies are accelerating Brexit preparations as a no-deal 'cliff-edge' looms

Many companies are stockholding weeks worth of goods.

Uber's Jump still has Dublin in its sights for its electric bike sharing service

The company was unsuccessful in talks with officials last year but has plans for an Irish launch eventually.

Privacy champion Johnny Ryan is on a mission to clean up 'dirty adtech'

The chief policy officer at privacy-focused web browser Brave recently testified before US senators.

# policy-and-economy - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

From Business ETC Irish food companies are accelerating Brexit preparations as a no-deal 'cliff-edge' looms Policy And Economy

Irish food companies are accelerating Brexit preparations as a no-deal 'cliff-edge' looms

Many companies are stockholding weeks worth of goods.

From Business ETC Uber's Jump still has Dublin in its sights for its electric bike sharing service Startups And Tech

Uber's Jump still has Dublin in its sights for its electric bike sharing service

The company was unsuccessful in talks with officials last year but has plans for an Irish launch eventually.

# policy-and-economy - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

From Business ETC Your crash course in... Ireland's Summer Economic Statement Policy And Economy

Your crash course in... Ireland's Summer Economic Statement

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe set out the deal or no-deal scenarios as Ireland braces for Brexit.

# policy-and-economy - Monday 24 June, 2019

From Business ETC A group that briefs Louis Vuitton's owner on eco issues is writing a green tourism plan for Ireland Tourism And Transport

A group that briefs Louis Vuitton's owner on eco issues is writing a green tourism plan for Ireland

Brisbane-based EarthCheck has been enlisted to recommend measures for a State sustainability policy.

# policy-and-economy - Friday 21 June, 2019

From Business ETC Privacy champion Johnny Ryan is on a mission to clean up 'dirty adtech' Startups And Tech

Privacy champion Johnny Ryan is on a mission to clean up 'dirty adtech'

The chief policy officer at privacy-focused web browser Brave recently testified before US senators.

# policy-and-economy - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Recycling tech firm Eiravato is moving to Luxembourg after a slow take-up in Ireland

The company provides ‘circular economy’ software solutions to businesses.

# policy-and-economy - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

From Business ETC Most businesses say their future will be shaped by AI - but they aren't investing in it Startups And Tech

Most businesses say their future will be shaped by AI - but they aren't investing in it

One of the Big Four says Ireland is falling behind when it comes to prepping for the artificial intelligence era.

# policy-and-economy - Friday 14 June, 2019

From Business ETC Your crash course in... Ireland's move toward a green economy Policy And Economy

Your crash course in... Ireland's move toward a green economy

Ireland isn’t on target to hit its carbon emission reduction targets.

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