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Mr Cook goes to Dublin: The tech boss on Apple's 'unshakeable commitment' to Ireland From Business ETC

Mr Cook goes to Dublin: The tech boss on Apple's 'unshakeable commitment' to Ireland

Jan 20th 2020, 5:13 PM 1,240 Views 0 Comments

The chief executive addressed the “pretty big elephant” in the room of the global tax system.

From apps to taps: Where Ireland sits in the march toward a cashless society
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From apps to taps: Where Ireland sits in the march toward a cashless society

Jan 18th 2020, 1:01 AM 2,429 Views 0 Comments

Early adoption is led by the Nordics and Asia as infrastructure and societal acceptance plays catch up.

From apps to taps: Where Ireland sits in the march toward a cashless society
# Future Of Finance
# Future Of Finance

From apps to taps: Where Ireland sits in the march toward a cashless society

Jan 15th 2020, 11:19 AM 1,321 Views 0 Comments

Early adoption is led by the Nordics and Asia as infrastructure and societal acceptance plays catch up.

Poll: Will you vote based on economic issues?
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Poll: Will you vote based on economic issues?

Jan 15th 2020, 12:50 AM 1,689 Views 0 Comments

Will Ireland’s Election 2020 follow the political maxim that it’s ‘the economy, stupid’?

Your crash course in... the tax system changes that herald the end of the P60 and the P45
# Policy And Economy
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# Policy And Economy

Your crash course in... the tax system changes that herald the end of the P60 and the P45

Jan 10th 2020, 12:58 AM 1,541 Views 0 Comments

The Irish tax system is waving goodbye to paperwork, as all its processes become digitised.

The 'forgotten child of Brexit': Managing the risks to Ireland and Britain's €46bn services trade
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The 'forgotten child of Brexit': Managing the risks to Ireland and Britain's €46bn services trade

Jan 8th 2020, 11:18 PM 453 Views 0 Comments

As trade negotiations get underway, there are worries that the services sector is being overlooked.

Diversifying talent and investing in research - inside Ireland’s export game plan for 2020 From Business ETC

Diversifying talent and investing in research - inside Ireland’s export game plan for 2020

Jan 8th 2020, 1:01 AM 1,087 Views 0 Comments

Brexit has taken its toll on new jobs as exhausting trade negotiations beckon.

Fruit of the Loom, Haughey, and sugar: What Irish business looked like in 1989
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# Policy And Economy

Fruit of the Loom, Haughey, and sugar: What Irish business looked like in 1989

Jan 4th 2020, 10:00 AM 17,513 Views 10 Comments

From Intel to Coillte, the State Papers show the foundation of modern Ireland.

Inside 1989: What Irish business looked like 30 years ago
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# Policy And Economy

Inside 1989: What Irish business looked like 30 years ago

Jan 3rd 2020, 11:10 AM 748 Views 0 Comments

From Intel to Coillte, the State Papers show the foundation of modern Ireland.

2019 was a solid year for foreign direct investment but what does 2020 have in store?
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# Feature

2019 was a solid year for foreign direct investment but what does 2020 have in store?

Jan 3rd 2020, 11:05 AM 494 Views 0 Comments

Talent and tax changes could be issues as Ireland looks to stay as the multinational destination of choice.

2019 was a solid year for foreign direct investment but what does 2020 have in store?
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2019 was a solid year for foreign direct investment but what does 2020 have in store?

Jan 2nd 2020, 1:01 AM 1,750 Views 0 Comments

Talent and tax changes could be issues as Ireland looks to stay as the multinational destination of choice.

Inside 1989: What Irish business looked like 30 years ago
# Policy And Economy
From Business ETC
# Policy And Economy

Inside 1989: What Irish business looked like 30 years ago

Jan 1st 2020, 1:01 AM 1,498 Views 0 Comments

From Intel to Coillte, the State Papers show the foundation of modern Ireland.

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

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

Dec 14th 2019, 1:01 AM 1,233 Views 0 Comments

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

Ireland's economic squeeze: could staff shortages stifle growth?
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# Policy And Economy

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

Dec 5th 2019, 5:36 PM 473 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 4th 2019, 12:58 AM 311 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 2nd 2019, 1:01 AM 614 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 22nd 2019, 11:04 AM 314 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 16th 2019, 1:00 AM 1,898 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 15th 2019, 11:39 AM 628 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 14th 2019, 1:00 AM 1,682 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 31st 2019, 1:59 PM 315 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 25th 2019, 2:05 PM 1,604 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 24th 2019, 12:30 PM 7,546 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 23rd 2019, 5:41 PM 675 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Oct 19th 2019, 1:00 AM 2,228 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Oct 18th 2019, 9:50 AM 418 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Oct 14th 2019, 5:00 PM 3,734 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Brexit

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

Oct 14th 2019, 7:07 AM 5,714 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Oct 14th 2019, 1:00 AM 478 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 11th 2019, 1:00 AM 1,038 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 10th 2019, 10:07 AM 492 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 9th 2019, 5:34 PM 1,017 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Oct 9th 2019, 1:00 AM 1,821 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Oct 8th 2019, 5:10 PM 745 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Oct 8th 2019, 5:09 PM 276 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Oct 8th 2019, 4:47 PM 2,621 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 8th 2019, 4:14 PM 1,347 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 7th 2019, 2:53 PM 1,088 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Oct 7th 2019, 1:00 AM 370 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Oct 5th 2019, 1:00 AM 971 Views 0 Comments

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