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ComReg has called out Eir over how it modifies contracts
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ComReg has called out Eir over how it modifies contracts

Mar 14th 2019, 11:36 AM 9,253 Views 32 Comments

The regulator’s finding is the latest chapter in its bumpy relationship with the telco.

ComReg has called out Eir over how it modifies contracts
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ComReg has called out Eir over how it modifies contracts

Mar 12th 2019, 12:54 PM 3,661 Views 0 Comments

The regulator’s finding is the latest chapter in its bumpy relationship with the telco.

Enterprise Ireland wants to bring 'clarity' for startups navigating hundreds of State supports
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Enterprise Ireland wants to bring 'clarity' for startups navigating hundreds of State supports

Mar 8th 2019, 6:00 PM 908 Views 0 Comments

The agency is building a portal to guide founders through the startup landscape.

Poll: Should Ireland's defamation laws be reformed?
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Poll: Should Ireland's defamation laws be reformed?

Mar 4th 2019, 2:51 PM 641 Views 0 Comments

Businessman Denis O’Brien recently lost a case against the Sunday Business Post.

Here are three ways to ensure Ireland adapts to its increasingly complex economy
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Here are three ways to ensure Ireland adapts to its increasingly complex economy

Mar 2nd 2019, 3:00 PM 831 Views 0 Comments

Our business model is undergoing profound change.

'A burden, outdated, absolute folly': Eir lashed out against a bid for it to maintain public payphones
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# Retail And Services

'A burden, outdated, absolute folly': Eir lashed out against a bid for it to maintain public payphones

Feb 28th 2019, 4:27 PM 920 Views 0 Comments

The telco lodged a scornful submission as part of ComReg’s review of the service.

'A burden, outdated, absolute folly': Eir lashed out against a bid for it to maintain public payphones
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# Retail And Services

'A burden, outdated, absolute folly': Eir lashed out against a bid for it to maintain public payphones

Feb 26th 2019, 7:10 PM 3,112 Views 0 Comments

The telco lodged a scornful submission as part of ComReg’s review of the service.

Poll: Do you think Brexit will happen at the end of March?
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Poll: Do you think Brexit will happen at the end of March?

Feb 25th 2019, 6:00 PM 1,191 Views 0 Comments

The day Britain leaves the EU could be pushed back if Theresa May can’t win approval for her deal.

The casual contracts bill is just around the corner. Here's what employers need to know
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The casual contracts bill is just around the corner. Here's what employers need to know

Feb 23rd 2019, 3:00 PM 1,983 Views 0 Comments

The incoming law brings five key changes to how businesses use flexible staff.

For crypto startups seeking 'legitimacy', new anti-money laundering laws are a double-edged sword
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# Startups And Tech

For crypto startups seeking 'legitimacy', new anti-money laundering laws are a double-edged sword

Feb 22nd 2019, 10:51 AM 453 Views 0 Comments

The EU-level rules put more of an onus on companies to monitor customer activity.

Incoming rules will urge Ireland to screen foreign investment for possible security risks
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Incoming rules will urge Ireland to screen foreign investment for possible security risks

Feb 19th 2019, 3:31 PM 574 Views 0 Comments

The EU regulation is being passed among a climate of concern around Chinese influence.

Poll: Should the rural broadband plan be scrapped in favour of privately operated wireless?
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Poll: Should the rural broadband plan be scrapped in favour of privately operated wireless?

Feb 18th 2019, 2:47 PM 2,431 Views 0 Comments

Some have suggested the State would be better off ditching the billion-euro project.

For crypto startups seeking 'legitimacy', new anti-money laundering laws are a double-edged sword
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For crypto startups seeking 'legitimacy', new anti-money laundering laws are a double-edged sword

Feb 17th 2019, 1:00 AM 1,141 Views 0 Comments

The EU-level rules put more of an onus on companies to monitor customer activity.

What local government should do to transform Ireland's towns into 'smart cities'
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# Insights And Opinion

What local government should do to transform Ireland's towns into 'smart cities'

Feb 15th 2019, 9:50 AM 536 Views 0 Comments

Advanced technologies are only becoming more mainstream and could transform communities.

Executive assistants' salaries have shot up because too few aides have 'global' skills
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# Work

Executive assistants' salaries have shot up because too few aides have 'global' skills

Feb 15th 2019, 9:47 AM 785 Views 0 Comments

The average wage for a corporate aide in the capital stands at €45,000.

Why native firms are drowning in the incoming tsunami of tech giant jobs
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# Startups And Tech

Why native firms are drowning in the incoming tsunami of tech giant jobs

Feb 14th 2019, 5:30 PM 922 Views 0 Comments

Companies are feeling the ‘pinch’ as salary expectations rise alongside living costs.

Eir has no plans to ditch Huawei as it plots its next big network rollouts
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Eir has no plans to ditch Huawei as it plots its next big network rollouts

Feb 11th 2019, 1:20 PM 1,300 Views 0 Comments

The telecom was laying out its €500 million investment plan for the next five years.

What local government should do to transform Ireland's towns into 'smart cities'
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What local government should do to transform Ireland's towns into 'smart cities'

Feb 9th 2019, 3:00 PM 956 Views 0 Comments

Advanced technologies are only becoming more mainstream and could transform communities.

Why native firms are drowning in the incoming tsunami of tech giant jobs
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From Business ETC
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Why native firms are drowning in the incoming tsunami of tech giant jobs

Feb 9th 2019, 1:00 AM 2,107 Views 0 Comments

Companies are feeling the ‘pinch’ as salary expectations rise alongside living costs.

Why Dublin's MetroLink is too important to succumb to the whingers and naysayers
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# Insights And Opinion

Why Dublin's MetroLink is too important to succumb to the whingers and naysayers

Feb 7th 2019, 5:21 PM 1,578 Views 0 Comments

The rollout of the light rail service can’t come quick enough for the city’s biggest employers.

Executive assistants' salaries have shot up because too few aides have 'global' skills
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Executive assistants' salaries have shot up because too few aides have 'global' skills

Feb 7th 2019, 1:01 AM 3,001 Views 0 Comments

The average wage for a corporate aide in the capital stands at €45,000.

EirGrid wants a cybersecurity team to poke holes in its systems to prevent hackers getting in
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EirGrid wants a cybersecurity team to poke holes in its systems to prevent hackers getting in

Feb 6th 2019, 1:00 AM 998 Views 0 Comments

The winning firm will test the electricity operator’s servers and infrastructure for vulnerabilities.

Poll: Are you preparing for a no-deal Brexit?
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Poll: Are you preparing for a no-deal Brexit?

Feb 4th 2019, 2:51 PM 547 Views 0 Comments

Not everyone agrees on how severe the impact of a hard Brexit will be for Ireland.

How employers can influence government officials in the 'new politics' age
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How employers can influence government officials in the 'new politics' age

Feb 3rd 2019, 3:00 PM 375 Views 0 Comments

The proposed Brexit Bill highlights why public affairs strategies are more important than ever.

Why Dublin's MetroLink is too important to succumb to the whingers and naysayers
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From Business ETC
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Why Dublin's MetroLink is too important to succumb to the whingers and naysayers

Feb 2nd 2019, 3:00 PM 5,717 Views 0 Comments

The rollout of the light rail service can’t come quick enough for the city’s biggest employers.

Hoteliers want extra time to prep for the 'financial pressure' of mandatory pensions
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# Policy And Economy

Hoteliers want extra time to prep for the 'financial pressure' of mandatory pensions

Jan 31st 2019, 4:46 PM 490 Views 1 Comment

Businesses are seeking a four-year extension to the full rollout of a proposed scheme.

For Colm Lyon's Fire, the UK remains a key market - but young fintech firms might not be so lucky
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For Colm Lyon's Fire, the UK remains a key market - but young fintech firms might not be so lucky

Jan 29th 2019, 5:32 PM 706 Views 0 Comments

The firm has invested heavily in shoring up resources for a post-Brexit landscape.

Hoteliers want extra time to prep for the 'financial pressure' of mandatory pensions
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Hoteliers want extra time to prep for the 'financial pressure' of mandatory pensions

Jan 29th 2019, 12:15 PM 1,049 Views 0 Comments

Businesses are seeking a four-year extension to the full rollout of a proposed scheme.

Poll: Should major tech companies build homes when they expand in Ireland?
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Poll: Should major tech companies build homes when they expand in Ireland?

Jan 28th 2019, 1:37 PM 1,068 Views 0 Comments

Some say an influx of highly paid workers will drive up the cost of renting in Dublin.

'It's frustrating': Pharmacies rack up software bills to meet rigorous new medicine rules
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'It's frustrating': Pharmacies rack up software bills to meet rigorous new medicine rules

Jan 28th 2019, 1:00 AM 1,259 Views 0 Comments

The EU directive aims to stymie counterfeit drugs getting into the supply chain.

Hauliers want to run their trucks on greener fuel - but there's hardly anywhere to top up the tank
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# Policy And Economy

Hauliers want to run their trucks on greener fuel - but there's hardly anywhere to top up the tank

Jan 24th 2019, 3:34 PM 958 Views 3 Comments

Over a dozen refuelling points are meant to be open by the end of the year, but only one is operational.

Uber's plan to deploy stationless e-bikes in Dublin has been rebuffed by officials
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# Tourism And Transport

Uber's plan to deploy stationless e-bikes in Dublin has been rebuffed by officials

Jan 24th 2019, 3:25 PM 6,141 Views 38 Comments

The city council said it would ‘not be appropriate’ to grant such a licence right now.

Hauliers want to run their trucks on greener fuel - but there's hardly anywhere to top up the tank
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Hauliers want to run their trucks on greener fuel - but there's hardly anywhere to top up the tank

Jan 23rd 2019, 5:01 PM 1,604 Views 0 Comments

Over a dozen refuelling points are meant to be open by the end of the year, but only one is operational.

Uber's plan to deploy stationless e-bikes in Dublin has been rebuffed by officials
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# Tourism And Transport

Uber's plan to deploy stationless e-bikes in Dublin has been rebuffed by officials

Jan 22nd 2019, 2:20 PM 6,802 Views 0 Comments

The city council said it would ‘not be appropriate’ to grant such a licence right now.

Galway's CorribPoint is helping credit unions avoid money-laundering scandals
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Galway's CorribPoint is helping credit unions avoid money-laundering scandals

Jan 17th 2019, 12:34 PM 1,586 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the fintech company.

How I would fix the doomed rural broadband plan if I were the communications minister
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# Insights And Opinion

How I would fix the doomed rural broadband plan if I were the communications minister

Jan 17th 2019, 10:15 AM 320 Views 1 Comment

The long-delayed project is just never going to work in its current format.

Medtech firms have a year to prepare for new EU rules but the inspectors aren't ready
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# Health And Education

Medtech firms have a year to prepare for new EU rules but the inspectors aren't ready

Jan 17th 2019, 10:04 AM 274 Views 0 Comments

Manufacturers are concerned that authorities aren’t fully prepared to meet demand.

A threat to 350 jobs and 'unconstitutional' – here's Viagogo's legal memo to the State about tout laws
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# Policy And Economy

A threat to 350 jobs and 'unconstitutional' – here's Viagogo's legal memo to the State about tout laws

Jan 17th 2019, 10:03 AM 3,525 Views 11 Comments

The government is seeking legal advice on issues raised by the ticket resale website.

Ireland's biggest business group says high-profile planning issues are spooking foreign investment
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Ireland's biggest business group says high-profile planning issues are spooking foreign investment

Jan 15th 2019, 1:01 AM 768 Views 0 Comments

A new Ibec report has suggested a number of ways to streamline development in the country.

Big retailers like Halfords and B&Q fear Brexit will end share schemes for their Irish workers
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# Policy And Economy

Big retailers like Halfords and B&Q fear Brexit will end share schemes for their Irish workers

Jan 13th 2019, 4:00 PM 16,068 Views 12 Comments

Industry players say the end of passporting could see Ireland’s save-as-you-earn market ‘wiped out’.