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#Policy

# policy - Yesterday’s News

From Business ETC Disasters and insults are just part of the job for Ireland's aviation watchdog Transport

Disasters and insults are just part of the job for Ireland's aviation watchdog

Commissioner Cathy Mannion was recently accused of running a ‘toothless’ office.

# policy - Saturday 21 October, 2017

From Business ETC Dublin council chief: 'People should rent their houses instead of buying them' Building And Property

Dublin council chief: 'People should rent their houses instead of buying them'

Owen Keegan wants Irish developers to build more big rental projects.

# policy - Friday 20 October, 2017

'Ireland's housing crisis is completely normal': Government's top housing adviser

Conor Skehan says the country could already be sowing the seeds for the next property meltdown.

From Business ETC Sherry Fitzgerald is making millions, but it is worried about 'ill conceived' property initiatives Building And Property

Sherry Fitzgerald is making millions, but it is worried about 'ill conceived' property initiatives

The company said that Ireland is still a few years away from having a functioning property market.

# policy - Thursday 19 October, 2017

From Business ETC 'Ireland's housing crisis is completely normal': Government's top housing adviser Building And Property

'Ireland's housing crisis is completely normal': Government's top housing adviser

Conor Skehan says the country could already be sowing the seeds for the next property meltdown.

From Business ETC The government's new PR guru insists he's not running a 'spin unit' for Leo Varadkar Policy

The government's new PR guru insists he's not running a 'spin unit' for Leo Varadkar

John Concannon heads the controversial new €5 million ‘strategic communications unit’.

# policy - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

From Business ETC Finance officials have shut down Trump's claim that Ireland will cut its corporate tax rate Policy

Finance officials have shut down Trump's claim that Ireland will cut its corporate tax rate

The country’s much-publicised 12.5% rate isn’t going anywhere.

# policy - Saturday 14 October, 2017

From builders to sunbed salons – here are the business winners and losers from the budget

It has been a bad week for fizzy drinks firms, but things look better for small businesses.

Budget 2018 is over - here are some important things you may have missed

Key details about tax – and tax avoidance – flew under the radar.

Retail manager who made derogatory remark at work party loses unfair dismissal bid

The man made a derogatory remark towards another employee at an out-of-hours work gathering.

# policy - Friday 13 October, 2017

From Business ETC A retail manager who took part in a 'slagging culture' has lost his unfair dismissal bid Work

A retail manager who took part in a 'slagging culture' has lost his unfair dismissal bid

The man made a derogatory remark towards another employee at an out-of-hours work gathering.

# policy - Thursday 12 October, 2017

From Business ETC How firms can perfect the fine art of getting TDs to change their minds Policy

How firms can perfect the fine art of getting TDs to change their minds

This public policy pro delivers a masterclass in lobbying.

From builders to sunbed salons – here are the business winners and losers from the budget

It has been a bad day for fizzy drinks firms, but things look better for small businesses.

Budget 2018 is over - here are some important things you may have missed

Key details about tax – and tax avoidance – flew under the radar.

'There's a problem with Dublin. There's a danger it could self-destruct'

The head of Mayo County Council says investment needs to be better spread across Ireland.

# policy - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

From Business ETC Budget 2018 is over - here are some important things you may have missed Policy

Budget 2018 is over - here are some important things you may have missed

Key details about tax – and tax avoidance – flew under the radar.

From Business ETC 'Giving state loans to developers will be inviting the foxes back into the henhouse' Policy

'Giving state loans to developers will be inviting the foxes back into the henhouse'

Budget 2018 included €750 million in finance to be delivered by a repurposed Nama.

# policy - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

From Business ETC From builders to sunbed salons – here are the business winners and losers from the budget Policy

From builders to sunbed salons – here are the business winners and losers from the budget

It has been a bad day for fizzy drinks firms, but things look better for small businesses.

From Business ETC 'We'll lose out on mobile investment': A missed budget opportunity for entrepreneurs Policy

'We'll lose out on mobile investment': A missed budget opportunity for entrepreneurs

But the government’s 2018 fiscal plan has been welcomed as a step in the right direction.

From Business ETC Fizzy drink producers will be slugged with a sugar tax next year Food And Drink

Fizzy drink producers will be slugged with a sugar tax next year

Businesses have complained the sector was ‘arbitrarily singled out’.

From Business ETC Budget 2018 housing plans 'won't stop' Ireland's rising property prices Building And Property

Budget 2018 housing plans 'won't stop' Ireland's rising property prices

The government hopes it will be able to get developers building again in Ireland.

From Business ETC Sunbed salons have been burnt with a tax hike Policy

Sunbed salons have been burnt with a tax hike

The VAT rate on tanning services will increase from 13.5% to 23% as part of Budget 2018.

From Business ETC Budget 2018: These were all the key developments as they happened Policy

Budget 2018: These were all the key developments as they happened

We break down the essential points Irish businesses need to know.

From Business ETC Here's what you need to know about the Budget today Policy

Here's what you need to know about the Budget today

Don’t expect any grand giveaways – we’re more likely to get tweaking around the edges.

# policy - Monday 9 October, 2017

From Business ETC How to fix one of the biggest obstacles to getting more building projects off the ground Policy

How to fix one of the biggest obstacles to getting more building projects off the ground

Access to finance is holding back many construction firms in Ireland – especially the smaller players.

From Business ETC 'Startups are used to being largely ignored in budgetary matters in Ireland' Opinion

'Startups are used to being largely ignored in budgetary matters in Ireland'

These are the incentives startups want in the Budget – but no one’s holding their breath.

From Business ETC Ireland's largest business group wants all employers to publish their gender pay gaps Work

Ireland's largest business group wants all employers to publish their gender pay gaps

Ibec supports a similar reporting model already in place in Australia.

# policy - Sunday 8 October, 2017

From Business ETC 'There's a problem with Dublin. There's a danger it could self-destruct' Policy

'There's a problem with Dublin. There's a danger it could self-destruct'

The head of Mayo County Council says investment needs to be better spread across Ireland.

From Business ETC Why the Irish don't 'do' pensions - and what can be done to change that Opinion

Why the Irish don't 'do' pensions - and what can be done to change that

Auto-enrolment could fix Ireland’s ticking time bomb of private-sector workers without nest eggs.

From Business ETC How Ireland could tackle its housing crisis in the Budget Building And Property

How Ireland could tackle its housing crisis in the Budget

Several property experts give their take on policies to alleviate the housing shortage.

# policy - Saturday 7 October, 2017

From Business ETC A decade on, here's how the last Bertie-era budget compares to the 2018 edition Policy

A decade on, here's how the last Bertie-era budget compares to the 2018 edition

We look back at the dying days of the Celtic Tiger.

# policy - Friday 6 October, 2017

From Business ETC Retailers want to revive a scheme where workers live above their shops Retail

Retailers want to revive a scheme where workers live above their shops

Retail Excellence believes the initiative would help ease the housing crisis.

# policy - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

From Business ETC How homeowners could be saved from a repeat of Ireland's pyrite disaster Building And Property

How homeowners could be saved from a repeat of Ireland's pyrite disaster

Latent defects insurance could help those who find problems with their homes years after building.

The EU is taking Ireland to court over its failure to recover €13 billion from Apple

The government said it is “extremely disappointed” by the move.

From Business ETC The EU is taking Ireland to court over its failure to recover €13 billion from Apple Policy

The EU is taking Ireland to court over its failure to recover €13 billion from Apple

The government said it is “extremely disappointed” by the move.

# policy - Monday 2 October, 2017

TheJournal.ie's Factcheck series among winners at Miriam Hederman O'Brien Prize Giving

The Foundation for Fiscal Studies held its prize giving ceremony this morning.

From Business ETC Poll: Should income taxes be cut for higher earners? Opinion This post contains a poll

Poll: Should income taxes be cut for higher earners?

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar recently claimed high taxes were holding back the nation.

# policy - Sunday 1 October, 2017

From Business ETC After project China, Bord Bia is hunting for the next billion-euro Asian market Food And Drink

After project China, Bord Bia is hunting for the next billion-euro Asian market

The state agency is still at ‘square one’ in much of the region.

New traffic measures on Dublin's quays have been in place for a month, but are they working?

The National Transport Authority says they are, but some businesses disagree.

# policy - Saturday 30 September, 2017

From Business ETC Here are some Budget wishes - and what we can expect to actually get Opinion

Here are some Budget wishes - and what we can expect to actually get

There won’t be any Celtic Tiger-style ‘goodies’ for Ireland in the 2018 edition.

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