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#Policy

# policy - Yesterday’s News

From Business ETC One of Ireland's best lawyers reveals the easiest way to cut through red tape Insights

One of Ireland's best lawyers reveals the easiest way to cut through red tape

LK Shields’ David Williams says businesses can play by the rules while also trimming costs.

From Business ETC The taxman is coming after building companies as the property sector recovers Building And Property

The taxman is coming after building companies as the property sector recovers

Revenue says the potential for tax evasion in the sector is a concern.

# policy - Sunday 1 May, 2016

People are still hoarding hundreds of millions in Irish punts

Irish pounds valued at €1.4 million were exchanged during 2015.

From Business ETC New rules for the home care sector could prevent abuse Services

New rules for the home care sector could prevent abuse

The government will look at the best ways to regulate the industry, which is largely unmonitored.

# policy - Saturday 30 April, 2016

South Koreans eat nearly 2.5 million dogs a year, but the industry is dying

Close to 200 dogs were freed from a farm this week.

# policy - Thursday 28 April, 2016

An Post's new chairman says its business is in need of a dramatic overhaul

Dermot Divilly thinks there needs to be a “a radical rethink” of the organisation’s business model.

From Business ETC An Post's incoming chairman says its mail business is becoming 'unsustainable' Policy

An Post's incoming chairman says its mail business is becoming 'unsustainable'

Dermot Divilly thinks there needs to be a ‘a radical rethink’ of the organisation’s model.

# policy - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Revenue has taken back millions from people hiding money in offshore accounts

The organisation is appealing for anyone evading tax by holding money overseas to come forward.

From Business ETC Revenue has clawed back millions from people hiding money in offshore accounts Policy

Revenue has clawed back millions from people hiding money in offshore accounts

The organisation is also keeping an eye on developments stemming from the Panama Papers.

From Business ETC People are still hoarding hundreds of millions in Irish punts Policy

People are still hoarding hundreds of millions in Irish punts

Irish pounds valued at €1.4 million were exchanged during 2015.

From Business ETC The government is worried that if the tech bubble pops our economy could go too Policy

The government is worried that if the tech bubble pops our economy could go too

But it remains upbeat on the country’s financial prospects in its latest update for the EU.

The long-awaited National Broadband Plan has been pushed back again

It could now be 2022 before every home in Ireland has access to high-speed internet.

# policy - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

From Business ETC The long-awaited National Broadband Plan has been pushed back again Internet

The long-awaited National Broadband Plan has been pushed back again

It could now be 2022 before every home in Ireland has access to high-speed internet.

The deals that led to the Clerys closure 'should be illegal'

But a government report has stopped short of calling for any changes to company law.

From Business ETC The deals that caused Clerys' closure 'should be illegal' Policy

The deals that caused Clerys' closure 'should be illegal'

But a government report has stopped short of calling for any changes to company law.

# policy - Monday 25 April, 2016

From Business ETC Revenue is beefing up its staff to get ready for fights over profit shifting Policy

Revenue is beefing up its staff to get ready for fights over profit shifting

The government has said Ireland needs to be ready to ‘defend its tax base’ from other countries.

# policy - Sunday 24 April, 2016

From Business ETC BNRG unveils its plans to build large-scale solar farms across the country Resource And Energy

BNRG unveils its plans to build large-scale solar farms across the country

But the company says the scheme is dependent on state support for the industry.

# policy - Friday 22 April, 2016

From Business ETC There are few ways to get an instant cash return for your startup - here's one Insights

There are few ways to get an instant cash return for your startup - here's one

A little-used tax scheme can be entrepreneurs’ ticket to some much-needed money.

From Business ETC Ireland’s €8bn investment fund is going to ramp up its spending Funding

Ireland’s €8bn investment fund is going to ramp up its spending

The ISIF, which will sink €750 million into Irish companies in 2016, is looking to commit even more.

# policy - Thursday 21 April, 2016

From Business ETC The nation's top employer says there's more 'realism' in post-boom Ireland Policy

The nation's top employer says there's more 'realism' in post-boom Ireland

But Musgrave head Chris Martin wants more investment in both infrastructure and people.

From Business ETC Your crash course in... Champerty and legal funding Policy

Your crash course in... Champerty and legal funding

All you need to know about a 1634 law that made a high-profile appearance in the High Court yesterday.

From Business ETC Ibec thinks demands for higher wages are 'ominous' Work

Ibec thinks demands for higher wages are 'ominous'

CEO Danny McCoy says the Luas dispute is an example of ‘exaggerated’ pay claims.

From Business ETC The high cost of borrowing is acting as 'a drag' on businesses Policy

The high cost of borrowing is acting as 'a drag' on businesses

The competitiveness watchdog says expensive bank loans are stopping firms from investing.

# policy - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Why Limerick should be developed as Ireland's second city

The ex-boss of the Department of Finance says we need a balance to the Dublin sprawl.

From Business ETC Why Limerick should be developed as Ireland's second city Policy

Why Limerick should be developed as Ireland's second city

The ex-boss of the Department of Finance says we need a balance to the Dublin sprawl.

# policy - Saturday 16 April, 2016

From Business ETC 'You can't buy an Olympic medal, but you'll pay for it' Sport

'You can't buy an Olympic medal, but you'll pay for it'

The head of the Irish Institute of Sport told us about the business of producing top athletes.

Your crash course in... How a Brexit will affect Ireland

The referendum to decide the UK’s EU membership could have major repercussions here.

# policy - Thursday 14 April, 2016

From Business ETC Ireland should put aside a rainy-day fund for big projects Building And Property

Ireland should put aside a rainy-day fund for big projects

One of Ireland’s leading project managers says we need look at an infrastructure ‘war chest’.

From Business ETC Your crash course in... How a Brexit will affect Ireland Policy

Your crash course in... How a Brexit will affect Ireland

The referendum to decide the UK’s EU membership could have major repercussions here.

Gardai renewed contract for speed vans that 'should be consigned to the dustbin'

The service has been outsourced to GoSafe despite the system being labelled ‘inherently flawed’.

From Business ETC The government is worried a crackdown on profit shifting would be bad news for Ireland Policy

The government is worried a crackdown on profit shifting would be bad news for Ireland

Transfer-pricing deals are used by many multinationals to slice billions from their tax bills.

# policy - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

From Business ETC Gardai renewed contract for speed vans that 'should be consigned to the dustbin' Transport

Gardai renewed contract for speed vans that 'should be consigned to the dustbin'

The service has been outsourced to GoSafe despite the system being labelled ‘inherently flawed’.

From Business ETC Ireland should tax oil to fund renewable energy, says an ex-Shell boss Resource And Energy

Ireland should tax oil to fund renewable energy, says an ex-Shell boss

Nato advisor Hans van der Loo claims the tariff could help us fund more-sustainable options.

# policy - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

From Business ETC The EU is planning a serious clampdown on multinational tax dodging Policy

The EU is planning a serious clampdown on multinational tax dodging

The bloc wants all large international firms to publicly disclose their taxes and earnings.

# policy - Monday 11 April, 2016

From Business ETC Farmers and food producers could suffer the most if the UK ditches the EU Economy

Farmers and food producers could suffer the most if the UK ditches the EU

These are the Irish business sectors most at risk if there’s a Brexit, according to Ibec.

# policy - Sunday 10 April, 2016

From Business ETC Irish investors are pouring cash into this scheme for small businesses Policy

Irish investors are pouring cash into this scheme for small businesses

Almost 2,000 people invested over €90 million under the EII initiative last year.

# policy - Saturday 9 April, 2016

From Business ETC Europe's data protection meltdown is bringing firms like this to Dublin Data And Security

Europe's data protection meltdown is bringing firms like this to Dublin

Adaptive international has established a new HQ in the Digital Hub.

# policy - Thursday 7 April, 2016

From Business ETC Irish entrepreneurs are being tempted to the UK - and that would be a huge loss Opinion

Irish entrepreneurs are being tempted to the UK - and that would be a huge loss

The country needs more, experienced business voices in government.

From Business ETC Nearly three years after it was announced, this tax break for traders is still AWOL Policy

Nearly three years after it was announced, this tax break for traders is still AWOL

Ditching stamp duty on shares in smaller companies was first unveiled in 2013.

# policy - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

From Business ETC One tax that took a huge dive in the crash may not bounce back for years Economy

One tax that took a huge dive in the crash may not bounce back for years

Capital gains tax plunged when the property bubble burst.

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