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# policy - Today’s News

From Business ETC The Central Bank is fighting a bill to tackle high mortgage rates. Here's why Policy

The Central Bank is fighting a bill to tackle high mortgage rates. Here's why

Variable mortgage rates in Ireland are well above the EU average.

From Business ETC One of the key figures in shaping modern Ireland turns 100 today Opinion

One of the key figures in shaping modern Ireland turns 100 today

TK Whitaker was just 39 when he became secretary at the Department of Finance.

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# policy - Monday 5 December, 2016

From Business ETC Ireland's economic fortunes look good - but Brexit, EU tax rules and housing are wildcards Economics

Ireland's economic fortunes look good - but Brexit, EU tax rules and housing are wildcards

New ESRI research says the sustainable ‘real’ growth rate for Ireland’s economy is 3%.

# policy - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Your crash course in... Why a crackdown on 'black money' has left Indians queuing for cash

A ban on 500 and 1,000 rupee notes has rocked the economy – but it might only be a short-term sting.

# policy - Thursday 1 December, 2016

From Business ETC Your crash course in... Why a crackdown on 'black money' has left Indians queuing for cash Economics

Your crash course in... Why a crackdown on 'black money' has left Indians queuing for cash

A ban on 500 and 1,000 rupee notes has rocked the economy – but it might only be a short-term sting.

From Business ETC 'We have to stay connected': Irish ex-Unilever boss pleads to avoid another Brexit Economics

'We have to stay connected': Irish ex-Unilever boss pleads to avoid another Brexit

Niall FitzGerald says it’s worrying when people blame trade for being less well-off.

# policy - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

From Business ETC The fiscal watchdog has warned of 'loss of momentum' in the economy Economics

The fiscal watchdog has warned of 'loss of momentum' in the economy

A new report said increased spending would have to be offset by raising taxes.

# policy - Monday 28 November, 2016

From Business ETC Ireland backs EU proposal to stop companies gouging shoppers based on location Policy

Ireland backs EU proposal to stop companies gouging shoppers based on location

Geo-blocking allows websites to charge different prices based on a consumer’s country.

# policy - Saturday 26 November, 2016

The Irish Internet Association is here to stay, what comes next is a different story

Stakeholders recently warned that the cash-strapped body was ‘on its deathbed’.

Commissioner's email scandal highlights 'dinosaur-like' garda IT system

While the discussion this week focused on security, gardaí want to know when the force will be equipped to police a 21st century Ireland.

# policy - Thursday 24 November, 2016

From Business ETC 'Startups are of little economic value. It is only when they scale that they create jobs and wealth' Opinion

'Startups are of little economic value. It is only when they scale that they create jobs and wealth'

Helping more ‘scale-up’ companies should be the government’s top priority next year.

# policy - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

From Business ETC The Irish Internet Association looks for new purpose after members vote to save it Internet

The Irish Internet Association looks for new purpose after members vote to save it

Stakeholders recently warned that the cash-strapped body was ‘on its deathbed’.

From Business ETC The Central Bank is relaxing its mortgage rules for first-time buyers Building And Property

The Central Bank is relaxing its mortgage rules for first-time buyers

Starter-home purchasers will only have to pay 10% deposits – regardless of the property value.

# policy - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

The Irish Internet Association is 'on its deathbed' and in danger of shutting down

The fate of the organisation will be decided at a meeting today.

# policy - Monday 21 November, 2016

From Business ETC The Irish Internet Association is 'on its deathbed' and in danger of shutting down Internet

The Irish Internet Association is 'on its deathbed' and in danger of shutting down

The fate of the organisation will be decided at a meeting tomorrow.

The UK wants to bring in the lowest corporate taxes of any major country FDI

The UK wants to bring in the lowest corporate taxes of any major country

Significant cuts to UK and US corpoate taxes are seen as direct threats to Ireland’s industrial strategy.

From Business ETC Poll: Should Dublin's building height rules be relaxed? Building And Property This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Dublin's building height rules be relaxed?

Commercial and residential property developers complain that existing laws are too restrictive.

From Business ETC The UK wants to bring in the lowest corporate taxes of any major country Policy

The UK wants to bring in the lowest corporate taxes of any major country

Theresa May wants to ‘go further’ than planned cuts – a major threat to Ireland’s ability to attract investment.

# policy - Sunday 20 November, 2016

A top Ryanair exec wants to give tourists a platform to slag pubs with pricey pints

Kenny Jacobs says tourism bosses need to focus on good value and getting people to revisit Ireland.

Your crash course in... The factors that are shaping Ireland's sugar tax

The measure won’t be introduced until at least 2018, but here is what it looks like around the world.

From Business ETC A top Ryanair exec wants to give tourists a platform to slag pubs with pricey pints Tourism

A top Ryanair exec wants to give tourists a platform to slag pubs with pricey pints

Kenny Jacobs says tourism bosses need to focus on good value and getting people to revisit Ireland.

# policy - Saturday 19 November, 2016

The story of the world's biggest meatpacker and its on-again, off-again move to Ireland

Brazilian food giant JBS was planning to set up a local arm to run its international business.

Ireland to oppose Uber application to circumvent taxi regulations across EU ECJ

Ireland to oppose Uber application to circumvent taxi regulations across EU

The company’s flagship service is banned here – and the government wants to keep it that way.

From Business ETC The story of the world's biggest meatpacker and its on-again, off-again move to Ireland Food And Drink

The story of the world's biggest meatpacker and its on-again, off-again move to Ireland

Brazilian food giant JBS was planning to set up a local arm to run its international business.

# policy - Friday 18 November, 2016

From Business ETC Small Firms chief: 'The message we are sending is relocate to Ireland and pay more tax' Policy

Small Firms chief: 'The message we are sending is relocate to Ireland and pay more tax'

SFA chair AJ Noonan says the current regime is ‘not working’ for businesses.

From Business ETC Fingal Council takes a case against Starbucks in Swords for having no planning permission Food And Drink

Fingal Council takes a case against Starbucks in Swords for having no planning permission

A spokesman for Starbucks EMEA in London said it expected its licensees to comply with local planning.

Ryanair's marketing guru: 'Coming from England to visit your Irish granny is not tourism'

Kenny Jacobs accused the tourism sector of having a ‘very Anglo way of looking at things’.

Hungary is bringing in the EU's lowest corporate tax rate

The competition to attract multinationals’ investment keeps heating up.

# policy - Thursday 17 November, 2016

From Business ETC Ryanair's marketing guru: 'Coming from England to visit your Irish granny is not tourism' Marketing

Ryanair's marketing guru: 'Coming from England to visit your Irish granny is not tourism'

Kenny Jacobs accused the tourism sector of having a ‘very Anglo way of looking at things’.

From Business ETC Your crash course in... The factors that are shaping Ireland's sugar tax Policy

Your crash course in... The factors that are shaping Ireland's sugar tax

The measure won’t be introduced until at least 2018, but here is what it looks like around the world.

From Business ETC Hungary is bringing in the EU's lowest corporate tax rate Policy

Hungary is bringing in the EU's lowest corporate tax rate

The competition to attract multinationals’ investment keeps heating up.

From Business ETC Ireland is weighing into a row between Uber and a Spanish taxi company Policy

Ireland is weighing into a row between Uber and a Spanish taxi company

The company’s flagship service is banned here – and the government wants to keep it that way.

# policy - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

From Business ETC Now it's the private sector: Unions demand 4% pay increase for all members Policy

Now it's the private sector: Unions demand 4% pay increase for all members

Pressure is mounting on the government to put an end to the existing public pay row.

Beef industry to be hit the hardest under upcoming free-trade deals

But a new EU study said the controversial TTIP agreement will be positive for the dairy sector.

From Business ETC The EU's pending free-trade deals are expected to hit the beef industry hardest Agribusiness

The EU's pending free-trade deals are expected to hit the beef industry hardest

But a new EU study said agreements like the controversial TTIP will be positive for the dairy sector.

# policy - Monday 14 November, 2016

From Business ETC Poll: Do you think Ireland should cultivate its own cannabis industry? Retail This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Ireland should cultivate its own cannabis industry?

Most Irish people are in favour of medicinal marijuana.

# policy - Saturday 12 November, 2016

From Business ETC 'Trump's policies will impact not just Ireland, but the global economy' Opinion

'Trump's policies will impact not just Ireland, but the global economy'

We need a government figure tasked with maintaining our special business relationship with the USA.

Your crash course in... Why businesses are so worried about public sector pay increases

Business lobby groups have said public sector demands are ‘at odds’ with what is affordable.

# policy - Friday 11 November, 2016

Dublin Airport is poised to get a third terminal

A new government study is expected to recommend a timeframe for development.

From Business ETC Dublin Airport is poised to get a third terminal Tourism

Dublin Airport is poised to get a third terminal

A new government study is expected to recommend a timeframe for development.

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