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#Policy

# policy - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

From Business ETC Is Ireland really equipped to benefit from more foreign investment post-Brexit? Opinion

Is Ireland really equipped to benefit from more foreign investment post-Brexit?

The country’s poor infrastructure will stifle its capacity to absorb extra jobs and business.

From Business ETC Ireland has a hit list of countries to target for business as the UK's lure fades Policy

Ireland has a hit list of countries to target for business as the UK's lure fades

A renewed trade push into markets like France and Germany is expected after the Brexit vote.

# policy - Monday 27 June, 2016

Ireland wants to attract thousands of foreign tech staff, but we may have trouble housing them

The government has unveiled an initiative to recruit the best talent from abroad.

From Business ETC Ireland wants to attract thousands of foreign tech staff, but we may have trouble housing them Internet

Ireland wants to attract thousands of foreign tech staff, but we may have trouble housing them

The government has unveiled an initiative to recruit the best talent from abroad.

From Business ETC The forecast for the UK's future post-Brexit: 'Hello recession' Policy

The forecast for the UK's future post-Brexit: 'Hello recession'

Irish businesses and state agencies are getting ready for a new normal for our key trade partner.

# policy - Sunday 26 June, 2016

From Business ETC These are the only three deals the competition watchdog has ever blocked Policy

These are the only three deals the competition watchdog has ever blocked

One involved a long-running battle over a deal involving the iconic Dairygold brand.

# policy - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Despite the booming economy, many Irish firms are still very much in recession mode

Smaller companies are paying down their debts while their larger rivals are busy taking out loans.

# policy - Friday 24 June, 2016

From Business ETC One Irish sector is expected to feel the Brexit pain worst of all Food And Drink

One Irish sector is expected to feel the Brexit pain worst of all

Smaller farms and food producers are likely to face the biggest headwinds in the near future.

From Business ETC Morgan Stanley denies it's moving 2,000 staff to Dublin or Frankfurt Policy

Morgan Stanley denies it's moving 2,000 staff to Dublin or Frankfurt

It was reported that a move was already underway in the wake of the Brexit referendum.

Here's what Ireland's business leaders make of the Brexit hurricane

The economy is expected to take a hit after the Brexit vote, but no one knows what the full fallout will be.

Over €360m wiped off value of Irish taxpayers' stake in banks after Brexit vote

The Irish state has a large stake in several banks which saw their share prices dive this morning.

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From Business ETC Over €360m wiped off value of Irish taxpayers' stake in banks after Brexit vote Policy

Over €360m wiped off value of Irish taxpayers' stake in banks after Brexit vote

Shares in Bank of Ireland and Permanent TSB took a dive this morning with the surprise result.

From Business ETC Irish businesses should get ready for a 'fundamentally changed' deal with the UK Policy

Irish businesses should get ready for a 'fundamentally changed' deal with the UK

The economy is expected to take a hit after the Brexit vote, but no one knows what the full fallout will be.

From Business ETC Brexit: So what happens now? Policy

Brexit: So what happens now?

The Leave vote, a surprise to many, will trigger a series of events throughout the EU.

From Business ETC The pound is getting shredded as the UK heads for the Brexit Policy

The pound is getting shredded as the UK heads for the Brexit

Economists are already slashing their forecasts for the country’s future.

# policy - Thursday 23 June, 2016

From Business ETC The head of Ireland's most influential employer group says the living wage is 'ridiculous' Work

The head of Ireland's most influential employer group says the living wage is 'ridiculous'

Ibec’s chief believes lifting wages across the board won’t solve problems like housing affordability.

From Business ETC The Remain side has taken a big lead in one of the last polls before the Brexit vote Policy

The Remain side has taken a big lead in one of the last polls before the Brexit vote

After months of fierce campaigning, the UK will finally decide on its EU membership today.

# policy - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

From Business ETC Donald Trump's 'Irish wall' could be in trouble Building And Property

Donald Trump's 'Irish wall' could be in trouble

The US presidential hopeful wants to build a €10 million barrier to protect his County Clare golf course.

Dublin's sky-high rents have made it one of Europe's most expensive cities to live in

The cost of living in the capital for expats is now second only to Paris in the eurozone.

From Business ETC Dublin's sky-high rents have made it one of Europe's most expensive cities to live in Policy

Dublin's sky-high rents have made it one of Europe's most expensive cities to live in

The cost of living in the capital for expats is now second only to Paris in the eurozone.

# policy - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

From Business ETC Despite the booming economy, many Irish firms are still in recession mode Funding

Despite the booming economy, many Irish firms are still in recession mode

Smaller companies are paying down their debts while their larger rivals are busy taking out loans.

# policy - Monday 20 June, 2016

From Business ETC Paid paternity leave is about to become law - here's what that means for employers Insights

Paid paternity leave is about to become law - here's what that means for employers

For the first time, new fathers in Ireland will soon be entitled to at least two weeks of basic pay.

From Business ETC A huge boost in software sales is driving record exports by Irish companies Policy

A huge boost in software sales is driving record exports by Irish companies

Enterprise Ireland’s clients cracked €20 billion in trade last year for the first time.

From Business ETC Poll: Are you worried about a Brexit? Opinion This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about a Brexit?

It’s crunch time when it comes to the UK and its EU membership.

# policy - Friday 17 June, 2016

From Business ETC Cheaper money is on the way for small businesses that are struggling for cash Funding

Cheaper money is on the way for small businesses that are struggling for cash

Government-backed lender Microfinance Ireland has cut its interest rates.

# policy - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Why increasing the minimum wage won't lift most households out of poverty

New research has found that most low-paid workers actually live in homes with above-average incomes.

From Business ETC Why increasing the minimum wage won't lift most households out of poverty Work

Why increasing the minimum wage won't lift most households out of poverty

New research has found that most low-paid workers actually live in homes with above-average incomes.

# policy - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

From Business ETC Ireland's solar industry lobby thinks subsidies for the sector will save €300m a year Resource And Energy

Ireland's solar industry lobby thinks subsidies for the sector will save €300m a year

The Irish Solar Energy Association says only €25m in state support will reap massive benefits.

From Business ETC Ireland relies the most on low taxes to lure firms from outside the EU Policy

Ireland relies the most on low taxes to lure firms from outside the EU

But new research warns investment will take a hit as the UK makes its rates more competitive.

# policy - Monday 13 June, 2016

From Business ETC Poll: Should the minimum wage be increased? Opinion This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the minimum wage be increased?

A higher rate is in the government’s plans, but unions want the ‘living wage’ to be paid instead.

# policy - Thursday 9 June, 2016

From Business ETC Your crash course in... The secretive meeting where the world's elite hobnob each year Policy

Your crash course in... The secretive meeting where the world's elite hobnob each year

These are the key points you need to know about the Bilderberg conference.

# policy - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Plans for a 'rainy day fund' have been given the thumbs-up - if it's done right

But the €2.5 billion proposed will be only a fraction of the money used in the last recession.

From Business ETC Plans for a 'rainy day fund' have been given the thumbs-up - if it's done right Policy

Plans for a 'rainy day fund' have been given the thumbs-up - if it's done right

But the €2.5 billion proposed will be only a fraction of the money used in the last recession.

# policy - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

One company boss has been hit with a €7m bill after a Revenue offshore-assets probe

Settlements worth a combined €24.7 million were reached in the first three months of 2016.

From Business ETC One company boss has been hit with a €7m bill after a Revenue offshore-assets probe Policy

One company boss has been hit with a €7m bill after a Revenue offshore-assets probe

Settlements worth a combined €24.7 million were reached in the first three months of 2016.

# policy - Sunday 5 June, 2016

The one thing holding back the Irish solar industry - and it's not a lack of sun

Developers are queuing up to build the renewable resource in Ireland, but they’re sweating on a subsidy.

# policy - Saturday 4 June, 2016

From Business ETC New alcohol laws will hurt small players in the drinks industry - and to what benefit? Opinion

New alcohol laws will hurt small players in the drinks industry - and to what benefit?

Craft producers and independent retailers could both suffer under strict pricing and display restrictions.

# policy - Thursday 2 June, 2016

From Business ETC A top think-tank says Ireland should back small firms over tax breaks for multinationals Policy

A top think-tank says Ireland should back small firms over tax breaks for multinationals

The OECD says innovation from big corporations is unlikely to trickle down to domestic companies.

# policy - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

One of Ireland's biggest unions wants everyone to know we're a low-wage country

One of Ireland's biggest unions wants everyone to know we're a low-wage country

Unite claims poor pay is driving a ‘race to the bottom’ for the economy.

From Business ETC One of Ireland's biggest unions wants everyone to know we're a low-wage country Work

One of Ireland's biggest unions wants everyone to know we're a low-wage country

Unite claims poor pay is driving a ‘race to the bottom’ for the economy.

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