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#Policy

# policy - Yesterday’s News

Landlords rapped on the knuckles for threatening new charges after rent caps

The Irish Property Owners Association has been given a dressing down by the competition watchdog.

From Business ETC Landlords have been forced to withdraw a threat to hit tenants with new charges Building And Property

Landlords have been forced to withdraw a threat to hit tenants with new charges

The Irish Property Owners Association has been given a dressing down by the competition watchdog.

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# policy - Thursday 19 January, 2017

From Business ETC Your crash course in... What history can teach us about a return to customs checks with the North Economics

# policy - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Meet the Irish delegates rubbing shoulders with the global elite at Davos

Denis O’Brien appears to be skipping the latest installment.

From Business ETC Theresa May says Britain is definitely leaving the single market Economics

Theresa May says Britain is definitely leaving the single market

Ireland is heavily dependent on UK trade, particularly in the food and drink sector.

From Business ETC Meet the Irish delegates who will rub shoulders with the global elite at Davos Policy

Meet the Irish delegates who will rub shoulders with the global elite at Davos

Denis O’Brien appears to be skipping the latest installment.

# policy - Monday 16 January, 2017

From Business ETC Poll: Do you think gender quotas for top civil service jobs are a good idea? Policy This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think gender quotas for top civil service jobs are a good idea?

Public expenditure minister Paschal Donohoe wants an even split in senior roles.

First-home grants and looser mortgage lending rules will fuel house price rises this year

Property price inflation began to speed up again at the end of last year.

From Business ETC First-home grants and looser lending rules to fuel 'double-digit' house price rises this year Building And Property

First-home grants and looser lending rules to fuel 'double-digit' house price rises this year

Property price inflation began to speed up again at the end of last year.

From Business ETC Irish economic growth to slow as Theresa May signals 'clean break' with EU Economics

Irish economic growth to slow as Theresa May signals 'clean break' with EU

However, Davy corporate brokers said that the country will still have the strongest growth in Europe this year.

# policy - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Your crash course in... How German-style housing co-ops could end 'generation rent'

The ownership model has been put forward as an affordable solution for housing.

# policy - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Dublin restaurants say persistent beggars are a 'major threat' to diners' comfort

A Dublin City Council report also recommends planning rules for outdoor seating be relaxed.

Trump promises like a 'large border tax' among the biggest risks to Ireland this year

The US president-elect is also promising to go after the pharma industry.

From Business ETC Dublin restaurants say persistent beggars are a 'major threat' to diners' comfort Food And Drink

Dublin restaurants say persistent beggars are a 'major threat' to diners' comfort

A Dublin City Council report also recommends planning rules for outdoor seating be relaxed.

# policy - Thursday 12 January, 2017

From Business ETC Your crash course in... How German-style housing co-ops could end 'generation rent' Building And Property

Your crash course in... How German-style housing co-ops could end 'generation rent'

The ownership model has been put forward as an affordable solution for housing.

From Business ETC Trump promises like a 'large border tax' among the biggest risks to Ireland this year Economics

Trump promises like a 'large border tax' among the biggest risks to Ireland this year

The US president-elect is also promising to go after the pharma industry.

From Business ETC Dublin City Council hopes to have rickshaws banned this year Transport

Dublin City Council hopes to have rickshaws banned this year

As things stand, gardaí can only treat the operators like they would any other cyclists.

# policy - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

From Business ETC Emigrants returning to Ireland might soon get some relief on their car insurance Policy

Emigrants returning to Ireland might soon get some relief on their car insurance

A new report has suggested ways of tackling high motor insurance costs.

From Business ETC 'As fine an Irishman as there has been' - Tributes pour in after death of TK Whitaker Policy

# policy - Monday 9 January, 2017

The government is warning companies to brace for a hard Brexit

Enterprise Ireland also announced that more than 200,000 people are employed by its client firms.

From Business ETC The government is warning companies to brace for a hard Brexit Policy

The government is warning companies to brace for a hard Brexit

Enterprise Ireland also announced that more than 200,000 people are employed by its client firms.

# policy - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Why 2017 could be a make-or-break year for the bloodstock industry

Between Brexit and potential overproduction, the Irish racehorse sector is set for turbulence.

# policy - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

From Business ETC IDA boss: Ireland can 'buck the trend' and get more multinational jobs in every region Funding

IDA boss: Ireland can 'buck the trend' and get more multinational jobs in every region

Martin Shanahan said the state body will make good on its promise to increase FDI outside Dublin.

# policy - Saturday 31 December, 2016

From Business ETC Why Irish airports aren't too worried about losing US pre-clearance bragging rights Transport

Why Irish airports aren't too worried about losing US pre-clearance bragging rights

Dublin and Shannon are set to lose their status as the only European airports offering the service.

# policy - Friday 30 December, 2016

From Business ETC Calls to slash the top rate of tax for Irish workers by a huge 7% Policy

Calls to slash the top rate of tax for Irish workers by a huge 7%

The Small Firms Association wants the marginal tax rate cut from 52% to 45%.

# policy - Thursday 29 December, 2016

From Business ETC Irish hotels slammed for taking in record cash while workers are on 'poverty pay' Hospitality

Irish hotels slammed for taking in record cash while workers are on 'poverty pay'

Sinn Féin Senator Paul Gavan said that frontline staff should be getting more money.

From Business ETC The high cost of housing is the number one worry for Dublin workers Building And Property

The high cost of housing is the number one worry for Dublin workers

A new study also found that employees were concerned about taxes and childcare.

From Business ETC Ireland's tourism business body has hatched a plan to net the industry an extra €2bn Tourism

Ireland's tourism business body has hatched a plan to net the industry an extra €2bn

ITIC thinks the government isn’t ambitious enough when it comes to tourist targets.

# policy - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

From Business ETC 'Political crap' and 'rat-infested North Korean union shops' - The business year in quotes Economics

'Political crap' and 'rat-infested North Korean union shops' - The business year in quotes

The Anglo trial and ‘fiscal space’ also drew some memorable statements.

# policy - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

The Irish State has just sold its shares in big tobacco companies

It had been claimed that the investments made a ‘mockery’ of the State’s aim of a tobacco-free Ireland.

From Business ETC The Irish state has just sold its shares in big tobacco companies Health

The Irish state has just sold its shares in big tobacco companies

It had been claimed that the investments made a ‘mockery’ of the state aim of a tobacco-free Ireland.

Europe orders Aer Lingus and Ryanair to repay millions in illegal state aid

The two airlines had paid lower rates of travel tax on short routes between 2009 and 2011.

From Business ETC Europe orders Aer Lingus and Ryanair to repay millions in illegal state aid Transport

Europe orders Aer Lingus and Ryanair to repay millions in illegal state aid

The two airlines had paid lower rates of travel tax on short routes between 2009 and 2011.

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From Business ETC Ireland has been given access to invest billions in mainland China's markets Financial Services

Ireland has been given access to invest billions in mainland China's markets

Ireland is only the 17th jurisdiction to qualify for a special foreign investor programme.

# policy - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

From Business ETC Comms watchdog will publish a coverage map to pinpoint bad signal blackspots Policy

Comms watchdog will publish a coverage map to pinpoint bad signal blackspots

A government taskforce announced a list of actions to roll out the long-delayed National Broadband Plan.

'Are you bullied by the banks?': Watch Central Bank governor get grilled on tracker scandal

Philip Lane was being questioned over how many people have been overcharged on their mortgages.

From Business ETC 'Are you bullied by the banks?': Watch Central Bank governor get grilled on tracker scandal Policy

'Are you bullied by the banks?': Watch Central Bank governor get grilled on tracker scandal

Philip Lane was being questioned over how many people have been overcharged on their mortgages.

# policy - Monday 19 December, 2016

From Business ETC The EU has published 130 pages on why Apple owes Ireland €13bn. Here's what we know. Policy

The EU has published 130 pages on why Apple owes Ireland €13bn. Here's what we know.

The Irish government and the EU Commission have been in a war of words.

From Business ETC New papers show an Apple company made a tax settlement with Ireland in 2014 Policy

New papers show an Apple company made a tax settlement with Ireland in 2014

Two years ago Apple Distribution International made a settlement with the Revenue Commissioners.

From Business ETC Apple claims it is a 'convenient target' as EU to publish full ruling on Irish taxes Policy

Apple claims it is a 'convenient target' as EU to publish full ruling on Irish taxes

The EU ruled that Ireland struck a tax deal with the tech giant worth up to €13 billion over a decade.

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