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'We don't want to leave anybody behind': How ready is Ireland for the digital transition?
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# The Good Information Project

'We don't want to leave anybody behind': How ready is Ireland for the digital transition?

Mar 5th 2022, 1:00 PM 19,832 Views 9 Comments

Ireland has some big targets to hit in the next eight years when it comes to getting people and workforces online. Will it happen?

Banking review to assess mortgage pricing, savings rates and bankers' pay
# Banking
# Banking

Banking review to assess mortgage pricing, savings rates and bankers' pay

Nov 23rd 2021, 3:13 PM 16,007 Views 12 Comments

The review will also assess submissions on the salary cap for bankers.

What does membership of the European Space Agency mean to Ireland?
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# The Good Information Project

What does membership of the European Space Agency mean to Ireland?

Sep 4th 2021, 7:00 PM 12,701 Views 11 Comments

It’s about cash and credibility as much as chasing comets.

Business groups demand clarity as Martin says decision on 5 July reopening will be made 'early next week'
# Hospitality
# Hospitality

Business groups demand clarity as Martin says decision on 5 July reopening will be made 'early next week'

Updated Jun 27th 2021, 2:47 PM 46,342 Views 115 Comments

There’s been a focus this week on how the Delta variant could impact the reopening of indoor hospitality.

An Post to increase the cost of their national and international postage
# Price Increase
# Price Increase

An Post to increase the cost of their national and international postage

May 5th 2021, 6:15 AM 48,281 Views 41 Comments

The company said the price increases are needed as it modernises the postal system.

Government announces €3.5 billion plan to get the economy through Covid
# PUP
# PUP

Government announces €3.5 billion plan to get the economy through Covid

Updated Jun 1st 2021, 2:15 PM 31,046 Views 85 Comments
  • The Pandemic Unemployment Payment will be phased out as part of the Covid-19 stimulus plan
  • The Covid wage subsidy scheme will be extended until the end of the year
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said the pandemic caused "the most rapid and dramatic recession recorded outside of the world wars"
Central Bank to ensure Ulster Bank customers are treated fairly, as it moves to pull out of Ireland
# The Banks
# The Banks

Central Bank to ensure Ulster Bank customers are treated fairly, as it moves to pull out of Ireland

Updated Feb 19th 2021, 7:22 PM 82,116 Views 81 Comments
  • Ulster Bank said this morning that the move won’t mean an immediate change for customers
  • Staff are "deeply disappointed" by the decision to wind down Ulster Bank in Ireland
  • Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe called it a "difficult day" from an Irish banking perspective and for Ulster Bank staff
What to expect in the first 100 days of the new FF-FG-Green government
# Green Shoots
# Green Shoots

What to expect in the first 100 days of the new FF-FG-Green government

Jul 7th 2020, 6:10 AM 13,495 Views 30 Comments

There are big challenges ahead. Here’s what to look out for.

Mairead McGuinness chosen as new European Commissioner for Financial Services as Ireland loses Trade portfolio
# Commission Reshuffle
# Commission Reshuffle

Mairead McGuinness chosen as new European Commissioner for Financial Services as Ireland loses Trade portfolio

Sep 8th 2020, 9:02 AM 84,739 Views 171 Comments

Ursula von der Leyen said that McGuinness has “significant political experience on EU issues”.

'There's a risk of being penny-wise but pound-foolish': Here's why employers are so concerned about the new wage subsidy scheme
# The Changeover
# The Changeover

'There's a risk of being penny-wise but pound-foolish': Here's why employers are so concerned about the new wage subsidy scheme

Aug 31st 2020, 12:05 AM 41,729 Views 15 Comments

Some businesses could see the money provided to subsidise wages halve.

‘It's dangerous’: How Ireland is behind the curve on home care regulation
# Caring For Carers
# Caring For Carers

‘It's dangerous’: How Ireland is behind the curve on home care regulation

Aug 6th 2020, 6:20 AM 14,146 Views 3 Comments

Part three of Noteworthy’s investigation reveals no legal requirements for training or registration in carer sector.

No honeymoon period for new government as Dáil set to sit throughout July
# Down To Business
# Down To Business

No honeymoon period for new government as Dáil set to sit throughout July

Jul 6th 2020, 6:10 AM 15,423 Views 18 Comments

There could be four or five day Dáil weeks on the cards for some politicians.

Carbon, cycling and housing: The main points in the draft programme for government
# New Rules
# New Rules

Carbon, cycling and housing: The main points in the draft programme for government

Jun 15th 2020, 6:59 PM 26,268 Views 73 Comments

Here are the main things to know from the document published today.

Anxiety remains for small business owners despite government recovery plans
# ISME
# ISME

Anxiety remains for small business owners despite government recovery plans

May 9th 2020, 6:30 AM 15,693 Views 24 Comments

Some €2 billion has been promised to SMEs through credit guarantee scheme.

'The dismay will live forever with us': Nursing homes CEO to tell TDs sector was left isolated at start of crisis
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'The dismay will live forever with us': Nursing homes CEO to tell TDs sector was left isolated at start of crisis

May 26th 2020, 12:05 AM 15,286 Views 86 Comments

The Special Covid-19 Committee will meet today to discuss nursing homes and Direct Provision.

What you need to know about the new OECD roadmap for Irish SMEs
# Startups And Tech
From Business ETC
# Startups And Tech

What you need to know about the new OECD roadmap for Irish SMEs

Oct 31st 2019, 6:11 PM 647 Views 0 Comments

The review was launched today with recommendations from the Paris-based think tank.

Your crash course in... what Irish business is looking for in the election
# Policy And Economy
From Business ETC
# Policy And Economy

Your crash course in... what Irish business is looking for in the election

Jan 24th 2020, 8:15 AM 494 Views 0 Comments

In the thick of campaign season, what are the main issues for business groups?

FF-FG framework doc for the next government is out, here's what's in it
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

FF-FG framework doc for the next government is out, here's what's in it

Updated Apr 15th 2020, 6:15 PM 25,030 Views 157 Comments

The document will soon be given to smaller parties in a bid to convince them to join a coalition government.

Farewell from Fora: A pleasure doing business with you
# Media
From Business ETC
# Media

Farewell from Fora: A pleasure doing business with you

Apr 9th 2020, 3:19 PM 21,958 Views 0 Comments

The Covid-19 crisis hits home as we publish our final article and celebrate four years of highlighting the best of Irish business.

Covid-19: It has been a long week as Irish business faces a new reality
# Policy And Economy
From Business ETC
# Policy And Economy

Covid-19: It has been a long week as Irish business faces a new reality

Updated Mar 13th 2020, 6:00 PM 4,074 Views 0 Comments

This evening’s main coronavirus points for business.

Meet the man at the vanguard of Ireland's budding peer-to-peer business lending market
# Interview
# Interview

Meet the man at the vanguard of Ireland's budding peer-to-peer business lending market

Feb 13th 2020, 4:12 PM 348 Views 0 Comments

‘I think we’re only scratching the surface’ – Niall Dorrian has big plans to build Linked Finance.

A moment in the sun: Meet the Irish spacetech entrepreneurs boldly growing
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

A moment in the sun: Meet the Irish spacetech entrepreneurs boldly growing

Feb 13th 2020, 4:07 PM 2,676 Views 3 Comments

As investment in spacetech increases, the Irish tech sector has something to phone home about.

'We were just a group of friends': How 9th Impact went from living room idea to 20 million downloads
# Sponsored By Local Enterprise Office
# Sponsored By Local Enterprise Office

'We were just a group of friends': How 9th Impact went from living room idea to 20 million downloads

Feb 19th 2020, 4:53 PM 21,882 Views 1 Comment

Dr Finn Krewer of 9th Impact shares the lessons learned.

Meet the man at the vanguard of Ireland's budding peer-to-peer business lending market
# Interview
From Business ETC
# Interview

Meet the man at the vanguard of Ireland's budding peer-to-peer business lending market

Feb 14th 2020, 1:01 AM 3,943 Views 0 Comments

‘I think we’re only scratching the surface’ – Niall Dorrian has big plans to grow Linked Finance.

Courting European business: Why Greenhouse chose Dublin for its first international base
# 21st Century Workplace
From Business ETC
# 21st Century Workplace

Courting European business: Why Greenhouse chose Dublin for its first international base

Jan 30th 2020, 5:00 AM 1,175 Views 0 Comments

Talent is a big driver as the US recruitment tech company joins the capital’s multinational ranks.

Courting European business: Why Greenhouse chose Dublin for its first international base
# 21st Century Workplace
# 21st Century Workplace

Courting European business: Why Greenhouse chose Dublin for its first international base

Jan 29th 2020, 8:32 PM 182 Views 0 Comments

Talent is a big driver as the US recruitment tech company joins the capital’s multinational ranks.

Brexit: Jobs minister says businesses being asked to 'prepare for worst possible outcome'
# No Deal
# No Deal

Brexit: Jobs minister says businesses being asked to 'prepare for worst possible outcome'

Aug 29th 2019, 12:43 PM 12,771 Views 23 Comments

Yesterday the queen approved a request to suspend UK parliament next month.

A moment in the sun: Meet the Irish spacetech entrepreneurs boldly growing
# Startups And Tech
From Business ETC
# Startups And Tech

A moment in the sun: Meet the Irish spacetech entrepreneurs boldly growing

Feb 8th 2020, 1:01 AM 2,229 Views 0 Comments

As investment in spacetech increases, the Irish tech sector has something to phone home about.

Proposals to bring Metrolink to UCD and an extension of breastfeeding breaks for women: Leo's manifesto promises
# Manifesto Friday
# Manifesto Friday

Proposals to bring Metrolink to UCD and an extension of breastfeeding breaks for women: Leo's manifesto promises

Jan 24th 2020, 7:37 AM 30,632 Views 86 Comments

Fine Gael will launch its general election manifesto today – as will Fianna Fáil.

Parties settle into the campaign trail: No increase for bankers and promises of jobs for all
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Parties settle into the campaign trail: No increase for bankers and promises of jobs for all

Jan 16th 2020, 8:16 PM 13,279 Views 57 Comments

It’s day two on the election campaign, with a focus on the economy.

‘We can’t take our foot off the gas’ - in a Brexit lull, Ireland can’t afford to relax
# Policy And Economy
# Policy And Economy

‘We can’t take our foot off the gas’ - in a Brexit lull, Ireland can’t afford to relax

Nov 15th 2019, 11:39 AM 622 Views 0 Comments

A no-deal is less likely, but the economic storm clouds are still gathering

‘We can’t take our foot off the gas’ - in a Brexit lull, Ireland can’t afford to relax
# Policy And Economy
From Business ETC
# Policy And Economy

‘We can’t take our foot off the gas’ - in a Brexit lull, Ireland can’t afford to relax

Nov 14th 2019, 1:00 AM 1,661 Views 0 Comments

A no-deal is less likely, but the economic storm clouds are still gathering

How Galway's Luna Connect is taking the messy paperwork out of small business lending
# Startup Scout
# Startup Scout

How Galway's Luna Connect is taking the messy paperwork out of small business lending

Oct 24th 2019, 12:45 PM 291 Views 0 Comments

In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out promising companies that are emerging from Ireland.

How Galway's Luna Connect is taking the messy paperwork out of small business lending
# Startup Scout
From Business ETC
# Startup Scout

How Galway's Luna Connect is taking the messy paperwork out of small business lending

Oct 21st 2019, 1:00 AM 2,222 Views 0 Comments

In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out promising companies that are emerging from Ireland.

Question: What's the one thing you think you could realistically achieve at European level?
# European Elections 2019
# European Elections 2019

Question: What's the one thing you think you could realistically achieve at European level?

May 17th 2019, 8:35 AM 7,338 Views 2 Comments

Environmental protection, rural development and trade were listed as important issues for candidates.

The consumer cost of a no-deal Brexit: Grocery prices at risk of rising
# Central Bank Forecast
# Central Bank Forecast

The consumer cost of a no-deal Brexit: Grocery prices at risk of rising

Oct 11th 2019, 8:02 AM 17,036 Views 28 Comments

A no-deal scenario would also cost Ireland 73,000 jobs over the next two years, according to analysts’ predictions.

'Never put in an email what you wouldn't be prepared to put on your office door'
# Tools Of The Trade
# Tools Of The Trade

'Never put in an email what you wouldn't be prepared to put on your office door'

Oct 10th 2019, 10:10 AM 692 Views 0 Comments

Tools of the Trade: RDI Hub CEO Liam Cronin talks trust and why he looks to Steve Jobs for inspiration.

'Never put in an email what you wouldn't be prepared to put on your office door'
# Tools Of The Trade
From Business ETC
# Tools Of The Trade

'Never put in an email what you wouldn't be prepared to put on your office door'

Oct 8th 2019, 1:00 AM 1,208 Views 0 Comments

Tools of the Trade: RDI Hub CEO Liam Cronin talks trust and why he looks to Steve Jobs for inspiration.

Budget 2020: Here are the winners and losers from Irish business
# Policy And Economy
From Business ETC
# Policy And Economy

Budget 2020: Here are the winners and losers from Irish business

Oct 8th 2019, 4:47 PM 2,586 Views 0 Comments

Hotels mourn a missed opportunity, brewers raise a Paschal Pilsner but mostly it’s about Brexit.

Sinn Féin proposes free GP visits, back-to-school bonuses and welfare hikes in alternative budget
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

Sinn Féin proposes free GP visits, back-to-school bonuses and welfare hikes in alternative budget

Oct 1st 2019, 6:15 AM 18,115 Views 82 Comments

Sinn Féin also wants to introduce an annual ‘Back to School Bonus Child Benefit Payment’ of €140

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