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What exactly does the British Prime Minister want? That’s the question Irish Times columnist Chris Johns asks in the latest podcast.
He joins Business Editor Cliff Taylor and Markets Correspondent Joe Brennan to discuss the fallout from Theresa May’s surprise announcement of a snap UK election yesterday, how it might affect the Brexit negotiations and what impact will be felt here in Ireland.
Later in the podcast, Simon Carswell has the details of Trump's plan to review of the H-1B visa programme and outlines what it's likely to mean for Irish people seeking to work in the US.
There is also some discussion of the setbacks to Trump’s tax reform plans and why that means Irish businesses can breathe a sigh of relief, for now at least.
With conflicting messages coming from the Minister for Finance and the Department of Finance on exactly how much scope there will be for expenditure and tax cuts in the 2018 budget, the only thing that is certain is that there won't be a whole lot to spare.
Irish Times Business Editor Cliff Taylor joins Ciarán Hancock to crunch the numbers, while Barry O'Halloran has the latest on Norwegian Air's plans to enter the South American market and Laura Slattery reports on Communicorp's CEOs cull.
The panel also discuss the North-South electricity inter-connector, banker's salaries and how Brexit will impact media advertising.
Another sharp rise in house prices in the first quarter of 2017 has left some wondering if the market is not once again overheating to a dangerous degree. Is the bubble back? What exactly is driving the rise, and can we expect acceleration to slow as more housing is supplied? We ask architect Mel Reynolds and economist Marian Finnegan of Sherry Fitzgerald.
After that we're on to commercial property. Relm is a new commercial lending fund venture, co-founded by Richard Barrett, that will invest €200 million in Irish projects over seven years. We talk to CEO Paul Dowling about what this offers that traditional lenders cannot.
Fianna Fáil’s spokesperson on jobs and enterprise, Niall Collins, has criticised the government for allowing a two tier economic recovery take hold across the country.
Later in the podcast, the panel discussed Brexit and British Prime Minister Theresa May’s triggering of article 50, beginning what are likely to be lengthy negotiations with the EU.
Even in the colourful history book of corporate Ireland and its standards of governance, this could yet turn out to be a particularly psychedelic chapter", wrote Mark Paul, breaking the news that INM CEO Robert Pitt made a protected disclosure to the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement about the value his company's board put on its acquisition target, Newstalk. Mark is here to talk us through the story.
And Laura Slattery lays out what we know about RTÉ DG Dee Forbes's restructuring plan which is said to involve the loss of 200 jobs at the state broadcaster, and what the future might look like in Montrose.
We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in the Corporate Social Responsibility category for the All Ireland Marketing Awards.
We have developed an infographic guide that shows the regular steps in the annual renewal process of a Defined Contribution (DC) scheme.
We have set out the various steps in the process that both Irish Life as well as the trustees and employer must complete during a year to meet compliance obligations.
We are delighted to announce that we won Best in Financial Services at this year's Accenture Digital Media Awards. These awards recognise creativity and innovation in the digital sector including advertising, marketing, web design and development.
Irish Life, which is part of the global Great-West Lifeco group of companies, has announced today that it plans to increase its presence in Dundalk, Co. Louth, with the building of a new Irish Life Customer Centre in Finnabair Business Park. The proposed new office space reinforces the commitment that Irish Life has made to both its employees and the local community of Dundalk over many years.
- Irish Life highlights impact of Ireland’s ageing population on pensions and healthcare
- Only 28% of those working have a financial plan for retirement
- Increase in over 65s will require extra public beds equivalent to 3 new Beaumont hospitals