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Posted on April 19, 2017

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.
 

Posted on April 07, 2017

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.

Posted on March 30, 2017

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.

 

 

Posted on March 27, 2017

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.

 
Posted on March 03, 2017

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in the Corporate Social Responsibility category for the All Ireland Marketing Awards. 

Posted on February 28, 2017

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.

 

 

Posted on February 23, 2017

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.

Posted on February 15, 2017

 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. 

Posted on January 11, 2017
  • 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
 
Posted on January 05, 2017

In 2016 the number of Irish jobs in IDA-supported companies exceeded 200,000, more even than during the Celtic Tiger period. The figures prove how critically important foreign direct investment has become to the Irish economy today, and how seriously we should take threats to our attractiveness as a location for foreign investors. The threats are there, from potential Brexit shocks to the Trump administration's policies on foreign investment, external pressure to change our tax regime and domestic issues like the housing shortage that undermine our competitiveness. In the next two years IDA chief executive Martin Shanahan wants to add another 80,000 jobs to the 200,000 already brought in by the state agency. He talks to Ciarán Hancock about the agency's achievements, the upsides and downsides of Brexit and Trump and how the IDA will navigate the choppy waters ahead.

 

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