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Posted on July 11, 2019

Peter Hamilton has the latest business news, including a look back at the life of Penneys founder Arthur Ryan who died this week. Also Ciarán Hancock talks to David Hall, the mortgage debtor advocate, who expects 20,000 homes to be repossessed by banks or so-called vulture funds over the next six years.

Posted on July 04, 2019

Eoin Burke-Kennedy of The Irish Times and Conall Mac Coille, chief economist at Davy, talk to Ciarán about what's behind the housing market moves. They also discuss the latest exchequer return figures that indicate a continuation of twin trends: a tax revenue boom, and cost overruns at the Department of Health.

Posted on June 21, 2019

Now is the right time for Government to implement widescale and durable pension reform.  Auto enrolment can be the catalyst for change which will benefit generations to come. 

New research commissioned by Irish Life has indicated that support for the Government’s plan to make it automatic for everyone working to pay into a pension scheme is growing.  Belief that auto enrolment would encourage more people to save for their retirement has grown from 84% in 2017 to 86% in May 2019.

Posted on June 20, 2019

Sherry Fitzgerald chief economist Marian Finnegan and Orla Hegarty join presenter Cliff Taylor to discuss some troubling trends in the housing sector. Peter Hamilton has some of the other stories in the news this week including Facebook's crypto currency, Libra.

Posted on June 13, 2019

Peter Hamilton has a roundup of some of the week's business headlines, including Ryanair's plan to add Malta Air to its expanding group of airlines. The chairman of IFAC Seamus Coffey, explains why the council is so concerned about government spending.

Posted on June 07, 2019
When it comes to supporting a culture of entrepreneurship, how does Ireland stack up against the global competition? Avolon CEO Dómhnal Slattery set out to find out, and he has compiled his findings in a report titled "Project i". He talks to Ciarán about what's in the report, where Ireland falls short for its start-ups and the role of state agencies like Enterprise Ireland.
Posted on June 04, 2019
As the pensions landscape is set to become more challenging than ever, employers need to consider the role of Trustees when setting up a Defined Contribution Plan. With this is mind, Irish Life has carved out a market leading,EMPOWERing new solution to future-proof pension provision.
The Irish Life EMPOWER Master Trust is designed to provide Employers with Trustee Services that will absorb as much of the impact of this new pensions landscape as possible.
The Irish Life EMPOWER Master Trust allows employers to offer a modern, flexible pension scheme backed by the governance of an independent trust-based arrangement.
Posted on May 30, 2019

As the dust begins to settle on the local and European elections, we look at why, not for the first time, an exit poll was wide of the mark and whether that’s a cause for concern.

Posted on May 23, 2019

Feargal O’Rourke, managing partner of PwC in Ireland, on the global focus on corporate tax and what that means for Ireland. Also high-end Dublin restaurant Luna closed after four years in business and just days after winning the Restaurant Association of Ireland’s best customer service award.

Posted on April 25, 2019

Cliff Taylor speaks about the implications of pressure from public sector unions to end the two-tier pay structure and Dunnes Stores eyes Base Wood Fired Pizza

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