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The UK election result: Three things Irish businesses should monitor

As the UK election bombshell unfolds this morning, business owners in Ireland already having to deal with the uncertainty around Brexit will be waking up to further reasons for concern. [...]

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Sterling drops after UK election shock

Sterling dived and the FTSE share index was set to fall 1pc on Friday after a shockingly bad election result for Prime Minister Theresa May plunged Britain into political chaos days before the start o [...]

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ECB signals ultra-cheap debt era is almost over

Mario Draghi has given the clearest indication yet that the era of record low borrowing costs is drawing to a close. The European Central Bank (ECB) ruled out further interest-rate cuts ye [...]

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Motor premium costs fall for second month

The cost of motor insurance premiums fell for the second month in a row in May. New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that motor cover was 8.6pc cheaper last month than a year earlier.< [...]

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Irish economy on a normalised footing as demand for sovereign debt grows

The rebound in demand for Irish sovereign debt shows little sign of dwindling following this morning's €1bn auction by the National Treasury Management Agency. In a further indication that [...]

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Brexit means harmonised corporation tax closer

Brexit will make it much more difficult for Ireland to fight plans by the European Commission to standardise the way corporation tax is calculated and paid across the EU, an academic has warned. As part of the same action, Moody's upgraded the baseline credit assessme [...]

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Greenfield investment into UK plunges 42pc after vote to quit EU

The Brexit vote has dealt short-term damage to the UK's offering as a foreign direct investment location, a report claims, with the country experiencing a 42pc fall in greenfield capital investment ye [...]

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How 30pc of houses for sale can’t find buyers despite crisis

One-in-three houses put on the market almost three months ago has failed to sell. A snapshot of almost 200 properties across 15 counties ranging from two-bed apartments to €1m-plus homes shows that 3 [...]

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Retail data startup wins pitch contest

Technology firm Popertee has walked away with first prize in the Wayra UK pitch contest at the TechConnect Live showcase at the RDS. Six finalists had been selected to participate in the [...]

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EU trade deal will open doors for more exporters in Canada

This week saw a number of Irish businesses announce deals and partnerships in Canada, one of the world's most successful and stable economies. It was the result of a three-day trade mission, led by Mi [...]

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Why finding the right people is vital to business success

Anne Fanthom is managing director of RecruitmentPlus - a specialist recruitment company which she founded in 1999. Headquartered in Stillorgan, Co Dublin, and with offices in Dundalk and [...]

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Hard Brexit could lead to 20pc drop in the level of UK trade to Ireland within a decade

A hard Brexit could result in a 20pc drop in the level of UK trade to Ireland, lead to 40,000 job losses and reduce Irish GDP by up to 4pc within a decade, according to the British Irish Chamber of Co [...]

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A number of Topaz stations across Ireland will offer 99c per litre fuel this weekend

Topaz has announced that it will be dropping fuel prices in 14 locations over the bank holiday weekend to 99c per litre for 99 minutes. The fuel offers are to celebrate the rollout of Mi [...]

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Sharpest Irish manufacturing growth in almost two years

The pace of growth in the Irish manufacturing sector rose to a near two-year high last month thanks to rising new orders and improving economic conditions. New business rose at a faster pa [...]

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Pension crisis as Irish Life scraps gold-plated fund

he largest pension provider in the State is closing its staff pension scheme, prompting fears that traditional defined benefit plans are now set to disappear from the private sector. Union [...]

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Social network site in €180k commitment to help Irish jobseekers

LinkedIn has announced a new partnership with Jobcare aimed at connecting communities in need with economic opportunities to make their visions a reality. Over the next two years, LinkedIn [...]

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Soaring rents and legal costs a 'warning signal' for the economy, says watchdog

The dramatic increase in residential rents is a cause of major concern and will potentially have significant adverse consequences for the entire economy, the State's competitiveness watchdog has warne [...]

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€3bn sell-off returns AIB to markets after 7 years

Michael Noonan latest night formally launched the long anticipated €3bn sale of shares in AIB in a move that returns the lender to the stock exchange almost seven years after it was nationalised. A significant number of the new posts will be f [...]

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