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25Jul, 2019

The Capital Works Management Framework – Breakfast Masterclass

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The Breakfast briefing on the Capital Works Management Framework was held on Wednesday July 24th. William Brown, a construction lawyer and procurement specialist, kept the audience of public sector procurement and construction professionals engaged as [...]

18Jul, 2019

Brexit: Ireland’s up-dated Contingency Action Plan

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The Government has up-dated its Brexit Contingency Action Plan. https://www.dfa.ie/media/dfa/eu/brexit/keydocuments/Contingency-Action-Plan-Update.-July-2019.pdf The Plan runs to over a 100 pages and it reflects the extensive whole-of-Government and EU level work which has already taken place, as well [...]

9Jul, 2019

The Resilience and Wellbeing Springboard; a Guide to Managing Stress 

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The Resilience and Wellbeing Springboard; a Guide to Managing Stress The Resilience and Wellbeing Springboard; a Guide to Managing Stress  Liz Kearney I’m always a bit sceptical about quoting statistics and some time ago I [...]

27Jun, 2019

Blog: Good Governance needed to tackle Climate Change in Ireland

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Urgent action is needed if a global climate disaster is to be avoided. Ireland has responded with the Government’s Climate Action Plan. It sets ambitious targets to tackle the many climate challenges. https://www.dccae.gov.ie/documents/Climate%20Action%20Plan%202019.pdf The Climate [...]

27May, 2019

Blog: European Commission did improve Better Regulation, in the years 2015 through 2018

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  The European Commission set itself ambitious targets in 2015 to improve Better Regulation over a four year period. My blog of May 2015 summarised those challenges https://www.pai.ie/1765-delivering-better-regulation-at-eu-level/  at the end of 2018, the Commission took [...]

20May, 2019

Blog: OECD Report shows that Ireland needs to improve Regulatory Performance

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There is scope for Ireland to improve its regulatory performance according to statistics produced recently by the OECD. The statistics are contained in the recently published ‘Better Regulation Practices across the European Union, 2019’. This [...]