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7 Oct, 2015

IMF shows confidence in Ireland’s economic prospects

By | October 7th, 2015|News|Comments Off on IMF shows confidence in Ireland’s economic prospects

Tom Ferris is a Consultant Economist specialising in Better Regulation. He was formerly the Department of Transport’s Senior Economist.     IMF SHOWS CONFIDENCE IN IRELAND’S ECONOMIC PROSPECTS   Introduction The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has just published its latest global economic forecast. It foresees lower global economic growth in 2015 compared to 2014. On [...]

5 Oct, 2015

The Problem with the Bail Bill

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Michael Williams is a retired solicitor; he practiced as a lawyer for 30 years. He left the firm at which he was a partner to become a Professional Mediator. He has served on the Board of Academy of Family Mediators, and chaired its Ethics Committee. He is also the author of Serving the People?: The [...]

2 Oct, 2015

Smart Public Procurement: More flexible, more transparent, and more cost effective

By | October 2nd, 2015|News|Comments Off on Smart Public Procurement: More flexible, more transparent, and more cost effective

A full house at the Westin Hotel   PAI Director Don Bergin welcomed a full house at the Westin on Wednesday, 30 September 2015. The theme of this year’s annual public procurement conference was “Smart Procurement”. According to Mr Bergin, this means a “more flexible, intelligent way to adopt public procurement” practices.   Minister of [...]

1 Oct, 2015

Negotiating TIPP: Are the EU and USA getting any closer to a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Agreement?

By | October 1st, 2015|News|Comments Off on Negotiating TIPP: Are the EU and USA getting any closer to a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Agreement?

Tom Ferris is a Consultant Economist specialising in Better Regulation. He was formerly the Department of Transport’s Senior Economist.   Negotiating TIPP: Are the EU and USA getting any closer to a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Agreement? Introduction As the negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between EU and the USA trundle along, it’s creating [...]

19 Aug, 2015

Department of Finance’s Consultation on Taxing Expenses of Travel and Subsistence

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Department of Finances Consultation on Taxing Expenses of Travel and Subsistence

12 Aug, 2015

SIPTU proposal for new Social Solidarity Contribution to replace USC

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SIPTU proposal for new Social Solidarity Contribution to replace USC

5 Aug, 2015

Healthy Workplaces

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Healthy Workplaces

30 Jul, 2015

Dynamic capability: A basis for sustainable performance?

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Dynamic capability: A basis for sustainable performance?

22 Jul, 2015

Low Pay Commission recommends an increase in the National Minimum Wage

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Low Pay Commission recommends an increase in the National Minimum Wage

21 Jul, 2015

Anonymous Hactivism: Can we be blasé about security threats to digitised information of public bodies?

By | July 21st, 2015|News|Comments Off on Anonymous Hactivism: Can we be blasé about security threats to digitised information of public bodies?

Anonymous Hactivism: Can we be blasé about security threats to digitised information of public bodies?