Editor's picks

Editor’s picks: Sit down with the best of our big reads

Our editors handpick the best writing in this week’s Business Post – including why the political tide might be turning towards Generation Rent

Faiza Alssaedi, originally from Libya, has been given a notice to quit by the landlord of the three-bedroom house she rents with her two children in Knocknacarra in Galway city. Picture: Andrew Downes

As Fine Gael agrees to implement opposition policies such as an eviction ban and renter’s tax credit to avoid a winter homeless disaster, the political balance may be gradually shifting away from landlords to renters.

Secrets and Lies: Mountbatten, the Kincora Boys’ Home, and the quest for truth

Next year, a now 56-year-old man will claim in a Belfast court that he was abused as a child by Lord Louis Mountbatten, in a case that will once again raise the accusation that the notorious boys’ home was at the centre of a paedophile ring for the British establishment.

Turbulent time for trade: what the upheaval in Britain means for Irish business

With a volatile pound and no sign of an end to the political turmoil, Ellie Donnelly examines the implications for our exports, imports and general commerce.

Buying time: is now the right moment to loosen mortgage lending rules?

The governor of the Central Bank says now is the right time to loosen the restrictions, but some question the wisdom of his decision.

Lorcan Allen: After a late start, Ireland finally turns its face to the sun

Statkraft, the Norwegian energy giant is building one of Ireland’s biggest solar farms at Ballymacarney on the Dublin-Meath border. But is the country ready to take full advantage of the benefits of solar power?