Jack Horgan-Jones

Jack Horgan-Jones

Jack Horgan-Jones is a Business Correspondent with The Sunday Business Post. Horgan-Jones is a lead contributor on Ireland to the Economist Intelligence Unit, and has previously worked with the news website TheJournal.ie, and the energy trade magazine reNews. A Dublin native, he holds a BA in history and an MA in Media and International Conflict from UCD.

Below The Fold Podcast: Lobbying - how does the policy sausage get made?

Below The Fold Podcast: Lobbying - how does the policy sausage get made?

Jack Horgan-Jones and Hugh O’Connell look at why lobbying is a dirty word

Housing tsar: Time to adopt radical policies to solve crisis

Housing tsar: Time to adopt radical policies to solve crisis

Dublin City Council deputy chief executive Brendan Kenny has said that generous tax breaks for developers cannot be ruled out if the housing logjam is to be overcome

Hibernia Reit boss says second home buyers should take tax hit

Hibernia Reit boss says second home buyers should take tax hit

Chief executive Kevin Nowlan said that buy-to-let investors should be penalised in an effort to stop the ‘crowding out’ of first-time buyers

Watchdog ‘disappointed’ with banks over tracker debacle

Watchdog ‘disappointed’ with banks over tracker debacle

It emerged last month that the Central Bank is battling two lenders who refuse to recognise that some groups of customers may have been denied access to the tracker redress programme

Start Mortgages tells Central Bank of major arrears miscalculations

Start Mortgages tells Central Bank of major arrears miscalculations

Lone Star-backed lender admits error that affected hundreds of borrowers; one customer’s arrears overstated by 500 per cent

Jack Horgan-Jones on Business

Jack Horgan-Jones on Business

Investment incentive scheme falls foul of EU antitrust laws

Waterland targets Irish firms with €2bn fund

Waterland targets Irish firms with €2bn fund

The firm closed the fund earlier this month and said it was significantly oversubscribed

Fanning’s San Leon seeks to dismiss court action linked to Polish gas row

Fanning’s San Leon seeks to dismiss court action linked to Polish gas row

The oil and gas company will seek to dismiss the court action brought against it

State's €600m to help multinationals pay foreign tax bills

State's €600m to help multinationals pay foreign tax bills

Revenue Commissioners have refunded companies to help them settle overseas tax liabilities

Labour drafts legislation to allow tracker mortgage victims to sue banks

Labour drafts legislation to allow tracker mortgage victims to sue banks

The class action lawsuit is a frequent occurrence in other jurisdictions

Merger reveals scale of Kennedy Wilson’s Irish investments

Merger reveals scale of Kennedy Wilson’s Irish investments

Shelbourne and Residence among holdings; European subsidiary also controls Portmarnock Hotel & Golf links and Stillorgan Shopping Centre

Hub Ireland probed over fundraising activities

Hub Ireland probed over fundraising activities

The charities regulator said that it has “received a concern that The Hub - Ireland appears to be operating as a charitable organisation while not registered"

Nama ‘unlikely’ to be repaid €200 million in project loans

Nama ‘unlikely’ to be repaid €200 million in project loans

The agency has advanced €3.6 billion in new funding to debtors or receivers over their former assets since 2010 'to protect the value of assets' as well as for capital or current expenditure on projects

O’Connell-backed Pinergy signs energy deal with six companies

O’Connell-backed Pinergy signs energy deal with six companies

Pinergy, the Irish energy company backed by the owners of Stoke City Football Club and fronted by...

Culture of contempt: How banks blocked 1,700 debt deals for struggling borrowers

Culture of contempt: How banks blocked 1,700 debt deals for struggling borrowers

Insolvency agency says lenders flouting spirit of legislation; banks using legal loophole to thwart customers