Post Reporter

Post Reporter

The confidence trick

The confidence trick

To plan ahead, it helps to look back. In this report, the Irish SME Association (Isme) shares the findings of its latest trends report, covering considerations such as business confidence and Brexit uncertainty

Get into the flow

Get into the flow

A strong cashflow is the lifeblood of any small business. Keeping on top of invoices and forward-planning is essential to keep afloat, writes Deanna O’Connor

Taxing times for tourism

Taxing times for tourism

Restaurant and hotel owners claim this year’s Vat increase for their sector should have been deferred in the face of Brexit uncertainty, writes Deanna O’Connor

Chief Executive Officer - Home Building Finance Ireland, Dublin

Chief Executive Officer - Home Building Finance Ireland, Dublin

Home Building Finance Ireland (HBFI) was incorporated pursuant to the Home Building Finance Irela...

Draghi sounds euro zone economic alarm

Draghi sounds euro zone economic alarm

After holding off in December from fully downgrading his assessment, the ECB president finally caved in by saying the risks to growth 'have moved to the downside'

'Highly reliable healthcare must happen in the context of empowering clinician and patient to learn without punitive consequences'

'Highly reliable healthcare must happen in the context of empowering clinician and patient to learn without punitive consequences'

Dr Joseph Rafferty, Chief Executive of Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust on the challenges facing the healthcare system in Ireland.

'All countries must continue to cooperate against cybercrime and disruption'

'All countries must continue to cooperate against cybercrime and disruption'

Ian Davis, Head of Information Security Practice at Gemserv, on the main challenges ahead for Ireland’s energy market

The MPs trying to take back control

The MPs trying to take back control

With Prime Minister Theresa May refusing to budge from her Brexit position, a series of amendments has been proposed by different MPs demanding various changes of direction

Public affairs industry no longer about the book of contacts

Public affairs industry no longer about the book of contacts

In politics, a new generation of politicians is rising to the top across all parties, embracing new ways of evidence-based policy-making

Some EU governments 'backing longer Brexit delay'

Some EU governments 'backing longer Brexit delay'

While some countries think the EU should offer Britain a generous period to negotiate a deal that will win the backing of MPs, possibly after a second referendum, others oppose a postponement of any sort

Quotes of the week

Quotes of the week

“We believe this lower fare environment will continue to shake out more loss-making competitors...

DUP’s power-trip will be short

DUP’s power-trip will be short

The Democratic Unionist Party has been throwing its weight around in Westminster, while letting the North go to hell in a handbasket. But its time in the limelight is coming to an end – and the sooner the better

IBYE launches with prize fund of €2 million

IBYE launches with prize fund of €2 million

This year’s Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneurs (IBYE) competition has been launched, with a p...

Prem launches digital venture

Prem launches digital venture

A new website design and digital marketing services company launched by the hotel and hospitality...

€4.6m profit for Arkphire

€4.6m profit for Arkphire

Arkphire, the IT consulting and managed services company, has reported an operating profit of €...