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Forget the cryptos and keep hold of your gold

Forget the cryptos and keep hold of your gold

Gold's price may fluctuate, but as an element it can never be debased, devalued or degraded by central bankers

Get your finances ready for the new normal

Get your finances ready for the new normal

Climate change, Brexit, an ageing population and much more will challenge all of us over the coming decades. Are you getting your finances ready for it? And if not, why not?

Remember the water charges washout?

Remember the water charges washout?

Without choices, a carbon tax is simply a tax. We must provide greener alternatives first, and then charge for them later

Paying bankers more will save taxpayers money

Paying bankers more will save taxpayers money

It may be politically toxic to remove the salary cap and share option bans, but it is in the country’s best interests to halt the brain drain that’s holding our banks back

Global investors swoop in for €35bn eurozone splurge after ECB pulls back

Global investors swoop in for €35bn eurozone splurge after ECB pulls back

Why tax sovereignty matters

Why tax sovereignty matters

Experts have warned that a reform of the common consolidated corporate tax base is a bigger threat to Ireland than Brexit

Baby steps towards sharing the caring

Baby steps towards sharing the caring

Family-friendly working is no longer solely an issue for a firm’s HR department, as Diageo’s move on the matter last week shows. But there is still a long way to go

Legal anomalies underline the North’s political shortcomings

Legal anomalies underline the North’s political shortcomings

In the assembly’s absence, laws have diverged between the North and Britain – and some of the differences are not trivial

Financial matters: Jill Kerby

Financial matters: Jill Kerby

If we are ever to get back to attainable home ownership for young people to avoid moving back in with Mum and Dad, urgent changes are needed

We need to talk about small business

We need to talk about small business

The government is doing a public consultation about tax incentives for SMEs – and it wants to hear your views

Why we collect more corporation tax than ever

Why we collect more corporation tax than ever

The question of how much big companies pay in tax has become something of an obsession. But given the events of 2008, it’s not hard to see why

Making the invisibles visible

Making the invisibles visible

Irish employers need to prepare now for the new era of gender pay gap transparency, writes Helen McCarthy

Adopt the defensive crouch for global equity

Adopt the defensive crouch for global equity

Global bond and equity markets are performing in markedly different manners. What does this great dichotomy mean for investors?

Get your house in order

Get your house in order

A ‘one stop shop’ home energy upgrade scheme won’t in itself save the planet, but it will solve problems closer to home

60,000 could be missing out on 'misunderstood' tax break

60,000 could be missing out on 'misunderstood' tax break

The Home Carer Credit, which stands at €1,500 in 2019, can be claimed by a married couple or a couple in a civil partnership where one spouse is a home carer for one or more dependent persons