The Last Post: Johnson’s cynicism could work in Ireland’s favour
The hope has to be that the British prime minister will come to his senses and use his majority to extend the Brexit transition period
It’s often said that businesses crave certainty, but Irish business is now getting a certainty it shouldn’t want, that Brexit is definitely happening. The election results kill the lingering, if probably always vain, hope that the British could be persuaded to give up on their departure from the European Union. So now Irish businesses have to get on with the new reality.
Boris Johnson’s Brexit arrangements are nowhere near as palatable...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
With any subscription you will have access to
Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps
Unlimited access to our eReader library
Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week
Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you
Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences
Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine
Holly Shortall: The modern family has room for everyone – including pets
The definition of family is far broader than two adults plus children, I realise, as I pander to the demands of Wanda, our much loved and very spoilt rescue dog
Cathal Mac Coille: Inaction on injection centres just kicks the can down the road
Fully four years after the Oireachtas backed the setting-up of supervised drug injection centres, not one of them has opened
Ian Guider: Bankers rarely pay for financial wrongdoing
A new bill gives the Central Bank greater powers to make individuals in the financial sector more accountable for bad practice, but will they be enough?
Tomás Ryan: Children are still at the starting line in the race against Delta variant
Vaccination of our teenage population alone will take some months, so in the meantime we must do everything to protect our young people from the effects of Covid-19