We can’t control Brexit, but we can control rates

5th February, 2017

Last week saw the launch of the government’s latest action plan for jobs. It comes at a time when unemployment is down from a peak of 15 per cent in the recession to just over 7 per cent now. But there are uncertain times ahead.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the government will focus on getting the basics right, including improving our competitiveness performance.

But one of the most important competitive factors for any business...

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