This Working Life: Why Ireland must act to retain its competitive advantage

Reducing processing times for people coming to work here and improving our personal tax system are just two ways to ensure that Ireland can compete

Ireland needs to reduce or remove the barriers that exist for people moving to this country and for those based here who can now work in a different jurisdiction.

Lorraine Griffin is a partner and head of tax and legal services at Deloitte Ireland, Daryl Hanberry is a partner and head of global employer services

In a post-pandemic world with more options on where staff can work, how we attract and retain talent from different countries will be a key factor in driving Ireland’s economy forward.

The country has historically attracted a multicultural and diverse workforce due to the fact that the European Middle ...