Brexit and Immigration: Leaving isn’t the answer to the UK’s immigration issue

Brexit and Immigration: Leaving isn’t the answer to the UK’s immigration issue

🕔22:55, 19.May 2016

Brexit and Immigration:  – Leaving the EU won’t solve the UK’s immigration issue – UK Referendum   In the past few months, I’ve written an article about how popular pro-Brexit arguments (i.e. the EU is a third party diktat, the UK will

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How Valid Are These 4 Popular Arguments For Brexit?

How Valid Are These 4 Popular Arguments For Brexit?

🕔20:19, 21.Mar 2016

Over the past number of months, I have heard a lot of arguments for Brexit and against. “Brexit” stands for “British Exit”, the possibility that Britain would leave the European Union. In this article, I want to examine some of

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Your pension: will you be safe, or sorry?

Your pension: will you be safe, or sorry?

🕔09:12, 21.Feb 2016

  There are only 50% of people in Ireland with an occupational pension. The State pension currently operates on a ratio of five people funding each recipient and this ratio is predicted to be at 2:1 by 2055. By the time retirement

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Your exports address book: use it and be featured on my blog!

Your exports address book: use it and be featured on my blog!

🕔10:12, 19.Feb 2016

  As you begin or grow your journey in exporting to the UK, be prepared for opportunity, rejection at times, competition, immense potential for scale and that it’s going to take time. In a recent InterTradeIreland report, one short paragraph

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2015 Economic Review – 15 Trends that Shaped 2015

2015 Economic Review – 15 Trends that Shaped 2015

🕔18:14, 30.Dec 2015

As I look back on the year and consider what happened in 2015, it’s time to take stock for an economic review. The year has been rich in momentous changes: once-in-a-generation events like the Irish marriage referendum, events that shocked the

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Should we buy local in an attempt to boost the economy?

Should we buy local in an attempt to boost the economy?

🕔21:27, 9.Dec 2015

Does buying local really help the economy?   Particularly at this time of year, we are asked to “buy local”. If we could just spend some of our money in small shops and businesses, we would be doing our part

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What is the “sharing economy”? It’s an economic force to be reckoned with

What is the “sharing economy”? It’s an economic force to be reckoned with

🕔22:14, 27.Oct 2015

  How the rise of the consumer-to-consumer, sharing economy is fuelled by the internet and the latest technological advances in frictionless payment systems.   For your next holiday, you’ve found a room on AirBnB. The last time you were in

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So much to lose, so little to gain: the consequences of Brexit for Northern Ireland

So much to lose, so little to gain: the consequences of Brexit for Northern Ireland

🕔22:22, 5.Aug 2015

    Northern Ireland stands to lose a lot if Brexit comes to pass… and gain little.     The three key arguments for the UK to leave the EU are well-known by now: the loss of sovereignty that comes

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Who picks up the tab of all this new “free” technology?

Who picks up the tab of all this new “free” technology?

🕔16:54, 27.Jul 2015

    How does Facebook make money if I don’t pay to use it?   We have radically changed our expectation of paying for things through technology business models. But it’s too easy to forget that what comes at no

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An exports strategy for SMEs

An exports strategy for SMEs

🕔09:17, 13.Feb 2015

    Exporting for small business doesn’t need to be a headache   I realise that exporting, for small business owners, is puzzling. Many SMEs don’t think of it, because they associate exporting with a lot of hassle (Won’t you

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