The IFSC area of Dublin: while some have warned that Ireland risks being beaten by European rivals to financial market opportunities arising from Brexit as it tiptoes around political sensitivities, the IDA says it has not been reticent. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Paris is aggressively marketing its wares to bankers based in the City of London. Frankfurt is dangling the possibility of easing its hire-and-fire la(...)

Will London's Kensington borough be emptied post-Brexit?

Dublin is marketing itself as a new home for the City of London after Brexit, even if it is being a little more delicate than that about its intentio(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May: has not ruled out making future payments to the EU to secure privileged access to the single market in the wake of Brexit. Photograph: Ben Birchall/Reuters

Britain would continue to pay billions of pounds into the EU budget after Brexit to maintain single-market access for the City of London and other sec(...)

 Chief executive of the Northern Ireland Fish Producers’ Organisation Dick James: “Unless our politicians are extremely weak in their negotiating, then we have got a hell of a strong hand to play here.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

In Portavogie on the Ards peninsula a new flag is flying proudly among the British union and Red Hand of Ulster flags fluttering from the lamp posts (...)

British prime minister Theresa May: as she takes Britain out of the EU, and probably the single market, she wants to preserve enough time, energy and that ineffable thing called political capital to forge a “People’s Conservatism”. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

It started with New Labour and its commitment to metaphysical impossibilities such as “Excellence for all” and “Giving every child the best start in l(...)

Jeremy Browne: said that   although US investment banks who operate across Europe are considering relocating staff in the euro zone, some will prefer a location on the continent.

Dublin’s attractions for banks seeking to relocate staff from London after Brexit are partly offset by Ireland’s location and the small size of the do(...)

British prime minister Theresa May: she just seems to want to kick things into the long grass. Photograph: Hannah McKay/PA Wire

The best indicator of whether Brexit is likely to be “hard” or “soft” is sterling. And the harder it is, the more we will be affected. Next month will(...)

British foreign secretary Boris Johnson who will be part of the British negotiating team that will hold Brexit talks with a new EU taskforce once Article 50 is triggered.

Ireland is making a concerted push for an Irish official to be appointed to the European Commission’s Brexit taskforce, as preparations begin for nego(...)

City workers outside the Bank of England in London. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

The president of financial services giant Morgan Stanley has warned that the City of London will suffer as a result of Brexit. Colm Kelleher said so(...)

The latest sector to defy this prognosis is Britain’s giant services industry, which reported a record leap in activity in August. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Britain’s economy appears to be defying predictions of a Brexit wobble with a string of indicators showing growth across the services, manufacturing a(...)