Emission plan threat, start-ups' tax credit woes and trouble ahead

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Start-up companies are facing ongoing issues claiming research and development tax credits and some could go out of business before they receive full refunds, experts have warned.

Start-up companies are facing ongoing issues claiming research and development tax credits and some could go out of business before they receive full refunds, experts have warned.

 

Planning protests could de-rail Government plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions unless the problem is tackled now, experts warned at the weekend. Barry O’Halloran has the details.

Start-up companiesare facing ongoing issues claiming research and development tax credits and some could go out of business before they receive full refunds, experts have warned. Charlie Taylor reports.

Pilita Clark warns that there are sill hard lessons to be learned for business form Covid-19.

In our Monday opinion piece Mazars partner Padraig Daly explains why mortgage interest relief should be brought back.

Hospitality workers, builders and young people are bearing the brunt of the Government’s efforts to combat Covid-19, warns employers’ body Ibec, writes Barry O’Halloran.

Most marketing professionals do not want to return to the ways of working they had before the pandemic, while about one in seven say they would prefer to never go back to the office at all, writes Laura Slattery.

Failing to recycle old phones and laptops is leaving us with a looming shortage of vital raw material for batteries to power new equipment, experts warn, reports Barry O’Halloran

Dunnes Stores has confirmed a move into home deliveries with a new partnership with Buymie that will see customers able to order groceries from 24 stores in the greater Dublin area and in Cork city for same day delivery. Charlie Taylor reprts.

Chris Johns says that freedom nowadays means the right of jerks to be jerks.

Budget 2021 is just over a week away, so catch up with all the news, comment and analysis on our dedicated site.

In our Business of Sport podcast Ciarán Hancock and Mick O’Keefe of Teneo speak with Mick Dawson, CEO of Leinster Rugby and Peter Twiss, Secretary of the Kerry County Board to gain an insight into how Covid-19 has impacted their respective organisations both on and off the pitch.

Applications for The Irish Times Innovation Awards for 2020 are now invited. The awards will recognise innovations and bright ideas brought to market between January 1st, 2019 and May 30th of this year, across five categories. It’s free to enter so check it out .

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