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Ibec’s report comes as it aims to improve property affordability and supply. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Employment in the construction sector will need to increase by 80,000 people just to meet current demand, a report from business lobby group Ibec sugg(...)

Ibec will launch its “Better Lives, Better Business” campaign.  Focusing on four general areas – housing, planning, infrastructure and sustainability – the launch includes the publication of its Better Housing: Actions to Increase Affordable Supply report.  Photograph: Frank Miller

MONDAY Meetings: Datalex agm (EastPoint, Dublin); Art Business Summit (Adare Manor Hotel, Adare, Co Limerick); Ibec Better Lives, Better Business Ca(...)

Michael D Higgins addressing the International Labour Conference in Geneva, Switzerland. Photograph: Maxwell’s

President Michael D Higgins has said that a growing form of diplomacy, dominated by narrow self-interest and dismissive of hard-won fundamental rights(...)

Customs barriers are the most concerning Brexit-related issue for Irish businesses. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Contingency planning by businesses in Ireland for Brexit will accelerate over the coming months as negotiations intensify, a report from lobby group I(...)

“Nagging questions about the relevance of our growth metrics and in particular the contribution of multinationals remain while, on the horizon, Brexit and changes to the global tax environment loom large.”

A slew of data about the Irish economy published in the past two weeks all points to a remarkable turnaround in the State’s economic fortunes. Headl(...)

The 2018 Ibec Business Leaders’ Conference is to explore the theme of the “intangible economy”, as well as the future of work, achieving sustainable growth and what it means for business

MONDAY Indicators: UK mortgage approvals (Feb); German import prices (Feb). TUESDAY Results: Ferguson. Indicators: Irish overseas travel (Feb)(...)

Danny McCoy, chief executive of Ibec: said the Trump administration was ‘concerned this additional tax proposal is targeting US companies’. Photograph: Eric Luke

Business group Ibec has rejected the European Commission’s proposed digital tax as “harmful and costly to businesses” and “shape-throwing” by France’s(...)

According to the Irish Wind Energy Association, there are now 228 wind farms on the island. Photograph: Keith Arkins

Monday Results: Aralez Pharmaceuticals. Indicators: Euro zone construction output (Jan). Tuesday Results: Mincon, Bellway, Frutarom, FedEx. I(...)

Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Doherty, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe, announce major changes to pensions in Ireland, on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Proposals to reform Ireland’s pensions system have been broadly welcomed, especially a plan to ensure all private sector workers are members of a priv(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar launching Project Ireland 2040  at Sligo Institute of Technology. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

As reaction to the National Development Plan emerges, there is a clear divide between the business and industry sectors which have broadly welcomed ne(...)

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