The European Commission must conduct an impact assessment on the implications of its corporate tax proposals before it proceeds to the next legislative stage, Brian Hayes has said.
As last week’s curious ITV leaders’ debate played out in Salford without Theresa May or Jeremy Corbyn, an alternative event in central London at least came a little closer to offering the full complement of the big parties. Continue reading “Lib Dems steal march on rivals to win over smaller companies”
Last week the Labour Party set out plans to raise corporation tax as a way of funding additional spending on education. Corporate tax rates have been cut aggressively since 2010. School funding is being squeezed. A better-educated workforce would be good for economic growth. This looks like a win-win policy. Continue reading “There are pitfalls in both Tory and Labour plans for corporation tax”
Ireland’s shadow banking industry is among the largest in the world at 1,400 per cent of the country’s GDP, a new study has claimed.
A client of Greymountain Management, a Wexford-based company, has been linked to what the American government believes is a vast scam based on fake stock option trades. Continue reading “Wexford firm clients linked to ‘stock scam’”
The global market sell-off continued on Wall Street after European exchanges fell for the second straight day because of the rising geopolitical tensions between Washington and Pyongyang. Continue reading “Global markets continue to fall as investors remain wary of Trump fire and fury”
Alcohol marketing appeared on screen once every other minute during broadcasts of the European Championships last summer, a new study has found.
Tech giants are not just in control of much of the information we receive, they are also showing they don’t like dissent
The chart accompanying this article highlights the dramatic rise in the price of bitcoin, the virtual, digital currency, since 2009. Encryption techniques regulate the generation of bitcoin units that can be used in the transfer of funds. Continue reading “More might mean less if you buy into the bitcoin revolution”
Gambling is getting easier. Twenty years ago a teenager hoping to grow his pocket money on the betting markets would have been faced with the hostile gaze of a betting shop cashier. Continue reading “Upping the Ante”