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Brexit – Opportunity or Headache for Ireland?

On the 23rd of June, 2016, the United Kingdom shocked the world by voting to leave the European Union. Journalists across the world have been arguing over the fate of the UK, the EU and the world, and more specifically, its effects on Ireland. They are both good and bad.  UK companies are looking to Read more about Brexit – Opportunity or Headache for Ireland?[…]

Support for EU membership ‘at highest level since 1991’ with most Brits wanting to stay ‘in’

Ukip’s recent clean-up at the European Elections, the swipes it seems to be making on the foundations of the Conservative Party and its clear populist style has, it appears, not made a dent in the level of support Britons have for EU membership. In fact, new research by IpsosMorisuggests that support for the European Union (EU) Read more about Support for EU membership ‘at highest level since 1991’ with most Brits wanting to stay ‘in’[…]

UK traders gear up for long night before Scottish vote result (18/09/2014)

Thursday 18 September 2014 08.44 by RTÉ News City traders are anticipating a surge in activity when the Scottish result comes through early tomorrow morning London’s trading rooms are gearing up for an extra long shift to cover Scotland’s independence referendum and drafting in extra staff, anticipating a surge in activity when the result comes Read more about UK traders gear up for long night before Scottish vote result (18/09/2014)[…]

Should we stay or go? The business view in Scotland (16/09/2014)

Independent.ie, Published: 16/09/2014 It’s the biggest decision affecting the UK in centuries – but what’s best for the economy: independence or Union? With the vote days away Colm Kelpie met business leaders on the yes side. It showcases an old black and white photo of a dining table named after the monarch, whose reign was Read more about Should we stay or go? The business view in Scotland (16/09/2014)[…]

UK to sign nearly £2.4 billion in trade deals with China

(Reuters) Britain said on Friday that it was about to sign commercial deals with China worth more than 2.4 billion pounds, as Chancellor George Osborne prepared to meet China’s Vice Premier Ma Kai in London. Full details of the prospective transactions were not immediately available. But Britain’s finance ministry said they included a $1 billion joint venture Read more about UK to sign nearly £2.4 billion in trade deals with China[…]

RBS and Lloyds plan Scotland exit if yes vote wins (11/09/2014)

Thursday 11 September 2014 08.48 by RTÉ News RBS and Lloyds plan to register themselves in England if Scotland votes for independence in the referendum Scotland’s two biggest banks have said they would relocate to England if Scots vote for independence next week. The comments added to the economic uncertainties Scotland faces if it decides Read more about RBS and Lloyds plan Scotland exit if yes vote wins (11/09/2014)[…]

€9 million lost to beef farmers between June and August, says ICMSA (03/09/2014)

By Margaret Donnelly on September 3, 2014 The price gap between Irish and UK beef prices has increased since June with the differential now standing at €200 per head for the average steer, according to the ICMSA. Michael Guinan, Chairperson of ICMSA’s Livestock Committee said that the only possible explanation is that Irish processors and Read more about €9 million lost to beef farmers between June and August, says ICMSA (03/09/2014)[…]