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More than half of Irish SMEs have yet to plan for Brexit – survey

With just 46 days left until the UK is due to leave the EU, a new survey in Ireland has found that more than half of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have yet to begin Brexit planning.

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Live register numbers hit almost 11 year low – the lowest level since April 2008

The number of people on the live register decreased 1.6pc in January to 200,300.

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Ireland’s growth forecast cut as ‘economic outlook remains clouded by uncertainty’

The European Commission has revised downwards its GDP forecast for Ireland as our “economic outlook remains clouded by uncertainty”.

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Sought-after professionals in line to pick up pay rises of 20pc due to ‘Brexit boost’

Sought-after professionals will pick up pay rises of up to 20pc this year as employers predict a “Brexit boost”.

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Financial system can withstand a hard Brexit – Central Bank

The Central Bank has been able to provide assurances that the financial system as a whole was resilient enough to withstand a hard Brexit and that the most material ‘cliff-edge’ financial stability risks arising from Brexit “have been largely mitigated”.

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One third of Irish who have worked in UK entitled to tax rebate – but may not know it

Large numbers of people who have worked in Britain are entitled to a tax refund, but many are unaware of it.

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‘Banks dropped SMEs for safer bets’ – CapitalFlow

A new survey claims that most Irish broadband users are “not satisfied” with their broadband.

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New ‘Irish FBI for white-collar crime’ to have broad search powers

The State’s proposed new white-collar crime agency, the Corporate Enforcement Authority, will have beefed-up powers of search and entry, allowing it to access an investigated company’s digital records “wherever they are held”.

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State loses €21.4bn each year through ‘tax expenditures’

The State loses approximately €21.4 billion in revenue each year in what are known as “tax expenditures”.

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Services growth at its weakest since 2013

A leading indicator for the economy recorded its slowest pace of growth since May 2013 in a warning sign ahead of Britain’s exit from the European Union.

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