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End of a turbulent year

Cathy Dixon
WITH the end of the financial year (April 5) falling before the date when the UK might feasibly leave the European Union, it seems prudent to continue with year-end planning.

Services sector urged to prepare for the ‘end game’

Jonny Hacking
DESPITE the exhaustive coverage about the implications of a no deal scenario on the cross-border trade in goods, little has been said about the significant impact on trade in services between the UK and the EU.

Not every cloud is equal

Eric Carson
STRATUS, Cumulonimbus, Cirrus, private, public – with so many clouds to choose from, it can be hard to keep track of what is right for you and your business. One of the biggest IT buzz words of the past few years, ‘cloud computing’ has brought incredible promise to the world of information technology.

The luck of the Irish . . .

Angela McGowan
LIKE Northern Ireland, the Republic has its fair share of worries, particularly when it comes to the damaging impact of a no-deal Brexit that will be felt across both islands. But despite the prevailing Brexit cloud, there was plenty for the Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to celebrate in Washington last week when he attended the White House for the St Patrick’s Day festivities. Ireland is now widely recognised as one of the most progressive and tolerant countries in the world and to further enhance that accolade, the Irish economy continues to thrive thanks to the continued policy support for key areas such as education, skills and infrastructure.

Are we witnessing the UK’s greatest-ever own goal?

Claire Aiken
IT was early September 2018, the prolific Dubs had just raised the Sam Maguire for a fourth time in four years and the stands of Croke Park were awash with jubilant scenes of sky blue and navy.

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