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Clock ticking and penalties mounting for data breaches

Seamus McGranaghan
WITH reports of personal data breaches hitting the headlines with alarming regularity, and the fast-approaching enforcement date for GDPR, businesses and individuals alike should by this stage be very mindful of their rights and obligations under the new legislation.

Radical change needed to address underlying issues on housing supply shortage

Mark Graham
IN my discussions with those that build private housing and the housing associations that build social housing, it's clear that whilst in some ways they think differently about building new homes, they have a lot in common when they talk about the challenges they face in building the housing that we need.

Spring reveals confusing investment picture

Cathy Dixon
AS the weather at last indicates an end to the seemingly endless winter and thoughts turn to spring, are the old market sayings likely to hold good this year? The most well-known is of course “sell in May and go away…” , but with May just around the corner and the market some way below its high, there is room for doubt.

Still time for the unprepared to turn focus to the GDPR

Janet Kerrigan
WITH just over one month to go until the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - and with 99 articles to comply with - many employers still have much work to do to ensure they meet some of its more onerous standards and obligations.

Is the tech surge over?

Jonathan Sloan
FEW things are more indelibly associated with modern capitalism than the global technology titan – the Facebooks, Ubers and Googles of this world.

It’s snow contest for marketers at the Winter Olympics

Carol Magill
ALTHOUGH the Winter Olympics have reached their conclusion, the continuing threat of snow this spring keeps this event in the minds of many, so this month I'm reflecting upon how brands made the most of this competition.

Unions keeping the spirit of the Agreement

Owen Reidy
LATER this morning, the trade union movement will be standing outside Parliament Buildings in Belfast with placards and banners - not as a picket, but calling for the very opposite of a strike.

A decade lost and found…

Richard Ramsey
THE past 10 years has perhaps been one of the most astonishing decades in history (from an economist’s perspective anyway).

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