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Tuesday 20 August 2019

What it says in the papers – business pages

Here's a look at what it says in the business pages of today's newspapers:

Irish Independent

  • The latest InterTradeIreland Business Monitor shows 95pc of businesses across the island of Ireland don't have a plan for Brexit.
  • Accounting and advisory services giant EY is reporting double-digit growth for the fourth consecutive year at its Irish arm, with revenues of €247m in the year to the end of June last.
  • Investing in offshore wind key to meeting our future power needs – Stephen Wheeler, Managing Director SSE Ireland.
  • Investors in Iceland have 'nothing to panic about' as the country may soon have a radically new coalition government.

Irish Times

  • A significant number of Irish-based insurers, including overseas-owned firms, have considered transferring portfolios between Ireland and the UK amid Brexit uncertainty.
  • A new "all-you-can-fly" airline that allows customers to fly as many times as they like for a flat fee will arrive in the Republic to cater for Brexit demand.
  • The Government will spend in excess of €3bn on rent subsidies over the next five years, according to official projections.
  • The Web Summit kicks off its second year in Lisbon, with 60,000 people expected to attend.

Irish Examiner

  • Sterling is likely to be driven this week by the state of Brexit negotiations and UK politics, after losing support from bets on central bank policy tightening.
  • Entrepreneur Mary Toner took inspiration from Airbnb and Pinterest to create online platform Bakers and Cakers which connects bakers and cake makers with customers.

Online Editors

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