Month: December 2018

Meeting the needs of members

A good quality pension scheme can be a key employee retention tool writes Brian McGarry. The pace of the Irish economic recovery has been quite startling. From a position just five years ago where commentators were talking bleakly about a...

/ December 30, 2018

Delivering now and for the future

Reducing consumption is the only sustainable way to reduce bills in the long run according to Bord Gáis Energy Head of Retail Mark Prentice. BARRY McCALL reports. Mark Prentice finds himself in an unusual position. He is head of retail...

/ December 17, 2018

The Future of Corporate Reporting

LORRAINE McCANN of EY looks at the increasing importance of environmental, social and governance risks in corporate reporting. Over the past 40 years, reporting has evolved significantly as organisations seek to meet ever-increasing investors’ demands for more information. However, research...

/ December 6, 2018

Bitcoin deconstructed

BARRY MCCALL looks at the phenomenon that is bitcoin and asks is it more shadow than substance Students of the financial market are all too aware of the “tulip mania” which gripped The Netherlands in the 17th century. In a...

/ December 2, 2018