Joe Gill

Joe Gill: Irish food firms take on the virus

Joe Gill: Irish food firms take on the virus

Supply chains for food exports to the world must be protected, writes Joe Gill

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Joe Gill: Investors seek out high-quality companies in times of huge market stress

Joe Gill: Investors seek out high-quality companies in times of huge market stress

For readers who recall the markets after 9/11 in 2001, October 1987, and the Lehman crash in 2008, there’s a sense of deja vu in what happened to stock markets ...

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Joe Gill: Covid-19 shows why nothing spooks markets like fear and uncertainty

Joe Gill: Covid-19 shows why nothing spooks markets like fear and uncertainty

The Irish economy will undergo a major shock in coming weeks as the consequences on Covid-19 unfold.

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Joe Gill: Wall of money ready to drive climate change projects

Joe Gill: Wall of money ready to drive climate change projects

A wave of green change is sweeping across the corporate landscape and they have profound consequences for the way in which all of us will be employed and how we ...

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Joe Gill: Irish food industry faces up to coronavirus threat

Joe Gill: Irish food industry faces up to coronavirus threat

Both African Swine Fever and the coronavirus are causing huge disturbances in the global economy with the effects being especially acute in the food industry.

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Joe Gill: Why increasing income taxes just will not work

Joe Gill: Why increasing income taxes just will not work

Taxpayers are an interesting lot.

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Ireland is a tech hotspot but rural areas left in cold

Ireland is a tech hotspot but rural areas left in cold

The speed at which work and employment is changing caught up with me at the weekend. I was delighted to hear a young relative of mine secured a job with a software ...

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Knowing more about where our taxes go would help balance the arguments around future hikes

Knowing more about where our taxes go would help balance the arguments around future hikes

Every month, the PAYE system engages with my salary, as it does for most people who work in Ireland.

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Merging co-ops may be the way to go, after all

Merging co-ops may be the way to go, after all

Over the past couple of months two high profile dairy companies in the US – Dean Foods and Borden – have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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Joe Gill: Visit to Cork City confirms why it is vying to be among the best places in world to invest

Joe Gill: Visit to Cork City confirms why it is vying to be among the best places in world to invest

Last week, as a treat, my wife rented a house for us to stay in at the heart of Cork City, writes Joe Gill.

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Joe Gill: Confidence is key in current economic climate

Joe Gill: Confidence is key in current economic climate

Confidence is an intangible, but powerful, agent in the economy.

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Later life mortgages will only be a matter of time

Later life mortgages will only be a matter of time

While perusing some newspapers last weekend I came across an advertisement for Later Life Mortgages — or LLMs — in a British publication.

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Red flag warnings raised over Irish broadband

Red flag warnings raised over Irish broadband

The President of Microsoft Brad Smith was critical of broadband availability in Ireland while speaking at a conference last week.

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Firms can turn things around if they 'Boks' clever and learn leadership lessons from Rassie Erasmus

Firms can turn things around if they 'Boks' clever and learn leadership lessons from Rassie Erasmus

Aside from performing a tactical masterclass last Saturday in winning the Rugby World Cup, South Africa’s coach Rassie Erasmus also taught us some lessons ...

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Diversification is key on rocky road of investment

Diversification is key on rocky road of investment

An acquaintance of mine was recently contacted by his bank.

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Greening of Cork could  send it top of investor lists

Greening of Cork could send it top of investor lists

The Cork architect Kevin Smyth has proposed a radical tree-planting programme for the main streets of his city.

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Building a food industry that is the gold standard

Building a food industry that is the gold standard

The economics of food production often follows the tenets of efficiency.

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Swirling economy makes role of innovators key

Swirling economy makes role of innovators key

The world around us is changing at a fast pace and that dynamic is creating both challenges that can destroy businesses and opportunities to create a fortune.

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How to legitimately lower your tax payments

How to legitimately lower your tax payments

Tax is a tricky subject. At one level I get the concept that paying general tax helps our elected politicians to finance the services that most agree are key to ...

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Cork towns can be blueprint for regional rejuvenation

Cork towns can be blueprint for regional rejuvenation

The fate and fortune of small towns and villages in Ireland will be a defining feature of our country’s future.

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Even more firms will move jobs out of Britain

Even more firms will move jobs out of Britain

Amid the febrile atmosphere that is enveloping all those associated with Brexit one question sticks in my mind.

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Climate change looms for Irish farmers and food

Climate change looms for Irish farmers and food

The challenges facing society in responding to climate change were brought into sharp relief by the focus on Brazil last week.

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Ducking and diving to survive stormy times

Ducking and diving to survive stormy times

Differing investment styles have come to the fore amid another tough period for global financial markets.

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How investors can shelter from the sterling crisis

How investors can shelter from the sterling crisis

There are some very large movements taking place in financial markets at present that remind us how important diversification in financial planning is.

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Ryanair and Glanbia have much to prove to markets

Ryanair and Glanbia have much to prove to markets

Last week two Irish companies- Ryanair and the food company Glanbia- endured harsh experiences on the stock market.

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All Irish firms selling into Britain hit by sterling

All Irish firms selling into Britain hit by sterling

The Irish Stock Exchange has been on an interesting journey during 2019, writes Joe Gill.

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Time To Focus on the Earth and not the Moon and the Stars

Time To Focus on the Earth and not the Moon and the Stars

What do the French and American governments, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Tesla’s Elon Musk and Virgin’s Richard Branson have in common?

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Cork faces some key planning decisions if goal is civic and economic core to be proud of in 20 years

Cork faces some key planning decisions if goal is civic and economic core to be proud of in 20 years

The recent Irish Open in Lahinch was a powerful reminder that a community working with both private and public institutions can deliver a world class success.

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