The former head of the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA), Michael Somers, who helped set up the agency during the crisis of the late 1980s, said the banks could do much more during the Covid-19 crisis.
It’s a long way, geographically, from the small south Kerry village of Cromane to the gilded acres of California’s Stanford University. And an even greater cultural distance when one’s origins derived from deep poverty and forced emigration, only to transform in a single generation to the highest echelons of American academia.
Automaton, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning future are changing the working lives of people in contact centres quicker than any other sector. The good news is that Skillnet Ireland is working closely with businesses to keep Irish customer experience (CX) ahead of the curve.
The experts predict that a defeat may be snatched from the jaws of victory, with logic lacking in the Brexit negotiations. From local concerns to the international outlook,report on this week’s Brexit progress.
Fexco has added two outlets to its existing 110 foreign exchange branches in Britain and Ireland by acquiring Changelink Ltd in London, in a deal that shows the volatility caused to sterling by the UK’s Brexit vote of summer 2016 has given new life to large foreign exchange retail traders.
IF Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is still convinced that the people of rural Ireland want, as he puts it, “to turn every town into a city and every village into town, and railways to everywhere,” he should stop being so condescending and get out more.
The pressure facing retailers over the ‘Long Black Friday’ weekend following the plunge in sterling since the Brexit vote could ease significantly as the euro faces the first of its own looming tests next week, according to analysts.