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Ireland has a long way to go before electric cars become a viable alternative — and the Government should prioritise the promotion of electric-hybrid alternatives, says a motoring expert.
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Tax for employees of IT start-ups should be considered in the budget to assist entrepreneurs retain the best talent, according to a venture capital group.
Diageo, the maker of Johnnie Walker whisky and Smirnoff vodka, forecast stronger sales and profit growth in the second half of its financial year after a first half affected by negative factors in Chi
Sterling strengthened against both the euro and the dollar after UK retail sales rose more than forecast in August, boosting investor expectations that the Bank of England will raise borrowing costs i
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