British Irish Chamber of Commerce welcomes ‘breakthrough’ proposals from the EU on the Northern Ireland Protocol

14th October 2021 – The British Irish Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the EU’s bespoke arrangements in relation to the Northern Ireland Protocol which have been announced by the European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič. Paul Lynam, Director of Policy, British Irish Chamber of Commerce, said: “We very much welcome the EU’s serious offer on the […]

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British Irish Chamber of Commerce gives cautious welcome to Budget 2022, but calls for more supports for Ireland’s agri-food sector

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PAUL LYNAM: “Measures contained in the budget do not go far enough to tackle impending challenges facing agri-food traders between Ireland and the UK” 12th October 2021 – The British Irish Chamber of Commerce has responded to the publication of Budget 2022 by Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe and Minister for Public […]

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Challenges, Deferrals and New Opportunities

There is no such thing as a quiet summer anymore – if there ever was such a thing Below, I offer my take on where I see things now. The Northern Ireland Protocol We are now ten months into the new trading relationship between the UK and the EU, a relationship that remains far from […]

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Microcredentials – accredited, accessible and affordable skills development available now

The global pandemic has undoubtedly increased interest levels in short, online learning solutions that address specific skills gaps. Skills demands are changing and will continue to change as a result of the need to retrain, reskill or redeploy. Many Universities are offering alternative options given the increased demand for upskilling and reskilling to meet employer […]

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British Irish Chamber calls for ‘Shared Islands Fund’ to Reboot the UK – Ireland Economic Relationship

Budget 2022 Submission sets out proposals for greater collaboration between Ireland and the UK in areas such as energy, infrastructure and research 23rd September 2021 – The British Irish Chamber of Commerce has today unveiled its Budget 2022 submission calling for the establishment of a ‘Shared Islands Fund’ to reboot the economic relationship between Ireland and […]

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