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The evolution of Shared Services

Following the recent completion of the four-year Payroll Shared Services Project undertaken by the National Shared Services Office (NSSO), the wider shared services model is set to expand with the establishment of...

A leap forward in flood risk management

Through a 10-year investment programme, grounded in evidence and detailed analysis, Ireland has moved beyond reactive flood protection to a holistic approach to flood risk management. Mark Adamson, Catchment Flood Risk Assessment...

Toxic Britain

With Ireland having expelled the Russian Ambassador over the alleged use of chemical weapons by Russia in the UK, Owen McQuade highlights the irony of next year’s centenary of Churchill’s use of...

A slow hard Brexit

Political columnist for the Financial Times Janan Ganesh talks to David Whelan and shares his projection for the impact a hard Brexit could have on the UK economy and his concerns around...

UK-EU Brexit Border options

QUB political sociologist Katy Hayward has developed four key analysis areas of what border controls mean for different types of border with the EU. 1. Scale of customs controls on the movement...

An all island economy

Following the completion of his report on the potential economic impact of Irish reunification in the context of Brexit, financial journalist Paul Gosling outlines his key findings. Northern Ireland is different from...

Brexit, health and Ireland

Several authors of the ‘Brexit and the NHS, UK in a Changing Europe Report’ published in March, Mark Flear and Katy Hayward of Queen’s University Belfast and Tamara Hervey, University of Sheffield,...

A word on Brexit

Opposition to Theresa May’s proposed ‘max fac’ approach to the UK’s exit from the EU has been met with serious opposition from within her own party and scepticism from the European Union....

Mná na hÉireann

Throughout the course of 2018, the Oireachtas will mark the centenary of the passage of the Representation of the People Act, 1918, which extended the franchise to some Irish women, and the...