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What Are Bank Holidays Costing Us and the Economy?

This week on Taking Stock Mandy Johnston looks at cost and benefit of Saint Brigid’s day; with the first bank holiday of the year happening she asks what's bill to the exchequer and the workforce? Mandy is joined by Elizabeth Bowen the acting Director...

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11.00 3 Feb 2023


What Are Bank Holidays Costing Us and the Economy?



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11.00 3 Feb 2023


This week on Taking Stock Mandy Johnston looks at cost and benefit of Saint Brigid’s day; with the first bank holiday of the year happening she asks what's bill to the exchequer and the workforce? Mandy is joined by Elizabeth Bowen the acting Director of the Small Firms Association,

Mandy will also be discussing the EU's recent announcement of a comprehensive plan to support new investment in 'Green' sectors. With the US making a push to attract green investment, we'll see how this plan could potentially enhance investment in green energy here in Ireland. Mandy talks to Javier Espinoza the EU Correspondent for the Financial Times.

Plus Mandy talks to Sean Keyes of the Currency about commercial property investment in Ireland, and why it seems to be lagging behind.


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