Finance Minister Michael Noonan Finance Minister Michael Noonan yesterday failed to persuade his Cabinet colleagues to back an appeal aimed at overturning the European Commission's €13 billion tax ruling against Ireland and Apple.
Revised proposals to establish a common system for calculating the tax base of businesses operating in the EU are expected to be brought forward by the European Commission in November. The Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (CCCTB) was first proposed in 2011, and the Commission announced in June
A campaign group has raised concerns over the possible political vetting of Freedom of Information (FOI) requests to the Northern Ireland Executive, The Irish News reports. The Campaign for Freedom of Information said some departments only release responses to FOI requests after approval by minister
Committee chair Maria Miller The UK House of Commons’ Women and Equalities Committee has called for women in the UK to have protections similar to those in Germany after a “shocking” increase in workplace pregnancy discrimination over the past decade.
The High Court in Belfast has awarded compensation of £50,000 to a former hotelier after defamatory comments were published in the Sunday World newspaper. Justice Stephens held that the newspaper did not meet the standards of responsible journalism in failing to verify sources, and had erroneously
Finance Minister Michael Noonan Finance Minister Michael Noonan will today seek Cabinet approval for an appeal against the European Commission's ruling that the State must collect €13 billion in unpaid tax from US tech giant Apple.
John-George Willis, head of the firm's corporate department Belfast firm Tughans has said it believes transactional activity in Northern Ireland is beginning to return to normality after a slowdown in the wake of the UK's Brexit vote.
Children's Minister Katherine Zappone Children's Minister Katherine Zappone should negotiate with trade unions to end the industrial dispute at the Oberstown Youth Detention Centre, a leading prison reform group has said.
An Garda Síochána has announced it will scrap fees for documentation in relation to fatal road traffic collisions next year. Following representations from the Garda Commissioner, the force said it had reviewed documentation fees relating to fatal and serious injury road traffic collisions.
Nominations have been opened for this year's elections to the Law Society of Ireland Council. Candidates must be nominated by two members of the Law Society by 19 September 2016 to stand for election to the governing Council.
The solicitors’ watchdog in England and Wales has said that self-regulation of the profession has created an “irreconcilable conflict”. In a response to a Competition and Markets Authority interim report on legal services, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) stated: “Those who represen