Category Archives: Business and Finance

Independent Commission on Banking

The Independent Commission on Banking has called for ring-fencing of retail banking operations to protect the public from future banking crises. Stephen Dineen outlines the main recommendations. The Independent Commission on Banking...

Broadband investment fund

Peter Cheney analyses Westminster’s new programme for rolling out fast broadband. Northern Ireland will receive £4.4 million of the UK Government’s £530 million Broadband Investment Fund but an MLA claims that much...

Cost-effective delivery

The Irish Academy of Engineering has proposed how to achieved more value for money in infrastructural investment. ‘The Cost-Effective Delivery of Essential Infrastructure’ was published in June by a taskforce of engineers...

Northern Ireland overview

A combination of MBT and energy from waste will be used to manage Northern Ireland’s waste despite a delay in the competitive dialogue process, according to the DoE. agendaNi reports. The region’s...

New delivery programme

agendaNi examines the addendum to the Waste Management Strategy, which outlines a new delivery programme focused on keeping waste out of landfill. The Northern Ireland Waste Management Strategy (2006-2020) is under review...