Category Archives: Issues

Stormont return no panacea

As hopes of a revived Stormont Executive recede into the horizon, so too apparently does the scope for nuance in analyses of the stasis. The potential of a return to Stormont, however...

RHI uncertainties unfold

The Independent Public Inquiry into the Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Scheme was established by former Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir in a statement on 27 January 2017. agendaNi provides a brief...

Personal Independence Payment

Statistics released by the Department for Communities show that more than half of new claims for Personal Independence Payment (PIP) have had their claims rejected at initial decision, while over a third...

Navigating the 2018 public procurement landscape

Experts from leading law firm Arthur Cox recently examined how organisations can effectively manage upcoming public procurement developments. The public procurement landscape in Northern Ireland remains a fluid one, with a number...

A predictable crisis

Cuts to public services, staff shortages and an increased winter demand for health services has resulted in an all too predictable ‘crisis’ for the health service writes David Whelan. In November, the...

Brexit changes attitudes

Since the June 2016 referendum, Brexit has preoccupied the minds of many within Northern Ireland’s political, business and media circles. Now, a LucidTalk poll has revealed the extent to which it has...

Powering the transition

President of AES UK and Ireland, Ian Luney, discusses adapting to disruption of the global energy market, aiding the renewable transition and how challenges in Ireland are being met with new solutions....