Agility in the face of north-south economic challenges

    Margaret Hearty, InterTradeIreland Chief Executive, discusses how the north-south trade and business development body has reviewed its offering and structure, to ensure it meets the needs of businesses trading cross-border in a rapidly changing economic landscape.

    Truss faces some jarring collisions between ambition and reality

    The Financial Times’ Philip Stephens writing for agendaNI assesses whether new Prime Minister Liz Truss MP can marry conviction to political pragmatism when confronting the awkward compromises between the pledges she made and the reality of delivery.

    Placing social value at the heart of public procurement

    Finance Minister Conor Murphy MLA outlines the initial impact of the newly introduced policy of mandatory scoring of social value within public procurement.

    The Protocol, the Prime Minister, and prospects for Irish unity

    The careers of Conservative Party prime ministers have been among the many casualties of Brexit, write Mary C Murphy (UCC) and Jonathan Evershed (UCD), authors of A Troubled Constitutional Future: Northern Ireland after Brexit published by Agenda Publishing in March 2022.

    Queen Elizabeth II:

    As we go to print, Britain is preparing for the funeral of its longest serving monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who passed away at the age of 96.
    Issue 110 online now. Click here to read the agendaNi Digital Edition.
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