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Post Brexit to take stage at FTA Ireland seminar

Post Brexit to take stage at FTA Ireland seminar

FTA Ireland – With less than 18 months to go until the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, it is becoming increasingly clear that trading arrangements still need urgent attention. While negotiations in Brussels continue to make slow progress, businesses in Ireland are left to move relationships forwards in order …

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FTA Ireland appoints new General Manager

FTA Ireland appoints new General Manager

FTA Ireland newly-appointed general manager says he looks forward to launching exciting new projects in 2017 and striving to make FTA Ireland the most admired and influential membership trade association in Ireland. Aidan Flynn (43), who was previously business services manager, takes up the post from today following the departure …

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FTA Ireland demands repeal of outrageous French law

FTA Ireland demands repeal of outrageous French law

FTA Ireland is calling on the Irish Government to seek a repeal of the Loi Macron (French law) with immediate effect, saying that if the French Government does not comply, Ireland should develop and enforce reciprocal measures. Introduced as a bill for growth and activity by Emmanuel Macron – France’s …

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FTA Ireland says planned waste charge caps are unfair

FTA Ireland says planned waste charge caps are unfair

Proposed Government caps on standing charges levied by waste collection operators could leave them out of pocket when new pay-by-weight rules come into force next month, according to Freight Transport Association Ireland (FTAI). From 1 July, new legislation means customers will pay by weight for their brown and black bins …

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Traffic Commissioner confirmed for FTA Ireland seminar

Beverly Bell, Senior Traffic Commissioner for Great Britain, will attend FTA Ireland’s Traffic Manager Seminar 2016. Ms Bell will explain how Traffic Commissioners in the UK regulate and enforce road transport law. She will also speak about the enforcement authorities’ perception of Irish freight operators transiting the UK and explain …

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FTA Ireland says Government wages policy is unsustainable

FTA Ireland says Government wages policy is unsustainable

The Freight Transport Association FTA Ireland says the latest consumer price index figures show the disconnect between Government policy on prices and wage levels. The Central Statistics Office has just released data for 2015 that shows average inflation down 0.3% and a falling cost of living, yet Government-driven costs for …

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