The importance of Neurodiversity.
The importance of Neurodiversity. Neurodiversity is an important topic in every workplace and equality, diversity and inclusion aren’t going anywhere. In this issue, we talk to our Education and Training Contract Manager, Neil Vago, [...]
Is there a need for Public Spending Reviews?
Taxpayers like to know where their money is spent. Most importantly they want to know if their money is being spent well. Although there are no simple ways of providing all-embracing answers to these [...]
CCPC: Combatting bid-rigging in public procurement
Ahead of PAI's Annual Public Procurement Conference 2022, Speaker and Competition and Consumer Protection Commission Member, Úna Butler gives some background reading to her presentation “Combatting bid-rigging in public procurement": Competition and public procurement [...]
Blog: The Irish Department of Finance and Economic & Social Development, 1959-99
A recent history of the Department of Finance - ‘The Irish Department of Finance, 1959-99’ - charting the ups and downs of the Irish economy over a period of four decades was written by [...]
OECD suggests Ireland should establish an Oversight Body to monitor Regulatory Performance
The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the crucial role that regulation plays in managing the economy and society. In its latest report, the OECD discusses how regulatory practices can be further improved having learned from the [...]
Blog: Tom Ferris on Climate Action Plan and the Commercial Semi-State Sector
The Climate Action Plan 2021, published in November 2021, has set a target of a 51% reduction in overall greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and a target of net-zero emissions by no later than [...]