Public Policy Bulletin, 16 August 2019

Aug 15, 2019

This week read about some of the representation work we have been doing on your behalf for the past few months in the second issue of our Public Policy and Tax round-up, and our latest developments in the area of climate change.

Public policy and tax round-up

As 2019 continues at pace, the Advocacy & Voice team have been listening to members’ tax and policy issues and lobbying on your behalf. Take a look at some of the representations made on climate action, housing policy, tax and Brexit in the last few months.

 

New EU marine energy project to flow between Ireland and Wales

A new €4.2 million cross-border project, Coastal Communities Adapting Together aiming to look at the regional implications of climate change in Ireland and Wales has been announced. This project will bring together leading researchers and businesses from both nations to work together in areas of climate change, innovation, heritage and tourism.

 

Carbon taxes and climate change

 Kate van der Merwe, Lorraine McCann and Cróna Clohisey discuss why accountants should care about climate change and carbon taxes. The panel also examines the Government's Climate Action Plan and explores how the profession can help create a sustainable future.  Listen to the latest podcast.

 

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