News & Statements
Minister Bruton commends all involved in making 2014 a great year for jobs
The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD today commended all involved in making 2014 a great year for jobs, with 27,600 extra people now at work compared to one year ago.
Taking Care of Business: Over 500 attend free one-stop-shop event for small businesses in Dublin Castle
Over five hundred small business owners and managers today (Thursday) attended a one-stop-shop event for SMEs, ‘Taking Care of Business’, in The Printworks, Dublin Castle.
New plan to create 93,000 extra jobs from start-ups over the next five years
A new plan aimed at creating an extra 93,000 jobs from start-up companies in the next five years was today launched by Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton TD together with Minister of State for Business and Employment Ged Nash TD and Minister of State for Skills, Research and Innovation Damien English TD.
Minister Bruton welcomes continuing improvement in Ireland’s competitiveness
The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD today (Wednesday) welcomed the publication of the latest World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Index 2014-15, showing Ireland up three places in the rankings to 25th. This is Ireland’s best ranking in this index since 2009.
European Commission places Ireland in first rank of EU countries for competitiveness
The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, today (Thursday) welcomed the latest in a line of positive international reports on Ireland’s competitiveness, as a new European Commission report placed Ireland in the first rank of EU countries for competitiveness, alongside the Netherlands, Germany and Denmark.
Minister Bruton leads 5-day trade and investment mission to Australia accompanied by 32 Irish companies
The joint Enterprise Ireland/IDA mission includes more than 40 high-level meetings and events to target opportunities in financial services, ICT and healthcare
Minister Bruton welcomes 7% increase in exports
The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mr Richard Bruton TD, today (Thursday) welcomed the latest trade figures published by the Central Statistics Office, which show that in the last two months seasonally adjusted exports have been particularly strong.
Government approves drafting of legislation to provide for replacement for Registered Employment Agreements – Minister Bruton
New legislation to provide certainty for staff and businesses tendering for contracts, promote industrial peace, and ensure Irish firms are not placed at competitive disadvantage.
Jobs the top priority as Government commits to establishing National Health Innovation Hub in 2014
Upward momentum continues as record €17.1bn in exports by Enterprise Ireland client companies in 2013
2013 saw the best performance in over a decade in export growth and net job creation by Enterprise Ireland client companies, as detailed in Enterprise Ireland’s Annual Report and Accounts for 2013, published today.