News & Statements
10% Capital Gains Tax for start-ups as FG plans 93,000 new start-up jobs
An Taoiseach & Fine Gael Leader, Enda Kenny TD, and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, were today (Friday) in micksgarage.com in Park West, Dublin to outline the party’s plan to help create 93,000 new jobs from start-up companies as part of the Fine Gael Long Term Economic Plan.
Jan 20th 2016: 1,245 new jobs announced Jan 20th 2011: FF’s botched reshuffle as 300,000 jobs lost – Bruton
The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD said that the announcement of 1,245 new jobs today (Wednesday), marks not only an excellent day for workers, but signifies a stark contrast to the chaotic economic situation in 2011, when jobs were haemorrhaging and Fianna Fáil attempted a botched reshuffle.
Fianna Fáil’s lack of any real jobs plan, while they talk about increased services, shows they have still not learned the lessons of the crash – Bruton
Fianna Fáil won’t abolish USC and has no real plan for the economy. They are a risk to our fragile recovery – Bruton
The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD has said that Fianna Fáil’s failure to commit to abolishing the USC is further proof that the party has no real plan for the economy.
Action Plan for Jobs 2015
The Government today (Thursday) published the Action Plan for Jobs 2015, the next step in the multi-annual process aimed at delivering full employment by 2018.
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.