Julie Sinnamon, CEO of Enterprise Ireland Up to €60m is being made available for projects aimed at job creation in a new regional development fund. Funding will be provided by the Department of Jobs through the State development agency Enterprise Ireland. The move, which is being launched by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD and Minister of State for Employment and Small Business Pat Breen TD, is part of the Government’s regional action pl
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The department of health is meeting resistance from unions over its planned move to the old Bank of Ireland HQ on Baggot Street as a number of staff who had offices previously will be forced to work in open plan offices.
All 3 papers have coverage of Sean Fitzpatrick’s acquittal and the ODCE:
There is a new set of tapes released by the Business Post this weekend with Sean Fitzpatrick conversations. The biggest takeout seems to be the Office of Direct
George Muzinich who founded the firm in 1988 The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) has ploughed €45m into a venture aimed at easing the ongoing credit squeeze on SMEs, marking its latest intervention in the sector since the onset of the financial crisis. The Government's ISIF is funnelling the cash into a new pan-European debt fund run by the New York-based credit specialist, Muzinich. The US firm yesterday confirmed it plans to open an office in Dublin shortly and sai
P2P lending has now facilitated more than €25m in loans to Irish SMEs (Stock image) Following the announcement from Linked Finance, an Irish Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending platform, that it has received full authorization by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) which will enable it to move into the UK market, we have the top five things you should know about P2P lending. One – It was invented in Ireland! P2P lending, or crowdfunding funding as it is also known, was in fact
Niall Dorrian CEO of Linked Finance, and Kieran Murphy of Murphy’s ice-cream Linked Finance, an Irish Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending platform, has received full authorization by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) which will enable it to move into the UK market. The approval comes as the Department of Finance initiates a public consultation process on the potential introduction of regulation of the P2P sector in Ireland. The authorisation means that the company, which has
Paul Mooney, co-founder and ceo of Jobcare, and Sharon McCooey, senior director international operations and site leader of LinkedIn Ireland LinkedIn has announced a new partnership with Jobcare aimed at connecting communities in need with economic opportunities to make their visions a reality. Over the next two years, LinkedIn, the world's largest professional social network, will provide €180k in funding through the company’s social impact programme, LinkedIn for Good. “Wit
'Practically every business communication event involves selling something. If not directly a product or service, then at the very least, a point of view'. (Stock image) Letters, I'm getting letters. "Hurrah!" Or, as actress Sally Field famously (infamously?) said as she accepted an Oscar years ago: "You like me, you really, really like me." Actually, writing to me doesn't prove one lick that you like me, does it? But it does prove that you're reading and for that I still say
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The European Competition Commission is investigating the 200-acre purchase of a Coillte site by Apple to ensure it did not constitute state aid.
Leo Varadkar is set to become the next Taoiseach. If Fine Gael get a bounce in the polls, he might call a general election even though he said he does not favour a quick election.
It's expected that Michael Noonan's last act before retiring as finance minister will be to launch an intention to float document
Enterprise Ireland’s Ambition North America event last Thursday was an opportunity for those thinking of exporting to the US to get tips and advice from those who have already done so. Business owners and senior managers from around the country converged on Dublin's Aviva Stadium recently. No matches were on. Instead, what was at stake was a chance to win big in business. Enterprise Ireland's Ambition North America event last Thursday was an opportunity for those thinking of
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David Zahn, head of European Fixed income at Franklin Templeton, has told the Sunday Business Post he thinks Irish bonds are overvalued. They have sold down all of their Irish bond positions.
The tiered pay system between public sector workers in their role less than six years and those more senior is highlighted in the Business Post. The division came from government cuts to pay scales for new hires only in the public sector from 2011 which were neve