Search Results for 'Irish Business and Employers Confederation'

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IBEC to host free Athlone event to showcase innovation in the region

IBEC will host a free business seminar in the Hodson Bay Hotel Athlone on Wednesday, May 4, to show how local companies have used State supports and worked with higher education institutions to grow their business through research, development, and innovation.

IBEC says overhaul of commercial rates system would support job creation in Galway

With the general election campaign underway, Ibec West, the group that represents business in the region, this week called for an overhaul of Ireland’s commercial rates system.

Essential infrastructure in the West is inadequate

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Essential infrastructure in Galway is not "fit for purpose", requiring major upgrading to boost business and create more jobs, according to IBEC, whose west regional director John Brennan says his organisation, which represents Irish business, is urging the Government to prioritise the west.

Business leaders to focus on economic growth and competitiveness at IBEC event

Local businesses are being invited to a free IBEC seminar at 9am on Wednesday, April 10 at Menlo Park Hotel in Galway. The IBEC Business Leaders Forums, in collaboration with Electric Ireland, will showcase growth stories from leading businesses in the region and will feature local business leaders such as Mike O'Flynn from Boston Scientific, Karl Flannery from Storm Technologies, and Dr Mark Bruzzi from NUI Galway.

Local business leaders to focus on economic growth and competitiveness at IBEC event

Local business people are being invited to a free IBEC seminar on Wednesday April 10 at Menlo Park Hotel in Galway.

IBEC welcomes significant progress on the Grid West project

IBEC West, which represents business in the region, has welcomed the significant progress on the Grid West project, following the announcement of a number of potential corridors which can accommodate this new transmission line. The project is a €240 million investment in the west of Ireland’s energy infrastructure and is being developed by EirGrid, the state-owned company responsible for the development and operation of the national electricity transmission system.

Minister Burton to open employer briefing in Galway

Social protection minister Joan Bruton will be in Galway tomorrow to host special briefing for employers on her department’s services.

Ninety per cent of business leaders support a Yes vote – Mulherin

Fine Gael TD, Michelle Mulherin, has said that a new survey which shows 90 per cent of business leaders support a Yes vote in the Fiscal Compact Treaty Referendum highlights the importance of a positive result. The survey, carried out by IBEC, is based on the replies of more than 400 CEOs.

NUIG lecturer condemns axing of foreign languages in primary schools

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The decision to abolish teaching foreign languages in primary school is “shows a disregard for the importance of language teaching at a young age and a short-sightedness about the future needs of this country”.

Lack of new thinking by government in budget - IBEC

IBEC, the group that represents Irish business, has stated that the Government has relied too heavily on increasing tax in Budget 2012, rather than reducing current expenditure. The group welcomed specific measures aimed at supporting R&D and financial services, attracting mobile talent and restoring normal activity to the property market, but said the scale of these positive measures was small when compared to the very negative effect of the €90 million increase in employer PRSI charges and the major reduction in the redundancy rebate, announced yesterday. The total cost of Budget 2012 to business will be in the region of €400 million.

 

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