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Mayo must be included in IDA plans — Barrett

Baxter Healthcare to temporarily lay off 150 full-time staff

Baxter Healthcare will temporarily lay off 150 full-time workers from its Castlebar plant for a four month period, it emerged this week. The US pharmaceutical company, which is the major employer in the county town and employes more than 1,000 people in its plants in Castlebar and Swinford, let 200 workers go at the end of last year due to the downturn in the economy.

Hays survey shows that job security is strong in accountancy market

There is a common misconception that it is unwise to move jobs in an uncertain market. Employees can be anxious that a move to a new environment may leave them less secure than with their current employer. It could be a case of ‘better the devil you know’. However, recent statistics from Hays Accountancy & Finance in Galway contradict this sentiment. An astonishing 99 per cent of the people they have placed in jobs in the West of Ireland since the start of the downturn have remained in those jobs or progressed with that company.

Hays survey shows that job security is strong in accountancy market

There is a common misconception that it is unwise to move jobs in an uncertain market. Employees can be anxious that a move to a new environment may leave them less secure than with their current employer. It could be a case of ‘better the devil you know’. However, recent statistics from Hays Accountancy & Finance in Galway contradict this sentiment. An astonishing 99 per cent of the people they have placed in jobs in the West of Ireland since the start of the downturn have remained in those jobs or progressed with that company.

Demystifying Galway’s science industry

It is clear to most people in Galway that the medical device industry plays a fundamental role in the economic fabric of the city. Indeed, while visitors to the city may be surprised to overhear terms like ‘stent’, ‘biomedical device’ or ‘catheter’ rising out of countless conversations on Shop Street on Saturday afternoon, it is hardly surprising to locals who know that more than 6,000 are employed in the medical device sector in Galway. Indeed, if we look at the number of people indirectly employed this figure rises to about 10,000. No doubt every Galwegian knows someone who works in the medical device industry or a related industry.

AquaChem launches showerhead that kills legionnaires disease at source

With frequent scares in recent weeks over Legionnaires disease, a new product has been launched on the Irish market which prevents the risk of the disease at the point of use.

Layoffs an unwelcome Christmas present for NN Euroball staff

Workers at NN Euroball are devastated at the news that the manufacturing plant is to close its doors in Kilkenny early in the New Year leaving 70 employees without jobs.

 

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