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Consumer and Competition Bodies to Merge

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD has announced that the National Consumer Agency and the Competition Authority will merge with effect from 31 October, with the aim of creating a new and more effective consumer watchdog. The new body will be known as the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, and the Minister confirmed that the […]

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Bruton Makes No Apology for Ireland’s Corporate Tax Policy

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, has issued a strong defence of Ireland’s corporate taxation regime, amid recent controversy about so-called ‘tax inversions’ by multinational companies. A tax inversion occurs when a company moves its head domicile to a jurisdiction with a lower tax rate. There has been controversy about the practice in […]

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Minister Bruton announces €75million second Development Capital Fund

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, today launched a €75 million fund under the Development Capital Scheme, to support established Irish companies targeting significant revenue and jobs growth through export markets. The development and roll out of the Scheme is a critical element in the Action Plan for Jobs. The BDO Development […]

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€125million Investment Fund Announced under Development Capital Scheme

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, has announced the establishment of a new fund of €125 million managed by MML Growth Capital Partners Ireland which will focus on investing in Irish SMEs. Enterprise Ireland has made a €25million commitment, under the Government’s Development Capital Scheme, to the first and final close […]

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Irish ISPs Receive “Reply” On Copyright Concerns

The Irish ISP association (ISPAI) wrote to Mr Richard Bruton,  Minister of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation last month about the newspaper copyright debacle. They finally got a “reply” but it doesn’t really address their concerns- if anything it just punts the issue to the copyright review. You can download the ISPAI’s original letter here and the […]

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