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New Corporate Social Responsibility website encouraging responsible business practices

Minister Bruton – CSR can help to improve competitiveness and support the wider community

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400 jobs to be created in Deloitte’s Consulting practice

Deloitte’s acquisition of IT Consulting firm System Dynamics also approved by Competition and Consumer Protection Commission

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Minister Bruton announces expansion of Google’s Tech Hub Network to Dublin, partnering with Dogpatch Labs

Dogpatch first Irish member of Google for Entrepreneurs Tech Hub Network

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Jobs Recovery Strengthens as 1,300 Jobs Added each week in 2015 – Minister Bruton

• Every Region sees Jobs Growth and Fall in Unemployment in last Year • 125,000 Jobs Added since Action Plan for Jobs First Launched • Unemployment rate for July now down to 9.5%

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Unemployment continues to fall reaching a seven year low in July 2015 of 9.5% - Minister Nash

57,100 more people at work in the last year according to the latest figures from the CSO

Upcoming Events

The Startup Gathering

More than 50 events showcased over 5 days in 5 cities to promote Ireland’s start-up sector to over 15,000 people worldwide from Oct 5-9th.

Minister Nash invites companies to attend Living Wage Forum

One day conference to explore the introduction of a Living Wage Campaign to Ireland. Employers, trade unions, workers, civil society groups and other interested parties are being invited to register their interest in attending the Forum.


Launch of TTIP impact in Ireland study

View launch of the TTIP impact in Ireland study event in Dublin Castle

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Minister Nash

IR Bill delivers on key commitments to improve working conditions

SPEECH BY GED NASH TD Minister for Business and Employment

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