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# enterprise - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Column: What is the secret of Silicon Valley? And can we bring it to Ireland?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What is the secret of Silicon Valley? And can we bring it to Ireland?

Oct 1st 2011, 10:00 AM 51 Views 28 Comments

Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy travelled to tech central in the US to figure out if Ireland can recreate that ecosystem for innovation and success. Rule 1 – stop writing reports and just get doing.

# enterprise - Friday 16 September, 2011

€5.1 million in contracts secured by Irish firms in Oz
# Good News
# Good News

€5.1 million in contracts secured by Irish firms in Oz

Sep 16th 2011, 6:26 PM 648 Views 5 Comments

Forty five Irish companies journeyed to Australia to forge new business relationships and sign contracts.

# enterprise - Friday 29 July, 2011

Poll: Should there be mandatory Sunday premium pay?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be mandatory Sunday premium pay?

Jul 29th 2011, 11:10 AM 2,924 Views 67 Comments

It has been announced that Joint Labour Committees will no longer be able to force employers to pay Sunday premiums to certain sectors of workers…

# enterprise - Thursday 28 July, 2011

Seven Joint Labour Committees to be abolished
# JLCs
# JLCs

Seven Joint Labour Committees to be abolished

Jul 28th 2011, 4:25 PM 1,209 Views 5 Comments

Only 6 out of the 13 current JLCs will survive – and while they “recognise” the “special position” of Sunday working, they can no longer set premium rates for it.

# enterprise - Monday 25 July, 2011

Major construction company goes into liquidation
# Construction
# Construction

Major construction company goes into liquidation

Jul 25th 2011, 9:59 PM 1,478 Views 7 Comments

The Cork-based company Bowen Construction has began operations in 1968 and employed approximately 70 people.

# enterprise - Thursday 26 May, 2011

Restaurants chief calls for end to "ridiculous 1940s" style Sunday pay premium
# Labour Laws
# Labour Laws

Restaurants chief calls for end to "ridiculous 1940s" style Sunday pay premium

May 26th 2011, 4:12 PM 1,159 Views 9 Comments

CEO of Irish Restaurants Association says Sunday premium paid to workers is crippling industry – while employees’ union and Joan Burton fear proposal to cut it will lead to hardship for low-earners.

# enterprise - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Half of all those surveyed after start-your-own-business course became sole traders
# Start Your Own
# Start Your Own

Half of all those surveyed after start-your-own-business course became sole traders

Mar 3rd 2011, 4:26 PM 1,230 Views 0 Comments

Supporting local business ambitions creates jobs, claims enterprise board director.

# enterprise - Monday 14 February, 2011

Should Micheál Martin get a slot on Gift Grub?
# Micheál Martin
# Micheál Martin

Should Micheál Martin get a slot on Gift Grub?

Feb 14th 2011, 12:51 PM 3,467 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil party leader attempts a Chinese accent.