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# enterprise - Friday 16 September, 2011

€5.1 million in contracts secured by Irish firms in Oz

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be mandatory Sunday premium pay?

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

Should Micheál Martin get a slot on Gift Grub?

Fianna Fáil party leader attempts a Chinese accent.