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National Consumer Agency Publishes 2013 Annual Report

The National Consumer Agency has published its Annual Report for 2013. During the year the Agency used its powers to protect and empower consumers, resulting in a number of enforcement actions being taken, including the prosecution of traders found to be in breach of consumer legislation.

Health and Safety Authority publishes Annual Report and Statistic Summary

The Health and Safety Authority has today (Tuesday) published its 2013 Annual Report and Statistics Summary. The Annual Report gives a detailed account of the Authority’s activities in 2013 and the Statistics Summary, which has been produced in conjunction with the Economic and Social Research Institute, provides a study on trends in occupational injuries, illnesses and fatalities for 2012 - 2013.

€75M BDO development capital fund announces first investment

The BDO Development Capital Fund today (Monday) announced its first investment since the launch of the €75million fund by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, in March this year. The Fund managed by Development Capital, a 100% subsidiary of BDO, has invested €8 million in Version 1, one of Ireland’s fastest growing IT services companies.

Ireland well positioned to take advantage of increased FDI inflows

Ireland continues to outperform its competitors in attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and has the potential to attract further inward investment according to a report launched by Grant Thornton today entitled Foreign Direct Investment in Ireland: Sustaining the Success.