A new €7 million fund is encouraging academics to turn research into jobs by bringing new products and services to market.
Irish companies are set to discard the UK accounting rules they have been moored to for decades and adopt an international accounting code – the IFRS – for small and medium sized businesses.
A new portal website, www.procurement.ie, is aiming to make it easier to find information on procurement opportunities in Ireland.
The government has launched a new scheme to help Irish SMEs take advantage of the growing civil security sector.
The European Payment Services Directive took effect on 1 November 2009. It removes many of the risks associated with paying by direct debit.