Trinity College Dublin (TCD) is predicting its research funding will collapse over the next five years, leading to a loss of 1,000 jobs.
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Playing games is a serious business. Video games that is – and in Ireland it is getting ever more serious. According to the IDA, the sector employs 1,500 people and that doesn’t include two jobs announcements for a total of 300 people last week.
The chief executive of Enterprise Ireland, Frank Ryan, has declared that the recession is over. In an article in the Sunday Tribune he said that exports at companies backed by the state agency were rising again, after plunging 10 per cent last year.
There is good news at the door for small-scale businesses operating in Ireland. County & City Enterprise Boards (CEBs) are continuing to provide a range of financial supports designed to assist with the establishment and/or growth of businesses employing up to ten people.
A major change to the social welfare system will allow job-seekers to continue to receive full benefits while working in the private sector – if they also carry out community work. The Minister For Social Protection, Eamon O Cuiv, is to roll out a new “hybrid” social welfare scheme where people who do 19.5 hours community work a week will be able to take up jobs.