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Jobs growth at risk as firms face year-long wait for Irish offices

    Jobs growth at risk as firms face year-long wait for Irish offices

Around 70pc of the take-up of office space in the first half of the year was dominated by international technology firms, according to joint research from the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) and commercial property giants Jones Lang Lasalle.
And they’re warning that available office space in Dublin city centre is limited.
“We have seen a […]

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Indian software firm, NIT, promises 110 new Dublin jobs

    Indian software firm, NIT, promises 110 new Dublin jobs

NIIT, which provides learning software, will establish the centre as part of its corporate learning group.
The company said the new roles will include high-end engineers, creative writers and digital media professionals.
NIIT, which was established in 1981 and is headquartered in Gurgaon, India, employs about 3,000 people in over 40 countries with its main locations in […]

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Asystec set for US expansion on back of 50 jobs announcement

    Asystec set for US expansion on back of 50 jobs announcement

The company. whose clients include EMC, Symantec and Cisco, plans to set up in Massachusetts initially.
Co-founder Brendan McPhillips told the Sunday Independent that his clients wanted the skills available in Ireland to also be available in the United States.
“I suppose a lot of these multinationals are used to – in Ireland particularly – being big […]

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Groupon to cut 1,100 jobs globally

    Groupon to cut 1,100 jobs globally

Groupon plans to cut about 1,100 jobs globally, as part of a reorganisation of its international operations.
The company expects pretax charges of as much as $35 million as a result of the reductions, including about $22 million to $24 million in the third quarter. Most charges will relate to employee severance and compensation benefits and […]

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Student finance firm to create 50 jobs in Dublin

    Student finance firm to create 50 jobs in Dublin

Specialist student lender Future Finance is to create 50 jobs over the next two years as part of a major expansion across Europe, including Ireland.
The Dublin-based company, which already employs 48 staff, launched in the UK just 16 months ago.
To date it has received over 25,000 applications from students at every university in the UK […]

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HP set to cut 30,000 jobs as company splits

    HP set to cut 30,000 jobs as company splits

HP will cut its workforce by as many as 30,000 people as it undergoes its split into two separate companies, it was announced at a meeting in San Jose, California.
The job cuts will come in a restructuring bid aimed at saving the company US$2.7bn in annual operating costs, said Tim Stonsifer, incoming CFO of HP […]

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Powerscourt distillery and visitor centre to create 18 jobs

    Powerscourt distillery and visitor centre to create 18 jobs

Powerscourt distillery will create 18 full-time jobs
with a craft distillery and visitor centre at the Powerscourt Estate, in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow, the businessmen behind the venture say, with another 30 jobs expected during construction.
A planning application will be lodged today and a second round of funding will be opened to support a €10 million investment […]

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Cork to get 75 new jobs

    Cork to get 75 new jobs

Two companies announced plans to create 75 jobs in Cork on Friday morning. In Ballincollig, Co. Cork, Irish company Asystec, which also has offices in Limeric, Dublin and Belfast, will open a new office hiring 50 people in a variety of roles in analytics, data centre and IT security and governance.
Founded by Les Byrne and […]

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Fears for Irish jobs as Deutsche Bank likely to cut 23,000 staff

    Fears for Irish jobs as Deutsche Bank likely to cut 23,000 staff

That would bring the group’s workforce down to around 75,000 full-time positions under a reorganization being finalised by new chief executive John Cryan, who took control of Germany’s biggest bank in July with the promise to cut costs.
It is not known if any Irish jobs may be affected. The bank employs about 400 people in […]

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Online payments firm Realex to create 50 jobs in Dublin

    Online payments firm Realex to create 50 jobs in Dublin

Irish-founded online payments firm Realex, which was acquired by the US firm Global Payments for €115 million in March, is to create 50 new jobs in Dublin.
The company said it would be hiring across a number of different roles including: sales; marketing; IT operations and software development. Realex said it also intended to expand its […]

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Ward Solutions invests €1.2m in Dublin operations centre

    Ward Solutions invests €1.2m in Dublin operations centre

Ward Solutions has invested €1.2 million in an operations centre aimed at expanding its managed information security services offering to customers throughout Ireland, with a launch in Britain planned for 2017.
To house the facility, the company acquired a new 5,000sq ft building at Citywest in Dublin, adjacent to its current offices. The security operations centre […]

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276 jobs to be announced for south-east in Eishtec, Bluefin and CipherTechs

    276 jobs to be announced for south-east in Eishtec, Bluefin and CipherTechs

The week is getting off to a good start with the news that, across the south-east of Ireland, three companies – Eishtec, Bluefin and CipherTechs – are to announce a total of 276 new jobs for the region.
The largest of this morning’s jobs announcements is expected to be coming from customer care company Eishtec, which […]

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Geoscience Ireland firms create 134 new jobs

    Geoscience Ireland firms create 134 new jobs

Geoscience Ireland member companies created 134 new jobs in the first six months of 2015, according to the Department of Communications, Marine and Natural Resources.
Geoscience Ireland is a network of 25 companies with expertise in water, minerals and infrastructure development.
These companies serve global clients in over 50 countries.
The GI network of 25 companies employs almost […]

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South East region to get 270 new jobs

    South East region to get 270 new jobs

The Government is planning a series of jobs announcements later this morning across the south east.
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton and IDA executives said that more than 270 direct jobs will be generated in total between Waterford, Clonmel in Co Tipperary and Kilkenny.
The Government’s Action Plan for Jobs for the region will also be […]

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Fourth Global Irish Economic Forum to focus on entrepreneurship and scaling up companies

    Fourth Global Irish Economic Forum to focus on entrepreneurship and scaling up companies

Focusing on entrepreneurship and supporting businesses in scaling up and creating jobs, the fourth Global Irish Economic Forum is to take place in Dublin from 19 to 21 November.

The forum, which is being organised by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, will bring together more than 300 Irish and Irish-connected figures from nearly 40 […]

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Up to 400 new jobs are set to be announced in Donegal after the county’s largest employer revealed plans for an expansion.

    Up to 400 new jobs are set to be announced in Donegal after the county’s largest employer revealed plans for an expansion.

Pramerica, a global finance company and subsidiary of US firm Prudential Financial, already has more than 950 employees on two sites in Letterkenny, with a further 270 working from home due to a lack of space.

Donegal County Council has granted planning permission for a massive development capable of holding up to 1,700 staff.

The company hasn’t […]

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Over 80 jobs for Drogheda with new distillery and brewery

    Over 80 jobs for Drogheda with new distillery and brewery

More than 80 jobs are to be created in Co Louth with the opening of a new distillery and brewery in Drogheda.
Opening next year, the new €20 million facility will include a whiskey distillery, a craft brewery and taproom. It will also have a visitor centre with a 120-seater restaurant.
With plans to produce whiskey, gin […]

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IT Alliance Group creating 25 new jobs

    IT Alliance Group creating 25 new jobs

Irish-owned IT outsourcing and cloud support company IT Alliance is to create 25 new jobs by the end of the year as it expands its project management operations.
The company said its revenues from project management services alone are on course to reach €10m this year. It already employs 50 project management staff across its divisions […]

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United Technologies Research Centre Ireland Expands Facility to Encompass Aerospace Research and Development in Cork

    United Technologies Research Centre Ireland Expands Facility to Encompass Aerospace Research and Development in Cork

United Technologies Research Center (UTRC), the research and innovation arm of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), announced today the expansion of its Ireland facility, United Technologies Research Centre Ireland Limited, to include aerospace research in cyber-physical systems. The addition of the Centre of Excellence in Cyber-Physical Systems for Aerospace will create 25 highly skilled roles in […]

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Jobs figures highlight strong economic momentum

    Jobs figures highlight strong economic momentum

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, today said new CSO figures showing annual employment growth of 3% in Q2 provide further evidence of the strong positive momentum in the economy, with unemployment likely to drop below 9% by the end of the year. In additional positive news, migration numbers in the year to April […]

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APC announce 50 new jobs in Cork

    APC announce 50 new jobs in Cork

The company say that the new jobs have arisen largely from its ability to attract new industrial partnerships that were leveraged from Science Foundation Ireland funding.
Speaking at the announcement of the new jobs, Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney praised APC for its ability to provide new jobs.
“Government policy is directed […]

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400 jobs on the way as Deloitte says it’s hiring

    400 jobs on the way as Deloitte says it’s hiring

UP TO 400 jobs are on the way for Dublin, Cork and Limerick, as the world’s largest consulting business, Deloitte announces it’s hiring.
The company is immediately recruiting to fill 100 jobs, with a further 300 coming down the line over the next four years.
It is looking to fill positions in areas such as:
Big Data analytics
Digital […]

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Intercom to double staff with €30m investment

    Intercom to double staff with €30m investment

Irish-founded customer communication platform, Intercom yesterday announced a €30m funding round which will see it double its workforce across its offices in Dublin and San Francisco.
The funding will allow it to “double down on everything” with 70 new jobs to be created in both cities.
The huge investment boost will also be put to use in […]

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