A number of reports and stats were published this week in the tourism, retail, and seafood sectors. We've the key stats to know from each report.

Over 20,000 new jobs were announced in the first six months of the year. We've a snapshot of some large-scale announcements from around the country

Knowledge Transfer Ireland's latest annual review and survey shows good news for the growing research industry. Read the results and success stories.

As we approach the halfway point of the year, now may be a good time to look at upcoming training courses. We've compiled a list of upcoming events taking place across the country.

Springboard+ 2016 will provide free higher education places to over 5,800 jobseekers, while 1,000 young people at risk of unemployment are to benefit from new Youth Employability Initiative.

Exports by Enterprise Ireland client companies reached an all-time high of €20.6bn last year, with significant growth recorded across all sectors and in the majority of export territories. We've key stats from the report.

Microfinance Ireland and the Local Enterprise Office network have teamed up to provide micro-businesses with a new support program as they announce new interest rate cuts.

Looking for help getting your business off the ground or expanding or innovating an existing business? Here's 5 ways South East BIC's team of experienced advisors can help you do just that.

Thinking about starting a business but not sure what to do next? Check out this useful guide for anyone thinking of starting a business, taken from the Local Enterprise Offices Start Your Own Business programme.

Two friends spotted a gap in the data analytics market; now they have clients around the world. Find out how their Local Enterprise Office helped them do it.


Government Programmes

There are two complementary, Government-wide plans to tackle the jobs challenge:

APJ 2015Action Plan for Jobs
Find out how Government Departments and Agencies work together to improve conditions for creating jobs.

Pathways to Work

Check out the Government’s four-year strategy to radically reduce the number of people on the Live Register.