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UK manufacturer developing world class talent

    UK manufacturer developing world class talent

UK Soft drinks manufacturer Clearly Drinks is leading the way with its World Class Operator programme, which looks to nurture and train the nation’s future manufacturing talent. The new programme, created

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UK Industry calls for targeted sectoral approach on Apprenticeship funding to support high value, high growth manufacturing jobs

    UK Industry calls for targeted sectoral approach on Apprenticeship funding to support high value, high growth manufacturing jobs

Britain’s manufacturers have called on Government to adopt a sectoral rethink on how levy money can be spent to boost essential skills in high growth industries like manufacturing and engineering.

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Lab & Cleanroom Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – May 13th

    Lab & Cleanroom Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – May 13th

The Lab & Cleanroom Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, May 13th. The event is the latest in the Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar Series which is

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RTITB’s nationwide Driver CPC service to support firms with multiple transport depots

    RTITB’s nationwide Driver CPC service to support firms with multiple transport depots

RTITB can now arrange for all of an organisation’s Driver CPC Periodic Training to be delivered across the UK within one service. The nationwide service will help businesses with multiple

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Investment set for ‘superdeduction’ boost for UK manufacturers

    Investment set for ‘superdeduction’ boost for UK manufacturers

The introduction of the ‘superdeduction’ tax incentive is set to provide a sharp boost to investment this year for manufacturers as companies plan to increase or bring forward their plans

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Government backs Make UK move to kickstart next generation of talent

    Government backs Make UK move to kickstart next generation of talent

The Government has given its backing to efforts by Make UK to help the next generation of talent by boosting take up of the Kickstart scheme by manufacturing employers. Make

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Transport Logistics & Warehouse/Supply Chain Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – February 25th

    Transport Logistics & Warehouse/Supply Chain Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – February 25th

The Transport Logistics & Warehouse/Supply Chain Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, February 25th. The event is the latest in the Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar Series

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Future MedTech Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – February 18th

    Future MedTech Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – February 18th

The Lab & Cleanroom Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, February 18th. The event is the latest in the Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar Series which is

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The Power of Mobile ERP: It’s time to ‘carry your business with you’ Webinar – February 18th

    The Power of Mobile ERP: It’s time to ‘carry your business with you’ Webinar – February 18th

With the number of off-site employees on the rise, others dispersed around the globe, and the continued surge in remote working, Priority’s Mobile ERP Apps will enable you and your employees to

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Lab & Cleanroom Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – February 11th

    Lab & Cleanroom Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – February 11th

The Lab & Cleanroom Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, February 11th. The event is the latest in the Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar Series which is

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Unilever commits to help build a more inclusive society

    Unilever commits to help build a more inclusive society

Unilever has announced a wide-ranging set of commitments and actions to help build a more equitable and inclusive society by raising living standards across its value chain, creating opportunities through

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Machine Tooling/Manufacturing/CNC Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – January 28th

    Machine Tooling/Manufacturing/CNC Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – January 28th

The Machine Tooling/Manufacturing/CNC Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, January 28th. The event is the latest in the Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar Series which is organised

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Automation & Robotics/IOT & Industry 4.0 Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – January 21st

    Automation & Robotics/IOT & Industry 4.0 Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – January 21st

The Automation & Robotics/IOT & Industry 4.0 Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, January 21st. The event is the latest in the Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar

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Skillnet Ireland launches 5-year Strategy to Transform Irish Business through Talent

    Skillnet Ireland launches 5-year Strategy to Transform Irish Business through Talent

Skillnet Ireland has launched their new strategy, Transforming Business Through Talent 2021-2025. The strategy sets out ambitious targets over the course of the next five years to increase the organisation’s engagement

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Applied Automation opens Universal Robots’ first Authorised Training Centre in Wales

    Applied Automation opens Universal Robots’ first Authorised Training Centre in Wales

Universal Robots has announced that Applied Automation has opened a dedicated Authorised Training Centre at its headquarters in Cardiff. The facility is the first of its kind in Wales and lowers

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DesignPro Automation leads with Ireland’s first Robotic Welding Course

    DesignPro Automation leads with Ireland’s first Robotic Welding Course

Automation specialist DesignPro Automation has teamed up with Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board to offer Ireland’s first certified robotic welding course. The dedicated training programme has been developed

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Kirby Group Engineering doubles apprentice intake

    Kirby Group Engineering doubles apprentice intake

Kirby Group Engineering has doubled its apprentice intake in 2020. The Limerick-based, privately owned mechanical and electrical engineering company has taken in 80 apprentices for its 4 year programme in

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Businesses can cut energy costs with online SEAI Energy Academy

    Businesses can cut energy costs with online SEAI Energy Academy

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has launched a free online training resource to help businesses reduce their energy costs. The SEAI Energy Academy can help to lower energy bills by

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Automation and Robotics Online Conference – June 2nd, 2020

    Automation and Robotics Online Conference – June 2nd, 2020

Manufacturers are increasingly realising the benefits of investing in Automation and Robotics technologies in order to increase productivity and reduce costs, while simultaneously improving precision and flexibility, and eliminating human

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Uptake on the Logistics Associate Apprenticeship (LAA) increases

    Uptake on the Logistics Associate Apprenticeship (LAA) increases

Since the launch of the Logistics Associate Apprenticeship (LAA) in TU Dublin in September 2018 the number of apprentices participating on the programme has significantly increased. This is not a

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European Commission Calls For More Industry-led Training Infrastructures, Similar to Skillnet Ireland

    European Commission Calls For More Industry-led Training Infrastructures, Similar to Skillnet Ireland
The European Commission’s Skills for Smart Industrial Specialisation and Digital Transformation report has featured Skillnet Ireland as an example of best practice. Skillnet Ireland was identified as one of two National Authorities throughout the
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Have Your Say on Skillnet Ireland Strategy

    Have Your Say on Skillnet Ireland Strategy

Skillnet Ireland is urging employers, employees, industry groups, regional groups, the general public and all interested parties to have their say in informing its new Statement of Strategy 2020-2024. This new strategy

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Country’s First Master’s in Blockchain (Distributed Ledger Technologies) Launched

    Country’s First Master’s in Blockchain (Distributed Ledger Technologies) Launched

Ireland’s first ever Master’s in Blockchain (Distributed Ledger Technologies) has been launched. The programme has been developed by Skillnet Ireland’s Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet, in collaboration with Dublin City University. The

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Skillnet Ireland Launches New Network For Small Firms Sector

    Skillnet Ireland Launches New Network For Small Firms Sector

Skillnet Ireland, the national agency responsible for the promotion and facilitation of workforce learning in Ireland, has launched six new networks

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Fáilte Ireland Workshops to Commence on ‘Tasty’ New Initiative

    Fáilte Ireland Workshops to Commence on ‘Tasty’ New Initiative

Fáilte Ireland is inviting businesses and individuals interested in providing tourists with a food or drink experience to attend workshops

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Skillnet Ireland Announces New Funding For Businesses to Upskill Employees

    Skillnet Ireland Announces New Funding For Businesses to Upskill Employees

Skillnet Ireland, the national agency responsible for the promotion and facilitation of workforce learning in Ireland has announced up to €2

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2019 Applications Now Open For Scholarships For MBA and MSc Programmes at Ireland’s Top Business School

    2019 Applications Now Open For Scholarships For MBA and MSc Programmes at Ireland’s Top Business School

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School has launched the tenth year of its Aspire Scholarship Programme which provides talented graduates from across

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Fáilte Ireland Crafts a New Path to Success Across Ireland’s Ancient East

    Fáilte Ireland Crafts a New Path to Success Across Ireland’s Ancient East

Fáilte Ireland has unveiled a bespoke toolkit to equip and train craft businesses across Ireland’s Ancient East with the skills to maximise

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Talent Garden Opens Digital Innovation School

    Talent Garden Opens Digital Innovation School

Talent Garden, Europe’s largest digital innovation and co-working hub operator, has opened its Dublin Innovation School with details of two

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High-profile Business Women Urge Others to Join Development Programme For Ambitious Female Entrepreneurs

    High-profile Business Women Urge Others to Join Development Programme For Ambitious Female Entrepreneurs

The call is open for ambitious female entrepreneurs who are looking to scale their businesses to join the latest cycle

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Essential Learning Series Roadshow From Kilsaran International

    Essential Learning Series Roadshow From Kilsaran International

Kilsaran International are taking the hugely successful Essential Learning Series suite of technical seminars to the road with events to

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Skillnet Ireland Announces €2 Million Training Fund to Help Close the Widening Skills Gap

    Skillnet Ireland Announces €2 Million Training Fund to Help Close the Widening Skills Gap

Skillnet Ireland, the national agency responsible for the promotion and facilitation of workforce learning in Ireland has announced up to

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Saint-Gobain Launches Nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB) Training Courses For Irish Construction Professionals

    Saint-Gobain Launches Nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB) Training Courses For Irish Construction Professionals

The Saint-Gobain Ireland Technical Academy has announced that it is adding to its existing training portfolio by launching a series of

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Skillnet Ireland – Without Upskilling, Businesses in Ireland Could Lose Competitive Advantage

    Skillnet Ireland – Without Upskilling, Businesses in Ireland Could Lose Competitive Advantage

Skillnet Ireland (formerly Skillnets), the national agency for workforce development, has been launched at an event in Co Clare to

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2018 Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition Provides Insight into the R&D and Innovation Ecosystem in Ireland

    2018 Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition Provides Insight into the R&D and Innovation Ecosystem in Ireland

Designed to foster collaboration between industry, academia and government agencies, the 2018 Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition attracted over

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Just 12% of Engineering Professionals are Women as Gender Gap Persists

    Just 12% of Engineering Professionals are Women as Gender Gap Persists

Just 16% of engineering graduates are women, with the overall ratio currently just one woman to eight men in the

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€30,000 Cottage Market Fund Announced

    €30,000 Cottage Market Fund Announced

A fund of €30,000 has been announced by GIY with the support of The Ireland Funds for the establishment of 10

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NIBRT Publishes 2017 Annual Report

    NIBRT Publishes 2017 Annual Report

The National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) has published its 2017 Annual Report, announcing substantial growth across all

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UCD Partnering in New €8.2 Million Cross Border Research Centre to Improve Cardiovascular Care

    UCD Partnering in New €8.2 Million Cross Border Research Centre to Improve Cardiovascular Care

The Eastern Corridor Medical Engineering Centre (ECME), a cross border centre of research excellence within the field of cardiovascular medicine,

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Greater Skill Utilisation and Skilled Migration Needed to Boost Productivity in Ireland

    Greater Skill Utilisation and Skilled Migration Needed to Boost Productivity in Ireland

New research published by the ESRI finds that greater skill utilisation and skilled migration are required to support a productive and

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EngageSmith creates 20 jobs with €400K investment

    EngageSmith creates 20 jobs with €400K investment

Millennial training company EngageSmith has announced it will create 20 new jobs by the end of 2019 as it develops its range

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Monex Scholarship Program launched at UCC

    Monex Scholarship Program launched at UCC

Monex Financial Services has announced details of a new scholarship program created to support Killarney Leaving Cert students accepted to

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71,647 Days Lost to Industrial Disputes in 2016

    71,647 Days Lost to Industrial Disputes in 2016

During 2016 there were 71,647 days lost to industrial disputes, according to figures released by the Central Statistics Office on

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Autism App Scoops Top Business Bootcamp Award

    Autism App Scoops Top Business Bootcamp Award

A talented group of teenagers from Galway, Cork, Kilkenny, Offaly and Dublin claimed the winning spot at the 2017 BT

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R&D Tax Credits and the Knowledge Development Box: An insight into Ireland’s ICT Sector

    R&D Tax Credits and the Knowledge Development Box: An insight into Ireland’s ICT Sector

Post provided by Mazars. Ireland has one of the highest concentrations of digital technology activity and employment within the OECD

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SEAI Invites Businesses to Energy Saving Solutions Show

    SEAI Invites Businesses to Energy Saving Solutions Show

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is inviting businesses to come to the Energy Show 2017, taking place at

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BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp Kicks Off

    BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp Kicks Off

Some of the best young business minds in the country are getting ready to be put through their paces at

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Smart Factory to Launch MES Data Entry Stations

    Smart Factory to Launch MES Data Entry Stations

Post Provided by Smart Factory. Smart Factory is to launch a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) range of mobile and fixed data

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Career Zoo to Focus on e-Commerce, IoT, Deep Data, Biotechnology and Machine Learning

    Career Zoo to Focus on e-Commerce, IoT, Deep Data, Biotechnology and Machine Learning

Career Zoo, which takes place at The Convention Centre Dublin on Saturday, 11th March from 10am to 5pm, was officially

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Enterprise Ireland Announces Two Start Fund Competitions

    Enterprise Ireland Announces Two Start Fund Competitions

Two Competitive Start Fund (CSF) competitions worth a total of €1 million in funding from Enterprise Ireland will open for

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Survey Reveals Pay and Conditions in Small Firms

    Survey Reveals Pay and Conditions in Small Firms

A survey on employment pay and conditions in 576 small companies employing 12,903 employees, released by the Small Firms Association on

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Microsoft to Hire 600 People in Dublin

    Microsoft to Hire 600 People in Dublin

Microsoft announced on Friday plans to hire 600 people, according to IDA Ireland. Following the selection of Dublin as the

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What Needs to Change in Ireland if we Want to be a Real Global Leader in R&D

    What Needs to Change in Ireland if we Want to be a Real Global Leader in R&D

Post written by Ian Collins, Partner at EY Ireland. Previously published on Fora.ie The burden for small firms investing in research

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HSA Develops Free Online Course to Help Employers Manage Workplace Bullying

    HSA Develops Free Online Course to Help Employers Manage Workplace Bullying

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has created a free short online course, aimed at assisting employers in managing workplace

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Businesses Encouraged to Apply as New Funding is Made Available for Enterprise Training

    Businesses Encouraged to Apply as New Funding is Made Available for Enterprise Training

Skillnets, the national agency responsible for funding and supporting training networks, announced on Tuesday details of a new training fund

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Almost 1,000 New Jobs Supported Through Microfinance Ireland Loans in 2016

    Almost 1,000 New Jobs Supported Through Microfinance Ireland Loans in 2016

The Government-funded, not-for-profit lender, Microfinance Ireland (MFI), supported the creation of almost 1,000 Irish jobs through loans to small business

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2017 Sets New Records

    National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2017 Sets New Records

The largest ever gathering of the manufacturing community in Ireland took place at the National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference

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Government Invested €761 Million in Research & Development in 2016

    Government Invested €761 Million in Research & Development in 2016

The latest report on Government investment in research and development (R&D),  published by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation on

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