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Laois to celebrate National Women’s Enterprise Day October 12th

An Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Frances Fitzgerald has launched the biggest-ever programme of events to mark National Women’s Enterprise Day (NWED), which is being organised by the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) on Thursday, 12 October. All 31 LEOs, including Local Enterprise Office Laois are behind the initiative and together, they jointly supported over 14,000 female entrepreneurs ...

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Inaugural Agtech Nexus event talks smart capital investments

Event sponsor and agtech venture pioneer Finistere Ventures will elaborate on its recent launch of the €20 million Ireland AgTech Fund (IAF), partnering with the €8.5 billion Ireland Strategic Investment Fund, which is indicative of the potential held by the Irish agtech market. “Finistere has launched a fund targeting untapped Irish agtech and attracting companies targeting the EU market because ...

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Southampton man, 75, in court for ‘dishonestly’ working and claiming pension

doc AN ELDERLY Southampton man has been given a suspended prison sentence after failing to notify the city council about work that would affect his pension. John Alexander, 75, of Upper Bugle Street, failed to notify Southampton City Council about a change in circumstance that he knew would affect his entitlement to Pension Credit over eight years. The 75-year-old pleaded ...

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Glenveagh Properties to build 2,000 homes

The company, which was set up in August of this year, will fund the housebuilding from funds raised on the stock markets in Dublin and London. It is expected that joining the stock market will allow the company, whose chairman John Mulcahy is a former senior official with the National Asset Management Agency, to raise €550m in investment funds. Justin ...

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Media titan S.I. Newhouse dies at 89

S.I. Newhouse Jr., the longtime chairman of Condé Nast, died Sunday in New York. He was 89. In a statement, his family said Newhouse was “always the first person to come to the office, arriving well before dawn and bringing to each day a visionary creative spirit coupled with no-nonsense business acumen.” Samuel Irving Newhouse Jr., also known as Si, ...

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Kentucky Makes Strides in Energy Efficiency / Public News Service

Researchers say Kentucky needs stronger policies that encourage utilities to offer energy efficiency programs to customers. (Daniel X. O’Neil/Flickr) October 2, 2017 FRANKFORT, Ky. – A new report highlights the strides the Bluegrass State is making in energy efficiency – and also points out areas where it could do better. Kentucky moved up two notches from last year, now ranking ...

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FPIs take Rs 11,000 crore off equities in September

New Delhi: Foreign investors are turning their back on Indian shares as they pulled out over Rs 11,000 crore from stocks in September due to geo-political concerns, slowdown in corporate earnings and higher valuations. The net outflow by foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) follows withdrawal of Rs 12,770 crore from equities in August. Prior to that, they had pumped in over ...

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