Tag: Business

Farrell discusses need to ensure continued job creation in Dublin Fingal with Minister Mitchell O’Connor

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, was delighted to welcome the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD to the North County to discuss the Government’s jobs strategy, and how best to support local businesses. “I was delighted to welcome the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor to Malahide yesterday (Monday) to…

Retailers should remove minimum charge for card payments following 50% cut in fees

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has said the reduction in fees for retailers accepting payment by debit and credit card will benefit both the retailers themselves and their customers. “I am pleased that the cost for retailers accepting card payments is being halved from yesterday (Wednesday), following its announcement by the Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan in…

Boost for Dublin Fingal businesses as vouchers up to €500 purchased since 22nd Oct now tax free

“The Finance Bill announced that employers will be able to gift vouchers of up to €500, tax free and today (Friday) it was confirmed that this measure has come into effect and will apply to all vouchers purchased since 22nd October”, says Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell. “It is welcome news that the Minister for Finance, Michael…

Budget 2016 will support Dublin Fingal SMEs to grow and continue to create jobs

Budget begins equalisation of tax treatment between self-employed & PAYE workers Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that Budget 2016 will support SMEs in the North County to grow and continue to create jobs. “Budget 2016 will support SMEs to grow and continue to create jobs. The introduction of a €550 self-employed tax credit marks a…

Farrell calls on young entrepreneurs from Dublin Fingal to enter Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur competition

Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell for Dublin Fingal, has called on young entrepreneurs from the North County to enter the search for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE), with a total investment fund of €2 million available to young people throughout every county in Ireland. “I urge all young people, aged between 18 and 30, in Dublin Fingal with a start-up…

Fine Gael is standing up for small business and the self-employed in Dublin Fingal

Launch of small and family business campaign   Fine Gael TDs for Dublin Fingal, Minister James Reilly and Alan Farrell say Fine Gael is standing up for small businesses and self-employed people in Dublin Fingal. The party is having a national conversation with small businesses and the self-employed to identify the key issues they face.   “Fine Gael is the…

Awareness campaign to increase uptake of Government supports for SMEs in Dublin Fingal

“There are 80 Government supported programmes available to assist SMEs in starting and growing their businesses; however, evidence shows that there is a low level of awareness about these supports. We must ensure that exist SMEs, and start-ups, in Dublin Fingal are fully informed of the supports available to them.” says Alan Farrell, Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal. “SMEs…