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Government launch Fine Gael plan to reform apprenticeships – Minister Martin Heydon

The Government has today launched a new five-year plan to overhaul the apprenticeship system, a Fine Gael Minister has said. The plan will increase the number of new apprentices to 10,000 every year from 2025 and introduce a new grant for employers who take on apprentices.

Minister Heydon said: “I very much welcome the new Apprenticeship […]

Minister Martin Heydon welcomes progress on long-running pension campaign for CE Supervisors

Minister of State and Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed progress on the long running campaign for occupational pension arrangements for community employment supervisors.

“Community Employment (CE) Supervisors and Assistant Supervisors carry out vital roles in our communities providing vital services to many community groups assisting elderly, helping people in long term unemployment, […]

Great News for Allenwood as €810k awarded to develop new Allenwood Green Enterprise Park

Minister of State and Kildare Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has confirmed funding of €810,394 to ACDAL to develop a new Allenwood Green Enterprise Park under the Just Transition Fund.  

“This funding which was announced by my Ministerial colleague Eamonn Ryan today will be used to expand the current ACDAL facilities in […]

Legislation on Gift Vouchers in time for Christmas

Fine Gael TD and Chairman of the Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has welcomed the new legislation on Gift Vouchers which came into effect on Monday the 2nd of December.
Deputy Heydon said: “This new legislation will bring minimum expiry date of five years for gift vouchers. It will also put a ban on contract terms […]

December 5th, 2019|Jobs & Enterprise|

IDA Site purchase in Newbridge shows Huge Jobs Potential

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has said that the purchase by the IDA of a strategic site at Littleconnell in Newbridge is a hugely significant jobs opportunity for Newbridge and South Kildare.

“It is reported today that IDA Ireland have completed the purchase of a […]

November 15th, 2019|Jobs & Enterprise|