The SME Credit Demand Survey covering the period October 2013 – March 2014 was published today (3 June 2014) on www.finance.gov.ie. This survey series, currently being conducted by Red C on behalf of the Department of Finance, is the most comprehensive survey of SME Credit Demand in Ireland, covering 1,500 respondents and involving over 5,000 direct cal
Over the last 24 months the international rules for taxing multi-national companies have been the focus of many discussions across the globe. The G20 have acknowledged that global challenges require global action, and this is happening through the OECD Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project. Ireland is actively engaged in this process.
- The figures contained in the 2013 Annual Report highlight the continued progress NAMA has achieved in the last twelve months
23.05.14Circular 1/2013: Issue and Acceptance of Cheque Payments By Central Government, Local Authorities and State Agencies from businesses ‘e-Day’ – 19 September 2014
Deposits at Covered Banks - April 2014
Deposit volumes remained stable in April 2014 at c.€154.7billion, with deposits increasing by c.€1.3 billion month-on-month.
Covered Banks Ssage of ECB Funding - April 2014
Over €500million in new credit to be made available to Irish SMEs through Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland
Latest Action Plan for Jobs Progress Report published as Ireland jumps to 15th in world competitiveness rankings, up from 24th in 2011
Government Launches New Online Search Tool for SME Business Supports
New guide helps small businesses know what Government supports are there for them
16.05.14Upgrade by Moody's of Ireland's sovereign rating by two notches to Baa1 (from Baa3) with a stable outlook welcomed by Minister for Finance.
Upgrade by Moody's of Ireland's sovereign rating by two notches to Baa1 (from Baa3) with a stable outlook welcomed by Minister for Finance.
15.05.14National Treasury Management Agency (Amendment) Bill 2014 establishing the €6.8 billion Ireland Strategic Investment Fund and Putting NewEra on a statutory footing published
- €6.8 billion Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) is open for business and actively seeking commercial investment opportunities in Ireland
- €6.8 billion ISIF will make commercial investments that support economic activity and Job creation in Ireland
07.05.14Statement by Michael Noonan, T.D., Minister for Finance on the resignation of Mr. John Moran, Secretary General at the Department of Finance
It was with great regret that today I accepted a letter of resignation from Mr. John Moran, Secretary General at the Department of Finance.
Since John first joined the Department of Finance on secondment from the Central Bank he played a leading role in recapitalising the banking sector and restoring the economy at a very difficult time.