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February 23rd, 2016 @ 17:03

Businesses Create Jobs- Supporting job creation must continue to be priority of Parties and Voters

The CSO announcement today (23 February 2016) that we have the highest number of people in employment since early 2009 must be tempered by the growing international uncertainty which has the potential to negatively impact open economies such as Ireland’s. This highlights the necessity of electing a Government that will continue to focus on further creation of jobs, building on the success of reducing our unemployment from a peak of 15.1% in 2012 to 8.7%.

Commenting on the figures, Ian Talbot, Chief Executive, Chambers Ireland, said “We must elect a Government that will focus on policies to create, not destroy, jobs. Taxes on labour and job creators are already excessive. Failure to address this will ultimately reduce monies which may otherwise be available for wage increases and additional employment, make us less competitive in the international arena and reduce our attractiveness for Foreign Direct Investment.” 

“Since the recession Ireland has successfully broadened its tax base while at the same time having one of the most progressive income tax systems in the world. We now need to retain our user based charges, adapting and evolving them as necessary, while at the same time creating the conditions for businesses to grow employment, job quality and wage levels.”

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