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The committee shadows the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation and provides a meaningful input into legislation and policy. It also informs debate on the creation and retention of jobs and promoting enterprise and innovation. The committee was renamed during the Dáil term (26 Sep 2017) and was previously the Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.

Date established: 26 Sep 2017

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Cost of doing business

Latest Report

Cost of doing business

The committee has published a report on the cost of doing business. It finds that Irish businesses must confront excessive costs on a range of fronts that often make running a commercial enterprise unnecessarily difficult.

Press releases

11 Jul 2018, 10.59

Report on Cost of Doing Business published by Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation

18 Jun 2018, 15.04

Business Enterprise & Innovation Committee to discuss Department’s strategy 2018-2021

12 Jun 2018, 16.09

Bill to modernise Ireland’s copyright laws reaches Business, Enterprise and Innovation Committee

Recent videos

Wed, 20 Jun 2018

Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation

Motion on the accession of Ireland to the European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere

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Tue, 19 Jun 2018

Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation

Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals

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Wed, 13 Jun 2018

Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation

Committee Stage consideration of the Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Law Provisions Bill 2018

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Recent reports

Wed, 11 Jul 2018

Report on the Cost of Doing Business
Joint Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation report on the cost of doing business

Thu, 17 May 2018

South East Action Plan for Jobs: Waterford Engagement
Joint Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation report on South East Action Plan for Jobs: Waterford Engagement

Fri, 27 Apr 2018

Annual Report 2017, Joint Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation
Annual report of the Joint Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation, 2017

Recent documents

Wed, 11 Jul

Report on the Cost of Doing Business

Report on the Cost of Doing Business (PDF)

Wed, 27 Jun

Correspondence, Victor Finn, Chief Executive, Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO)

Correspondence, Victor Finn, Chief Executive, Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO) (PDF)

Wed, 27 Jun

Correspondence, John O’Sullivan, Commissioner of Valuation, Valuation Office

Correspondence, John O’Sullivan, Commissioner of Valuation, Valuation Office (PDF)

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation.

EU scrutiny

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EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the area of business, enterprise and innovation is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Joint Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee:
Marie Fennell
(01) 618 3929
(076) 100 1754
Marie.Fennell@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer:
Shawn Pogatchnik
(01) 618 4203

(086) 701 3295
shawn.pogatchnik@oireachtas.ie