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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

Apprenticeships and work permits

Latest Report

Apprenticeships and work permits

The committee has published a report on apprenticeships and work permits and their role in meeting Ireland's skills needs. The report contains 24 observations and recommendations on addressing Ireland's skills needs.

Press releases

30 Sep 2019, 17.16

Joint Committee on Business to engage with CCPC on competition law relating to trade associations

24 Jun 2019, 15.17

Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation to discuss the topic of co-operatives

30 May 2019, 14.27

Business, Enterprise and Innovation Committee publishes report on work permits and apprenticeships

Recent videos

Tue, 15 Oct 2019

Committees

Engagement with Ms. Catherine Heaney, Chairperson of the Corporate Social Responsibility Stakeholder Forum

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

Committees

Engagement on Competition Law relating to Trade Associations

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Tue, 25 Jun 2019

Committees

Detailed scrutiny of the Industrial and Provident Societies (Amendment) Bill 2018 (resumed), Detailed scrutiny of the Industrial and Provident Societies (Amendment) Bill 2018 (resumed)

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Recent reports

Thu, 30 May 2019

Report on The Role of Apprenticeships and Work Permits in Addressing Ireland’s Skills Needs
Joint Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation Report on The Role of Apprenticeships and Work Permits in Addressing Ireland’s Skills Needs

Thu, 25 Apr 2019

Report on Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Industrial Development Bill 2018
Joint Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation report on Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Industrial Development (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2018

Thu, 25 Apr 2019

Work Programme 2019, Joint Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation
Joint Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Work Programme January - December 2019

Recent documents

Tue, 15 Oct

Opening statement, Catherine Heaney, Chairperson, The Corporate Social Responsibility Stakeholder Forum

Opening statement, Catherine Heaney, Chairperson, The Corporate Social Responsibility Stakeholder Forum (PDF)

Tue, 1 Oct

Opening Statement, Isolde Goggins, Chairperson, Competition and Consumer Protection Commission

Opening Statement, Isolde Goggins, Chairperson, Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (PDF)

Tue, 25 Jun

Opening statement, Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation, (DBEI)

Opening statement, Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation, (DBEI) (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
Martin Hughes
(01) 618 3929
(076) 100 1754
Martin.Hughes@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer

Robert Kennedy-Cochrane

(01) 618 4149

(085) 870 7436

robert.kennedy-cochrane@oireachtas.ie