Thursday, 8 October 2020

Ceisteanna (59)

Seán Sherlock

Ceist:

59. Deputy Sean Sherlock asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the contracts with public relations agencies and consultants entered into by his Department; and the remit of these contracts including the costs in tabular form. [29350/20]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Enterprise)

Details of contracts that my Department currently has with public relations agencies and consultants are set out in the attached table.

Date of Contract

Public Relations Agency/Consultant

Purpose of Contract

Total Value of Contract

August 2019 (to run for two years)

Insight Strategic Consultants

Annual Employment Survey

2020-2021

€89,937

August 2019 (to run for two years)

Insight Strategic Consultants

Annual Business Survey of Economic Impact

2020-2021

€296,676

December 2019 (to conclude before end 2020)

Crowe Ireland -Consultants

An Analysis of the Collaborative Economy in Ireland from an Enterprise Perspective

€92,213

November 2019 (to conclude November 2020)

Implement Consulting

Undertake an Economic and Sustainability Impact Assessment of the EU-Mercosur Association Agreement for Ireland

€245,000

May 2020 (to conclude December 2020)

Ernst & Young - Consultants

Safeguarding of Audit Capacity

€40,000

July 2020 (to conclude November 2020)

Towards Zero Carbon Ltd

Analysis of industry emissions for Climate Action Plan

€80,000