Ian Kehoe from SBP has done some research. We will need immigration in the next 5 years
In the past month Battie has announced 980 new jobs
In the past 5 months the Government have announced 1,200 high quality jobs
Firms supported by EI have created a further 1,000 jobs in the 6 months
Battie has also announced a further 10,000 will be created under the 36 million PRSI incentive scheme ( cost of net 3,600 per job )
IDA has announced that within 5 years it will create 105,000 new jobs
The innovation task force strategy proposal has promised 115,000 new jobs.
Smart Economy document has earmarked 250,000 new jobs
Green energy strategy document another 80,000
Last week Enterprises Ireland another 60,000 promised over the next 5 years
If you add them all up you get 600,000 new jobs.
We have without doubt turned the corner......................if they think we believe that BS