Isme brands enterprise board changes 'madness'

The existing network of 35 boards is set to be replaced by local enterprise offices, writes Elaine O'Regan.

25th November, 2012
Isme brands enterprise board changes 'madness'
Vincent Reynolds, CEB chairman: 'I am confident that an effective system is being put in place'. Photo: Lorraine Teevan

The enterprise board as we know it will soon be no more with the announcement that the government is to begin drafting primary legislation to dissolve the existing network of 35 county and city-based boards (CEBs).

In their place, there will be a new network of 'Local Enterprise Offices' (LEOs) operating from local authority locations around the country under a service-level agreement (SLA) with Enterprise Ireland, which will take on the functions, assets and liabilities of...

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