Saturday September 19, 2020

State agencies continue spend on lucrative PR contracts

Despite government promises to cut back on public relations services as part of a €440 million shave in spending, state agencies are continuing to tender and renew contracts.

9th August, 2008

Despite government promises to cut back on public relations services as part of a €440 million shave in spending, state agencies are continuing to tender and renew contracts.

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) recently advertised a three-year PR consultancy role. Such contracts are worth €50,000 to €100,000 per annum. According to the notice for tender, the FSAI does not hold the brief for food safety promotions and campaigns at consumer level, but does...

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