Under the scheme, an individual can invest up to €150,000 in any one tax year, and tax relief is offered in two tranches.

The State’s employment and investment incentive scheme (EIIS), which allows small investors to claim tax relief on investments in emerging companies, (...)

HealthBeacon’s core product is a smart sharps bin digitally connected to a patient’s phone and used for disposal of injector pens and syringes.

Investment firm BVP has announced a €1 million investment in Irish digital health group HealthBeacon, which creates smart tools to help patients manag(...)

One  project BVP is looking at is a wind farm which will have the environmental impact over its lifetime of the “equivalent of taking 23,000 cars off the road for one year”. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images

BVP, a green investment firm, is planning to raise €7.5 million for investment in renewable energy projects and established trading investments throug(...)

EIIS: this is a key month for EIIS investors and investee companies, as the deadline for 2017 investors approaches

More than €50 million will be invested in 100 or so Irish businesses this year through the tax-efficient employment and investment incentive scheme, o(...)

Driving profit: Tipperary Milk Farm Company have leased 1,000 acres in Tipperary to set up a big facility to take advantage of the lifting of EU milk quotas.  Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

There has been heated debate in recent weeks about the merits of the Government’s budget tinkering with the Employment and Investment Incentive (EII) (...)