Ryanair Providing Pipeline; Region’s Responsibility to Fill Seats… Shannon Chamber - 27/02/2014
“In operating 9 new routes at Shannon from April, Ryanair is providing a pipeline of seats which need to be filled; it’s now up to the tourism and business sectors, and the general public, to take responsibility for filling those seats, and showing their commitment to Shannon,” Ms Downes said.
The breakfast briefing, hosted by Shannon Chamber and sponsored by Shannon Airport and Shannon Heritage was attended by Chamber members and their business associates. [Read More]
One-Stop-Shop: Taking Care of Your BusinessHalf-Day Event: The Strand Hotel, LimerickTuesday, 11 March – 8.30am – 2.30pm
Shannon Chamber, on behalf of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, would like to draw your attention to a half-day event, being held at the Strand Hotel in Limerick on Tuesday, 11 March, when 25 State bodies and agencies will come together to help small businesses. Details of this ‘One-Stop-Shop: Taking Care of Business’ event are contained in the attached PDF below.
Brian Hayes TD, Minister for Public Service Reform & the Office of Public Works will deliver the keynote address at the Limerick ‘Taking Care of Business’ event at 8.30a.m on Tuesday, 11 March.
This initiative builds on a pilot event in Dublin Castle attended by over 500 people in October 2013; feedback from attendees was overwhelmingly positive with organisation of regional events requested. The Limerick event is in response to this request.
‘Taking Care of Business’ will provide an excellent opportunity for entrepreneurs, business owners and managers to learn more about the broad range of advice and support that is available from State bodies. A range of State offices and agencies will give short presentations and answer questions about assistance available to your business and key regulations.
Areas covered will include:
· Supports from enterprise agencies and Local Authorities
· Access to Finance programmes
· Tax, employment and Health & Safety regulations
· Legal requirement for setting up and running a business.
The European Commission Representation in Ireland will also attend the event. ‘Taking Care of Business’ is supported by SFA, Chambers Ireland, ISME, RGData, ACCA and the Hardware Association of Ireland.
To find out more about this event, and similar ones being held in Galway and Cork, and to register, please visit www.takingcareofbusiness.ie. Attendance is free but early booking is strongly advised as numbers are limited. Shannon Chamber would encourage you to attend this event.
Attached document 'Taking care of Business' half day event details