I am delighted to announce that we have launched our new Grow, Scale, Succeed online platform. It has a wealth of resources to help small businesses find the right people, engage employees and embrace smart working into their business.
We are hosting a series of Smart Business Workshops with Vodafone Ireland in Drogheda, Gorey, Galway, Cork, Limerick from 24 January to 3 April, I hope to see you at one of these events. The first SFA webinar of 2019 is taking place on 24 January and focuses on the characteristics of successful retailers.
I am pleased to launch 'Training Matters', our training courses for 2019 designed to address the needs of small businesses. These courses are an interesting mix of courses – online and off-line – to enhance key skills in your business. Now is the time to plan your training calendar for 2019 so get booking. These courses include three digital marketing masterclasses, the first event on 31 January is social media fundamentals for small businesses.
Get prepared for Brexit and hear from larger companies on how to open up new export markets at the 2019 Business Connect event on 7 February in the Aviva Stadium, book your place now. We also provide a summary of recent press coverage.
As always, we’d love to hear from you about any queries you may have, issues you wish to have raised with Government or other stakeholders and your ideas on how we can improve the business environment for us all. Please contact me on tel: 01 605 1602 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet: @SFA_Irl or visit: www.sfa.ie.
The SFA have launched their new Grow, Scale, Succeed online platform. It has a wealth of resources to help small businesses find the right people, engage employees and embrace smart working into their business...
Ibec published its latest Quarterly Economic Outlook Q4 2018 on 7 January, which forecasts GDP growth of 4.1% in 2019. A positive outlook is expected for other economic indicators such as employment and consumer spending...
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