NEWS
 
Is your business GDPR ready?
The EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679, a ground breaking piece of data protection legislation, will come into force on 25 May 2018, impacting significantly on every business as it introduces severe financial penalties for non-compliance...
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WannaCry ransomware attack highlights need for preventative action in all organisations

While Ireland so far appears not to have been widely hit by the latest wave of cyber attacks, the incidents highlight the need for all organisations to identify risks and put measures in place to prevent them. This article outlines preventative measures in terms of vigilance, technology and people... 

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SFA Acting Director meets with EU Chief Brexit Negotiator

On 11 May, Linda Barry, SFA Acting Director, met with Michel Barnier, the EU’s Chief Negotiator on Brexit, and two members of his task force. She emphasised the need for negotiations on the future EU-UK trading arrangements to start as soon as possible, to reduce the level of uncertainty that is currently hampering business planning...

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Wage Subsidy Scheme available to employers who employ workers with disabilities

Spotlight on the Wage Subsidy Scheme, which offers significant subsidies to employers who employ workers with disabilities to offset productivity shortfalls or additional management costs. This article provides information on the scheme and advice on how to apply...

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Feature your business in SFA magazine, Better Business
Feature your business in the Summer edition of SFA's quarterly, award-winning magazine, Better Business...
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TRAINING PROGRAMMES
 
Performance Management course, Foundations in Employment Law

SFA training courses are designed specifically for small firms, providing you and your employees with access to expert trainers at heavily discounted rates. There are a small number of places remaining for the Performance Management and Appraisal Skills one-day course on 19 May and on the Foundations in Employment Law course on 8 & 9 June. These are part of ‘Unlock your potential’, the SFA’s 2017 training offering, and the full 2017 schedule is now available...    

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  • Public sector pay
  • SFA Annual Conference
  • Brexit supports for small businesses
  • Capitalflow Breakfast Briefing
  • WannaCry malware cyber attack
  • Patricia Callan
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EVENTS
 
Ready, Steady, Grow - free event
  • 17 May
  • Leopardstown Pavillion
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SFA Annual Conference - early bird extended to 21 May
  • 24 May
  • RDS
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SFA Webinar - managing retirement
  • 7 June
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