A free one-stop-shop event for SMEs, start-ups and entrepreneurs, ‘Taking Care of Business’, will take place on Wednesday, 2nd October, in the Sheraton Hotel, Gleeson Street, Athlone. This half-day event is for those who own or manage a small business or are thinking of starting a new business.
A range of State offices, agencies and services will give short presentations and will have staff on hand at exhibition stands to answer questions about key regulations and what assistance is available to your business. Areas covered will include:
- Tax, employment and Health & Safety obligations
- Legal requirements for setting up and running your business
- Supports from enterprise agencies
The half-day event will be opened by Heather Humphreys TD, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, who will give a keynote speech, Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Market and Data Protection, Pat Breen TD will also attend and speak at the event. Information stands will be open throughout, allowing you to speak informally with staff from each of the bodies attending.
The Small Firms Association will have a stand at this event and is looking forward to meeting members at it.
To find out more about this unique event, and to register, please visit www.takingcareofbusiness.ie. Attendance is free but early booking is strongly advised as numbers are limited.
This Government of Ireland event is organised by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation in conjunction with the Health and Safety Authority and the Food Safety Authority of Ireland.