Welcome to this edition of the SFA e-zine.
In this week’s update, we have the SFA Budget 2020 submission where we state that the Government needs to nurture entrepreneurship and give small businesses the opportunity to enhance their productivity and increase resilience.
Our HR article looks at new guidance on data breaches. The Data Protection Commission recently issued guidance to help data controllers better understand their obligations when it comes to reporting personal data breaches.
Following a successful Spring/Summer programme, SFA Skillnet are now looking for suggestions for their Autumn/Winter Schedule.
In advance of 31 October, the SFA wants to ensure that members are prepared for Brexit. In this issue we advise members on the essential actions you can take now to ensure that you will still be able to trade with the UK after it leaves the EU.
Our Employment Law conference is going on the road again! We will be in Limerick on 3 October and Dublin on 17 October. Delegates will hear from a Workplace Relations Commission representative, receive legislative updates and be provided with real life examples to learn from. Keep an eye out for our weekly emails giving you an insight into the content that will be covered during the day.
Bookings are now open for the SFA Annual Lunch on 15 November, book your place today.
The SFA has 20 free tickets to give away to members for ‘Are You PSD2ready?’, a half-day event on the second EU Payment Services Directive on, 4 September. 2019’s hot cybersecurity trends will be addressed at ‘Secure Computing Forum 2019’ on 12 September in the RDS, Dublin 4. SFA members can avail of a discounted rate for this unique event.
We also provide a summary of our 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: email@example.com or tweet: @SFA_Irl or visit: www.sfa.ie.