News
SFA Annual Subscription
Have Your Say - SFA Submissions on Budget 2013 and Action Plan for Jobs 2013
Late Payments Legislation - Interest Rate Change
Change to Part-Time Employees’ Social Welfare Benefit
For Information – SFA Submissions on Credit, Broadband and Corporate Killing
www.businessregulation.ie
Broaching the Sensitive Subject of Personal Hygiene
HSA’s FREE Health and Safety Law Compliance Tool
Conducting Business in China
SFA/CPA Guide on “Getting the Most from Your Accountant”
Events
SFA Annual Conference Video Highlights 2012
Intellectual Property, Protecting Your Most Valuable Asset - FREE SEMINAR
Briefing on Occupational Costs for Office Occupiers
Annual Asia Pacific Ireland Business Forum
Useful Links
Welcome to the July News Update 2012


This News Update is packed with practical information and aims to assist SFA members in running your business.  It also includes information on forthcoming SFA member events.  If you would like to give feedback on this News Update please email aisling.igoe@sfa.ie.  Your feedback is appreciated.

The SFA Annual Conference “Restoring Consumer Confidence” took place on the 20th June 2012 in the Clyde Court Hotel and was attended by 250 delegates.  To view the video highlights of the conference please click here

As part of the SFA Business Bytes series of events we are holding a FREE seminar on “Intellectual Property, Protecting Your Most Valuable Asset” on July 18th.  For further information on the event and to pre-register please click here.

Topics covered in this issue are the SFA Submissions on Budget 2013 and Action Plan for Jobs 2013, the Late Payments Interest Rate Change, Change to Part Time Employees’ Social Welfare Benefit and some information on the SFA Submissions on Credit, Broadband and Corporate Killing.

Also covered is the new website businessregulation.ie, Broaching the Sensitive Subject of Personal Hygiene, the HSA’s FREE Health and Safety Law Compliance Tool, Conducting Business in China and the most recent CPA Guide for SFA members from the Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Please do keep us informed of any issues that concern you.


Kind regards

Patricia Callan
SFA Director

SFA Annual Subscription
SFA membership is an important asset to your business and...
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Have Your Say - SFA Submissions on Budget 2013 and Action Plan for Jobs 2013
We are currently compiling our submissions on Budget 2013 and the Action Plan for Jobs 2013.  If you have any suggestions for...
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Late Payments Legislation - Interest Rate Change
Under the Late Payment in Commercial Transactions Regulations, 2002, interest at the rate of the European Central Bank rate plus 7% can be applied to payments made after a...
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Change to Part-Time Employees’ Social Welfare Benefit
From July 2012, where a Jobseeker’s Benefit recipient is working for part of a week, the payment entitlement from social welfare will be based on a...
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For Information – SFA Submissions on Credit, Broadband and Corporate Killing
The SFA recently made the following submissions to the Government...
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www.businessregulation.ie
A new website, www.businessregulation.ie is aimed at reducing the red tape on business by bringing together in one place clear information on regulations imposed...
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Broaching the Sensitive Subject of Personal Hygiene
In many cases, individuals are unaware they have a body odour problem that is affecting colleagues at work. Experience suggests...
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HSA’s FREE Health and Safety Law Compliance Tool
The Health and Safety Authority’s new BeSmart on line tool assists smaller organisations to generate their own safety statement and...
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Conducting Business in China
The EU SME Centre in Beijing, China, is a project funded by the European Union to assist European SMEs to export to China...
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SFA/CPA Guide on “Getting the Most from Your Accountant”
The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland has produced another guide for SFA members...
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