In this issue
SFA Annual Subscription
Launch of new Jobs Incentive – JobsPlus
Late Payments Legislation - Interest Rate Change
Local Property Tax (LPT)
Hidden Economy – Report Form
Update on Employment Permits
HR Burning Questions That Every Owner Manager Needs to Know the Answer to
Understanding Tax for Small Businesses
National Entrepreneurship Policy Statement
Employment of Young Persons
Events
SFA/Vodafone Speed Networking

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SFA Employment Law Conference

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IBEC President's Dinner

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Welcome to the July News Update 2013
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SFA Annual Subscription
 

SFA membership is an important asset to your business and if you have not already done so, could I ask you to please remit your annual subscription by return. My sincere thanks to the many companies who have already responded with their 2013 subscriptions...

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Launch of new Jobs Incentive – JobsPlus
 
JobsPlus is a new employer incentive from the Department of Social Protection which encourages and rewards employers who offer employment opportunities to the long term unemployed...
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Late Payments Legislation - Interest Rate Change
 
Under the Late Payment in Commercial Transactions Regulations from March 2013, interest at the rate of the European Central Bank rate plus 8% can be applied to payments made...
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Local Property Tax (LPT)
 
Some companies have received correspondence that if they deduct LPT from an employee’s salary that legal proceedings may be taken.  We have sought clarification on this issue...
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Hidden Economy – Report Form
 
The scope, scale and extent of the hidden economy is causing serious problems, by diverting spend away from legitimate businesses.  Small businesses are also effected with...
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Update on Employment Permits
 
Following a review of the Employment Permits system and the current skills needs in the labour market, Employment Permits policies have been updated to facilitate access...
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HR Burning Questions That Every Owner Manager Needs to Know the Answer to
 
The SFA have produced a new publication entitled “HR Burning Questions”.  The main area of advice that the SFA provide to member companies is in the whole area of HR / Employment Law...
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Understanding Tax for Small Businesses
 
Tax is a major cost contribution for many small firms.  To assist firms gain a greater understanding, the Irish Taxation Institute have updated their “Understanding Tax” Guide...
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National Entrepreneurship Policy Statement
 
The SFA welcomed the opportunity to input to the consultation on a national entrepreneurship policy statement for Ireland.  Ireland needs a stronger performance from the...
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Employment of Young Persons
 
Since the beginning of June the SFA have taken a number of calls on the employment of young persons during the summer holiday period.  The employment of children...
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