In this issue
Christmas and New Years Public Holidays 2013
SFA Holidays Closing Arrangements
Changes in Illness Benefit and Maternity/Adoptive Benefit
SFA National Small Business Awards 2014 – Finalists Announced
Proposals to change Pay and File Dates Postponed
Protocol on Multi-Banked SME Debt
Business in Ireland 2011 CSO Report
Solas (FÁS) Apprentices to Pay a Pro-Rata Student Contribution
Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA)
Launch of Horizon 2020 – European R & D Fund
Events
SFA Christmas Members Evening
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Laya Healthcare Pendulum Summit
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Write your Business Plan for 2014 in 4 days
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Welcome to the SFA December News Update 2013
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Christmas and New Years Public Holidays 2013
 
Christmas Day, St Stephen’s Day, and New Year’s Day are all statutory public holidays. which are calculated in accordance with the methods outlined below...
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SFA Holidays Closing Arrangements
 
The offices of the SFA will be closed from...
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Changes in Illness Benefit and Maternity/Adoptive Benefit
 
As a result of budget 2014 there have been amendments to illness benefit, received when an employee is out on sick leave...
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SFA National Small Business Awards 2014 – Finalists Announced
 
The short-list of finalists in the SFA National Small Business Awards 2014, were officially announced on Wednesday, 4th December...
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Proposals to change Pay and File Dates Postponed
 
The government recently launched a consultation on changes to the pay and file date. The consultation paper stated the changes are required...
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Protocol on Multi-Banked SME Debt
 
The Irish Banking Federation announced that a new protocol on multi-banked SME debthas been developed by the SME-lending banks...
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Business in Ireland 2011 CSO Report
 
The Central Statistics Office (CSO) published the Business in Ireland 2011 report. The report focuses on the activities and performance of SMEs...
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Solas (FÁS) Apprentices to Pay a Pro-Rata Student Contribution
 
Employers involved with Solas (FÁS) apprenticeship programmes should note that from 2014, apprentices will be required to pay a pro-rata Student...
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Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA)
 
SEPA is a European Union Regulation that will simplify financial transactions as it will standardise euro payments across 32 countries in Europe...
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Launch of Horizon 2020 – European R & D Fund
 
On Tuesday 10th December 2013 Horizon 2020 will be launched - this is the European Union’s new €70 billion programme for research...
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