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SFA Annual Subscription
E Day – 19th September 2014
Managing Employees Annual Leave
Government Jobs Campaign – Skills to Work
4 Weeks Unpaid Work Placement Opportunities – DCU/Oscail MSc
Ibec Consumer Monitor 2014
AIB announces €200 million fund to support exporting companies
Green Enterprise Funding Proposals Now Open for SMEs
Workplace Dress Code during the Hot Weather
Late Payments Legislation - Interest Rate Change as of the 1st July 2014
Events
SFA Annual Lunch 2014 – Guest of Honour President Michael D. Higgins
 
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SFA National Small Business Awards 2015
 
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Meet the Buyer Event – Wednesday 13th August
 
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Green Enterprise Funding Proposals Now Open for SMEs
 

Green Enterprise challenges organisations & companies to produce goods and provide services in more environmentally friendly ways and to minimise emissions through cleaner production methods. The objective is to achieve a balance between economic activity and environmental protection.

The long-term aim of Green Enterprise is to ensure that cleaner greener production and eco-efficiency become the established norm in Ireland. Green Enterprise provides grant aid to demonstration type projects across all sectors of economic activity in Ireland and is open to proposals from companies of all sectors, institutions and public bodies.

Projects should focus on any of the following themes:

  • Sustainable Production
  • Improving the Environmental Performance of      Products and Services
  • Improving the Environmental Performance of      Organisations/Sectors
  • Green      Procurement and Supply Chains

Applications related to food production, processing, distribution and consumption will be particularly welcome.  The maximum amount of funding is €60,000 per company.  SMEs can receive up to 75% in grant aid and the participant company/organisation must be located in the Republic of Ireland. 

For further information on applying for funding please click here.