SFA E-zine - The Tuesday Edition

Dear Member, 


Welcome to the this edition of the SFA e-zine. 


Thank you again to everyone that attended Business Connect 2020, and well done to all of our Awards Finalists that exhibited their products and services. It was a successful day full of informative sessions, entertainment and great networking. If you haven't already, please take three minutes to answer the feedback form on the event, and have a look at the photo gallery.  


This week, we are delighted announce the launch of our Taxation Webinar Series supported by PKF O’Connor, Leddy and Holmes focusing on different areas of taxation relevant to small businesses. 


We update members about the microbead ban that was recently signed into law. 


Published at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the new Accenture report highlights the need for responsible leadership. 


With the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus, prepare your workplace and employees to deal with the potential impact of contagion.  


Enter for your chance to win YOUR LOGO printed on the back of the referee’s jerseys during round 17 of the Guinness PRO14 competition - this means that you will have your company logo on 7 Jerseys at 7 different stadiums televised to 140 different countries! This competition has been organised by our partners in Big Red Cloud.


Finally, members will have noticed that our colleagues in Ibec are currently conducting the Ibec Pay Survey 2020 – results of which allow the SFA and Ibec to track key pay trends. I would encourage members to take part in this survey an if you haven't received the survey please contact research@ibec.ie before the end of February.  We also give an overview of our coverage in the media.


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: sven@sfa.ie or tweet: @SFA_Irl or visit our website.


Kind regards, 

Sven Spollen-Behrens

SFA Director


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In this issue
SFA E-zine - The Tuesday Edition
SFA in the media
Microbead Ban
SFA Taxation Webinar Series
Coronavirus Preparedness
New Accenture Report: Responsible Leadership
Brilliant Basics - Grow your sales
Webinar: PAYE Health Check
Webinar: Tax Tips for your Business