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Temporary Partial Credit Guarantee Scheme
Government’s Advisory Group on Small Business (AGSB)
Temporary Agency Work Directive – Derogations Sought
Deducting the Universal Social Charge
Cheque Guarantee Card Scheme Closure
Fixed Term Employees and Unfair Dismissals
JobBridge National Internship Scheme
What is an Employee's Notice Period?
Pre-Population of ROS Form 11 and ROS Form CT1 – Clarification
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SFA FREE Business2Business Evening – Tuesday, 4th October
SFA Annual Lunch
SFA National Small Business Awards 2012
 
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SFA September News Update 2011

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 Lunch is taking place on Friday, 4th November 2011 in the Burlington Hotel.  The cost is reduced this year to €450 + 21% VAT (€544.50) all inclusive for a table of 10 or €45 + VAT (€54.45) for individual places.   If you wish to reserve a table or places please click here.

Topics covered in this edition include the Temporary Partial Credit Guarantee Scheme, the Governments Advisory Group on Small Business, the Temporary Agency Work Directive – Derogations Sought and Deducting the Universal Social Charge.

Also covered is the Cheque Guarentee Card Scheme Closure, Fixed Term Employees and Unfair Dismissals, the JobBridge National Internship Scheme, Notice requirements and the Pre-Population of ROS Form 11 and ROS Form CT1 – Clarification.

Also included is the SFA Pre-Budget 2012 Submission and the SFA Submission on the Reform of the States Employment Rights and Structures.

We would also ask members to participate in our SFA Member Services Survey.  It would take 5 minutes to complete and we would be very grateful.  We need your feedback. 

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


Kind regards

Patricia Callan
SFA Director

Temporary Partial Credit Guarantee Scheme
The SFA is currently involved in consultation on the Temporary Partial Credit Guarantee Scheme, with the...
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Government’s Advisory Group on Small Business (AGSB)
The SFA Chairman, Ian Martin, Director, Patricia Callan and Assistant Director, Avine McNally have been participating...
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Temporary Agency Work Directive – Derogations Sought
The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation has opened discussions between the social partners about the need to...
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Deducting the Universal Social Charge
From 2012 the Revenue Commissioners will be changing the basis for deducting the Universal Social Charge (USC) from the present...
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Cheque Guarantee Card Scheme Closure
The Cheque Guarantee Card Scheme in the Republic of Ireland is being closed on December 31st 2011.  This decision was made based...
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Fixed Term Employees and Unfair Dismissals
When an employee is engaged on successive fixed-term contracts it is important to bear in mind that the unfair dismissals legislation will apply...
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JobBridge National Internship Scheme
Since Monday 15th August 2011, the JobBridge National Internship Scheme has been extended to include Sole Traders as...
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What is an Employee's Notice Period?
Termination of employment, whether through dismissal, resignation or redundancy, can often generate questions surrounding notice entitlements.  Employers need to...
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Pre-Population of ROS Form 11 and ROS Form CT1 – Clarification
Revenue currently provides a facility for customers and agents to complete a...
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