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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Your feedback is appreciated.
The Christmas Members evening is taking place on Thursday, 8thth December 2011 in Confederation House, 84-86 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2. The guest of honour is An Tanaiste & Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, Eamon Gilmore, TD. Attendance is free of charge. If you wish to attend please click here.
Here in the SFA, we’re committed to providing you with relevant information in a timely manner. Therefore, we are currently undertaking an update of our membership database. You would have received by now the SFA I-Portal by e-mail. We would greatly appreciate if you could log on to the I-Portal and either confirm or update your details. Those who participate will be entered into a draw for an iPad 2.
Topics covered in this edition include the SFA Advisory Group on Small Business – First Report, Government Proposals on Sick Pay & Redundancy Rebates, SME Lending: Demand Study & 6th Credit Review Office Report, the Governments Action Plan for Jobs and the SFA calling for the 3rd December to be Small Business Saturday.
Also covered is the recent Quarterly Economic Outlook, Maintaining a Healthy Credit Score Guide, SFA Submissions on Smart Regulation and Reform of the States Employment Rights and IR Structures and Competition Compliance.
Please do keep us informed of any issues that concern you.