Press coverage

Zero hour and flexible working contracts

On 20 January, SFA Director, Patricia Callan was interviewed on KFM and West Limerick 102FM on the use of zero hour and flexible working contracts. 

The Action Plan for Jobs 2016

The SFA issued a comment welcoming the Action Plan for Jobs 2016 launched by the Government on 18 January, but warned that labour costs and increasing employment regulation are the greatest threats to job creation. This featured in the Evening Echo on 21 January. 

SFA National Small Business Awards

The SFA Awards finalists featured in the Avondhu on 21 January and the Meath Chronicle on 23 January and one of the Awards finalists was interviewed on Newstalk's 'Down to Business' show on 24 January.

Paternity Leave

SFA Director, Patricia Callan commented on the introduction of the new paternity leave benefit in the Sunday Business Post on 24 January. 

SFA Launches its Small Business Priorities for the Election Campaign

On 25 January the SFA issued a press release calling for small business to be at the epicentre of Election 2016.

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In this issue
SFA E-Zine – The Tuesday Edition
SFA membership subscription 2016
The advantages and disadvantages of Performance Related Pay
SFA launches 'Train to Gain' training courses for small firms
Rapid responses to queries and complaints about live tenders
Progress Report of the High Level Group on SME Access to Public Procurement
Webinar playback
Speed-networking - Limerick
Small Business Showcase
Press coverage
Performance management and appraisal skills for small firms