News
SFA Annual Subscription
Minister Bruton Regional Meetings with SFA Members
Easter Holidays 2012
Credit Review Office Seventh Report
FREE Central Bank Conference on SME Lending
Rest Breaks for Employees Recording Exemption
Jury Service Leave
Supporting Employees with Mental Health Difficulties
Business Start Up Initiative
Events
SFA/CPA Breakfast Briefing – Right Place Right Time
SFA FREE Business Bytes Seminar on Employee Leave Entitlements
 
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SFA/Vodafone FREE Speed-Networking Event - Cork
Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s (SEAI) Energy Show 2012
China IPR SME Helpdesk Webinars
Useful Links
Welcome to the SFA March News Update

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 in conjunction with Vodafone will be holding a FREE Speed-Networking event in Cork in the Clarion Hotel, Lapps Quay, Cork on Thursday, 22nd March.  This will be held from 6.30pm-8.30pm.  For further information and to book your place at this event please click here.

Topics covered in this edition include Minister Bruton having regional meetings with SFA members, Easter Holidays 2012, the Credit Review Office Seventh Report and a FREE Central Bank Conference on SME Lending.

Also covered is Rest Breaks for employees recording exemption, Jury Service Leave for employees, Supporting Employees with Mental Health Difficulties and a new business initiative for Start Up Companies.

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


Kind regards

Patricia Callan

SFA Director

SFA Annual Subscription
SFA membership is an important asset to your business and if you have not already done so, could I ask you to please remit your annual subscription by return...
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Minister Bruton Regional Meetings with SFA Members
The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, TD, would like to meet with SFA members to discuss the Action Plan for Jobs 2012, which was...
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Easter Holidays 2012
Easter Monday falls on Monday, 9th April and is a public holiday.  A public holiday is a statutory entitlement...
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Credit Review Office Seventh Report
The seventh quarterly report from John Trethowan, of the Credit Review Office, shows that following...
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FREE Central Bank Conference on SME Lending
The Central Bank of Ireland will be hosting a conference entitled 'The Irish SME Lending Market...
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Rest Breaks for Employees Recording Exemption
The Organisation of Working Time Act (Records) (Prescribed form and exemptions) Regulations (2001) place a number...
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Jury Service Leave
The Juries Act, 1976 places a civic duty on individuals to provide jury service when chosen to do so by random selection.  The Act has a...
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Supporting Employees with Mental Health Difficulties
The Equality Authority and Seechange launched new leaflets which outline the legal requirements under equality law regarding...
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Business Start Up Initiative
The SFA are delighted to announce their participation and support of the latest eircom initiative aimed at start up businesses...
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