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
SFA FREE Business2Business Evening – Tuesday, 4th October
SFA Annual Lunch
SFA National Small Business Awards 2012
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Entrepreneur Training Programmes for SFA Members
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SFA Pre-Budget 2012 Submission

Members of the SFA National Council will meet with Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, TD, to present our Pre-Budget 2012 Submission on Thursday, 6th October.  The submission focuses on the need to correct the balance between austerity and growth measures and the primary need to restore confidence in the economy to both businesses and households.  In particular, we make the case for a broad-ranging government backed loan guarantee scheme; the need for fundamental reform of the social welfare system to ensure that it is not a disincentive to work; the need for radical reform of the public sector to ensure the waste of resources is tackled and that incremental pay increases are stopped; and the introduction of a voluntary PRSI contribution for the self-employed, for those who want to have a social welfare net to fall back on.

The full submission can be accessed by clicking here or please contact Patricia Callan at Tel: 01-6051602 or e-mail: for more information.