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Clear Customs from Skillnet Ireland

Clear Customs from Skillnet Ireland is an initiative to support Irish companies trading with and through Great Britain in developing the capacity to deal with new customs requirements that arise ...
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Tánaiste welcomes Credit Union participation in COVID-19 Credit Guarantee Scheme

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD, has announced the participation of Metamo Credit Unions and three non-bank lenders: Linked Finance, CapitalFlow and Finance Ireland, ...
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Chambers Ireland Calls for Acceleration of Broadband Plan

Chambers Ireland welcomes the publication by Tánaiste Leo Varadkar of the National Remote Working Strategy “Making Remote Work”. The report commits to an acceleration of the National Broadband Plan, investment ...
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North East Regional Enterprise Plan Newsletter

The "North East Regional Enterprise Plan to 2020" is one of nine Regional Enterprise Plans launched in early 2019 by then Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Minister Heather Humphreys ...
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Debt Warehousing Scheme remains available to support businesses

Yesterday (13/01/21) Revenue confirmed that the Debt Warehousing Scheme remains available to support businesses experiencing tax payment difficulties arising from the current COVID-19 Level 5 public health restrictions, which are ...
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Minister Donohoe encourages businesses to avail of supports as further restrictions take effect

The Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe TD, has encouraged businesses to avail of the range of support schemes in place to reduce the impact of new public health restrictions on ...
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Covid government supports for businesses & EU-UK FTA fact sheet

Please find the attached documents: The current government covid supports available to businesses Information on the EU-UK FTA Also find attached the most recent Chambers Ireland Legislative Newsletter covering the business ...
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How will you cope with this lockdown?

The Irish Times would like to hear from SMEs about the latest restrictions. How is your business coping? Do you think it will be able to survive these restrictions in ...
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Minister alerts consumers to changes for online shopping with the UK

The Minister for Trade Promotion, Digital and Company Regulation Robert Troy TD, has issued a reminder to Irish consumers about the new arrangements now in place for online retail under ...
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Government must avoid under-reacting to scale of latest pandemic crisis

Speaking yesterday afternoon (6th January 2021) following Cabinet’s latest announcement, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive Ian Talbot urged Government to expand financial supports for impacted businesses. “The Government’s announcement this afternoon ...
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Superior Retailing Programme 2021

The Superior Retailing Programme provides an exceptional opportunity for SME Owners and Managers of Retail and Service Businesses in Louth, Cavan and Monaghan to build the management skills and create ...
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Snow and ice warnings

Two Status Yellow warnings have been issued as temperatures will fall below zero again overnight. A Yellow Low Temperature/Ice warning has been issued for the entire country, with temperatures of ...
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Important Customs advice to Hauliers and Truck Drivers

Today (5/1/2021) Revenue provided important advice to hauliers and truck drivers moving goods to, from or through, Great Britain (GB) into Ireland by ferry in relation to the following: creating ...
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Minister Troy announces New Round of Tariff Suspension / Quota Schemes

The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment has announced a new round of the tariff suspension/quota schemes and is calling for applications from manufacturers in the chemicals, microelectronic and related ...
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Chambers Ireland Calls on Government to do whatever it takes to support businesses and their employees

Chambers Ireland has expressed its disappointment at the need to impose a full Level 5 lockdown and calls on Government to prioritise planning for the Vaccine rollout. Speaking last week, ...
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EWSS changes requiring action before year end

The Finance Act 2020 included some last minute changes affecting eligibility for the current EWSS scheme. In particular the comparative period for assessment for January to June 2021 is now ...
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Shop Local Gift Vouchers exceed €1 million for 2020

Sean Farrell President of Dundalk Chamber is delighted to announce that sales of the Shop Local Gift Vouchers have hit an unbelievable record of €1 million worth of Shop Local ...
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Chambers Ireland Welcomes ECB Action to Support Economy Through Threats of Brexit and COVID-19

Speaking last Thursday, (10th December 2020) following the European Central Bank (ECB) announcement of the €500bn expansion of the Pandemic Emergency Purchasing Programme (PEPP), Chambers Ireland Chief Executive, Ian Talbot, ...
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Dundalk Chamber Skillnet launches innovative digital design & fabrication course with Creative Spark and DkIT

Dundalk Chamber Skillnet has today announced details of a brand-new part-time certificate programme in Digital Design and Fabrication launching in January 2021. The level 6 accredited course is a joint ...
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Enterprise Ireland webinar to address key Brexit related Customs Issues

As the 1st January Brexit deadline fast approaches Enterprise Ireland, in conjunction with the Local Enterprise Network, is holding a series of regional ‘Brexit Customs Briefing’ webinars for all businesses ...
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