Mayo Day Ballyhaunis
Ballyhaunis will be a hive of activity on Saturday, 29th April in celebration of Mayo Day. There will be stalls in The Square, live music from 12.30pm and Irish Set Dancing at 2.30pm. There will be plenty on offer for children also with a face painter and activity play centre throughout the day. Most shops, coffee shops and restaurants in the towns will have special offers, while some of the local pubs will proved traditional music. Ballyhaunis Chamber of Commerce encourages all businesses to display Mayo flags on the day and dress their windows if possible.
A new Enterprise Ireland Competitive Feasibility Fund for agri-businesses has been launched by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor today.
The purpose of the Competitive Feasibility Fund is to enable promoters to assess the viability and market potential of their business ideas.
New mentoring assistance available for micro-enterprises through Local Enterprise Offices
The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell-O’Connor T.D., today (17th June) welcomed the news that Microfinance Ireland (or MFI), the not-for-profit Government Agency providing funded finance to micro-enterprises, is offering micro-businesses the opportunity to avail of a cut in its interest rates (down by 1%) from 1st July 2016.
The Office of Government Procurement (OGP) encourages all SMEs to keep informed of potential tender opportunities in coming months. Register on www.etenders.gov.ie to see all Irish public sector procurement opportunities.
A new guide to the Companies Act 2014 was launched yesterday (08/09/15) by Chambers Ireland and the Law Society of Ireland.
The Companies Act is the largest piece of legislation ever to come into effect in Ireland and fundamentally changes the legal environment in which businesses operate. The aim of this guide is to highlight the most important pieces of information for companies in a clear and concise manner.