Irish Business Design Challenge Opened

The Irish Business Design Challenge is a competition with a prize fund of €50,000, for micro, small and medium Irish businesses to share the challenges they are experiencing as a result of Covid-19 and the solutions they have designed to resolve them. To take part  you must have pivoted, repurposed or redesigned your products/service/or business. The […]

National Women’s Enterprise Day – Wednesday 14th October

Come and join host, Áine Kerr, and entrepreneurs from across the country – including Derya Sousa, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at Kianda Tecnologies, for a day of education, inspiration and motivation! Click here for more details.

Enterprise Ireland Ready for Customs Grant

Enterprise Ireland has launched the Ready for Customs Grant to provide companies with financial assistance to cover the costs of taking on much needed additional customs clearance staff, which will be required from the 1st January 2021. Click here for further details.

Prepare Your Business for Customs

The need to overcome pending Brexit Customs issues is now becoming essential for most businesses. Learn how export and import customs procedures on trade with ‘Third Countries’ apply, how tariffs work and the need to correctly classify your goods at your Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) next “Prepare Your Business for Customs” workshop which are being run […]

Covid-19 Micro-Enterprise Assistance: Open for Applications

The COVID-19 Micro-Enterprise Assistance scheme provides a grant of between €500 to €1,000 in respect of vouched expenditure contribution towards the cost of reopening or keeping a business operational and re-connecting with employees and customers. Again, you must have a 30 per cent reduction in T/O, have had 2-10 staff on your payroll in February […]

InterTradeIreland (ITI) Covid Supports and Brexit Advice

ITI, the Cross Border Body that promotes trade across the island of Ireland,  is offering a number of Covid supports and  emergency business grants  as well as providing a Brexit Advisory Service. Please see details by clicking here.

Further Expansion of the LEO Trading Online Scheme for SMEs

Due to unprecedented demand for Trading Online Vouchers since COVID-19 the national total budget for the TOV Scheme to develop your website has increased.  Please keep in touch with your Local Enterprise Office to see when the new Vouchers become available.

A Reminder of the Covid-19 Restart Grant

Applications for the Restart Grant are open and can be made via a simple online application form on your local Council website. The grant, which is targeted at helping businesses reopen in line with the National Roadmap, will be worth between €2,000 and €10,000 to each applicable business, based on 2019 rates. Please contact your […]