GradStart Initiative from Enterprise Ireland

To continue to grow and compete internationally, Enterprise Ireland is supporting the recruitment and retention of graduates within its client companies. GradStart will support companies with ambitious growth plans to employ up to three graduates on a rolling basis for a 2-year contract duration for each graduate. Graduates will have a minimum Level 6 qualification […]

Supervisor Management Skills: Starts 19th November

This 6 week course will teach you the essential skills you need in order to look at the managerial challenges from a different perspective and build self-confidence. The course is delivered in a practical format, where you will get hands-on real world experience. The course is aimed at new or recently appointed supervisory managers, experienced […]

Do you want to develop a more Productive, Efficient, Streamlined Business?

If so, join the National Productivity Challenge – a programme run by the LEOs nationwide supporting Ireland’s small businesses and enterprises, by providing them with a grant of €2,500 to access the right advice and training resources to enhance productivity and efficiency. The Productivity Challenge is a competitive funding initiative limited to 200 vouchers nationwide. […]

Food Starter Programme: 22nd November + 6th December

The Food Starter programme is a short two day programme designed to help those with a food idea, or those at a very early stage of starting up a food business. This 2 day programme (Nov 22nd & Dec 6th) aims to provide participants with a base knowledge of what is involved in setting up a food business. Covering topics such as market research, […]

New! Business Clinic Series

Based on the latest OECD report, ISME Skillnet have developed a new Business Clinics Series to take place over the next few months tackling the concerns of SMEs. Doors will open at 07.30, with an 08.00 start. Breakfast, tea and coffee will be provided. All Business Clinics will finish by 10.15am. Each clinic will consist of a […]

New Simple Brexit Guide

Microfinance Ireland have launched a new simple Brexit Guide.  Irrespective of how the exit happens, many small businesses will have to operate differently and may run into cashflow problems. This guide which has been produced in conjunction with the LEO Network and Bofin Consultancy is aimed at indigenous micro-enterprises who do not do any business […]

5 Tips for Expanding Your Business

Many small business owners want to grow their companies, and they want to do it fast. But if you rush into expansion without a plan, you risk losing everything you’ve worked so hard to build. To avoid making similar mistakes, heed these five tips for expanding your small business (the right way).

EENGINEX Meet the Buyer and Match-Making Event – 16th October

EENGINEX, the engineering “Meet the Buyer” event, returns to the Combilift factory in Monaghan on 16 October. Organised by Enterprise Europe Network, in conjunction with the Local Enterprise Offices in Ireland, this unique event offers you the opportunity to engage in pre-arranged, face-to-face sales meetings with key suppliers from throughout Ireland and the EU. It […]

‘Biggest-ever’ National Women’s Enterprise Day set for October 17th

The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, T.D., has launched the biggest-ever programme of events to mark National Women’s Enterprise Day (NWED) on Thursday, October 17th. Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) are organising 17 entrepreneurial events across the country under the theme of ‘Making It Happen’, funded by the Government of Ireland in partnership […]

Lean Business Ireland Awards Night – 17th October Croke Park

The Lean Business Ireland Awards 2019 will take place in Ireland’s National stadium Croke Park on the 17th October. Primarily designed to recognise and celebrate enterprise excellence achievements in Ireland, the award’s ceremony will also be an opportunity to socialise and network with other Continuous Improvement Teams. To find out more please click here.