Jobsplus is a new employer incentive which encourages and rewards employers who employ jobseekers who have been out of work for long periods. The scheme involves Department of Social Protection paying employer for each additional eligible person employed on a full time basis. Full details on www.jobsplus.ie
The Microfinance loan scheme funded by the Government can provide loans to newly established and growing microenterprises across all industry sectors. If you have been declined credit for a commercially viable new or expanding business, then Microfinance Ireland may be able to help. click for more information.
Our schedule of training for Autumn 2013 is now published on the booking section of our website. Courses include Start Your Own Business, Tips on Promoting & Marketing Your Business, Using Social Media for Small Business, Introduction to VAT, Pricing & Costing and a Retail Management Development Programme, among others.
National Women's Enterprise Day is being held this year on October 16th and 17th in the Heritage Hotel in Portlaoise. Networking, mentoring sessions, expert speakers and exhibitions are among the supports on offer. Full details of the conference schedule including booking details are available on www.nwed.ie
Cavan Business Women's Club launched on May 21st with over 120 business women in attendance. A new initiative of Cavan County Enterprise Board, CBWC will provide the opportunity to network, acquire new business skills and hear motivational and inspirational speakers. If you are a registered business owner or work in a company and wish to apply for membership please contact Margaret McKeon Boyle who is facilitating the network by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or contact our office. The next event is scheduled for September. Click above for full details and the latest newsletter for the club.
JobBridge is a National Internship Scheme that will provide work experience placements for interns for a 6 or 9 month period. During this time the employee participants receive an additional allowance on top of their social welfare entitlements. No top-up from the employer is involved. For more information and to register as an employer and seek to recruit an intern - press on heading above to find link to the jobbridge website.