Chamber Newsletter September 22nd 2017

by admin on 22/09/2017

 
 
     
 

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Very Successful Event @ Morrison BMW!

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Nominee Shortlist Announced

 
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THE Nominees for the 

County Tipperary Business Awards 

were announced on 

Tipp FM @ 9.30 AM 

and with

The Tipperary Star/The Nationalist/South Tipp Today

 
 
SEE THE FULL LIST OF NOMINEES HERE!
 
 
 
     
 
 

If you would like to include an article about your company in the newsletter at any stage please get in touch with u​s.

This is a free service to Chamber members. 

 
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Training Needs Analysis 2018

County Tipperary Skillnet is seeking training requests from all companies regardless of size or sector for application purposes for funding in 2018.

To prepare for this and put realistic training courses relevant to your companies training needs in the application, I am asking companies to submit a training plan/requests based on business needs for 2018 or similar training delivered successfully in 2017. All courses may be identified regardless of whether or not they are in-company/sector specific.

This survey will remain confidential between yourself and the Network with a compilation of training needs to be used for application purposes.

Please consult and pass this link on to all departments within your company so that all training requirements are captured for the Network.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WCVKG38

 

Upcoming Training Autumn 2017.​

Book Now –  places limited!

 
Level 1 – Basic Food Hygiene Training – Thursday 28th September 2017, Clonmel.
 
 
Presentation Skills – Tuesday 17th October  2017, Clonmel.
 
 
GDPR Seminar the Legal / HR Focus effects for companiesOctober 23 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
 
 
Effective Communication & Influencing Skills – Thursday 9th November 2017, Clonmel.
 

Contact Sabrina or Karen to book now:

sabrina@clonmelchamber.com
052 6191103

karen.walters@clonmelchamber.com
052 6191105

 

County Tipperary Skillnet is based in the offices of County Tipperary Chamber of Commerce in Clonmel. We are an enterprise led agency.

County Tipperary Skillnet facilitate the active participation of companies in determining their own training needs and how, when and where training will be delivered. Up to 20% grant aid is applied to help make the training cost effective for companies. This grant can also be applied to in-house training.

The goal is to invite companies to talk to the County Tipperary Skillnet team with a view to assisting them with their specific training needs by sourcing high quality trainers, deliver relevant training at a time and place that suits individual needs.
In conjunction with County Tipperary Chamber, the contracting organisation for the Skillnet, we collaborate on numerous topical relevant events throughout the year.

 
 
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You can register for Budget Breakfast 2018 now!
 
 
 
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Date and Time

Fri 3 November 2017
19:00 – 23:45

Location

Hotel Minella,
Old Spa Road, Clonmel, Ireland
Cost

€80.00

Tickets: Ann Fitzpatrick Florists

In advance

 
 
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Denis Casey is delivering a costing and pricing workshop for the LEO office in Tipperary Town on 14th November.

Details of the course are available on the LEO website – 

https://www.localenterprise.ie/Tipperary/Training-Events/Online-Bookings/Costing-and-Pricing-your-product-or-service.html

Denis Casey, Casey Business Consulting, will deliver a costing and pricing workshop for the Local Enterprise Office in Tipperary Town on 14th November. The workshop is designed to give participants a practical knowledge of the costing and pricing process for small businesses. It will cover product and services and will be relevant to all types of businesses. Places can be booked via the Tipperary Local Enterprise Office website – https://www.localenterprise.ie/Tipperary/Training-Events/Online-Bookings/Costing-and-Pricing-your-product-or-service.html

Places are limited so please book early.

Attendees at this workshop will learn the following:

 

  • What overheads are, why they are important and how to factor them into your product or service costings

  • How to calculate the profit margins delivered by your

    • overall business

    • individual products / services

  • How to calculate your break even position

  • What factors to consider when setting prices

  • How to calculate prices for new products or services you are introducing

  • How to improve margins

  • The importance of reviewing prices on a regular basis and how to do this

  • Not to be afraid to test the market price level and how to do this

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NEW MEMBER: MUNSTER VAN CENTRE, CAHIR

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READ MORE ABOUT MUNSTER VAN CENTRE
 
 

New Member – Clonmel Tuition Academy

 
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READ MORE!
 
 
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 Read more about this offer and Hugh J. Ward’s experience in the field of CREDIT MANAGEMENT & DEBT COLLECTION SOLUTIONS 
 
 

Great night out at Founders Friday with 

Eavaun Carmody

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Transparency International Integrity at Work Conference, September 2017 (Chamber Member Discount)

Join Transparency International Ireland for the inaugural Integrity at Work Conference on Thursday, 28th September at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 8 from 8.30am to 5.00pm.

The Conference brings together employers, legal practitioners, academics and civil society to discuss how to foster a culture of integrity within the Irish workplace. Minister Charlie Flanagan and European Ombudsman Emily O’ Reilly will be among the keynote speakers

Expert panellists will seek to answer these questions:

  1. How do I encourage staff to report concerns about wrongdoing?
  2. What are the best practices in writing whistle-blowing policies and procedures?
  3. What action should my organisation take after a disclosure has been made?
  4. How do I stop bullying of staff who speak up?
  5. What does the Protection Disclosures Act (PDA) mean for my organisation and me?

Chambers Ireland Members can avail of a 10% discount on conference tickets by quoting CHAMBERSIAW. Click here to book

European Commission public consultation on e-Commerce & Retail Sector

The European Commission is undertaking a public consultation to identify (i) the implications of  e-commerce and changing consumer habits on the retail sector and its regulatory framework and (ii) opportunities and obstacles for the integration of the EU retail market. 
The subject matter of this consultation is one that has been identified as a key concern for the retail sector and has been an area of focus for the Retail Consultation Forum. We would therefore encourage all members to complete the survey and for representative bodies to pass it to their members for completion. The consultation process runs until 8th October 2017. 
The survey can be accessed on the link below: 

 
Take the survey
 
 

Chambers Ireland European Economic Survey 2018

Chambers Ireland, in conjunction with Eurochambres, has launched the European Economic Survey for 2018. This is the 25th edition of this annual Eurochambres assessment of the European business community’s expectations for the year ahead. The target audience of this survey is businesses and chamber members all around the country

The results of this survey will be used to help us to identify the main challenges for business in the coming year. This survey should take no more than 3-5 minutes to complete and the deadline for completion is the 29th September 2017. Questions marked with an asterisk (*) are required. If you have any questions about the survey, please email Chambers Ireland at emma.kerins@chambers.ie

Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZD5GN5G

 
 
     
 
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