Govt should not fuel business cost rises by increasing the minimum wage - Small Firms Association

Govt should not fuel business cost rises by increasing the minimum wage - Small Firms Association

17/07/2018 - In advance of the Low Pay Commission delivering its recommendations on the National Minimum Wage (NMW) to Government this week, Sven Spollen-Behrens, Small Firms Association (SFA) Director, stated:

Ion Solutions designs and installs new digital signage network in Ireland West Airport

Ion Solutions designs and installs new digital signage network in Ireland West Airport

12/07/2018 - Ion Solutions, the Irish owned specialist provider of audio-visual solutions to companies nationwide and across the world, has designed and installed a new state of the art digital signage network at ...

Brendan Martin to head up Bootstrap, Arkphire’s networking business

Brendan Martin to head up Bootstrap, Arkphire’s networking business

10/07/2018 - Irish owned and Sandyford based IT services and networking company, Arkphire, has appointed Brendan Martin to head up its networking solutions business, Bootstrap. Bootstrap which was acquired by Arkp...

Sandymount Hotel retains top accolade at World Travel Awards

Sandymount Hotel retains top accolade at World Travel Awards

03/07/2018 - Europe’s ‘Green’ leader sets international standard recycling 95% of hotel waste

“Slowdown in house price inflation should be welcomed”

“Slowdown in house price inflation should be welcomed”

02/07/2018 - While house prices are continuing to rise the rate of inflation is slowing due in the main to tighter bank lending according to the latest house price report from MyHome.ie.

Ireland’s Tech Industry Needs to Prioritise Upskilling - Skillnet Ireland

Ireland’s Tech Industry Needs to Prioritise Upskilling - Skillnet Ireland

28/06/2018 - Chairman of MIDAS Ireland, says Ireland’s tech industry needs to prioritise upskilling if it is to remain globally competitive

Government

Government's focus must shift to small, homegrown businesses - SFA at the National Economic Dialogue

27/06/2018 - At the National Economic Dialogue in Dublin Castle , the Small Firms Association (SFA) called on Government to shift its focus from multinationals to small, indigenous businesses in Budget 2019.

Vodafone to recruit 50 new international sales people at its European sales centre in Dublin

Vodafone to recruit 50 new international sales people at its European sales centre in Dublin

26/06/2018 - Vodafone have announced that it is recruiting 50 people to join its international digital sales team at its European Sales Centre ‘Vodafone Red Edge’ in Carrickmines in Dublin.

Temporary Closure of Cornelscourt Hill Road, Cornelscourt, Dublin 18

Temporary Closure of Cornelscourt Hill Road, Cornelscourt, Dublin 18

21/06/2018 - Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council proposes to temporarily close Cornelscourt Hill Road from Kerrymount Avenue to Park Drive from 08.00 a.m. to 18.00 p.m. Monday to Friday from Monday 16th July to ...

Cubic Enables the Most Connected Volkswagen Model

Cubic Enables the Most Connected Volkswagen Model

14/06/2018 - Cubic Telecom have announced that Volkswagen AG selected Cubic as the technology enabler on the all-new Volkswagen Touareg for its connected car experience. Touted as the most connected Volkswagen mod...

Banded Hours Bill out of touch with small businesses - SFA

Banded Hours Bill out of touch with small businesses - SFA

12/06/2018 - The Small Firms Association (SFA) today criticised the draft Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017, which is currently before the Dáil.

Arkphire sets its sail to support Irish sailor in ambitious 30,000 mile global challenge

Arkphire sets its sail to support Irish sailor in ambitious 30,000 mile global challenge

05/06/2018 - Sandyford based and Irish owned IT services and networking company, Arkphire, has announced its support and sponsorship of Dubliner Gregor McGuckin, who is about to attempt to become the first Irish p...

€25 million extension to invoice finance lending facility announced by Bibby Financial Services Ireland and the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland

€25 million extension to invoice finance lending facility announced by Bibby Financial Services Ireland and the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland

24/05/2018 - Bibby Financial Services Ireland, a leading provider of financial support and funding solutions to Irish SMEs, are delighted to announce that the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) will b...

S3 Group announces S3 Semiconductors sale to Adesto Technologies

S3 Group announces S3 Semiconductors sale to Adesto Technologies

22/05/2018 - S3 Group have announced that Adesto Technologies has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire its S3 Semiconductors business.

Skillnet Ireland warns without upskilling, Businesses in Ireland could lose competitive advantage

Skillnet Ireland warns without upskilling, Businesses in Ireland could lose competitive advantage

17/05/2018 - Skillnet Ireland (formerly Skillnets) the national agency for workforce development was launched today at an event in Co Clare to promote upskilling within enterprise. Its mission is to facilitate inc...

Sharon Scally of Amorys Solicitors named Dublin Sole Principal of the Year

Sharon Scally of Amorys Solicitors named Dublin Sole Principal of the Year

15/05/2018 - Sharon Scally, solicitor and principal of Amorys Solicitors, Sandyford has been named Dublin Sole Principal of the Year at the annual Irish Law Awards.

Business leaders in favour of extending Confidence and Supply Agreement Infrastructure, housing investment and Brexit considered key priorities

Business leaders in favour of extending Confidence and Supply Agreement Infrastructure, housing investment and Brexit considered key priorities

26/04/2018 - As the two-year anniversary of the Confidence and Supply Agreement between the Government and Fianna Fáil approaches, a marginal majority (56%) of directors are in favour of extending the agreement fr...

Comtrade Digital Services opens new global headquarters in Dublin

Comtrade Digital Services opens new global headquarters in Dublin

26/04/2018 - Comtrade Digital Services, the leading provider of software engineering services and solutions, today announces that it has opened its new global headquarters in Sandyford.

SFA Chair meets Secretary General of the Department of the Taoiseach to discuss small business environment

SFA Chair meets Secretary General of the Department of the Taoiseach to discuss small business environment

24/04/2018 - Sue O’Neill, SFA Chair, today met with Martin Fraser, Secretary General of the Department of the Taoiseach at the Presidents’ Lunch hosted by the Secretary General.

Sandyford Cycle Route-Drummartin Link Road - plans open for public consultation.

Sandyford Cycle Route-Drummartin Link Road - plans open for public consultation.

19/04/2018 - Dún Laoghaire – Rathdown County Council is currently preparing plans to improve pedestrian and cycle facilities on Drummartin Link Road and part of Kilgobbin Road and is seeking comments and observati...

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