Economic Trends - Economic Trends - Q4 2019 http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/ en-us 03 Feb 2020 04:32:44 GMT 03 Feb 2020 04:32:44 GMT http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/rss.xml Newsweaver conor@corkchamber.ie (Cork Chamber of Commerce) support@newsweaver.ie (Newsweaver) 60 true Culture http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/3id69r9112a?rss=true [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/167qf3vix8i/external ] 03 Feb 2020 12:00:00 GMT a8c2cea9ea6e07d3abb66202b9d60c07 ARTICLE_2_COLUMN-clone-30206874-20190308-164015 <p><a href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/167qf3vix8i/external" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><img src="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/files/1/8881/217439/6285471/520b21386965cf8dff6d25e4/eco_trends_q4_2019_stats_2.jpg" width="600" height="376" alt="" /></a></p> Culture & placemaking http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/s27r3m8l25a?rss=true Placemaking and Quality of Life Key to Cork’s Success “Quality of life for citizens is a key pillar in developing a successful location for investment and skills. Within this, arts, culture and placemaking are fundamental and in our recent survey we explored this topic further. Across the business community, we received a resounding endorsement of the efforts to enhance the public realm with 92% of respondents confirming that art in public spaces enhances the experience for residents and visitors alike." Paula Cogan President, Cork Chamber 12 Jul 2019 12:00:00 IST 80e39b70684fb807fc885006b355b5e8 ARTICLE_2_COLUMN-clone-30206874-20190308-164015 <div> </div> <div> <p><span style="color: #007a87;"><strong>Placemaking and Quality of Life Key to Cork’s Success</strong></span></p> </div> <div> </div> <p><span style="color: #333333;"><em><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: 14px; text-align: justify; background-color: #ffffff; float: none; display: inline;">“Quality of life for citizens is a key pillar in developing a successful location for investment and skills. Within this, arts, culture and placemaking are fundamental and in our recent survey we explored this topic further. </span></em></span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="color: #333333;"><em><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: 14px; text-align: justify; background-color: #ffffff; float: none; display: inline;">Across the business community, we received a resounding endorsement of the efforts to enhance the public realm with 92% of respondents confirming that art in public spaces enhances the experience for residents and visitors alike."</span></em></span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="color: #333333;">Paula Cogan</span></p> <p><span style="color: #333333;">President,</span></p> <p><span style="color: #333333;">Cork Chamber</span></p> More on Budget 2020 https://www.corkchamber.ie/economic-trends/ iNTRODUCTION http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/t2f82tx4ea3?rss=true The final economic trends survey of 2019 reports on member experiences during October, November and December. The survey asked the thoughts of the Cork business community on Q4 2019, and the outlook for Q1 2020 on business confidence, the operating landscape, skills and for their overall economic perspective. Quality of life for citizens is a key pillar in developing a successful location for investment and skills. To this, arts, culture and placemaking are fundamental, and we explored the role of public art and placemaking as part of our recent survey. 03 Feb 2020 12:00:00 GMT 66aa2584f1b5e308149f5c449f5d5dfb ARTICLE_1_COLUMN-clone-30205334-20190411-094627 <p><span style="color: #007a87;">The final economic trends survey of 2019 reports on member experiences during October, November and December. The survey asked the thoughts of the Cork business community on Q4 2019, and the outlook for Q1 2020 on business confidence, the operating landscape, skills and for their overall economic perspective. Quality of life for citizens is a key pillar in developing a successful location for investment and skills. To this, arts, culture and placemaking are fundamental, and we explored the role of public art and placemaking as part of our recent survey.</span></p> THREATS TO BUSINESS http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1ctokdalmj6?rss=true [ https://www.youtube.com/embed/7QPEtmz8kZM ] [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1g88mzqdylt/external ] 1. Brexit 2. Skills availability 3. Changing consumer spending / reduced orders “Brexit remains the top ranking threat to business growth across the region.Skills availability has moved up to the second greatest threat to business growth. Michelle O'Sullivan, Senior Public Affairs Executive Cork Chamber. 03 Feb 2020 12:00:00 GMT 1237570a2e2449616389078753e2f307 ARTICLE_1_COLUMN-clone-30206862-20190411-101804 <p><a href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1g88mzqdylt/external" target="_blank" rel="noopener"> [ https://www.youtube.com/embed/7QPEtmz8kZM ] </a></p> <p><span style="font-size: 20px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">1. Brexit</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 20px;">2. Skills availability</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 20px;">3. Changing consumer spending / reduced orders</span></p> <p> </p> <p><em> “</em><em>Brexit remains the top ranking threat to business growth across the region.Skills availability has moved up to the second greatest threat to business growth.  </em></p> <p> </p> <p>Michelle O'Sullivan,</p> <p>Senior Public Affairs Executive</p> <p>Cork Chamber.</p> View Full Results https://www.corkchamber.ie/economic-trends/ Prize Winner http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/azq6avqiobs?rss=true Thank You Jim McGrath, Head of Finance, Abbvie Cork, is the survey prize winner this quarter. The Q4 prize of 100 giftcard from Perry Street is on it's way! Our thanks to everyone taking the time to complete this survey. Your feedback helps us transform Cork and Ireland for the better. Previous editions of the Economic Trends are available on www.corkchamber.ie 03 Feb 2020 12:00:00 GMT 8d1aa318838cd4448223f4874b396cfc ARTICLE_1_COLUMN-clone-30206862-20190411-101804 <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>Thank You </strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> </p> <p style="text-align: center;">Jim McGrath, Head of Finance, Abbvie Cork, is the survey prize winner this quarter.</p> <p style="text-align: center;">The Q4 prize of 100 giftcard from <strong>Perry Street</strong> is on it's way!<span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 12px; color: #333333;"><strong><br /></strong></span></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> </p> <p style="text-align: center;"><em>Our thanks to everyone taking the time to complete this survey. Your feedback helps us transform Cork and Ireland for the better. </em></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><em>Previous editions of the Economic Trends are available on www.corkchamber.ie</em></p> <p> </p> Business Confidence http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/spnc748a6mq?rss=true There is a marked increase in business confidence at 93%, up from 88% in Q3. Through the survey results, we have seen a healthy increase in business confidence with 93% of respondents indicating confidence, up from 88% in Q3. In relation to turnover, 63% of businesses indicated an increase, with 53% expecting turnover to increase in Q1 2020. This is a very positive way for Cork business to enter what is sure to be another successful decade and Ulster Bank is proud to work with SMEs in Cork and right across the country every day.” Pat Horgan, Head of SME Banking, Ulster Bank 11 Jul 2019 12:00:00 IST 8273faca5c0489babae505c4776f33cd ARTICLE_2_COLUMN-clone-30206864-20190411-110315 <p><span style="color: #00759a;"><strong> There is a marked increase in business confidence at 93%, up from 88% in Q3.</strong></span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="color: #333333;"><em>Through the survey results, we have seen a healthy increase in business confidence with 93% of respondents indicating confidence, up from 88% in Q3. In relation to turnover, 63% of businesses indicated an increase, with 53% expecting turnover to increase in Q1 2020. This is a very positive way for Cork business to enter what is sure to be another successful decade and Ulster Bank is proud to work with SMEs in Cork and right across the country every day.”</em></span></p> <p style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; text-align: left; background-color: #ffffff; border-radius: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; text-align: left; background-color: #ffffff; border-radius: 0px;"><span style="color: #333333;">Pat Horgan,</span></p> <p style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; text-align: left; background-color: #ffffff; border-radius: 0px;"><span style="color: #333333;">Head of SME Banking,</span></p> <p style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; text-align: left; background-color: #ffffff; border-radius: 0px;"><span style="border-radius: 0px; color: #333333;">Ulster Bank</span></p> Business Confidence http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1h5k8968upt?rss=true [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/g0r2znsgok9/external ] 03 Feb 2020 12:00:00 GMT d1681e5296ef58be55df34bb3e214abe ARTICLE_2_COLUMN-clone-30206864-20190411-110315 <p><a href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/g0r2znsgok9/external" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><img align="left" src="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/files/1/8881/217439/6285471/0159a4922074aff0fc6f43cd/eco_trends_q4_2019_stats_04.jpg" width="500" height="142" alt="" /></a></p> Further Results: Net Profits & Turnover https://www.corkchamber.ie/economic-trends/ Employment Outlook http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/emamj1jhh0z?rss=true [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/j7vrp0jjl6a/external ] 03 Feb 2020 12:00:00 GMT 9d85e718b678a77ebd366655df5bc2ef ARTICLE_2_COLUMN-clone-30206874-20190411-110611 <p><a href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/j7vrp0jjl6a/external" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><img src="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/files/1/8881/217439/6285471/6c44a66db8133b892c591e59/eco_trends_q4_2019_stats_07.jpg" width="600" height="308" alt="" /></a></p> Employment Outlook http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1jww6202zse?rss=true 55% of respondents expect employee numbers to increase over the next 12 months. While there is a decline in respondents reporting an increase in employee numbers in Q4 at 36%, from 49% in Q3, we do see an increase in responding businesses indicating that employee numbers have stayed the same in Q4, at 57%. With this we see 55% of business also reporting that they expect employee numbers to increase over the next 12 months, at 45% in Q3. 03 Feb 2020 12:00:00 GMT ab4ea9578c2fcb0c6903868866b194d8 ARTICLE_2_COLUMN-clone-30206874-20190411-110611 <div style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; text-align: left; background-color: #ffffff; border-radius: 0px;"> </div> <div style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; text-align: left; background-color: #ffffff; border-radius: 0px;"><strong><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;"><span style="color: #8f3f6d;">55% of respondents expect employee numbers to increase over the next 12 months.</span></span></strong></div> <div style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; text-align: left; background-color: #ffffff; border-radius: 0px;"> </div> <div style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; text-align: left; background-color: #ffffff; border-radius: 0px;"> <p>While there is a decline in respondents reporting an increase in employee numbers in Q4 at 36%, from 49% in Q3, we do see an increase in responding businesses indicating that employee numbers have stayed the same in Q4, at 57%.</p> <p> </p> <p>With this we see 55% of business also reporting that they expect employee numbers to increase over the next 12 months, at 45% in Q3.</p> </div> More on Employment Outlook https://www.corkchamber.ie/economic-trends/ International Women's Day Breakfast http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1nt8syhmqy2?rss=true Fri 8th March | 7:30am–9.00am | The Montenotte Hotel Cork Chamber Skillnet are delighted to partner with Gillian McGrath of Change Grow Succeed to deliver this unique interactive breakfast event. Designed to empower women by identifying 3 ways in which women can re-purpose their thoughts and behaviours to maximise their talents and take the next step in the workplace. The theme of International Women's Day 2019 is #BalanceForBetter and is a call-to-action for driving gender balance across the world. Better Balance means Better Business. Places are limited, so register early! 20 Feb 2019 12:00:00 GMT e46e59a38898a1393d88762cb2469a27 Free Event <p>Fri 8<sup>th</sup> March | 7:30am–9.00am | The Montenotte Hotel</p> <p> </p> <p>Cork Chamber Skillnet are delighted to partner with Gillian McGrath of Change Grow Succeed to deliver this unique interactive breakfast event. Designed to empower women by identifying 3 ways in which women can re-purpose their thoughts and behaviours to maximise their talents and take the next step in the workplace.</p> <p> </p> <p><em>The theme of International Women's Day 2019 is #<strong>BalanceForBetter</strong> and is a call-to-action for driving gender balance across the world. Better Balance means Better Business. </em></p> <p><strong> </strong></p> <p>Places are limited, so register early!</p> http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/files/1/8881/217439/6285471/6fdffbf0d019a4461ec6b14d/womensday2019-balanceforbetter-banner_6.jpg Register Free https://www.corkchamber.ie/course/international-womens-day-breakfast-e-intention-shapes-change/ Productivity using MS Outlook http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/x13rum58vg9?rss=true A course designed to revolutionise your productivity in your everyday work. 20 Feb 2019 12:00:00 GMT e2c2f5e0120958aaa302a5dcf28e8bfd Members €175/Non-members €195 <p>A course designed to revolutionise your productivity in your everyday work.</p> http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/files/1/8881/217439/6285471/9acff24a3c0b5fd4998972f6/carl-heyerdahl-181868-unsplash.jpg Book Now https://www.corkchamber.ie/course/practical-productivity-using-outlook-2019/ March Business Breakfast http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/bnsi08cxpzv?rss=true Thurs 7th March | 7:30am–9.00am | Cork International Hotel Cork Chamber is delighted to host Niall MacCarthy, Managing Director of Cork Airport as the guest speaker, in association with the Irish Examiner. 20 Feb 2019 12:00:00 GMT fe9b5fab56adda330a30365808a71f91 Members €25/Non-members €50 <p><span style="color: #333333;">Thurs 7<sup>th</sup> March | 7:30am–9.00am | Cork International Hotel</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="color: #333333;">Cork Chamber is delighted to host Niall MacCarthy, Managing Director of Cork Airport as the guest speaker, in association with the Irish Examiner.</span></p> <p><!-- Read More Spacer --></p> http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/files/1/8881/217439/6285471/13684257febaa0d37018843a/cork%20airport%20logo%20jap_6124%20_1_.jpg Read More https://chamber.corkchamber.ie/events/details/march-business-breakfast-2019-featuring-niall-maccarthy-cork-airport-15501 Networking at Noon at Glandore’s New Office http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/88nlw9khdvh?rss=true Tues 12th March | 12.00pm–1.30pm | Glandore, City Quarter, Lapps Quay, Cork Set in the heart of Cork’s central business district, Glandore’s newest workspace is stylish, contemporary and ideally positioned. 20 Feb 2019 12:00:00 GMT 19bd20c7d6606051a4aa90a06ef4505d Free for Cork Chamber Members <p><span style="color: #333333;">Tues 12<sup>th</sup> March | 12.00pm–1.30pm | Glandore, City Quarter, Lapps Quay, Cork</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="color: #333333;">Set in the heart of Cork’s central business district, Glandore’s newest workspace is stylish, contemporary and ideally positioned.</span></p> http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/files/1/8881/217439/6285471/6c84e6e22b3c6ce8d37f5a9e/glandore_city_quarter_clubroom_3.jpg Read More https://chamber.corkchamber.ie/events/details/networking-at-noon-at-glandore-s-new-office-space-15485 Brexit & Business http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/ybbv76expn2?rss=true Brexit and Certificates of Origin Certificates of Origin for goods arriving in the UK coming from third countries... where to Irish companies stand? Brexit Resources Information, seminars and contact points to help you be Brexit ready. 20 Feb 2019 12:00:00 GMT f98e6206c643eac0ca98fe4467aaed6f Special Weekly Series: 3 of 7 <p><span style="color: #333333;"><strong>Brexit and Certificates of Origin</strong></span></p> <p><span style="color: #333333;">Certificates of Origin for goods arriving in the UK coming from third countries... where to Irish companies stand?</span></p> <p><span style="color: #333333;"><strong> </strong></span></p> <p><span style="color: #333333;"><strong>Brexit Resources</strong></span></p> <p><span style="color: #333333;">Information, seminars and contact points to help you be Brexit ready.</span></p> <p><strong>Brexit and Certificates of Origin</strong></p> <p>We are informed that at present UK Customs authorities do not require Certificates of Origin for goods arriving in the UK coming from third countries. Therefore Irish goods arriving in the UK post Brexit/’no-deal’ are not likely to require a Certificate of Origin. However, companies in the UK may request a Certificate of Origin depending on their individual needs (re-exporting etc). If your company exports to the UK we encourage you to register with us now for Export Documentation. </p> <p>Be export ready. Discuss your requirements with our Export Documentation Manager, <a href="mailto:imelda@corkchamber.ie">Imelda</a>.</p> <p><strong> </strong></p> <p><strong>Brexit Resources</strong></p> <ul> <li>Seminar, Revenue Commissioners: <a href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/19rljdxk15f/external" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Upcoming Brexit Information seminar</a>: Cork, Feb 26th</li> <li>Seminar, HSA: <span style="font-size: 13px;"><a href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1kn9vja4h02/external" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Implications on Supply/Use of Chemicals, Machinery and Products</a> Feb 28th </span></li> </ul> <ul> <li>Department of Business, Enterprise & Innovation: <a href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1e6a525ree4/external" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Getting Brexit Ready</a></li> <li>Enterprise Ireland –<a href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1jk1ve0mjb4/external" target="_blank" rel="noopener"> Prepare for Brexit</a></li> <li>European Commission <a href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1fl6rovwu7l/external" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Brexit Preparedness Notices</a></li> <li>Chambers Ireland – <a href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/21hjqhnl46r/external" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Brexit information</a></li> <li>UK Government - <a href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1ka1x8uo9xz/external" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Instructions on Classifications of Goods & Tarrifs</a></li> </ul> http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/files/1/8881/217439/6285471/111517d34ceacf261d082239/uk%20export.jpg N40 | Dunkettle | N28 Progress Update http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/h2fxgbzau4d?rss=true Updates on progress of the following road improvements Dunkettle Interchange Project. Advance Works at Silversprings. Advance Works at Little Island Interchange. N28 Works at Shannonpark, Raffeen Junction. N40 Intelligent Transport System. 20 Feb 2019 12:00:00 GMT 989a43532818f2da4f7dec0cc39854a8 <p><span style="color: #333333;">Updates on progress of the following road improvements</span></p> <ul> <li><span style="color: #333333;">Dunkettle Interchange Project. </span></li> <li><span style="color: #333333;">Advance Works at Silversprings.</span></li> <li><span style="color: #333333;">Advance Works at Little Island Interchange.</span></li> <li><span style="color: #333333;">N28 Works at Shannonpark, Raffeen Junction.</span></li> <li><span style="color: #333333;">N40 Intelligent Transport System.</span></li> </ul> http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/files/1/8881/217439/6285471/aa8e0003546faa1e01398875/dci%20logo.jpg Read More https://www.dunkettle.ie/newsletters Latest Member Offers http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/19uajdlnnv2?rss=true 10-20% Discount on Online Training for Cork Chamber Members [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/trr95e7c630/external ] Free €50 worth of Blue Credits when you join BlueBiz [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1b4f80hnnd3/external ] Learn about Uillean Ceoil and read about their 10% Special Offer [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/hfcqzz832i4/external ] All offers can be submitted through the Member's Area of our website. 20 Feb 2019 12:00:00 GMT 05ddee50d697e34f72a5211c75e000fb <ul> <li><span style="color: #333333; 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float: none; display: inline;">Learn about Uillean Ceoil and read about their 10% Special Offer</span></span></a></span></li> </ul> <p><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;"><strong>All offers can be submitted through the Member's Area of our website.</strong></span></p> http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/files/1/8881/217439/6285471/0f2b9898cfe7d7db89b38cb0/chambers-539208133_50.jpg See all offers https://chamber.corkchamber.ie/hotdeals Upcoming Member Events http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1w2i5rt6k6w?rss=true Pure Cork Industry Day: At Vienna Woods Hotel 27th February [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1tsbj8mqtdh/external ] The Health and Safety Authority: Brexit and the Implications on Supply and Use of Chemicals, Machinery and Products in Irish Businesses February 28th [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/74mlpr067xy/external ] UCC: Inaugural Musgrave Guest lecture on Food Authenticity 28th February [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/hlveueuqyes/external ] Oesophageal Cancer Fund's: Lollipop Day- Oesophageal Cancer main fundraising event 1st-2nd March [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1ciqq6nz1mu/external ] The Metropole Hotel: Dress For Success Fashion Show March 1st [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/12nyo00a264/external ] Triskel: Sonic Youth- 30 years of Daydream Nation for one night only 1st March [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/m00ndq1iynj/external ] Clayton Hotel Sliversprings: Cork arc Spring Ball in association with Sunshine and Umbrellas March 1st [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1worwpg2ssu/external ] EY: Future of Finance with EY, Ibec and Cliff Baty, CFO, Manchester United 5th March [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/txjy84cfp2k/external ] Elm Tree Glounthaune: Warm up to CHELTENHAM Event 6th March [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/jofouhf6r3p/external ] Network Cork: The Business of Books 6th March [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/hf5s393qipr/external ] National Recruitment Federation: NRF Conference 14th March [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/vbezmxyngks/external ] Cork University Business School: CUBS CONFERENCE 2019 - LEADING THE WAY 13th March [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1w5hzsegm47/external ] 20 Feb 2019 12:00:00 GMT 6a115ab2aa417964282a883baad08e26 <ul> <li><span style="color: #000000;"><strong>Pure Cork Industry Day: </strong><a style="color: #000000;" href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1tsbj8mqtdh/external">At Vienna Woods Hotel 27th February </a></span></li> <li><span style="color: #000000;"><strong>The Health and Safety Authority: </strong><span style="font-family: Catamaran, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; text-align: left; float: none; display: inline;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><a style="color: #000000;" href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/74mlpr067xy/external">Brexit and the Implications on Supply and Use of Chemicals, Machinery and Products in Irish Businesses February 28th</a> </span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color: #000000;"><strong><span style="font-family: Catamaran, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; text-align: left; float: none; display: inline;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">UCC: </span></span></strong><span style="font-family: Catamaran, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; text-align: left; float: none; display: inline;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 13px; text-align: left; float: none; display: inline;"><a style="color: #000000;" href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/hlveueuqyes/external">Inaugural Musgrave Guest lecture on Food Authenticity 28th February</a> </span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; color: #000000; font-size: 13px;"><strong><span style="text-align: left; float: none; display: inline;"><span style="text-align: left; float: none; display: inline;"><span style="text-align: left; float: none; display: inline;">Oesophageal Cancer Fund's: </span></span></span></strong><span style="text-align: left; float: none; display: inline;"><span style="text-align: left; float: none; display: inline;"><span style="text-align: left; float: none; display: inline;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; text-align: left; float: none; display: inline;"><a style="color: #000000;" href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1ciqq6nz1mu/external">Lollipop Day- Oesophageal Cancer main fundraising event 1st-2nd March</a> </span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="color: #000000;"><strong>The Metropole Hotel:</strong> <a style="color: #000000;" href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/12nyo00a264/external">Dress For Success Fashion Show March 1st </a></span></li> <li><span style="color: #000000;"><strong>Triskel: </strong>Sonic Youth<strong>- </strong><a style="color: #000000;" href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/m00ndq1iynj/external">30 years of Daydream Nation for one night only 1st March</a></span></li> <li><span style="color: #000000;"><strong>Clayton Hotel Sliversprings: </strong><a style="color: #000000;" href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1worwpg2ssu/external">Cork arc Spring Ball in association with Sunshine and Umbrellas March 1st</a> </span></li> <li><span style="color: #000000;"><strong>EY: </strong><a style="color: #000000;" href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/txjy84cfp2k/external"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 13px; text-align: left; float: none; display: inline;">Future of Finance with EY, Ibec and Cliff Baty, CFO, Manchester United 5th March </span></span></a></span></li> <li><span style="color: #000000;"><strong><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 13px; text-align: left; float: none; display: inline;">Elm Tree Glounthaune: </span></span></strong><a style="color: #000000;" href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/jofouhf6r3p/external"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 13px; text-align: left; float: none; display: inline;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; text-align: center; float: none; display: inline;">Warm up to CHELTENHAM Event 6th March </span></span></span></a></span></li> <li><span style="color: #000000;"><strong><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 13px; text-align: left; float: none; display: inline;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; text-align: center; float: none; display: inline;">Network Cork:</span></span></span></strong><a style="color: #000000;" href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/hf5s393qipr/external"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 13px; text-align: left; float: none; display: inline;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; text-align: center; float: none; display: inline;"> The Business of Books 6th March </span></span></span></a></span></li> <li><span style="color: #000000;"><strong>National Recruitment Federation: </strong><a style="color: #000000;" href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/vbezmxyngks/external">NRF Conference 14th March</a> </span></li> <li><span style="color: #000000;"><strong>Cork University Business School: </strong><a style="color: #000000;" href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1w5hzsegm47/external"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 13px; text-align: left; float: none; display: inline;">CUBS CONFERENCE 2019 - LEADING THE WAY 13th March </span></span></a></span></li> </ul> http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/files/1/8881/217439/6285471/b6ace595105473e8d4f7ef15/mhm_performancechampionship_001.jpg See full list of member events https://chamber.corkchamber.ie/events/ Member News http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/6occxrq7jpc?rss=true Translit Secures 500K Funding [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/18gsu2kdh3h/external ] Visit Cork Tourism Industry Seminar at Vienna Woods Country House [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1eu0uetfhun/external ] Marymount Announced as Cork Airport's 2019 Charity of the Year [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1u17iugo6nn/external ] Mardyke Arena UCC Nominated for Upcoming Nutramino Health and Fitness Awards [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/m29bf74kvl0/external ] Cork University Business School Announce the Annual CUBS Conference 2019- Leading the way to a Brighter Future [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/xmg1771r5a5/external ] IHF Cork Reveal Results of Annual Cork Hotel Surveys [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1l35isc5hef/external ] 120 VMware Employee's give back to their Local Community [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/134ozwvu68z/external ] Cork Airport hosts Top European Aviation Forum [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/dfuvnls02lm/external ] Pimbrook Selected as Sage Partner of the Year 2018 [ http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/2q9f7prrkji/external ] 20 Feb 2019 12:00:00 GMT ee6def35a102ad8f819ca527f399efad <ul> <li><span style="color: #333333;"><a style="color: #333333;" href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/18gsu2kdh3h/external">Translit Secures 500K Funding</a></span></li> <li><span style="color: #333333;"><a style="color: #333333;" href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1eu0uetfhun/external">Visit Cork Tourism Industry Seminar at Vienna Woods Country House</a></span></li> <li><span style="color: #333333;"><a style="color: #333333;" href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1u17iugo6nn/external">Marymount Announced as Cork Airport's 2019 Charity of the Year</a></span></li> <li><span style="color: #333333;"><a style="color: #333333;" href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/m29bf74kvl0/external">Mardyke Arena UCC Nominated for Upcoming Nutramino Health and Fitness Awards</a></span></li> <li><span style="color: #333333;"><a style="color: #333333;" href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/xmg1771r5a5/external">Cork University Business School Announce the Annual CUBS Conference 2019- Leading the way to a Brighter Future</a></span></li> <li><span style="color: #333333;"><a style="color: #333333;" href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1l35isc5hef/external">IHF Cork Reveal Results of Annual Cork Hotel Surveys  </a></span></li> <li><span style="color: #333333;"><a style="color: #333333;" href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/134ozwvu68z/external">120 VMware Employee's give back to their Local Community </a></span></li> <li><span style="color: #333333;"><a style="color: #333333;" href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/dfuvnls02lm/external">Cork Airport hosts Top European Aviation Forum </a></span></li> <li><span style="color: #333333;"><a style="color: #333333;" href="http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/2q9f7prrkji/external">Pimbrook Selected as Sage Partner of the Year 2018 </a></span></li> </ul> http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/files/1/8881/217439/6285471/354dcaa626a3966a4b2d19e3/011%20echo%20boy%20statue%20original.jpg See more news https://chamber.corkchamber.ie/news/category/Member%20News Pure Cork Industry Day http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/dn5xznv6mlb?rss=true Wednesday 27th February | 0:30am-1:30pm | Vienna Woods Hotel, Glanmire This an open invitation to any businesses involved in tourism in Cork and will include Pure Cork’s plans for 2019. Panel discussions will be chaired by Kevin Cullinane, Head of Communications of Cork Airport. 20 Feb 2019 12:00:00 GMT 788a6d2aeb1ff23c7f1dd9a2f0cd0e1e <p><span style="color: #333333;">Wednesday 27<sup>th</sup> February | 0:30am-1:30pm | Vienna Woods Hotel, Glanmire</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="color: #333333;">This an open invitation to any businesses involved in tourism in Cork and will include Pure Cork’s plans for 2019.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="color: #333333;">Panel discussions will be chaired by Kevin Cullinane, Head of Communications of Cork Airport.</span></p> http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/files/1/8881/217439/6285471/5207d5bf8a50ba8d84fe013d/purecork.png Register Free https://purecork.clr.events/event/127935:visit-cork-industry-day Build Ourselves & Others http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/lqvp41tp015?rss=true Build greater self-confidence, strengthen your people skills and enhance communication skills 21 Feb 2019 12:00:00 GMT 4369d435a72b24cd659c2fcb6bb14c41 Members €1200/Non-Members €1400 <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">Build greater self-confidence, st</span><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">rengthen your people skills and e</span><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">nhance communication skills</span></p> http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/files/1/8881/217439/6285471/6d5f14695306bc5d27f047f0/presentations.jpg Book Now https://www.corkchamber.ie/course/build-ourselves-others-world-renowned-dale-carnegie-immersion-programme/ Leading High-Performance Teams http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/fn9ty9blqer?rss=true This 3-day explores leadership styles central to developing high performance teams. 21 Feb 2019 12:00:00 GMT c22ebfd7f46d6485d89d729e4030cffd Members €685/Non-Members €735 <p><span style="font-size: 13px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border-width: 0px; border-color: #ebebeb; font-weight: 500; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; color: #000000; background-color: #ffffff;">This 3-day explores leadership styles central to developing high performance teams.</span><span style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border-width: 0px; border-color: #ebebeb; font-weight: 500; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; color: #000000; background-color: #ffffff;" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span></span></p> http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/files/1/8881/217439/6285471/c25846a20adadc1388016ed6/cert.%20in%20training%20delivery%20_%20evaulation.jpg Read More https://www.corkchamber.ie/course/building-and-leading-high-performance-teams-2019/ No-Deal preparation for Irish Businesses http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1o66lvk3tv4?rss=true The heightening uncertainty surrounding a Brexit ‘deal’ or ‘no deal’ has regrettably amplified in recent weeks. With the possibility of a no deal becoming more tangible, Chambers Ireland have developed an information factsheet for business to help you navigate this unchartered territory. Read more 11 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMT 19de5b64717a670b66dc0c3472bd53fd <p><span style="color: #ffffff;">The heightening uncertainty surrounding a Brexit ‘deal’ or ‘no deal’ has regrettably amplified in recent weeks. With the possibility of a no deal becoming more tangible, Chambers Ireland have developed an information factsheet for business to help you navigate this unchartered territory. <u>Read more</u></span></p> http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/files/1/8881/217439/6285471/7e201b0a576fa8e75edcbda3/brexit%203.jpg Read More http://www.chambers.ie/policy/chamber-manifesto-eu-elections-2019.html Q1 2019 Trends Survey http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1q49bjmbbvl?rss=true 08 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMT 54c07cc34d7754f6998fc10045c1052a TOP 3 THREATS TO BUSINESS GROWTH http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/1mrm2mh40mb?rss=true Very similar to the last quarter with the only variance being the replacement of cost competitiveness with changing consumer spending/ reduced orders. Brexit Managing cashflow Changing consumer spending/reduced orders 08 Apr 2019 12:00:00 IST 8841dc3ce6ba9a6b86d3442e32aa7808 <p>Very similar to the last quarter with the only variance being the replacement of cost competitiveness with changing consumer spending/ reduced orders.</p> <ol> <li>Brexit</li> <li>Managing cashflow</li> <li>Changing consumer spending/reduced orders</li> </ol> Employment Outlook http://corkchamberofcommerce.newsweaver.ie/92gv4l1ukx/npscqaas8gy?rss=true 11 Apr 2019 12:00:00 IST c067471d6e133ccf744ef737ccebe06b