Access to housing remains a Chamber member priority and as such we have been lobbying for fiscal and policy interventions to address the issue on your behalf. The publication of the ‘Housing for All’ Strategy by Government last week was an important first step in recognition of the seriousness of the housing challenges that exist. As Ireland’s second city and as Europe's second largest English speaking city region, Cork has the potential to develop as a vibrant urban centre of both national and European significance, however the delivery of affordable, quality housing is critical to enabling our future economic growth and to improve quality of life for all.
The housing crisis impacts across all aspects of society and on the business community as suitable and affordable accommodation is a prerequisite in any growing and successful economy. To meet the needs of employers...
The Business Resumption Support Scheme (BRSS) is a new support scheme for businesses with reduced turnover as a result of public health restrictions. Qualifying businesses will be able to apply to Revenue for a cash payment, representing an advance credit for trading expenses that are deductible for income and/or corporation tax purposes.
Eligible businesses can now register for BRSS. Registration is a necessary first step for businesses to access the scheme and can be done via the e-Registration facility in ROS
Join us bright and early tomorrow as Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr. Michael McGrath T.D discusses his role, the global economic landscape, his perspectives on a fruitful economic model for Ireland, and his vision for the development of Cork.
With a brief that cuts across all government departments and aspects of state led investment, the Minister holds a position that is nothing short of defining for our short and long term future.
This webinar will feature Fiona Kearney, Director, The Glucksman and Ailbhe Cunningham- TEST SITE, Kyrl’s Quay and will look to local examples of the New European Bauhaus concept in action - the European environmental, economic and cultural initiative launched in January 2021 which seeks to combine innovative design with concrete actions tackling climate change.
This interactive networking session will allow Cork Chamber members to connect with Dublin Chamber members, as part of our Cork Chamber CONNECTS series!
Book now to make meaningful connections with other businesses and like-minded individuals outside of our region. Don't miss this ideal opportunity to break away from the day to day tasks to network and chat with fellow businesses near and far!
This programme is designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to improve your self-management, prioritise your tasks, plan your time more effectively to achieve your personal and organisational goals and, as a result, improve your overall personal effectiveness.
The experience in this programme is as close as you can get to having a personal coach. You begin presenting from almost the moment you begin session 1. You present at least six times over the course of 3 full half-days. Your presentations are recorded and evaluated. You get expert, one-on-one coaching privately at the end of each presentation.
These online webinars have been designed to replace classroom-based training whilst people are required to work from home. Participants have the option of either attending the live webinars at the scheduled date and time or alternatively can view a recording of the webinar at a time that suits them.
We have launched our Communicating Europe programme, ‘Cork’s Place in Europe - Next Generation EU’, funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs. Our short survey seeks to ascertain how you relate to and understand the impact of the EU in your life, business and region. Please complete our survey and share with your colleagues and wider network: surveymonkey.com/r/JV66ZC9
All complete survey respondents will be entered into a draw for a €200 Cork Chamber Gift Card which can be spent in hundreds of businesses across Cork
A joint webinar organised by DAFM and DEFRA on “Exporting Agri-Food Goods to GB from 1 October 2021”. takes place on Thursday 9th September at 9am.
The webinar will outline the processes for moving agri-food products between the EU and GB, including the new GB import requirements to be introduced from 1 October 2021 and 1 January 2022. The event will conclude with a question and answer session with UK and Irish officials.
We continue to support our members in the hospitality, tourism, leisure and retail sectors by enjoying staycations, relishing new gastro experiences, soaking up the atmosphere in the city, exploring the great outdoors and supporting local.