November 8th marks the 201st anniversary since the founding of Cork Chamber. On that date last year we celebrated the 200 year milestone and enjoyed the company of colleagues past and present - and what a privilege it was to be together.
On that night we launched our book, which chronicles the 200 year history of the Chamber in the context of our city and region, the good times and the many challenges. Little did we know..
Our third webinar of the series titled 'Business Resilience in an Uncertain World: How Sustainability Can Help' will feature Dr. Tara Shine, Environmental Scientist and recently appointed as co-facilitator of the Structured Expert Dialogue under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) who will discuss the importance of understanding risk and how to manage it to build business resilience in an uncertain world.
Join companies and sector experts online to understand how the bioeconomy can offer opportunities across sectors and enable SMEs and people to seek new ways of producing and consuming. Find out how the bioeconomy connects the region's largest productive sectors including food, agriculture, marine and health and also integrates the latest in clean technology, biotechnology, engineering, ICT, IoT and AI to produce high value products and solutions.
Join Ann Doherty, Chief Executive of Cork City Council who will speak to members on the current and future direction of our City. As a key influencer and decision-maker at regional, national and international levels, Ann has a wealth of stakeholder engagement experience across the public and the private sector which is leveraged for the economic growth benefit of Cork City, in line with the Councils statutory mandate for economic development.
The next webinar of the Greening Our City series will feature Cynthia Nikitin, Resilient Places Consultant, based in the US, who will provide examples of how, by integrating parks into the cultural lives of neighbourhoods, and by giving responsibility for developing new programs to, and engaging residents in the design process, parks can contribute significantly to the quality of urban life.
This workshop is focused on transitioning in person training to online delivery through video production. Participants will be guided through the video production process including : Filming with mobile phones, Presenting to camera ,Delivering live content through video conferencing software, An introduction to video editing, Measuring engagement and Pointers for using training videos for staff induction, SOPs & step-by-step machine/equipment training demonstrations will be included.
This course is designed to follow-on from MS Excel Intermediate. Having already familiarised yourself with the most efficient way of performing everyday tasks and now that you have mastered the more commonly used Intermediate topics, it is now time to build on that knowledge. A large proportion of the course is dedicated to managing and manipulating lists of information from working with tables & slicers up to creating and working with Pivot Tables.
Cork International Film Festival has confirmed a full programme of 50 features and documentaries, 14 programmes of shorts and special events, for its Digital-exclusive Festival, 8th-15th November.
Films will have a 30 hour ‘watch window’, and there are a limited number of tickets per film, so early booking is recommended. Cork International Film Festival have kindly gifted 65 complimentary tickets available to you, our members for any film in the programme, on a first come first serve basis.
Originally scheduled to be launched at the beginning of this month, revenue will implement the new AIS system now on 23rd Nov. Business are encouraged to be aware of these changes and to prepare in advanced of this date.
Enterprise Ireland, backed by Getting Ireland Brexit Ready, have created a Brexit readiness checker. Complete the form to receive a personalised report on your current readiness status and how to prioritise your actions before Dec 31st.
Revenue has advised that registration for the Covid Restrictions Support Scheme is now available to eligible businesses, or the tax agent acting on their behalf, via the e-Registration facility in ROS, with over 700 businesses already registered. Press release from Revenue can be read in full <HERE>.