I hope you, your families and colleagues are well.
This week saw the welcome ruling by the High Court favour of the M28 Cork to Ringaskiddy motorway.
The M28 is a key infrastructural asset for facilitating safer travel and enabling the Port of Cork’s development which is of increased significance in the context of Brexit. It will open up to 220 hectares of lands in the Docklands for new housing, civic amenities and commerce and unlocks...
Join us for our Christmas Charity Lunch Live in association with Cork Chamber Skillnet, where we promise to bring some festive cheer and magical entertainment with world’s leading TV hypnotist, mentalist and brain hacker Keith Barry. Participants will also have the opportunity to mingle and network with fellow Chamber members.
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 session hosted by Cork Chamber and the Enterprise Europe Network in association with the Port of Cork, Belgian Embassy, Flanders Investment and Trade & Port of Zeebrugge will feature a discussion to learn more about the new direct connections between Cork and Zeebrugge, and how this can be a first step for your business in bringing Europe closer.
Our fourth webinar of the series will uncover the many areas included within the umbrella term climate finance and its key role in transitioning to a low carbon economy and society. The session will feature David Looney, Senior Financial Advisor for Alpha Wealth Ltd and Nils Hums, Group Sustainability team for Deutsche Börse Group. Speakers will share their valuable insights, along with the opportunities for us and society to engage.
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.
There is less than 43 days to the end of the transition period. Businesses that import or export in or through the UK still have time to prepare for imminent changes, take action now and view the government’s 6 steps to prepare for Brexit page.
The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment has Launched a Public Consultation on the introduction of a Statutory Sick Pay scheme. This follows a commitment by the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD, to bring Ireland in line with other OECD countries by providing for a statutory entitlement to sick pay. The consultation document can be viewed <here>.
We ask you to share your thoughts on the matter with Thomas McHugh, Director of Public Affairs & Communications <email here>
Cork County Council COVID-19 Community Support Programme
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Creating a happy workplace culture and supporting mental health and wellbeing in your workplace with Nic Marks, creator of the Happy Planet Index, the 5 Ways to Wellbeing and the 5 ways to Happiness at Work and Dr Tony Bates, Clinical Psychologist and previous Head of Psychology for 30 years in St James’s Hospital Dublin. A panel discussion will follow hosted by Jonathan Healy, Nic and Tony will be joined by Priscilla Lynch, Head of Service Health & Wellbeing, Cork Kerry Community Healthcare and Paula Cogan, President of Cork Chamber