Tipperary Businesses can apply for Restart Grant for Small Businesses from today Friday 22 May

The government has announced details of the new €250 million Restart Grant, which will give direct grant aid to micro and small businesses to help them with the costs associated with reopening and reemploying workers following COVID-19 closures. The Grant Programme is devised as a contribution towards the cost of re-opening or keeping a business […]

60% of entrepreneurs anticipate a return to normal trading within 12 months

Despite serious challenges entrepreneurs remain positive on outlook for 2021 Half of entrepreneurs expect to increase headcount in 2021 70% of entrepreneurs say Government has been supportive Revenues fall for 76% of entrepreneurs since start of crisis   In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, entrepreneurs across the island remain positive, with 60% anticipating a […]

Large selection of PPE equipment available through Laois based business

The Portarlington-based online business FreeTV.ie has been uniquely positioned to cater for the new reality of the Coronavirus. They have been supplying everything from smart video doorbells to WiFi dongles for putting laptops on home nextworks, or HDMI adaptors to connect phones and PCs to TVs. And through their experience of sourcing goods from China, they have […]

Thousands of small businesses locked out of Covid 19 Grant Scheme- McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys to reconsider the Governments Covid 19 Restart Grant for small businesses which was announced on Friday. A new €250m grant scheme to help small firms reopen as restrictions are lifted was announced by the Government on Friday 15th May. […]

Small and medium businesses must be treated as a standalone priority sector as Ireland enters Day One of Reopening Society and Business

It is essential that the SME sector is at the forefront of the Government’s National Recovery Plan as small businesses are crucial to Ireland’s economic recovery   Small and medium enterprises do not operate the same as bigger businesses as they are exposed to different challenges, with the majority driven by the values of founder […]

‘BizTech’ strategists on hand to help Tipperary businesses ramp up post crisis

A team of business strategists, technologists and design thinkers at one of Waterford Institute of Technology’s research centres RIKON are offering their services to businesses across Co Tipperary impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Research centre RIKON is an approved supplier for the Enterprise Ireland/IDA and Local Enterprise Office (LEO) funded Business Continuity Supports for Enterprises […]

Enterprise Ireland Business Financial Planning Grant can assist domestically focused companies during Crisis

As part of the Covid-19 Business Response recently announced by the Government, Enterprise Ireland has announced that it will administer a Business Financial Planning Grant to specifically support domestic focused companies as well as a Sustaining Enterprise Fund for small enterprises. 60 percent of Irish companies that have engaged with Enterprise Ireland since March say […]

Chadwicks Group announces reopening of branches in Tipperary

Following the government announcement on 1st May, Chadwicks Group, Ireland’s leading builders’ merchants will reopen its branches in Tipperary from 18th May to cater for local construction activity.   The branches that will reopen are Chadwicks, Carrigeen Business Park, Clonmel Chadwicks, Dublin Road, Nenagh   Customers are being encouraged where possible to pre-order with their […]

Home Retrofits Key to Post Covid-19 Economic Recovery

Energy Communities Tipperary Cooperative (ECTC) has said that one of the best ways to prepare for the post covid-19 economic recovery is to scale up retrofitting schemes around the country as soon as it is safe for work to begin on such projects. Since forming in 2012 ECTC has overseen the investment of €10.2 million […]

Tipperary businesses to benefit from free courses announced as part of WIT Enterprise Support Initiative

Tipperary businesses to benefit from free courses announced as part of WIT Enterprise Support Initiative The initiative will offer a number of free courses in finance, marketing and managing stress for individuals in enterprises across the South East WIT is launching a new initiative aimed at supporting businesses across the South East during Covid-19. This […]

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