Ifac advises challenged Tipperary SMEs to take full advantage of Covid-19 supports

Covid-19 and lockdown are continuing to send shock waves through our economy with business activity for many SMEs in decline, as well as tumbling consumer and business confidence.   In particular, according to the farming, food, and agribusiness professional services firm ifac, many business owners across the Irish food and agribusiness sectors report being challenged […]

Cash conservation advice from ifac for Tipperary SMEs and business owners

Conserving cash is now a critical priority for many businesses. The coronavirus crisis is having a devastating impact on society and also across the economy. Leadership teams need to make decisions and act decisively, writes David Leydon, Head of Food and AgriBusiness with ifac. Firstly, acting now to slow down the spread of Covid-19 is […]

Advice from ifac for Tipperary SME’s in the food and agribusiness sector: can your business survive coronavirus?

A shortage of shipping containers and a significant slow-down of components and parts coming from China to Irish manufacturers are just some of the impacts already being felt by Irish SMEs in the food and agribusiness sector due to coronavirus. This is another blow to the sector which is already vulnerable to Brexit, writes David […]

Tipperary SMEs encouraged to grow their business with new training fund

Skillnets – the national agency responsible for funding and supporting training networks – has announced details of a new training fund worth nearly half a million euro (€450,000), aimed at assisting private sector businesses to grow, by addressing their current and future skills needs. A group of businesses from the same region, or specialising in […]

Tipperary firms fail to embrace cloud technology

Failure to embrace cloud technology has put small firms in Tipperary at a competitive disadvantage compared to Dublin companies, a new SME survey has revealed. Research by Amarach of 600 SMEs conducted on behalf of telecoms provider Magnet shows that 30pc of small firms in Tipperary say they have implemented a cloud solution of some […]