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Cork Chamber Christmas Gift Guide 2021

It’s that time of year again! We would like to encourage our Cork Chamber members to support local businesses and jobs when doing their Christmas shopping this year. Here is our weekly one-stop Christmas Gift Guide of offers, services and events available to you to shop local. 20 December 2021 Velo Coffee Subscription Service – […]

Take time to understand the future of EU-UK trade

Time is of the Essence Change is never easy. When the UK became a ‘third country’ for the purposes of trade and customs on 1 January 2021, it understandably caused a lot of well-documented challenges for Irish businesses, and for their counterparts in the UK. Although, it was never going to be an easy transition, […]

Important Update to all Members

Cork Chamber are monitoring the unfolding situation around COVID-19. Today An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, TD, announced additional measures to protect citizens which are designed to delay the spread of COVID-19, and we commend Government for this decisive action (linked below). “Protection of our citizens is paramount and while this move poses certain challenges for all, […]

Supports for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

At Cork Chamber we are monitoring the unfolding situation surrounding the COVID-19 virus on a national and international basis. We are liaising with local and national government to bring updates and guidance for you and your business. The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation has put a range of supports in place and we encourage […]

Supports for Employees Impacted by COVID-19

The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection are introducing measures to provide income support to people affected by COVID-19 (Coronavirus). 3 major changes have been announced: the current 6-day waiting period for Illness Benefit will not apply to anyone who has COVID-19 (Coronavirus) or is in medically-required self-isolation the personal rate of Illness Benefit […]

COVID-19 – Contingency Planning

  The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation has published a user-friendly checklist identifying a range of issues for enterprise to consider in responding to a COVID-19 outbreak. Government of Ireland Advice: https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/472f64-covid-19-coronavirus-guidance-and-advice/ Health Service Executive Health Protection Surveillance Centre: https://www.hpsc.ie/a-z/respiratory/coronavirus/novelcoronavirus/ Travel Advice Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ireland: https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/coronavirus/ Government has agreed national actions, cancellation […]

Networking Tips

You’ve taken the first step and decided to start networking, now what? We’ve put together our top tips to help you get the most out of every networking opportunity. Get Out There! Attending events regularly is one of the easiest ways you can start to build a network with other Chamber members. Book Early Many […]

Infrastructure Updates

1. NTA Survey results In May 2019 we facilitated an NTA survey, engaging with businesses throughout the Island to guide the nature of investment into Little Island. The Island has benefited recently from road improvements that are very welcome but is still all but devoid of multi-modal transport options such as bus and bike. Thanks […]