Chamber Brexit Breakfast “ Fintech Hub for Kildare “ It’s an ideal location

As the U.K. economy falters and its political system continues with shock announcements on a daily basis, North Kildare Chamber hosted a breakfast briefing on Brexit this morning with guest speaker Lucinda Creighton. Lucinda, a barrister, former Irish Minister for European Affairs and Member of Parliament is an experienced political strategist and negotiator and now practices…

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Maynooth set to fly the Purple Flag

Photo: Jennifer Forster, North Kildare Chamber, Martin McMahon GM of Picaderos, Oak Alley and Donatello’s, Ronan Twohig House of Finance and Claira Barbour Glenroyal Hotel North Kildare Chamber strives forward with the Purple Flag Application submitted to achieve the prestigious Purple Flag Award for Maynooth and the working group today ( Friday 15th July) is…

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Increasing Minimum Wage is a threat to Competitiveness

North Kildare Chamber today [19th July] commenting on the Low Pay Commission Report said, “The national minimum wage must reflect the current economic realities facing Ireland and Irish business. In a period of low inflation, global economic slowdown and increasing economic uncertainty resulting from the Brexit referendum, any increase to the minimum wage at this…

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Budget 2017 Must Look Beyond the Short Term And Prepare the Irish Economy For The Future

  Press Statement 28 July 2016 The Irish Chamber Network, Ireland’s largest business network, today (28 July 2016) launched its Budget 2017 Submission outlining the need for Government to refocus on strategic investment in the infrastructure of the economy to secure Ireland’s economic future. North Kildare Chamber is the largest business organisation in Kildare with…

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Businesses face a new threat – “Cyber War”

North Kildare Chamber today warned its membership of the impact of Cyber Crime and the need for businesses to remain vigilant The Chamber stated that, “The frequency of cyberattacks against Irish businesses has risen from 25% in 2012 to 44% currently, considerably higher than the global average of 32%.  According to PwC’s 2016 Irish Economic…

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Work Undertaken by Kildare County Council Highlighted In The Excellence in local Government Awards Shortlist

Chambers Ireland today (4 August 2016) announced the shortlist for the Excellence in Local Government Awards 2016 with a total of twenty three local authorities shortlisted over sixteen categories. Kildare County Council have been shortlisted in 5 different categories.   Best Practice in Citizen Engagement :    Celbridge Integrated Services Programme Health & Wellbeing:                               …

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Press Release: Low Pay Commission must be independent with its reports being respected and not politically undermined.

  Press Release:  Low Pay Commission must be independent with its reports being respected and not politically undermined.   North Kildare Chamber today (23rd August) said, “The national minimum wage must reflect the current economic realities facing Ireland and Irish business. We are in a period of low inflation, global economic slowdown and increasing economic…

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Local based company are title sponsors of the Kildare Business Awards

Deirdre Coghlan-Murray and Allan Shine (centre) CE North Chamber, with (from left)  Beatrice Travers, Ciara Buckley, Stephen Farrell-O’Callaghan, Niamh Mullen, Sarah Mortimer, Laura Cahill Local based company are title sponsors of the Kildare Business Awards Naas based Recruitment and HR Services Company, Clark are the Title Sponsor for the Kildare Business Awards which will take…

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Chamber join forces with PINERGY

Alan Clarke, Business Development Manager, PINERGY with Allan Shine North Kildare Chamber and Paul O’Connell, Shareholder and Brand Ambassador of PINERGY at the announcement Chamber sign partnership to invest in new energy efficient project with PINERGY North Kildare Chamber is delighted to partner with Pinergy in enhancing its offices and I Hub facilities in Naas. …

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Action Plan for Education will Prepare Learners for Changing Global Economy

North Kildare Chamber today (15/09/2016) welcomed the commitment to addressing skills needs and further education and training in the publication of the Department of Education and Skills (DES) Strategy Statement.  CEO of the Chamber Allan Shine was recently appointed onto the Mid-East Regional Skills Forum which has members that include IDA, Enterprise Ireland and the…

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