Opportunities Remain for Irish SMEs to Grow Online Sales

Commenting on the release of today’s (20/12/16) CSO Information Society Statistics on Enterprise, Allan Shine, Chief Executive North Kildare Chamber said, “Ireland continues to perform strongly in online sales and remains the highest in the EU with 30% of sales via e-Commerce. However, it is concerning that this figure is lower amongst small and medium…

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Rates Compliance Legislation proposed for 2017

Rates Compliance Legislation proposed for 2017 It has been reported in the media that the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government is drafting legislation to be brought to cabinet in 2017 which will give new powers to Local Authorities to collect rates payments from business. It is reported that the proposal will introduce…

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Happy 1st year anniversary, GRENKE

Happy 1st year anniversary! GRENKE launched their new Invoice Finance product last year and have had a fantastic start with lots of new and exciting clients joining the portfolio. Businesses selling products or services on credit can avail of immediate payment of their sales invoices. Working with GRENKE allows you to release cash tied up…

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Kfm Radio Christmas Appeal Is Underway

KFM are running thier annual toy appeal. This year they have expanded it to include Shoeboxes (of presents) for teenagers and adults. Their charity this year is the Peter McVerry Trust – helping the homeless. Kfm’s annual Christmas Appeal is underway until December 21st. . They are collecting toys for children, and shoe boxes for…

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North Kildare Chamber today called on the people of Kildare to support local businesses in the run up to Christmas.

Allan Shine, Chief Executive of the Chamber said, “As we approach the Christmas period we encourage the people of Kildare to visit our towns and local attractions, soak up the wonderful atmosphere, and avail of the great value and choice offered by our local businesses for Christmas shopping.” “Christmas marks the most important time in…

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Athy First Friday

Grainne Shaffrey   The last Athy ‘First Friday’ meeting of 2016 will be held this Friday, the 2nd December 2016 in the Clanard Court Hotel.   Joe Boland, Director of Services at Kildare Co. Council has arranged for Grainne Shaffrey of Shaffrey Associates Urban Designers to return to present final designs for some of the…

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