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Keeping Business Moving – Managing your Supply Chain during the Crisis

April 3rd, 2020|

Prioritising Cash, Pragmatism, Collaboration, Innovation, Availing of the Supports that are out there and Safe Practices in all that we do are key to getting through the current crisis and being in a position to both contribute to, and benefit from, the Recovery. All this and more from our latest Zoom Webinar.

Keeping Business Moving – Managing your Supply Chain during the Crisis, Zoom Webinar, Friday 3 April 2020

April 3rd, 2020|

It’s vital to respect the health guidelines so that we minimise Covid-19 impacts now BUT ALSO so that we all avoid a second round of mass infections after we survive the current round. The most immediately useful exercise we can all be doing in our businesses is a rolling 13-week Cashflow forecast and to update it in real time [...]

Family businesses welcome the Government’s Emergency Measures on Covid-19.

March 25th, 2020|

“Today’s measures are a welcome further step; businesses and employees will appreciate clarity on what they can continue to do and financial support for what they can’t.” 24 March 2020 – The Family Business Network Ireland has this afternoon welcomed the Government’s newest series of measures to combat COVID-19 and to safeguard the Irish economy. [...]

Member Update: Covid-19: 24 March 2020

March 24th, 2020|

Executive Director John McGrane providing our members with an update on the Covid-19 situation.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Business Supports

March 24th, 2020|

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Business Supports Please see below a list of information, advice and supports from Government and Industry to support businesses in coping with the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. This is a dynamic list that will be constantly updated. Central Bank of Ireland  Statement: Central Bank of Ireland (18 March) Statement by the Governor of the [...]

An Update for our Member Families from the Family Business Network

March 24th, 2020|

We know that Family-owned businesses have had to react and adapt quickly to the threat with very little line of sight in preparing for staff working remotely and implementing measures in the workplace to protect those who cannot work from home. That’s why we’re devoting all our activity at the Family Business Network right now [...]

FBN Ireland Entrepreneur Relief Consultation Submission

June 21st, 2019|

FBN Ireland participated in a Public Consultation with the Department of Finance on CGT Entrepreneur Relief . Please find our Entrepreneur Relief Consultation Submission document below.    

FBN Ireland KEEP Consultation Submission

June 21st, 2019|

FBN Ireland participated in a Public Consultation with the Department of Finance on the Key Employee Engagement Programme (KEEP). Please find our KEEP Consultation Submission document below.  

Pre-Budget Submission from FBN Ireland, PwC and DCU Centre for Family Business

June 21st, 2019|

In recent one-to-one discussions with members and when we’ve spoken at events, many of our members raised concern about the treatment of Family Business within the Irish Tax Code – and, in particular, how the tax system needs to provide better support for Irish owned Family Businesses and Entrepreneurs.   We undertook to make this a [...]

FAMILY BUSINESS NETWORK IRELAND WELCOMES CHANGES TO FAIR DEAL SCHEME

June 21st, 2019|

Director General, Yve O’Driscoll: “Today’s approval is very welcome. It is only right that the benefits of the fair deal scheme be extended to those who have spent their lives providing jobs and contributing to Ireland’s local economies. 11th June 2019 – Family Business Network Ireland has welcomed today’s change to the Fair Deal Scheme, [...]