5 x Olympian Rob Heffernan throws his support behind the Cork disabilities organisation
Cope Foundation has announced its 300,000 Steps Challenge for February. Families, communities and businesses are encouraged to help the Cork disabilities organisation complete the fundraising challenge. Participants will commit to reaching the 300,000 steps target in the 28 days of February to stay healthy, motivated and focused.
This year's initiative is proudly supported by EY and Olympian, Rob Heffernan, will
SERVE launched a week-long awareness campaign on Tuesday 19th January to observe
(Marked on 25th January) with the UNESCO theme ‘Recover and Revitalize Education for the COVID-19 Generation’. Now is the time to power education by stepping up collaboration and international solidarity to place education and lifelong learning at the centre of the recovery. Contact Paula@servie.ie if you wish to get involved with our work that supports vulnerable communities
A warm welcome to Azul Martinez Alanis, joining SERVE remotely from Cordoba, Argentina.
Thank you to Virtual Career Training Internships for connecting us with Azul. Azul is our new Administration & Communications intern and will be working with us until June 2021. She will be helping the SERVE team with general communications, PR, marketing, graphic design, administration work, creative writing, and adapting new virtual fundraisers. She is also studying for a Bachelor’s Degree in International
Barróg, the Irish for hug, is a soft toy bunny that is sharing hugs and helping people feel close across the nation during lockdown
21 January 2021: Ronald McDonald House Charities has today, National Hug Day, launched an appeal for people to send a hug to their loved ones during lockdown and help keep the charity’s doors open amid the Covid crisis. To mark National Hug Day 2021, Ronald McDonald House Charities is asking people to send Barróg, the Irish for hug, to someone you miss and help to support
The option we feel will work most efficiently in relation to testing employees is as follows:
We administer the tests for all staff onsite. If there is an increase in positive cases of Covid-19, this should increase to three days a week until it subsides. We will test with the nasal rapid antigen test. This test has a 15 minute turnaround result time. If requested a serology test that will cover both antibodies and antigens can be performed. This of course is a full bloods option and results are
The successful, annual, Beyond IoT conference is back for its fourth consecutive year. On the 25th of January 2021, Beyond IoT 4.0 is going virtual with a, highly engaging, conference experience. The world has been forced to rapidly evolve and transform industry digital in order for businesses to survive.
Beyond IoT 4.0 will be putting its focus on this digital revolution by bringing together, global thought leaders, industry and research experts and award-winning keynote speakers. Entrepreneurs, SME’s,
Friday 19 Feb @ 23.00 is the closing date for applications for the next intake of participants for the 15th IGNITE programme which gets underway early April 2021.
The twelve month business innovation programme at University College Cork, that nurtures, develops and strengthens entrepreneurial potential, is inviting applications from recent graduates from any discipline, from any third level institution with a viable business idea with potential for commercial or social impact. Apply here.
Cork International Choral Festival is calling on Cork based companies and businesses around Ireland to connect with their staff and teams during Covid through the uplifting medium of music!
The new ‘Choirworks’ programme devised for the 2021 Cork International Choral Festival offers workplace colleagues around the country and internationally the chance to learn to sing and form a company choir, or improve their singing and existing workplace choir, through online interactive music lessons, choir
A reminder to all those PAYE workers who have been working from home that you can now claim Remote Working Tax Relief for 2020. This relief is for 10% of the cost of your electricity/heat and 30% of the cost of your broadband. You can claim this relief using myAccount on Revenue.ie.
There is a link here to Revenue to find out how to claim this relief.
Logitech Ireland announced the creation of more than 50 new job opportunities over the next three years across wide-ranging roles, including design, engineering, IT and supply chain functions. An award-winning design company and maker of cloud peripheral products, Logitech is a long-standing proponent of flexible working and is expanding its staffing of several teams at its Cork office.
Logitech’s office in Cork was first established in 1988 and moved to its current site on Airport Business Park,
Lennox, the 98-year old Irish scientific, industrial and laboratory solutions company, has been certified as a Great Place to Work after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work Institute Ireland. The Certification process is based on direct feedback from employees, provided as part of an extensive and anonymous survey about the workplace experience.
Founded in Dublin in 1923, Lennox employs 60 people across their sites in Dublin and Cork. The survey, completed in November
Matt Maher has been appointed Site Lead at MSD Brinny, Co. Cork, it was announced today. MSD’s Brinny site is one of the region’s largest employers, currently employing over 900 people. The site has been a vibrant part of the Innishannon community and pharmaceutical sector in Cork for over 35 years and specialises in the development and commercial supply of biotech products as well as innovative vaccines development and testing of immuno-oncology products.
With 17 years’ experience with MSD, Matt has
2020 was a hectic and unpredictable year for employers to work through. And, while 2021 will deliver its own challenges, employment law consultant Peninsula wants to give you a heads-up on what's to come.
Their article 'Six crucial Irish employment law changes in 2021', covers employment law updates every employer should be aware of.
Focus Ireland will mark Nollaig na Mban 2021 with an Afternoon Tea at The River Lee hotel throughout 2021.
Nollaig na mBan (Women's Little Christmas) is a celebration of women and is a quintessentially Cork and Munster event.
It’s a day that Focus Ireland mark in the Rebel County and we are asking for your support by buying a ticket to mark the day and enjoy a fabulous Afternoon Tea at The River Lee hotel. Due to current restrictions Focus Ireland have agreed with the management of The River Lee hotel
We are excited to announce that we have been successful in a funding application with the European Solidarity Corps to run a fantastic new volunteer led programme in 2021. We are working with an inspirational team of young people, and will be bringing a new and exciting SCALA Youth Village Programme to Cork, to build on solidarity, active citizenship, and interdependence awareness among young people, with a huge focus on the Sustainable Development Goals throughout. In partnership with Scala in Blackrock,
Leading global travel management company Frosch Ireland has partnered with Irish healthcare company Rocdoc, to offer expedited COVID-19 testing. Covid-19 testing facilities operated by RocDoc are now fully operational at Cork, Dublin, Shannon and Ireland West airports. Frosch’s clients will now have access to several Covid-19 PCR tests with turnaround time for results between 24-48 hours. Frosch has taken this resourceful approach to the ongoing industry-wide challenge of reliable and timely COVID-19
Roberts Nathan Welcomes New Audit Director
Roberts Nathan is Ireland’s leading audit, tax and advisory service provider for SMEs and entrepreneurs.
Roberts Nathan has announced Eilish Haughton as a key senior appointment as Audit Director. She will provide and oversee audit and advisory services for entrepreneurial led and SME companies in Ireland and the UK.
Eilish is an
National Business Machines (NBM), headquartered in Cork and celebrating its 35th year in business, last year announced a €750,000 investment and expansion of their business, largely focussed on infrastructure and personnel.
This year, they are seeing the fruits of their labour, adapting to, and overcoming the challenges of Covid-19 head on, with a can-do and flexible attitude to conducting their day-to-day operations. This approach, coupled with the promotion of a new Sales Director, Don
A new business with a unique concept was launched in Cork during the pandemic.
This Interior Design business, called Little Angels’ Neurodesign, is specialized in a new kind of babies’ rooms.
Their designs are, indeed, all based on one thing: giving visual stimulation for babies to reach their highest potential and development. To achieve this, they use visual stimulation along with scientific data.
Everything you’ll find done by Little Angels’ Neurodesign is for parents and parents-to-be to have a
March 2020: A new and innovative digital platform – WeSwitchU.ie – is set to make waves with energy users in Ireland. Promising to take the stress and hassle out of switching energy providers, the company assists residential customers to engage with the energy market, reducing their energy bills and carbon footprint each year.
Despite launching just weeks ago, the website, which is owned and operated by Limerick native Brendan Halpin, has already been making strides in the Irish business world. The