Paula Carney-Hoffler FCICM, FIICM. Credit Cert, Dip Law, CDPP (Cert IE273) & Director of IDPAA delivered an insightful and energetic talk with practical tips and steps to take to ensure that you get paid on time.
Topics covered included:
Managing Credit Risk
Telephone Call Techniques
Education of customers and the importance of Credit Agreements and Contracts
Thanks to Questum Acceleration Centre who kindly provided the venue.
Our next Earlybird Networking Event will take place in January - date TBC
County Tipperary Chamber & Skillnet welcome Belgian Ambassador Pierre-Emmanuel De Bauw to the LIT Questum Acceleration Centre -16th Nov 2018
Back Row: Lord Mayor – Richie Molloy, Sinead Carr – Tipperary County Council, Jacques Vanhoucke - Head of Economic & Commercial Trade at Belgian Embassy, Dr. Liam Brown – VP LIT, Karen Walters – County Tipperary Skillnet Manager
Front Row: Paula Carney-Hoffler –New Chamber President, Belgian Ambassador - Pierre-Emmanuel De Bauw, Chamber CEO – David Shanahan
Back Row: Garrett Ahearn – Tipperary Boutique Distillery, Lord Mayor – Richie Molloy, Jacques Vanhoucke - Head of Economic & Commercial Trade at Belgian Embassy, Dr. Liam Brown – VP LIT, Deirdre Phelan - Head of Service Operations Eishtec, Frank McGrath – Business Development Manager AIB, Anthony Coleman – District Administrator Tipperary County Council
Frank Row: Sinead Carr – Tipperary County Council, Paula Carney-Hoffler – New Chamber President, Belgian Ambassador - Pierre-Emmanuel De Bauw, Chamber CEO – David Shanahan, Laura Jones – Sales & Marketing Manager- Clonmel Park Hotel
Karen Walters of County Tipperary Skillnet presents Carl Widger and Ian Cooke of Metis Ireland with the 2018 Best Employer Award. David Shanahan, Chamber CEO.
County Tipperary Skillnet were proud sponsors of the
'Best Employer: Talent Development, Training & Wellness' category at the County Tipperary Business Awards 2018 at the Clonmel Park Hotel Friday 19th October.
Congratulations to Metis Ireland on winning the award and to Surecom and BPS Crowthorne who were finalists!
The best of Tipperary Businesses were showcased and recognised for their achievements, the standards of applicants were very high, it was great to see such a variety of inspiring companies. The future for Tipperary business is bright!!
Audrey Crean of O'Gorman Brannigan, Purtill & Co. gave an informative update to attendees on the implications of Budget 2019.
Gary Morrison of Morrison BMW informed the audience about electric cars and benefits in relation to BIK etc. Thanks to both Audrey & Gary for their excellent presentations. Overall the Budget was seen as positive.
There is a 29% increase in funding for Skillnet Ireland for 2019! This brings annual funding to €28 million, the highest ever funding level for Skillnet Ireland.
Seán Gallagher- Presidential candidate 2018 visits Questum Acceleration Centre, Clonmel- 4th October 2018
Sabrina Guida & Karen Walters of County Tipperary Skillnet, David Shanahan CEO County Tipperary Chamber and Seán and Trish Gallagher
County Tipperary Skillnet & Chamber welcomed Seán Gallagher Presidential candidate to the Questum Acceleration Centre today as he visited local businesses. We wish Seán all the best for his campaign.
County Tipperary Skillnet were delighted to be invited to the Brexit update at Hotel Minella, Clonmel on the 24th September 2018 where an Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney gave an insightful, detailed and positive overview of the ongoing Brexit negotiations.
County Tipperary Skillnet and Boston Scientific are proud sponsors of the Manufacturing Excellence Events in collaboration with County Tipperary Chamber. Horan Automation hosted the latest of these events on the 14th September 2018 showcasing 'innovation in manufacturing'.
The event showcased new technologies in various areas of manufacturing including:
Mobile Industrial robots
Industry 4.0 compliant pneumatic systems
Industry 4.0 compliant electrical systems
Robot pallet wrappers
Horan Automation have just signed a deal with Boxline Machinery Manufacturing in China and will export into Europe which will result in the creation of 30 new jobs for the region!
'The early bird catches the worm'- thanks to Tina Mulhearne of HR Direct for such a lively and insightful presentation on the 'top 5 HR challenges' and volunteering her time. Thanks to Questum Acceleration Centre for sponsoring/ providing such a great venue. A thoroughly enjoyable event.
County Tipperary Skillnet are proud sponsors of the 'Best Employer: Talent Development, Training & Wellness' category.
Congratulations and Best of Luck to the 3 finalists:
We look forward to seeing everyone on the 19th October 2018 in the Clonmel Park Hotel.
It was great to be invited to speak at the 'Raising Capital Workshop' on Friday the 7th September 2018 held at the Questum Acceleration Centre in Clonmel, about the 'Future of Work' funding opportunities through County Tipperary Skillnet and Skillnet Ireland.
Enterprise groups are invited to submit innovative proposals for 2019 and for the first time these may not be directly related to training yet creatively address workforce development challenges in the region of Tipperary.
The Event was facilitated by Sarah O'Connor, TriviumVet.
Presentations were made by Tom Brennan, Questum Entrepreneur in Residence;
Dr Noel Kelly of Kellysan (and formerly Kentz);
Pat McGrath presented on 'fundraising governance' & Sharon Cunningham of Shorla Pharma hosted a finance session.
The energy in the room was incredible and the speed networking kicked off the event to a great start!