RENEW, REFOCUS, RE-ENERGISE & RE-OPEN with the help of LEO Galway.

At last, businesses are finally able to think about re-opening.   After such a long-extended period of little/no sales and no contact with clients or customers for some businesses, it is time to renew the contact, refocus the business, re-energise management & staff, and re-open the doors for business.  Below are some of the supports we can offer: 


“THE PATH TO RETAIL RECOVERY” – Free 1 hour webinar for all retailers – 14 May, 10am to 11am. 

With practical, actionable tipsit will empower retailers and their teams to identify opportunities and exceed their customers' expectations. Topic covered include: 

  • Emerging trends for 2021 and beyond 

  • Your ideal customer, how they have changed and the impact on your business. 

  • The entire customer journey, making the experience easy and exciting both in-store and online. 

  • Selling tips and ideas to help you smash your sales. 

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Covid-19 Lead Worker Representative Training Online. 

Are your staff Covid-19 trained? This virtual training course will inform the trainee how to carry out the role of the C-19 Lead Worker Representative in line with Government, HSE & HAS recommendations on the management of Covid-19 including the RETURN TO WORK SAFELY PROTOCOL. 

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Covid-19 Compliance Coordinator Training Online. 

The Covid-19 Compliance Coordinator is the lead person from the employer side who is responsible for the planning and coordinating of activities to ensure compliance. 

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Trading Online Vouchers - Up to €2,500 grant available 

Grow your business with the trading online voucher, designed to assist small businesses.   It offers financial assistance of up to €2,500 along with training and advice to help your business trade online.  Participating in this scheme can make the process of trading online much easier. If you are looking to avail of the trading online voucher, attendance at one of the trading online seminars is mandatory.  The next seminar is on 9th June 2021, at 9.30am.     

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Businesses can avail of the FREE one to one mentoring service, with expertise available in a such areas as:   

  • Financial Planning Advice - cashflow, financing and developing business plans  

  • Sales and Marketing Advice   

  • Social Media and Digital Marketing Advice 

  • Applying for Funding. 


How to Build a Successful Digital Strategy -  10th June 2021 – 10am to 1pm – Cost €15. 

Is your digital media hitting all the markers, do you know if your website is performing or not?   Have your sales improved? 

Learn about the key areas of any real strategy; - Sales/Marketing Funnel – Measurement & tracking – Audience & platform reach – Website Content – Audit your own website – SEO fundamentals – Budget & spend on Digital media.   

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MICROFINANCE LOANS through Local Enterprise Office Galway. 

Microfinance Ireland (MFI) is a not-for-profit lender, established to deliver the Government’s Microenterprise Loan Fund.   MFI works with small businesses with fewer than 10 employees and turnover up to €2m, by providing unsecured business loans of €2,000 to €25,000 for commercially viable proposals.  Loans can be used to fund start-up costs, working capital, purchase of stock, equipment, machinery, business expansion etc. Contact Local Enterprise Galway for further info. 


Training with LEO Galway 

To assist the small business community in meeting the challenges of the business world and Covid lockdown, LEO Galway provide a wide range of subsidised high-quality training supports which are tailored to meet specific business requirements.    Whether starting a business or growing a business there is something suitable for all. See our short courses: 

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 LEO Galway offer a Lean for Micro Business programme for selected small and medium businesses, in particular those that would benefit greatly from the very substantial improvements in productivity and profitability that can result from the application of Lean principles and techniques.  Lean is about being effective and efficient – doing things quicker, better, cheaper…together. 



A new initiative from LEO Galway, the objective of the new Green for Micro programme is to help prepare small businesses for the low carbon, more resource efficient economy of the future.  The programme is available to selected businesses with up to ten employees.   Developing a greener policy can offer many benefits including; increased cost savings; using less energy, water & materials; reduced environmental footprint & greenhouse gas emissions.  Opportunities for additional value on products & services.   Find out more & apply at 

LEO Galway be contacted on 091 509090, or by email on our supports and services are as outlined on and on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

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