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Covid-19 Response

Covid-19 has created many uncertainties for businesses in County Sligo. Local Enterprise Office Sligo aims to provide the most up to date information on a range of supports on offer from government to help businesses through these challenging times. Information on these supports can be accessed by clicking on the banner above or the Latest News section below. Please also sign up to receive Updated News by completing the box below. You can see recent announcements in the Past Newsletters section. Local Enterprise Office Sligo are in the process of organising a range of online workshops and seminars. Remote mentoring on financial and cashflow management is also available. The Upcoming Events section will be updated as these become available. If you have any queries on any of the supports mentioned on this site please e-mail localenterprise@sligococo.ie or phone 071 914 4779

Upcoming Events

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03/03/2021SO2110 The Game Changer Programme Book online
03/03/2021SO2111 Video Creation for Digital Marketing Book online
04/03/2021SO2117 Market your Business on a Shoestring Book online
04/03/2021SO2116 Business Website Review Clinics Book online
05/03/2021SO2115 Facebook & Instagram Adverts (Advanced) Book online
18/03/2021Innovation Awareness Workshop Book online

Latest News

  • 19/01/2021

    FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE NATIONAL ENTERPRISE AWARDS

    The finalists for the National Enterprise Awards have been announced today. An initiative of the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs), the National Enterprise Awards Final will take place virtually on the 11th February. The finalists, selected by the Local Enterprise Offices in local authorities, represent a diverse range of businesses that are supported by the LEOs across the country. Now in their 22nd year, the awards celebrate small businesses and includes awards that recognise excellence in exporting, sustainability and innovation along with 8 regional awards and an overall National Enterprise Awards winner....

  • 06/01/2021

    VIRTUAL SHOWROOMS AT SHOWCASE IRELAND OPEN FROM 25TH-29TH JANUARY...

    “Thanks to this year’s Virtual Showrooms at Showcase, Local Enterprise Office clients across the country can launch new collections and arrange meetings with buyers from around the globe, direct from their studio or workshop here in Ireland,” Kieran Comerford of the Local Enterprise Offices...

  • 14/12/2020

    OVER 80% NOW LIKELY TO ‘LOOK FOR LOCAL’ FOR GOODS AND SERVICES...

    85% feel more businesses trading online than ever before • 83% planning to support more local businesses in 2021 • Surge in support for local businesses following campaigns....

  • 13/01/2021

    NEW! Superior Retailing Programme 2020/2021

    The Local Enterprise Office will run a 5 month intensive programme to support retailers to innovate and thrive

  • 09/09/2020

    BREXIT BACK IN FOCUS FOR IRELAND’S SMALL BUSINESSES...

    After what has been an already challenging year for companies, small businesses are being urged to refocus their minds on Brexit ahead of the December 31st deadline. Irrespective of what happens in talks between the UK and the EU before the end of year cut off, the transition period expires and that will change Ireland’s trading position with the UK. This means any company who exports or imports with or through the UK will be affected and will have to change their processes....

  • 10/06/2020

    FOOD ACADEMY NOW LOOKING FOR A NEW WAVE OF FOOD PRODUCERS...

    The hugely successful Food Academy programme is now open for budding food and drink entrepreneurs in across the country. The programme, which is run by the Local Enterprise Offices in partnership with SuperValu and Bord Bia, is now open for applications until the 26th June for its latest intake...

  • 16/03/2020

    COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment - How to claim the Emergency Payment...

    The COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment is a payment of €350 per week. It is available to all employees and the self-employed who have lost their job due to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. The Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment will be in place for the duration of the crisis. ...

  • 13/03/2020

    COVID–19 Business Supports

    Businesses which are seeking support to assist with business continuity and preparedness connected to the COVID-19 outbreak, may be provided with a Business Continuity Voucher subject to certain conditions and criteria. This offer is in addition to the current range of business supports for microenterprises....

  • 06/03/2020

    Checklist of preparatory actions in responding to COVID-19...

    Business Continuity Planning – Checklist of preparatory actions in responding to COVID-19

  • 02/08/2019

    A Snapshot of Ireland's small Business community at Ploughing's Local Enterprise Village...

    The Local Enterprise Village at this year’s National Ploughing Championships will provide a snapshot of the cream of the crop of Ireland’s small businesses according to Heather Humphreys T.D., Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, who launched the Local Enterprise Office initiative today in Dublin. ...

  • 17/07/2019

    Brexit Preparedness Checklist

    Brexit Government Supports and Advice There is a broad range of programmes and advisory supports in place depending on your specific business needs. Contact your Local Enterprise Office, Enterprise Ireland or InterTradeIreland where you can identify the most appropriate advice and supports available to help you start preparing for Brexit. For advice, you can contact your Local enterprise Office and InterTradeIreland who have a Brexit Mentor Programme and a Brexit Advisory Service respectively. Enterprise Ireland and the Local Enterprise Offices have a Brexit Scorecard and a series of Brexit Webinars and key tips that may be useful, further information and dates can be found here ...

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  • Enterprise Ireland
  • Microfinance Ireland
  • Bord Bia
  • Enterprise Europe Network
  • Sligo County Council