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Major Changes under Companies Act 2014

Michelle McLoughlin of M. McLoughlin & Co. Solicitors kindly sent us on this information which is essential reading! Changes in Irish company law commenced in June 2015. If you need to form a new company you now have more options and existing companies have some decisions to make.


Is your business Innovative enough?

  • Looking for new ways to grow your company?
  • Do you have lots of ideas but can't select the winners?
  • Do you struggle to come up with ideas at all?
  • Does your company need to re-energise its Innovation Culture?
  • Do you even have an Innovation Culture?!


New Food Labelling is now here!

On the 13 December 2014, new rules on the provision of food information to the consumer became applicable (Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011).   The changes are pretty extensive and cover:

•Responsibilities
•Presentation of Mandatory Particulars
•Mandatory Food Information
•Same…


InterTradeIreland's new Funding for Growth Advisory Service

EARLY REGISTRATION - FUNDING FOR GROWTH:  BREAKFAST LAUNCH EVENTS Is your company growing and in need of new finance options? Succeed in Raising Finance with the launch of InterTradeIreland's new 'Funding for Growth Advisory Service' Tues 10th February 2015, Croke Park, Dublin  7.30am - 10.30am or Thurs…


Allergens in food: scientific advice updated

This article is taken from the European Food Safety Agency and was published as an EFSA News Story on 26 November 2014.

EFSA has updated its scientific advice on food allergens. The Authority's Scientific Opinion looks in detail at all the allergenic products and substances whose presence in food must be…


Collaborate to Innovate Conference

Horizon 2020 Opportunity and Support

Wednesday 3rd December 2014 - The Printworks, Dublin Castle InterTradeIreland's 'Collaborate to Innovate - Horizon 2020 Opportunity and Support' conference is an all-island event targeted at those interested or involved in growing their business through R&D and innovation.    The objectives of the event are to increase your chance of success in Horizon…


Food Academy for Mayo Food Producers!

Calling food Producers in Mayo - I will be delivering the next Food Academy in October and November! Mayo Local Enterprise Office, in conjunction with Bord Bia and Musgraves (Supervalu), will run the Food Academy programme in Lough Lannagh, Castlebar on: 29th October 09:00-17:00 5th November…


HBAN Food Investor Syndicate looking for food companies to fund!

The Halo Business Angel Network (HBAN) is setting up a HBAN Food Investor Syndicate. I have been asked via the Enterprise Ireland Mentor Network (of which I am one!) to bring this to the…


Last call to Food & Drink producers to enter awards competition!

The Ulster Bank Business Achievers awards competition closes on September 26th and this is a shout out to Food & Drink producers to enter - do it!! There are several categories but the one of interest is the Food and Drink Award One of our largest indigenous and most sustainable industries, this category celebrates outstanding…


Interview on TV3 IrelandAM

Click this link to watch Oonagh on IrelandAM Interview April 2014


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