Chamber News

 

It’s the 8th December, ready, steady, SHOP!

‘TIS THE EIGHTH of December and we’re thrilled to announce €100,000 on Mí Meath card sales already!  Whether you’re shopping online or instore on this traditional day for festive shopping you can feel good about spending your Mí Meath card in up to 300 outlets right across Meath, knowing that the money stays local’. This is the message from Paula McCaul CEO, County Meath Chamber.  Mí Meath cards have no restrictions, no hidden charges, no reducing balance, and no expiry date.  Your money is ALL yours, to spend as you choose. From food to fashion and family fun, hotels, golf, rac...

Facebook donates €20,000 to County Meath Chamber to support its Mí Meath shop local initiative

Funds to be used by County Meath Chamber to donate Mí Meath gift cards to Meath Age Friendly Friday 15th October 2021: Facebook has announced that it will donate €20,000 to County Meath Chamber to support its Mí Meath shop local initiative to boost economic recovery in Meath. In partnership with Meath Age Friendly, the funds will be used by County Meath Chamber to donate Mí Meath shop local cards to 500 older people in Meath this Autumn.  The Mi Meath cards will each be funded to the value of €35 which...

Meath Women in Business & Tech meet virtually - How Transferable Skills Can Drive Your Career.

15.10.21 Meath Women in Business and Tech meet virtually On Friday the 15th of October, the Meath Women in Business and Tech network met virtually for the third time this year. The Network is a joint initiative between County Meath Chamber and the Meath Local Enterprise Office and aims to connect and support women in business in the County. The meeting is sponsored by Facebook. Open to all females in business in Meath, the zoom call attracted over 30 participants and was facilitated by Lorraine Murphy from Lorraine Murphy Coaching. The theme for the event was 'How Transferable Skills can drive your career in sports & business...

Minister Damien English meets with Meath businesses for a Pre-Budget meeting

Minister Damien English meets with Meath businesses for a Pre-Budget meeting Members of Meath County Chamber met on zoom Friday the 01st of October to discuss Pre budget matters with Damien English, TD Minister for Business, Employment & Retail. The meeting was chaired by Alan Byrne, Principal of Marsh Mackey Accountancy firm in Navan. The meeting was open to all business owners in Meath and discussed key areas in the Chambers 2022 Budget Submission. Town Centre First Framework, the EWSS, staff incentives and more were discussed at the meeting. Minister English began by stating that the Budget preparations have been ongoing since la...

County Meath Chamber encourages Meath business owners to support the Mí Meath shop local card this Christmas and keep Meath moving.

County Meath Chamber encourages Meath business owners to support the Mí Meath shop local card this Christmas and keep Meath moving. As businesses get back on their feet and look at rewarding their staff after an unprecedented 18 months, County Meath Chamber are asking Meath businesses to look to Mí Meath for staff bonuses and incentives this Christmas. Mí Meath Cards qualify under the Governments Small Benefits Exemption Scheme where company Directors and Employees can receive a non-cash bonus of up to €500 in value on a completely tax-free basis each year.  By buying the Mí Meath cards for your staff...

Meath Business Owners Network - September Meeting

Press release from Meath County Chamber 17.09.21 Meath Business Owners Network - September Meeting After a short summer break the Meath Business Owners network met over Zoom this Friday the 17th of September. Participants were delighted to get together again to network with their industry peers and keep up to date with business activity in the County. The meeting was once again chaired by Raymond Gibbons of BMS accountancy. The Meath Business Owners Network is a partnership between County Meath Chamber and Meath Local Enterprise office and is sponsored by Pinergy and Permanent TSB. The meeting started on a high note with a visit f...

EirGrid to Engage with Public on Route Options for Kildare-Meath Grid Upgrade

EirGrid is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a preferred underground route option for the Kildare-Meath Grid Upgrade.   The electricity transmission system operator is seeking feedback on four potential routes for the project following a decision in April that an underground cable was the best performing option. Last year EirGrid conducted an extensive public consultation, during which it wrote to 57,000 homes across the two counties, seeking feedback on technical solutions for the project.   The Kildare-Meath Grid Upgrade is a high-capacity connection between Dunstown substation near Two Mile House...

HR Roundtable- Returning to the workplace safely.

As the Country gradually opens up after strict Covid restrictions and our vaccination take up is boasted as one of the best in Europe, County Meath Chamber held a roundtable discussion with some of the most experienced HR managers and consultants in Ireland to discuss returning to the workplace safely. The discussion was chaired by Donna Farrell, director of Marsh Mackey recruitment and County Meath Chamber. The round table was held in the Newgrange Hotel and is now available to view on www.countymeathchamber.ie. The panel includes Tanya Clarke- head of HR at Wellman International, Joanne Kinahan Wall- Group HR manager for the Cusack Hotel...

Returning to the Workplace Safely Webinar

On Wednesday the 30th of June last, County Meath Chamber, along with the HSE Northeast and the Health and Safety Authority held a return to workplace safely webinar for Meath businesses. The webinar was held in response to the growing concern from businesses and the department of health on safety protocols that need and should be in place for employees returning to their place of work. The webinar was chaired by Meath County Chamber Chairperson John V Farrelly and the speakers included Dr Augustine Pereira- HSE Northeast, Dr Peter Finnegan- co-lead for the Covid response in workplaces, Professor Sam McConkey- RCSI and Jason Murray- HSA inspec...

Build Back Better with Meath MBON

There have been a lot of changes in Meath since the last Business Owners Network meeting. Businesses have re-opened; restrictions are constantly easing, and the sun has also made an appearance to brighten the mood. This month’s Meath Business Owners Network meeting was held on Friday the 18th of May with guest speakers Adele Roche from Happy Days consultancy and Stuart Nelson of Jigsaw. Over 30 participants logged in for the June call which was once again chaired by Raymond Gibbons of BMS accountancy. The Meath Business Owners Network is a partnership between County Meath Chamber and Meath Local Enterprise office and is sponsored by Pin...

Meath Business Owners Network meet on Zoom - Protect Your Trade Secrets from Everyday Cyber Risk

In the age of working from home and with the backdrop of the HSE malware attack, the Meath Business Owners Network meeting was held on Friday the 21st of May to discuss how to protect your business & your trade secrets from everyday security risks. Over 50 participants logged in for the May call which was once again chaired by Raymond Gibbons of BMS accountancy. The Meath Business Owners Network is a partnership between County Meath Chamber and Local Enterprise Office Meath and is sponsored by Pinergy and Permanent TSB. Contributors on the day were Gerry Coller – Mitigate Risk Management Solutions, Stephen Mackerel from Work Air...