Business Advice

How often have you spent valuable time trying to find the answer to a query or problem you encountered while running your business? Membership of the SFA means you can reclaim that time rather than endless hours of internet research. Just pick up the phone or email any members of the SFA team and we will endeavour to help. Our extensive network means that if we can't help you directly we will know someone that can!.

With over 60,000 direct queries from members in the past 12 months, this is undoubtedly our most popular service, with employment law making up almost 80% of all contacts. Our expert team is supported by our website which will provides all out core information and knowledge to you on a 24/7. You will be given your own unique username and password to the members only area of the SFA website where you can download guidelines or template documents as you need them on everything from employment law, corporate governance, environmental management, managing insurance and succession planning.

Areas of advice and consultation include:
  • Contracts/Conditions of Employment
  • Discipline and Dismissals
  • Absenteeism
  • Redundancy / short time - lay off working arrangements
  • Rights Commissioner/Employment Appeal Tribunals
  • Employment Legislation
  • Human Resources
  • Health and Safety
  • Debt Management
  • Finance matters
  • Environmental Management

You will also receive our monthly SFA News Update to your email address from the association which ensures that you are kept abreast of the information that is relevant for you as a business owner manager. Director emails will deliver snap-shots of key developments as soon as they occur so that you have timely information.