Press Releases - 2019

SFA welcomes UK vote for Article 50 extension

15/03/2019 - Responding the to the UK Parliament’s vote on the possible Article 50 extension SFA Director Sven Spollen-Behrens said: “A long extension to the Article 50 process is now needed to safeguard against the untold damage of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit on 29 March. An extension will hopefully allow the UK Parliament to reach a consensus on the way forward .. Read more

SFA National Small Business Awards 2019 Winners Announced

08/03/2019 - Blueacre Technology named overall winner at the SFA National Small Business Awards 2019 .. Read more

350 businesses gather for “Business Connect” summit

07/02/2019 - The Small Firms Association is today bringing over 350 small and large businesses together at a special event in the Aviva Stadium. “Business Connect” provides a platform for companies to learn how they can win contracts with larger companies and how to position themselves correctly to deliver value... .. Read more

Louth small businesses invited to ‘Smart Business’ workshop at The Mill, Drogheda

22/01/2019 - Small Firms Association (SFA), Vodafone and have partnered together to deliver a series of ‘Smart Business’ regional workshops starting in The Mill, Drogheda on Thursday, 24th January. .. Read more

SFA launches Grow, Scale, Succeed online platform

17/01/2019 - SFA launches Grow, Scale, Succeed online platform as part of its National Grow, Scale, Succeed campaign to empower small firms to recruit and retain the right people. .. Read more

SFA welcomes funding to support small business develop ecommerce platforms

10/01/2019 - The SFA welcomes the announcement to support a further 1,000 small/micro businesses with funding and 2,000 with training to develop their online capabilities in 2019 under the Trading Online Voucher Scheme. .. Read more

SFA and Vodafone Ireland launch campaign to help businesses stay ahead in a changing environment

07/01/2019 - Vodafone Ireland today announces the launch of ‘Smart Business’ regional workshops, in conjunction with the Small Firms Association (SFA), to help Irish businesses grow, scale and succeed in a changing business environment... .. Read more

Small firms cautious as they enter 2019

02/01/2019 - The mood amongst the small business community at the start of 2019 is cautious, according to the latest ‘Small Business Sentiment Survey’ report from the Small Firms Association (SFA), published today. 59% of SFA members feel that the business environment is improving, down from 62% one year ago. .. Read more