Press Releases - 2021

New 'MentorsWork' online competency tool allows SMEs to identify key skills gap

16/03/2021 - Launch of assessment tool forms part of a significant expansion of MentorsWork, a Government subsidised programme that helps SMEs to identify and action key skills needs .. Read more

Government must launch details of Covid-19 Business Aid Scheme

24/02/2021 - The Small Firms Association is calling on Government to launch details of its Covid-19 Business Aid Scheme (CBAS) before small businesses ineligible for other Covid business supports are forced to close and jobs are lost. .. Read more

SFA responds to Ulster Bank exit

19/02/2021 - SFA responds to Ulster Bank exit from Irish banking market.. .. Read more

SFA welcomes COVID-19 Business Aid Scheme

09/02/2021 - COVID-19 Business Aid Scheme announced for wholesalers, suppliers, caterers, office-based businesses and events companies. .. Read more

SFA welcomes Tourism Business Continuity Scheme

01/02/2021 - SFA respond to government launch of a Tourism Business Continuity Scheme... .. Read more

Small business sentiment rises in second half of 2020

25/01/2021 - Read the results of our latest Small Business Sentiment Survey... .. Read more