Commencing in April 2020, County Carlow Chamber launched its Webinar Series, bringing together a host of experts to discuss a range of topics to support business through the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

Below you will find recordings of the webinars, allowing you to go back on the content to refresh your memory and also to catch up where you missed out.  Details of all upcoming webinars are in the events section.

Budget Briefing 2021

The Budget Briefing 2021 in partnership with Harney Nolan Chartered Accountants takes a deep dive into the details of the budget released on 13th October by Ministers Paschal Donohoe and Michael McGrath. With Presentations from Tony Harney and James Nolan.

Co Carlow Retail Seminar

The County Carlow Retail Seminar with MC, John Purcell of KCLR 96FM.  The seminar provided an opportunity for retailers around the county to network, share ideas and experiences and hear about measures, supports, programmes there to assist them.  We were delighted to have speakers including Colin Duggan, President of County Carlow Chamber; John Wall of From Me2You Gift Cards; Philip McDonald of Detail Menswear; Evelyn Moynihan of Kilkenny Group / Champion Green and Kieran Comerford of the Carlow Local Enterprise Office.

Coronavirus in the Workplace

Coronavirus in the Workplace: How to handle a case delivered by Dean Carley and Douglas Higgins of  Peninsula in association with County Carlow Chamber of Commerce, it looks at how to ensure you are fully prepared should a case arise. How you have prepared and what measures you implement will be key.

Pandemic Unemployment Payment

While the COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) has been around for a while, there are several changes coming online from 17th Sept.  Are you aware of all the changes, how they apply and indeed how they may impact on your business.

Presented by George Skelton and Arnold Smyth of RDA Accountants

An Independent Assessment of Supports for Business

There are a range of supports available for business through the current climate, however are you aware of which ones may be best suited to your business needs and how they can assist your business. Tony Harney and the James Nolan of Harney Nolan Chartered Accountants will take us through the supports and discuss them in detail.

Carrying out a COVID-19 Risk Assessment

In this webinar delivered by Douglas Higgins and Aisling O’Dwyer of Peninsula, we cover the most important aspects of the Back to Work Safety Protocol, such as the requirement to create a Business Response Plan, Covid19 risk assessments, correct use of PPE and the need to appoint and train at least one “lead worker representative” to work with you on ensuring the new protocols are followed.

How to build an online store in 20 minutes

Imagine being able to build and launch your own online store/shop in 20 minutes!  Well it is possible and in this session Conn Ó Muíneacháin of Blacknight Internet Solutions Ltd, guides us through the process to setting up an online store within that timeframe.

Mapping the New Normal

Liam Murphy of Tir3D Surveys looks at how a precisely measured survey is the best start point when reorganising and redesigning any workspace layout to meet the new COVID-19 requirements for social distancing.

Training & Development through COVID-19

John Purcell of KCLR FM hosts a panel discussion to discuss Training and Development through COVID-19 with a panel of experts including: Edmond Connolly, South East Regional Skills; Aishling Ward, Carlow Kilkenny Skillnet; Pauline Hoctor, Carlow Local Enterprise Office; Joe Manning, Barrow Consultancy and Training Ltd; Eoin O’Brien, Institute of Technology Carlow

The difference between managing and leading change

The difference between managing and leading change in organisations is discussed by Dr James Ring of Ingenium Training and Consultancy as part of the County Carlow Chamber of Commerce webinar series.

Certs of Origin & Export Services

This webinar delivered by Brian O’Farrell of County Carlow Chamber and Michaela Reilly of Chambers Ireland discusses aspects of International Trade including Certificates of Origin and Export Services

Remote Working Solutions

Delivered by Paul Byrne and David Dooley of Business IT Solutions (BITS) the session discusses typical remote working solutions examining the pros/cons of each and speaking with Tom O’Neill of the New Work Junction co-working spaces

Keeping your Business safe and secure through COVID-19

Sgt Peter McConnon of the Carlow Kilkenny Division of An Garda Siochana discusses keeping your business safe and secure through COVID-19

HR Issues arising from COVID-19

Kirsty Kavanagh, Principal at Kavanagh & Co Solicitors discusses the HR issues that have arisen as a result of COVID-19.

COVID-19 Working Capital Loan Scheme

John Madigan of the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland discussed the €200m COVID-19 Working Capital Loan Scheme and how it can be applied to your business.

Trading Online

Gary Evans of Yourweb.ie discusses the What, How & Why of Trading Online, joined by Pauline Hoctor of the Carlow Local Enterprise Office to discuss supports to help you take you business online.