Supports into Self Employment

In 2015 Southside Partnership supported 229 unemployed people in accessing payments to help them become self-employed. From January 2010 to December 2015 Southside Partnership has helped 1,625 unemployed people to create jobs for themselves and become self-employed.

Our support services to those thinking of becoming self-employed include:

 Regular self-employment Information Sessions. Dates for upcoming sessions can be found here on our EVENTS Calendar 
      Please contact us to book your place as availability is limited.

 One-to-one guidance on progressing your business idea.

 Support in applying for the DSP Back to Work Enterprise Allowance (BTWEA)
and Short Term Enterprise Allowance (STEA).

 Access to self-employment related training.


For more information on any of the above please contact the SICAP Enterprise Team (01) 70 60 100 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Enterprise Information Sessions 2016

Unemployed & on a Social Welfare Payment? Would you  like to know about going self - employed? Why not avail of our FREE  Self-Employment Information Session.

VENUE: Southside Partnership DLR, The Old Post Office, Main Street, Blackrock

The aim of this session is to:

• Provide Information on Social Protection and Southside Partnership DLR supports for the Self-employed

• Show how to register a new business

• Clarify how to register for TAX

• Explain the importance of having a business plan (A business plan template will be Provided)

For more information or to book a place contact Esther at 01 706 0100 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Month

Day

Time

Venue

Feb

Friday 19th

10am – 11.30am

SSP Office Blackrock

Mar

Friday  18th

10am – 11.30am

SSP Office Blackrock

April

Friday 15th

10am - 11.30 am

SSP Office Blackrock

May

Friday 26th

10am – 11.30am

SSP Office Blackrock

June

Friday 30th

10am – 11.30am

SSP Office Blackrock

July

Friday 28th

10am – 11.30am

SSP Office Blackrock

Aug

Friday 18th

10am – 11.30am

SSP Office Blackrock

Sept

Friday 15th

10am - 11.30am

SSP Office Blackrock

Oct

Friday 20th

10am - 11.30am

SSP Office Blackrock

Nov

Friday 17th

10am - 11.30am

SSP Office Blackrock

Dec

Friday 15th

10am – 11.30am

SSP Office Blackrock

 

 

 

 

Useful links:

www.djei.ie    
Information on a range of tailored government led supports for enterprise of all sizes in Ireland including access to finance, management development, mentoring supports, business development programmes, market supports and trade promotion.

The DLR Local Enterprise Office
www.localenterprise.ie/DLR
            
The DLR Local Enterprise Office (LEO) serves as a first stop shop to provide support and services to start, grow and develop micro business in the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown area.

www.localenterprise.ie/Discover-Business-Supports/Supporting-SMEs-Online-Tool              
This Online Guide is to help Irish start-ups and small businesses navigate the range of Government supports to see which you could possibly apply.

Enterprise Ireland
www.enterprise-ireland.com           
Enterprise Ireland supports the development of manufacturing and internationally traded services companies.

Microfinance Ireland (MFI)
www.microfinanceireland.ie             
Microfinance Ireland (MFI) has been established to deliver the Government’s Microenterprise Loan Fund. Unsecured loans from €2,000 up to €25,000 with terms from 3 to 5 years. All business sectors are eligible to apply.

Revenue
http://www.revenue.ie/en/business/index.html
 
A general overview of tax issues for business users.


The Companies Registration Office 
www.cro.ie
 
 The Companies Registration Office is the central repository of public statutory information on Irish companies and business names.

www.smallbusinessadvice.ie   
A panel of people, with significant business experience, who are volunteering their time to give practical advice to small businesses.


Department of Social Protection
http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/Back-To-Work.aspx
Department of Social Protection supports to become self-employed including Back to Work Enterprise Allowance and Short Term Enterprise Allowance.


www.smallbusinesscan.ie       
Run by business people for business people Small Business Can allows you to talk with thousands of other small businesses and entrepreneurs, share insights, ask questions, pass on contacts and find new ways to promote your business.

 

The Design & Crafts Council of Ireland
www.dccoi.ie 
The Design & Crafts Council of Ireland (DCCoI),  provide a range of programmes, supports and services for designers and craftspeople, learners and teachers, retailers and gallerists, shoppers and collectors, media and partner organisations in order to raise the standard and profile of Irish design and craft.


www.innovators.ie
       
An 18 week part-time Postgraduate Certificate in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise (2 full days a week) is awarded by UCD and will enable you to explore and develop your career in new directions, potentially as an entrepreneur. It is free for eligible job seekers via the Higher Education Authority Springboard+ initiative.