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Running a business in Ireland can be tough, but help is available. In this section you will find information on a range of supports to help you save money, work smarter and keep up with the competition. Whether you need a hand with a problem today, a way to manage your money better, or support to make your business even stronger, here you can find helpful resources to get started. 

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LeanStart is an introductory, short-focused training programme that introduces your company to Lean thinking. Lean thinking is a set of business principles that can help staff learn new ways of working and identify inefficient processes that do not add value to a business. 

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This support helps food and drink businesses use data and insights to show the value of their products during customer discussions.

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This support helps you to invest in a major transformation project which could help your business be more competitive on an international level. 

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This support helps your teams find opportunities for mutual growth to improve customer experiences.

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In an ever-evolving world, businesses must always be ready for change. LeanPlus is an in-depth programme that helps you put new processes in place to reduce costs and make your business more efficient and competitive.

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Your business must be able to respond, adapt and improve in response to constant changes in customer needs, suppliers, and your own day-to-day operations. This operational support helps you to invest in a major transformation project which could help your business be more competitive on an international level.

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With this support, find out how Lean principles can transform your business by helping your staff find new ways of working and identifying inefficient practices to increase productivity.

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The Bord Bia Commercial Marketing Strategy helps food and drink businesses create marketing plans–with marketing tools and resources–for brand visibility and growth. 

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Flexible funding schemes, like hire purchase agreements, allow you to own the asset at the end of the contract. While a finance lease allows you to rent the asset for as long as you need it, then return it. 

Fáilte Ireland helps to support tourism development in Ireland through an investment strategy, which underpins all our investment in tourism capital projects by both the public and private sectors, including all grant schemes and strategic partnerships,  to advance the potential of Ireland  as a world-class tourism destination.

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The SBCI Term Loans are low-cost flexible term loans suited to micro-enterprises. This small scale lending is a financing option offered by the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) in partnership with Microfinance Ireland (MFI).

Businesses need to be able to adapt and keep going, even through challenging times when the world around them suddenly changes. With this grant for strategic planning, we can help you prepare for future business challenges by covering the cost of preparing a response plan. 

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This loan scheme provides finance to help businesses with their everyday costs and for future growth, especially those impacted by rising costs and supply chain disruptions due to the conflict in Ukraine.

This flexible financing is useful for small businesses to bridge cash flow gaps. For example, when a customer takes a long time to settle an invoice or if the business is experiencing seasonal slow periods.

This is a small scale loan to support the day-to-day running of your business. 

Flood Relief/Extreme Weather Event Loan
Get a small loan to help you through challenging times

This support provides finance to businesses that have been impacted by an extreme weather event. Repayments can be delayed for up to six months to allow time for your business to recover.

This support provides a simple, effective credit review and appeals process for business owners who have been refused credit from participating banks.

Through the Business Investment Fund, the Western Development Commission will either invest in or provide funding for businesses located in or moving to the west of Ireland. It applies to a range of sectors including technology, creative industries, and clean energy.

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This programme helps Irish businesses identify the important skills they need to develop to achieve their full potential. 

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Fáilte Ireland's Live Learning Schedule
Tourism & Hospitality Live learning sessions led by experts

A full annualised and dynamic calendar of online workshops courses and webinars help to build your employees’ industry knowledge, skills and capability of teams and help your business stay competitive and resilient. Courses also support businesses to identify and harness business development opportunities.

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Businesses within a specific sector or region can join their relevant Skillnet Business Network for more targeted support. Some examples of Skillnet Business Networks in Ireland include BioPharmaChem Skillnet, Engineering Skillnet and Sustainable Enterprise Skillnet.

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This service lets businesses request a library search on any category, market, topic, or theme. Bord Bia’s qualified librarians conduct the search using a world-class information collection on your behalf.

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This support helps small business owners and managers achieve sustainable growth by providing them with the necessary management skills and knowledge.

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An in person training course on Inclusive customer service and local tourism product knowledge  delivered in person at numerous locations around the country, to support staff involved with tourism visitors.  

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MentorsWork connects your business with experienced and skilled mentors who can provide one-on-one guidance to address your specific business challenges.

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Innovation Exchange aims to connect large multinationals with technology needs and extensive resources to small to medium businesses with innovative ideas and solutions.

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A 24/7 portal that provides tailored access to all of Bord Bia's supports and services, based on your business’s industry.

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