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Limerick, Galway, Cork & Waterford Join The National Conversation
Our Pre-Budget Sumbission for 2019 is Published
Companies Have Lost the Human Touch in Customer Experience 
Better Funding Needed for Dublin
Dublin Economics Workshop Line-Up
Culture Calendar
We Oppose Water Price Hikes
Build, Scale, Grow
Dublin Simon Need Your Help!
Chamber News Roundup
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Better Funding Needed for Dublin

We have  lobbied public representatives on the Dublin City Council to take a more responsible approach to local government funding.

 

The Chamber made its arguments ahead of an upcoming decision by Councillors about whether to reduce the revenue from Local Property Tax in 2019. Our submission can be viewed here.

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Dublin Economics Workshop Line-Up

The forthcoming Budget, Brexit and the future of the all-island economy will all be up for discussion next month when the 41st Dublin Economics Workshop (DEW) takes place on 14th- 15th September.

 

This year’s DEW will open with a keynote from Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD, who will be speaking just 3 weeks prior to the announcement of the 2019 Budget.

 

The full programme for the 41st Dublin Economics Workshop can be viewed here.

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Culture Calendar

Dublin Fringe Festival 2018 kicks off on 8th September and is a festival of firsts – each of the 80 events are brand new and happening in Dublin for the very first time. This year’s programme is joyful, disruptive and fizzing with ideas. The stage is set for an indelible edition of Dublin Fringe Festival.

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We Oppose Water Price Hikes

In our submission to the Commission for the Regulation of utilities, we have expressed our alarm at Irish Water’s plans for a new regime of water tariffs on businesses.

 

The utility is proposing a standardised framework for non-domestic water tariffs across the country, which will lead to significant bill increases for many businesses. You can check the impact on your own firm’s water bill with Irish Water’s Business Calculator.

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Build, Scale, Grow

Momentum 2018, in partnership with Ulster Bank, has brought together inspirational business leaders to share their views on growth opportunities to fellow entrepreneurs. In this interview, we cast the spotlight on Alison Banton, CEO at beauty business Brooke & Shoals.

 

Join the Ulster Bank Business Achievers online community and get access to helpful and relevant business content and downloads, free online courses and a network to help grow your business.

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Dublin Simon Need Your Help!

As the summer is coming to an end and we are now beginning our preparations for the cold winter months, we are trying to raise as much vital funds as possible to provide help to the increasing number of adults and children affected by the homeless crisis.

Get in touch with us and we'll talk you through the various ways you can help or donate here.

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Chamber News Roundup

**New Recruit**

We are delighted to welcome a new member of the Chamber Policy team, Sinéad Healy. Sinéad previously worked as Press Officer for a cross border homelessness charity and has a background in corporate PR. She also holds a BA from UCC and an MSc from the University of Edinburgh.

 

**Donate Old Office Computers**

We recently donated 4 old office computers to Camara Education which are now being used in a school in Ethiopia. We encourage you to donate too, contact Lucy.

 

**Membership Plus- New App!**

Don’t miss out on some fantastic discounts via your Membership Plus card - Aviva Stadium Tours, The Fitzwilliam Hotel, Shelbourne Park Stadium, Platform 61, EPIC Ireland, Kylemore Karting, Irish Whiskey Museum and many more! 

 

** Room Hire **

Looking for room hire in the city centre? We have some great room rates available for members here at 7 Clare St. Take a look at our rooms here and for further information contact  Ruthe@dublinchamber.ie.

 

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