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    COVID-19 Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

    COVID-19 Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme – Employer Eligibility and Supporting Proofs/ FAQs on : Operation of the Transitional phase of the COVID-19: Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme   Dear Members, The Employer Refund Scheme has been replaced by a new and enhanced Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme for employers. Follow this link to the document providing […]
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    Covid-19 Latest Updates for Business & Advice Links

      LATEST UPDATES & COVID -19 RELATED BUSINESS ADVICE & LINKS The government announced National COVID-19 Income Support Scheme, will provide financial support to Irish workers and companies affected by the crisis.  Read Here  More information about the Wage Subsidy Scheme can be found here  Support for businesses impacted by COVID 19 through commercial rates deferral. Read here […]
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    Updated List of Essential Retail Outlets ( 27th March 2020)

    1. Essential retail outlets 2. Businesses that can only offer emergency call-out or delivery services 3. Physical distancing measures that must be adhered to Dear CBA Members the following restrictions to retail  are in force until Easter Sunday April 12th and only essential retail outlets as listed below will be allowed to open. This is […]
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    Peninsula Webinar – Crisis Management in Your Workplace

      The coronavirus situation is global issue that’s affecting businesses in different ways, with many having to close temporarily or let people go. We, at Peninsula, have seen this first-hand as we’ve been getting over 1,000 calls a day from employers in the last two weeks. Understandably, employers across the country are concerned about the […]


Cork Business Association is a not for profit organisation that represents the interests of businesses in Cork.

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Grow Your Business

The CBA is there to support businesses of all sizes in Cork in their aspiration for growth. This can be through peer-to-peer networking, business advisory services, or by representing the interests of CBA Members at a strategic level with decision making authorities at a local and National level.

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Keep Up To Date

Joining the CBA is a great way to keep up to date with changes in the competitive and regulatory environment, as well as being an opportunity to learn from peers whose experiences may be of benefit to you and your organization

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Being part of the CBA provides you with great opportunities to promote your business or organization. Apart from the Networking Events which the CBA run, we also produce a quarterly newsletter in both print and digital form which features a different Member each edition in our Member Spotlight section. To apply to be featured in this section, please send us a message by clicking here

Your Voice

One of the key benefits of CBA Membership is providing all member businesses and organisations with a representative body which can liase with key decision makers in Cork, and who can lobby effectively on behalf of members, providing a much stronger voice than an individual organization could generally hope to achieve.

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CBA Networking events take place on a regular basis, in a convivial and accessible environment. These great events range from Breakfast Briefings, to the annual CBA Dinner, to the various Awards Ceremonies such as 'Cork Business of the Year Awards', 'Cork Better Building Awards', and provide a great opportunity to expand your personal and professional network in the City and beyond.

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