CBA News

Business Confidence Stabilising

  Press Release 19 April 2021 84% of respondents reported business confidence, an encouraging trend and upward trajectory from the 68% in Q3 of 2020. 42% of respondents anticipate an increase in turnover in the second quarter of 2021 The Q1 2021 survey shows confidence levels in the Irish economy at 52%. The continued support […]

Reboot your Retail Business with LEAN Thinking

Join The Rebooting your Retail Business with Lean Thinking hosted by LEO Cork City and Cork Business Association. This course is a sector specific program for consumer facing businesses based in Cork and with up to 10 employees. It will include 3 group sessions which will run on Wednesdays (21st April, 28th April and 5th […]

The Cork Dinner Party you Can’t Miss

  ~ This is what happens when a city comes together ~ ~ Cork hotel chefs collaborate for the Cork Business Association’s President’s Dinner ~ ~a ‘Taste of the City At Home’ ~   Hotels in Cork have come together to curate a Taste of the City At Home experience to showcase the wealth of […]

Over 60 companies sign up to BITCI’s new Low Carbon Pledge and commit to setting science-based carbon emission reduction targets

Over 60 of the largest companies in Ireland have publicly committed to set targets based on science by 2024. They are the first signatories of Business in the Community Ireland’s new Low Carbon Pledge. Business in the Community Ireland, the national network for sustainability, created the initial Low Carbon Pledge in 2018 with the aim […]

Plans for a €140m regeneration of Cork’s landmark Custom House quays site have been approved.

Green light for Ireland’s tallest building on Cork’s Custom House site by EOIN ENGLISH An Bord Pleanála has upheld the decision made by Cork City Council last October to grant planning with conditions for the Tower Holdings hotel, retail, commercial and leisure project, which includes a soaring 34-storey 240-bedroom hotel.   The former Port of […]