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More attention needs to be paid to businesses and industry in the middle tier of employers in the county, Castlebar Town Council was told last week. Tom Canavan on behalf of Castlebar Chamber of Commerce gave the council a wide ranging and comprehensive presentation about job creation.
Kiltimagh could have a company with a 150 strong workforce set up in the morning, thanks to having a state-of-the art enterprise ready office building with fibre broadband, something that is not available in Castlebar. That is something that the county town needs if it is to be serious about attracting new businesses, the members of Castlebar Town Council were told last week.
Broadband is considered the number one infrastructure priority for enterprise growth and job creation. According to Forfás, Ireland's policy advisory board for enterprise and science: “The widespread availability of advanced broadband infrastructure and services is essential to realising future growth potential in existing and emerging sectors. It will also play a key role in supporting the growth of small business and supporting regional development.”
Mayo Chambers have called for the Government not to increase the cost of employment by transferring the cost of sick pay on to employers or raising PRSI in Budget 2013.
A major outdoor dance event, the Thrill on the Hill, is being planned for next month in Castlebar in a bid to establish a new world record and raise valuable funds in aid of a cystic fibrosis group.
Castlebar Chamber of Commerce is actively seeking to engage with more businesses in the town through the staging of a number of seminars, conventions and promotions all designed to pull the commercial sector in the town together.
This week’s edition of Saturday Forum will feature a discussion on Visit Castlebar, a Chamber of Commerce initiative set up to market the town as a key destination for shopping, entertainment, and culture.
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