Taking Care Of Business

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Do you own or manage a small business? Are you thinking of starting a new business? Then this event is for you!

Over 25 State bodies will be available to give you information and advice on a range of services for business. By attending this event you will:

  • Meet informally with representatives from a variety of State bodies
  • Get practical information and advice
  • Find out ways to save your business money
  • Get supports and tools to assist you in your business

Come along to this FREE event and get help with running and growing a sustainable and compliant business.

Don't miss out, register for your place today.



What is Taking Care of Business?

This free half-day event has been specifically designed to help small and start-up businesses understand and benefit from the services provided by many of our State offices and agencies. The event will include short presentations and opportunities to get information directly from the agencies involved.


How many State offices and agencies are coming to the event?

Representatives from 25 State offices and agencies will be available at the event. A number of business representative bodies will also be attending.


How do I sign up for the event?

Click on the 'Book Now' link above for the location you wish to attend and follow the online instructions.


Will I receive a confirmation?

Yes, by email to the address provided to us on the registration form.


Do I have to pay for the event?

No, this is a free event.


Where can I find an event agenda?

The agenda for the event can be found by clicking here.


What are the benefits of attending this event?

By attending this event you will:
• Meet representatives from a range of State offices and agencies
• Get practical information and advice
• Find out ways to save your business money
• Better understand the key regulations that affect your business
• Get supports and tools to assist you in your business


Do I have to register in advance or can I turn up on the day?

We strongly discourage ‘walking in’ as there are limited spaces available. It is best to register in advance.


Can more than one person from my company attend the event?

Yes, you can have as many attending as you wish. However, everyone must register in advance on the website, the same way you registered yourself.


Is parking available for the event?


Unfortunately, there is no visitor parking available in Dublin Castle.The nearest public car parks are Q-Park Christchurch car park and Park Rite Drury Street.  The venue is also well serviced by public transport.  See here for further parking details.


What if I have more questions?

Please email us at takingcareofbusiness@hsa.ie


What is the Taking Care of Business Twitter policy?

Employees of the Health and Safety Authority, the Food Safety Authority of Ireland and the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation manage the @TCOB2017 account. @TCOB17 does not purport to represent the views of any State body, private sector organisation or individual involved with or supporting Taking Care of Business.

If you follow @TCOB2017 you can expect tweets about upcoming Taking Care of Business events.

If you follow @TCOB2017 we will not automatically follow you back.

If we follow a Twitter account or refer to existing hashtags it does not imply any kind of endorsement.

We review @messages Monday to Friday during office hours (excluding public holidays). We may occasionally tweet outside of office hours. We will ensure that feedback from twitter users about Taking Care of Business events is passed on to the coordinating group which organises the events.

We do not use any automation to post Twitter content.

For media enquiries about Taking Care of Business events please contact the Press Office of the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation at press.office@djei.ie or +353 1 631 2200