Cyber Security on ISME Autumn Briefing Agenda

Magnet are delighted to be delivering keynote speeches on Cyber Security for SMEs to ISME members nationwide at the ISME Autumn Briefing sessions nationwide this September.

These free sessions have been designed to give sound practical advice and to stimulate ideas on how to manage successfully and profitably. Participants will benefit from free expert advice and an opportunity to network and ask questions. Topics covered on the day include; the economic outlook post Brexit, cyber security for SMEs, employment law, energy savings and financial supports for employers of people with disabilities.

ISME Autumn Briefings at 8 Locations

The briefings are taking place at eight different venues across the country: Dundalk, Dublin, Sligo, Galway, Kilkenny, Limerick and Cork kicking off on the 12th September and running until the 27th.

Location Venue Date Time
Dundalk Crowne Plaza Hotel 12/09/16 10am – 1pm
Stillorgan Stillorgan Park Hotel 12/09/16 6pm – 9pm
Dublin Red Cow Moran Hotel 14/09/16 6pm – 9pm
Sligo Clarion Hotel 15/09/16 10am – 1pm
Galway Connacht Hotel 15/09/16 6pm – 9pm
Kilkenny Hotel Kilkenny 22/09/16 10am – 1pm
Limerick Strand Hotel 27/09/16 10am – 1pm
Cork Ambassador Hotel 27/09/16 6pm – 9pm

Aimed at owners and managers of small and medium businesses, the Briefing Sessions promise to give sharp, practical and vital insights into the economy and assist SME owners in growing their business. ISME Autumn Briefing Sessions with Magnet Cyber Security

Economic Outlook Post Brexit

Economist Jim Power will address the ISME audiences and advising on how you can plan for your business in light of Brexit. ISME Chief executive Mark Fielding, said, “There has been much talk about the Irish economy after the Brexit vote. We are pleased to have economist Jim Power on board to give his view on the prospects for SMEs post-Brexit and the issues which need to be provided for”.

Employment Law on the Agenda

The CEO of ISME, Mark Fielding, will present an employment law update to their members. New paternity leave options, spent convictions and other new areas of Employment Law will be discussed and participants will come away with the information to deal with the changes affecting SMEs.

Cyber Security for SMEs

Published research has shown that 60% of small businesses who have been cyber attacked have failed within two years and that 1 in 5 small businesses in Ireland are attacked every year by cyber criminals. Magnet speakers Mark Kellett and James Canty will present new cyber security legislation affecting SMEs as well as advice on how to protect your SME from a cyber-attack.

How to Reduce Energy Consumption with Zero Investment

Declan Barrett and Alan Duggan of UrbanVolt will highlight how SMEs can save 45% on energy while retrofitting their premises in a bid to make sustainable easy. The duo will describe how to get energy cost savings and improved lighting with no upfront cost for energy cost savings.

The final topic of the sessions will be financial supports for employers of people with disabilities presented by the Employer Disability Information Services.

On speaking about the briefing sessions Mark Fielding stated “Small business owners are best served through the delivery of short, relevant training sessions that give them the necessary knowledge as quickly as possible. In this round of briefing sessions we also will look at a range of hot topics for the business community and also provide local business owners with a vital opportunity for networking.”

To register contact info@isme.ie with your name, company name, email address, mobile number and the venue and date you wish to attend and the same for any additional guests.