Entrepreneurs, business owners and managers throughout Limerick will have an opportunity to discover the broad range of advice and support that is available from state bodies at an event being held at the Strand Hotel in Limerick city on Tuesday March 11th.

The Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, supported by Limerick City and County Council, will host the half-day event called ‘Taking Care of Business’.

Among more than 25 state bodies and offices participating in the event are Enterprise Ireland, Revenue Commissioners, Local CEBs, Micro-Finance Ireland, Credit Review Office, Comp-etition Authority, EPA, HSA, Companies Reg-istration Office, Office of Government Procurement, Equality Authority, NSAI, and the Food Safety Authority of Ireland.

The free event will feature advice and information on the supports available from enterprise agencies and local authorities; access to finance programmes; requirements for food and environmental safety; tax, employment and health-and-safety obligations; and requirements for setting up and running a business.

The event is specifically targeted at people thinking of starting a business as well as existing small business owners and managers. 

The event will feature two separate strands running concurrently with pres-entations from state bodies in one area and information stands manned by staff from these bodies in a separate area of the Strand Hotel’s conference facility. The concise presentations will focus on assistance available to help entre-preneurs develop their businesses and key regulatory requirements.

To register for the event and for more details including the running order of presentations and the full list of state bodies attending, please visit www.takingcareof