Chamber’s Ireland Weekly Digest: 12th June 2017

  1. Future of Fintech in Ireland and the UK

Chamber members are invited to a Fintech conference from 9.30am to 1pm on June 27th, held in the stunning Westin Hotel in Dublin. This event has been organised by the UK Department for International Trade and BITA.

This exclusive event will be moderated by Peter Oakes of Fintech Ireland and Fintech UK and will feature an impressive selection of speakers on a number of panel discussions and keynotes discussing the Irish and UK Fintech markets, the emerging area of Regtech, funding considerations for companies looking to scale and why the UK continues to be the location for Irish companies to take their business to the next level.

Confirmed speakers (with more to come) include:

Fexco, Solgari, Frontline Ventures, KPMG,  A&L Goodbody, Moqom, Risk System, Trezeo, Invoice Fair

To register for the event, go to the Eventbrite page here:

  1. Irish Water Update

Please find below briefing note for business from Irish water. The  note contains necessary information on business billing, current and future charges, and wastewater source control and licensing.  Irish Water Business Briefing Document

  1. Employers Disability Information Service

The National Disability Authority along with its consortium partners ISME, IBEC and Chambers Ireland announced that Seònaid Ó Murchadha has joined the organisation to assist in the development and coordinating of the Employer Disability Information service, a resource funded by the National Disability Authority.

ISME, CEO Neil McDonnell said “On behalf of the consortium members, we’re delighted to welcome Seònaid on board. Since its inception, the Employer Disability Information service has become the go-to place for employers who need information or support on the recruitment or retention of employees with disabilities. Given her extensive experience in the area, we look forward to Seònaid taking the service to the next level with employers nationwide.”

Seonaid spoke to the Sunday Business Show on TodayFM about the Employers Disability Information Service and #AskEDI. You can listen back to the show online at:

Employers with any queries or issues relating to the employment or retention of people with disabilities can contact EDI for confidential peer to peer support. If Chamber members wish to find out more about the service please contact or contact EDI directly at:

Follow EDI on twitter @employerDisInfo