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ISME National Roadshows 2019




ISME will be bringing a series of Roadshows around the country during 2019. The Roadshows will provide an opportunity for businesses to network and enjoy talks and discussions from a selection of speakers. Admission to all of these events will be complimentary.

The second event will take place on: Thursday 28th February, 7.30 am – 9.00 am in the Clayton Silver Springs Hotel, Cork. This event will be held in partnership with Jobs.ie . 

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Schedule for the day: 

7.30am – 8.00am

Networking & breakfast

8.00am- 8.20am      

SME Lobbying, key issues for business & how ISME can help you. ISME CEO, Neil McDonnell

8.20am- 9.00am  – Complete the Brexit Poll here: Click here to take survey

Business After Brexit Panel Discussion

Moderator: Neil McDonnell

Christopher Paye, General Manager of Jobs.ie.

Christopher Paye started his career in online recruitment as an Account Manager in IrishJobs.ie, progressing to Sales Director in 2012. In 2017, he moved to Jobs.ie as General Manager. In 2019, Christopher plans to work closely with SME’s to help them grow their businesses by providing them with a steady stream of talented and motivated candidates, with tailoring offerings to ISME members. He’s joining us to share his thoughts on recruitment in the race of Brexit. 

Derek Dunne, Customs Compliance Manager, Quality Freight Group – Customs and Tariffs

Derek Dunne is the Customs Compliance Manager for the Quality Freight Group. Having worked with Customs issues for over thirty years he is well placed to evaluate and navigate the potential challenges of Customs compliance post Brexit. Derek has worked with several companies helping them to achieve Customs Approved Economic Operator over the past number of years.

Paul McMahon, Principal, McMahon Legal –Implications for business of hard or soft Brexit -Threats & Opportunities

Paul McMahon is the principal of McMahon Legal, solicitors, tax and legal consultants (mcmahonlegal.ie). Paul has practised as an Irish solicitor, an England and Wales solicitor and a tax consultant for many years, advising small to medium-sized businesses in a wide range of sectors. McMahon Legal is a member of Intertrade Ireland’s Brexit Start to Plan Voucher panel. He advises businesses in all sectors in relation to the risks and opportunities that Brexit brings for Irish business. Paul has written and published Brexit (An Irish Guide) (brexitlegal.ie) which is a comprehensive free website about Brexit for Irish business.