News & Advice


    The Mentor Programme is designed to match up the knowledge, skills, insights and entrepreneurial capability of experienced business practitioners with small business owner/managers who need practical and strategic one to one advice and guidance. The mentor contributes independent, informed observation and advice to aid decision making. All applications for mentor assistance are dealt […]

Local Enterprise Office – Business Continuity Voucher

LEO – Business Continuity Voucher This is a grant of up to €2,500 available to a business, to pay for third party consultancy costs to develop strategies in response to the Covid-19 Pandemic. Typically this can go towards preparing a Budget, cash-flow, business plan and a strategy document to help plan your way out of […]

Helping Others

Nominate worthy causes up to €5,000 Many charities are struggling at the moment due to cancelled events. As part of our 25 Years Celebration, we are making 25 x €200 donations to charities in May. We have so far donated to Our Lady’s Hospice in Harold’s Cross and Pieta House, each receiving €500. Please send […]

Update on COVID-19 – Effective Communications & Practical Considerations in Managing Change

  As a valued partner of Adare Human Resource Management please find below latest COVID-19 communications update. Effective Communication Paramount to managing change effectively and in particular managing the unknown, is that Employers and leaders alike must deal specifically with the facts in front of them in order to guide all stakeholders in these times […]

COVID-19 Update Week 2

Update for Guardian Clients The past 2 weeks have been unprecedented in Irish Business. We have seen business closures overnight, emergency legislation enacted at speeds never seen before, huge staff layoffs and business owners through no fault of their own seeing their life’s work and dreams vanish overnight. We have now reached the end of […]