Network Cork would like to inform it's members of an opportunity to participate in a focus group with the Strategic Bank Corporation of Ireland :
You are invited to attend a focus group with the Strategic Bank Corporation of Ireland. The SBCI is a Government-led initiative which aims to deliver lower cost, long-term, innovative and accessible funding to independent Irish SMEs. To date, 4,600 companies have received nearly €172m in SBCI loans. In addition, SBCI have just announced a new €75m finance facility through Ulster Bank.
The SBCI are keen to assess new products and new lending platforms for SMEs. Access to finance is a key issue for business and Network Cork are also keen to ensure that the views of the Cork business community are represented. We would like to know your views.
Please confirm your availability by return mail for the focus group, details outlined below.
TIME: 5:30 -7.30 pm, Thursday 25th February, 2016
VENUE: Clarion Hotel, Cork
Tea, coffee and some light refreshments will be available on arrival at 5.30 pm
Please RSVP to John.Madigan@sbci.gov.ie