Business Information Centres
Work Matters at the Library
A joint initiative of the Library Service, the Economic and Enterprise Team and the Local Enterprise Office (LEO), Meath County Council.
The Work Matters service, based in Navan Library and Ashbourne Library, offers resources to those interested in starting up their own business, seeking employment or are looking for a change of career.
A collection of relevant books and journals is available in these libraries and can also be reserved at any of the public libraries in Meath or online at www.meath.ie/library
Topics covered include business planning, PR & marketing, HR, entrepreneurship, agribusiness, digital marketing, accounting, health and safety, job seeking, CV preparation and interview skills.
The online resource, Vision-net (an Irish and UK companies database) is available to all Meath Library members. A valid library card is needed.
Library membership is free. Apply at your local library, producing photo ID and proof of address to join.
A wide range of information from local and national agencies, whose role is to provide assistance and advice to individuals and to small businesses, is also available.
Dedicated work space and meeting rooms in Ashbourne and Navan Libraries can be booked in advance are also available along with photocopying, printing and scanning services.
Free internet access and Wi-Fi are offered to library members.
www.basis.ie BASIS (Business Advice on State Information & Services)
www.chambers.ie Chambers Ireland
www.cro.ie Companies Registration Office
www.dcenr.com Dept of Communications, Energy & Natural Resources
www.education.ie Department of Education and Science
www.entemp.ie Dept of Enterprise, Trade & Employment
www.enterprise-ireland.com Enterprise Ireland
www.greenbusiness.ie Green Business
www.ibec.ie IBEC (Irish Business & Employers Confederation
http://www.patentsoffice.ie/ Irish Patients Office
www.revenue.ie Irish Tax & Customs
www.isme.ie ISME (Irish Small & Medium Enterprise)
www.kellschamber.ie Kells Chamber of Commerce
www.localenterpriseoffice.ie/meath Local Enterprise Office Meath
www.lmetb.ie Louth and Meath Education and Training Board
www.mccc.ie Meath County Childcare Committee
www.meathtourism.ie Meath Tourism
www.meathleader.ie Meath Partnership
http://www.navanchamber.com Navan Chamber of Commerce
www.sfa.ie Small Firms Association
www.solas.ie Further Education and Training Authority
www.welfare.ie Dept of Social Protection