Skillnet Ireland ReBound - Back to Business. Safely.
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Back to Business.

Safely.
How can we help?

The ReBound initiative is led by Skillnet Ireland and delivered in partnership with:

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Times have changed.
So must our business practices.

As Irish businesses reopen and begin to gradually return to the workplace, many will have to adjust to adopt the practical changes necessary to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Skillnet Ireland’s enterprise-led ReBound initiative, through its programmes of free specialist webinar training and one-to-one mentoring support, will guide SME Owners and Managers in implementing the ‘Return to Work Safely’ Protocol and support you to navigate a secure recovery.

Responding to the new normal will involve several steps, from implementing the ‘Return to Work Safely’ Protocol, workforce management measures, and examining new ways of working. For some companies, this may be simply doing things slightly different than before, and for others, the challenge may be greater, with steeper learning curves.

The ReBound initiative will upskill business owners and managers to take on this challenge. Discover more below about the free programmes available.

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The Skillnet Ireland ReBound initiative upskills business owners and managers

to take action, now.

Learn more about ReBound supports

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Specialist Upskilling

Specialist supports to assist business owners and managers prepare for the safe re-opening of their businesses.

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Shared learning

A shared learning approach will enable all of us to work together to ensure we make the changes necessary to prevent the spread of the virus in the workplace.

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Free to SMEs

Delivered virtually, ReBound will be available free to business owners and managers of SMEs nationwide.

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ReBound Webinar Training

Through the schedule of free weekly webinars, our training partners will ensure you know what to do to reopen your business safely.

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ReBound Mentoring Programme

This free mentor programme is developed specifically for businesses that require 1-to-1 help to build a bespoke Return to Work Safely Plan.

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Targeted sector

responses for SMEs

Skillnet Ireland and our 70 Learning Networks are continuously working with enterprise partners and stakeholders, to devise and deliver a range of targeted training programmes and business supports to assist member businesses in re-opening and putting measures in place that will prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.

Through the ‘ReBound – Back to Business, Safely’ initiative, a number of Skillnet Learning Networks are developing and delivering unique sector-specific responses to support the safe re-opening of businesses.

Click here to find out more about Network ReBound Initiatives.

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Supports

Please find information from the Health and Safety Authority here

Other Supports for Businesses:

The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation has set up a business support call centre for information on the supports available for businesses affected by COVID-19. You can call 01 631 2002 or email infobusinesssupport@dbei.gov.ie

The Department of Education and Skills Regional Skills Fora provides a comprehensive list of COVID-19 Business Supports available. Click here to view.

IBEC has established a COVID-19 Employer Hub for employers with information on business planning continuity, employer guidance, links to employer supports and many other resources and podcasts. Click here to view

Chambers Ireland has produced several publications and shared links to key resource webpages in relation to the business response to COVID-19. Click here to view.

Over the coming months businesses will grapple with tough questions relating to the safe return to work, business sustainability, the need for increased use of technology in their business models and preparing their workforce for a new business reality. Working with our enterprise partners and our other stakeholders, Skillnet Ireland will champion and invest in initiatives which support businesses in Ireland to overcome these complex challenges and get ready for the recovery.

Paul Healy
Skillnet Ireland Chief Executive

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the Skillnet Ireland Response Plan for Enterprise Partners
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