First Aid Response Training

New Ross & District Chamber are providing First Aid Response Training for both Members and Non-Members.

This 3 day course is for anyone wanting to learn how to recognise and care for people with life-threatening injuries before the arrival of healthcare practitioners. It is also for people who require basic first aid training as part of their job.

Book Now – Limited Places Available

Booking & Cancellation Policy

Dates: Tuesday 21st, 28th January & 4th February 2020
Time: 9.30am – 5.00pm
Trainer:  Silver Fern First Aid & Safety Training
Venue: Conference Room, The Rising Tide Business Centre, 35 South Street, New Ross.
Cost: €200 Members / €230 Non-Members

Includes a Certificate Valid for 2 years

For queries or to make a booking please contact Jennifer Power by T: 051 425077 or E:

Is your “Manual Handling” up to date?

New Ross & District Chamber are holding a half-day Manual Handling Workshop for new staff and staff requiring refresher training. Manual Handling Training can help protect your employees against accidental injury due to lifting and carrying. It is recommended by the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2007 that all staff members have a manual handling certificate.

Book Now – Limited Places Available

Booking & Cancellation Policy

Date: Friday 10th January 2020
Time: 2.00pm – 5.00pm
Trainer:  Silver Fern First Aid & Safety Training
Venue: Conference Room, The Rising Tide Business Centre, 35 South Street, New Ross
Cost: €35 – Member / €40 – Non-Member

Includes a Certificate Valid for 3 years

For queries or to make a booking please contact Jennifer Power by T: 051 425077 or E:

New Ross & District Shopping Vouchers – Available all year round!


As a community, we need to realise that our spending decisions will directly impact on the job security of our friends and families. Every Euro we spend locally has a multiplier effect in our community that benefits us and the local economy.

The vouchers are available in denominations of €20 and €50 and are accepted in over 70 businesses in New Ross. Vouchers can be purchased by completing this Order Form, or contact New Ross & District Chamber Office directly by phoning 051-425077, or by emailing

Participating Outlets


Under the current revenue rules, employers are permitted to give a once off payment up to €500 worth of vouchers to each employee without any tax implications for either, i.e. the employee can accept vouchers without incurring PAYE, PRSI  USC or BIK.  The employer is not liable for PRSI . Also if the voucher is treated as a bonus or part there of, it can be claimed as a business expense. The only obligation on the employer is to keep a record of employee’s that they issue vouchers to.




If you are in business and would like to join the New Ross & District Chamber Voucher Scheme please contact New Ross & District Chamber Office on 051-425077 or email:    Main benefits of becoming a participating outlet are: Accepting New Ross & District  Shopping Vouchers encourages uplift in sales, Maintain and develop your customer base, Attract new customers from surrounding areas, Get recognition for work to promote New Ross collectively, Part of a brand that promotes quality, value, choice and excellence in customer service,

Your money is spent in the New Ross & District  and stays in the New Ross & District.

Your money supports New Ross District Jobs & Employment.

The GreenSave Programme – Greening Wexford Businesses

The GreenSave Programme is available to SMEs based in County Wexford and is designed to help those businesses save money while saving the environment.

For a flat fee of €250 participating companies will receive;

√    Mentoring support valued at €1,000
√    On-site review visit and follow-up support visit
√    Assistance in developing environmental policy, monitoring and improvements
√    Telephone support as required
√    Final evaluation visit after three months
√   EcoCert certification, if required

Participation in this innovative programme is also risk free – the €250 fee is fully refundable in the event that the annual savings identified do not exceed €250.

Interested in saving money while saving the environment?

Download the Application Form

For further information contact Katie O’ Connor at Wexford Chamber on 053 912 2226 or email 


Have you got trained Occupational First Aiders in your workplace?

Business Training with your Local Chamber!!..Book your place today for our three day “Occupational First Aid Course” starting on Monday the 27th March 2017      COURSE DETAILS…

No matter what size your business is, you need to manage safety and health. In fact you are legally responsible for the safety of yourself, your employees, and any other person that may be affected by your work activities.

AND DID YOU KNOW…Under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007, there is a requirement on employers (based on a risk assessment) to have a sufficient number of
Occupational First Aiders trained and deployed in the workplace.


Coffee @ St. Michael’s Theatre Cafe

New Ross & District Chamber would like to thank everyone who attended our recent Coffee Morning (Wednesday 30th September) in St. Michaels’ Theatre Cafe we would also like to thank their staff for their assistance.

This event is a great way to network with fellow business associates. All business owners and staff are welcome.

Come along and join us for a coffee and a chat at any of our Coffees Mornings! For more information email

Welcome New Member “Pegasus Business Development”


 Pegasus Business Development understands that every business is unique.

We understand that there often comes a time when the need for a business to grow requires additional skills, knowledge and information. We can help with this.

At Pegasus Business Development, we sit down with you the individual client to gain insight into your current structure, and we will work with you to tailor a set of plans, strategies and solutions, ensuring that your company has the tools to progress smoothly to the next stage.

Our Areas of Speciality are in:

Procurement                                                                      pegasus-2

Project Management
Business Plans
Marketing Plans
Unit Costing and profit analysis
Funding Applications
Due Diligence
Contract development and management
Performance Development
Confidential facilitation of meetings related to company expansions, partnership agreements, buyouts or the sale of the company.

Working with the Supplier
Pegasus Business Development can work with you to:

Develop bids that reflect the best that your company has to offer to perspective buyers.
Unit costing and internal economic evaluation
Horizon scanning, helping you to assess business opportunities and the possible routes attainment along with methods to manage pitfalls.
Ensure that your governance and internal structures, tell perspective buyers, that your company is safe and one that they will have confidence in engaging with.
Create your Business Plan with you, looking at all opportunities for expansion
Assess funding opportunities
Provide back office support.
Confidential facilitation of meetings.
Succession and Exit planning
Monitoring e procurement sites and alerting you to tenders or other opportunities that may pertain to your business at the earliest opportunity. This will ensure that you are in a position to put forward bids that bring advantage and opportunity to your company.

Pegasus Business Development Working with Contracting Authorities

Your procurement plan, timelines and costs are essential to the success, of getting the right supplier to deliver your contract, on time, to budget and at a quality level that assures Value for Money.
As experienced procurement managers, Pegasus Business Development offers a cradle to grave procurement service, that includes;
Scoping and stimulation of the market.
Developing a Service Specification that accurately describe your requirements and specifications.
Procurement documentation and practices ensuring that good practice guidance and legal requirements are met.
Creating scoring mechanisms and performance management structure to ensure that your supplier continues to deliver high quality goods or services.
Management of the procurement including the provision of back office support during the procurement process.
Development of contracts legally binding your provider to the to the solutions provided in their Tender.

Get in touch with Angela on 087 2901959, email Or join us on our facebook page. Pegasus Business Development, Horetown, Foulksmills, Co. Wexford.