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Growing your Business

The Local Enterprise Office Clare is the first stop shop for anyone seeking information and support on starting or growing a business. The Local Enterprise Office(LEO) provides advice, information and support to you in starting up or growing your business.

LEO offer you a wide range of experience, skills and services.The Local Enterprise Office is for people interested in starting up a new business or already in business including; entrepreneurs, early stage promoters, start-ups and small business looking to expand.

Enterprise Ireland is the government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets. We work in partnership with Irish enterprises to help them start, grow, innovate and win export sales in global markets. In this way, we support sustainable economic growth, regional development and secure employment. You can find detailed information on Enterprise Ireland's activities, strategy and performance in our Reports and Publications.

The Enterprise Europe Network helps businesses innovate and grow on an international scale. It is the world’s largest support network for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with international ambitions.

The Network’s international business experts have the experience and resources to help your business grow. Whatever your business, we can advise on the best market opportunities to help you expand internationally. The Network offers advisory services and innovation support.

InterTradeIreland helps small businesses in Ireland and Northern Ireland explore new cross-border markets, develop new products, processes and services and become investor ready.

Services include supports for sales growth and innovation, business funding and business insights to SMEs across the island, North and South, looking to grow their businesses. With the launch or our Brexit Advisory Service, InterTradeIreland also helps companies to prepare for the British Exit from the EU through a range of supports and services suited to all businesses no matter what stage they are at with their Brexit plans

Clare Local Development Company is a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity with a voluntary board of directors from the community and voluntary sector, social partners, environmental interests, local government and state bodies.

This community-led board decides how funding and resources are used for the economic and social benefit of people and communities in County Clare. Over 15,000 hours of voluntary time was contributed to this work by board members during our first 5 years of operation.

Employability Clare support people with an illness, injury or disability to secure employment.They support employers to meet their staffing needs.

Page last reviewed: 28/04/20

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Local Enterprise Office
Clare County Council
Áras Contae an Chláir
New Road
Co. Clare
V95 DXP2
(065) 6821616
Fax: (065) 6892071
Opening hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with offices open through lunch. 


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