SATURDAY, 4 JUL 2020

 

CONNECT

Facebook Linked In Twitter
GAP_Group_2019_728x90px
GloriaJeans_266x90px
IMH LTD

Florence Parly: We Don’t Ignore Turkish Violations In The Exclusive Economic Zone Of Cyprus

Nicos Anastasiades: EU Must Not Be Passive With Turkey’s Aggressive Position

IMH LTD

SERVICES

brought to you by Barclays

Official Launch of EBRD’s Business Clinics Programme

Official Launch of EBRD’s Business Clinics Programme

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry hosted a launch event for the Business Clinics Programme, at The Landmark Hotel, on June 10th 2019, welcoming the 45 new businesses that have been selected to receive up to 32 hours of free individual business coaching.

During his welcome speech Constantinos Karageorgis, Senior Trade Officer - SME Envoy for Cyprus, Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry, pointed out that this is the first time the government has offered a business consulting programme, leveraging the expertise of EBRD, and invited businesses to take this opportunity. Karageorgis clarified that this new policy is based on the philosophy that businesses have different needs and face different challenges, according to their business cycle.

The Business Clinics programme is offered within the framework of the Advice for Small Businesses (ASB), a three-year initiative implemented by the EBRD on behalf of the Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry since May 2017, to support Cypriot SMEs in improving competitiveness, strengthening performance and boosting growth. The programme is co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Anna Filipova, National Programme Manager for the ABS programme in Cyprus, mentioned that “EBRD’s mandate in Cyprus is to provide comprehensive support to SMEs through different tools and solutions. New businesses are looking for basic and very practical support and at EBRD we believe that coaching is one of the most effective tools to address this request. 45 new businesses have applied for the programme and start receiving expert support in September 2019.”

During the event, Celia Hadjichristodoulou, GrantXpert Consulting Ltd presented the benefits of coaching for new businesses. More specifically, Mrs Hadjichristodoulou mentioned that “coaching is an excellent way to support new entrepreneurs during their first steps, to create the right processes, structures, an integrated strategic plan, as well as the skillset to implement all this and further develop their companies.”

The 45 new Cypriot businesses that will participate in the Business Clinics programme will receive free coaching from experienced consultants in various sectors, such as strategy, marketing, business and financial management, according to their needs. In addition to that, participants will be given the opportunity to learn more about the various grants (from Cyprus and Europe) and other potential financing opportunities by the EBRD.

 

MORE ON SERVICES

UCLan Cyprus Goes Online

In line with the announcement of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth of ...

Blue Air Announces Ticket Change Policy

Bearing in mind the recent developments regarding the issue of coronavirus (Covid-19), ...

Cyprus Airways Announces Changes And Cyprus Airways Announces Changes And Measures Due To COVID-19Measures Due To COVID-19

Due to the developments with coronavirus (COVID-19), Cyprus Airways is taking measures ...

FROM AROUND GOLDNEWS

   

Cyprus Innovation Awards Competition 2020

The submission of applications for the Cyprus Innovation Awards Competition 2020 has just begun. If your company, organization or service have successfully ...
   

Florence Parly: We Don’t Ignore Turkish Violations In The Exclusive Economic Zone Of Cyprus

Turkish moves in the Eastern Mediterranean raise concerns, said the French Defence Minister Florence Parly on Thursday, and expressed support to the Republic ...
   

Irina Misca: We Must Strengthen Insolvency Frameworks To Save Firms And Boost Economic Recovery

CITR Cyprus Director and Cyprus Country Coordinator of INSOL Europe, Irina Misca, pointed out the importance of strengthening the local insolvency framework as ...
   

Leptos Estates: Holiday Homes In Greece

The beautiful islands of Crete, Paros and Santorini are expected to become a “hot spot” for holiday homes this year.  Leptos Estates offers ...
   

Moody’s Anticipates Increase In Cyprus Coronavirus-Related Debt To Be Transitory

Moody’s Rating Agency published yesterday a report on Cyprus’ credit and debt profile, stating that “The credit profile of Cyprus (Ba2 ...
   

Nicos Anastasiades To Lay Foundation Stone For Cyprus LNG Import Terminal

In a ceremony on July 9, President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades will lay the foundation stone of Cyprus LNG Import Terminal, which will pave ...
   

Cyprus Leading Econ Index Foresees Recovery Of Economy

The Cyprus Composite Leading Economic (CCLE) Index, constructed by the University of Cyprus Economic Research Centre and the Hellenic Bank, confirmed the ...
   

Suspended Loan Instalments Rise To €1,31 Billion in June

Following data released by the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC), from a total of 49,043 borrowers who applied for a loan suspension, 43,046 were for households and ...
 

YOUR COMMENTS

HEADLINES

MOST POPULAR

Expo_29/06-24/09_300x250px
Gold_Issue_300x250px

IMH LTD