An Post has announced €2 million worth of business supports for Small and Medium Enterprises.
The package of measures includes the introduction of a €1 million direct mail marketing fund for SMEs, discounted prices for SMEs during the COVID-19 period and an advice hub to help SMEs start trading online.
This is a very welcome package of initiatives by An Post at a time when businesses are under severe pressure.
The marketing fund offers €1,000 worth of direct mail for small firms towards a local advertising drive or a wider campaign.
The price reduction for SMEs will initially see a 25% cut in parcel rates, while the advice hub will link in with Local Enterprise Offices and other business networks..
Businesses can access the An Post package by registering for the An Post Advantage Card through and post offices.
The marketing fund is available on a first come first serve basis from Monday May 25.