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Featuring Fiona Kingston, Ulster Bank

We have been working with Ulster Bank for 6 years now. It has always struck us that the perception of bankers from the outside, does not correspond with our experiences. In fact Ulster Bank is filled with cool dudes and dudes, who have a very interesting stories to tell. Programme director of Business Women Can So we decided to put them on video. Here is the next in our series, […]

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Preparing for Christmas with Ulster Bank Business Women Can

The aim of the Ulster Bank Business Women Can network is to enable, connect and support female entrepreneurs and business leaders. Our event on 3rd December did just that, bringing together a wide range of business women to network with each other and learn from the personal experiences of four very successful NI female business leaders. The evening also had a focus on supporting local businesses, with a range of […]

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Ulster Bank Continues Support for Women in Business

Sharing experiences and insights can help businesswomen overcome some of the challenges faced when starting, running or managing a business. That was the message to female business leaders and entrepreneurs at an Ulster Bank Business Women Can event held in Belfast. More than 60 local businesswomen gathered at the bank’s Belfast headquarters for the event, which heard from leading local entrepreneurs, and saw local businesses showcase their wares in a […]

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Business Achievers Awards, the agri winner of 2011

It is B-day today. The business achievers winners will be announced today. The Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards are all about celebrating the success of businesses from across the island. The roll-call of previous winners contains some very impressive names, and we’ll be adding to that list at this years Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards Final 2014 this Thursday 4th Dec. This year, ahead of our final we went back […]

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Christmas Women in Business Networking Event

Title: Who looks after me? Vital self care for the busy professional. WHERE: The Woodlands Hotel, Adare, Co Limerick GUEST SPEAKER: Karen Ward of the Health Squad WHEN: Wednesday December 3rd 2014 – 6.00pm to 9.00pm Karen Ward is probably best known as the Holistic Therapy Presenter on RTE’s programme ‘The Health Squad’ which ran successfully for five years 2002-2007 and for her role in writing The Health Squad book […]

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Business Women Can Collaborates with The Kemmy Business School in University of Limerick

Business Women Can collaborates with The Kemmy Business School in University of Limerick. A murky, foggy November evening didn’t stop the almost 50 business women and 2 very welcome gents in their tracks, attending a co hosted Business Women Can event on the University of Limerick Campus on Thursday night last. The theme of the event was ‘Inspiring success – taking your business to the next level of growth’. The […]

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RBS Inspiring Enterprise

As we enter into the final hours of the voting for the RBS Inspiring Enterprise for the 5th round of grants, I took the opportunity, in my capacity as an Ambassador for Women In Business in Ulster Bank, to attend the launch of the Innovateher Mid Ulster programme, one of the winners of last years fund. The Innovateher Mid Ulster Programme is a pre start enterprise programme for women living […]

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Business Women Can Networking Event on International Men’s Day

The Business Women Can Dublin Ambassadors were delighted to continue its series of ‘Inspiring Your Success’ events by hosting a networking breakfast on Wednesday 19 November 2014 in the Kildare Street and University Club. The event which brought together both female and male business leaders and entrepreneurs was centred on the theme of ‘Building Your Leadership Profile’. The event featured Senator Catherine Noone as the key note speaker; Senator Noone […]

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#Business Women Can!

According to Socialnomic’s Erik Qualman, more people now own a mobile phone than a toothbrush and, when surveyed, 53% of millennials would rather lose their sense of smell than their technology! These are startling facts that really show the importance and scale of digital and social media. Digital & social media was the order of the day at the Ulster Bank Business Women Can Masterclass held in Ulster Bank’s offices […]

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[Event] Marketing to Women Seminar – Marker Hotel 25/11/14

Irish women are firmly in control of the purse strings; accounting for or influencing 85 percent of all consumer purchases. However connecting with them; particularly women aged 25-54 has become increasingly challenging as they juggle a constant mix of work, family and self-care. Women embrace new gadgets and devices more quickly than men. They even exceed men’s use of social media on every platform except LinkedIn. Join Rachel Dalton Communications […]

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The New Power Dressing

There was a day when corporate image was all black suits, sensible heels and leather brief cases. Now, the corporate world and fashion industry has moved on to a more expressive place where black suits alone no longer cut it and if you want to stand out you must shop accordingly. It’s Power dressing but not as you traditionally know it. Women like Amal Clooney, Victoria Beckham and Miriam Clegg […]

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The profiles of the Ulster finalist of the business achievers

Find below the profiles of the the business achievers Ulster finals. They now go for the big prizes at the final on 4 December. Which one is your favourite? Tweet us @smallBC, #businessachievers Business Start Up: Arklu (Donegal) Arklu is a children’s entertainment company, specialising in dolls. Having launched their doll brand Lottie in August 2012 they are now selling in 30 countries via a network of 16 distribution partners. The character […]

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The profiles of the Connacht finalist of the business achievers

Find below the profiles of the the business achievers Connacht finals. They now go for the big prizes at the final on 4 December. Which one is your favourite? Tweet us @smallBC, #businessachievers Woman Led Business Award – PMM PMM Group is a professional merchandising and marketing service company, with a full range of retail services. The company employs and manages over 200 fully trained and supervised merchandisers nationwide. PMM merchandisers […]

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The profiles of the Munster finalist of the business achievers

Find below the profiles of the the business achievers Munster finals. They now go for the big prizes at the final on 4 December. Which one is your favourite? Tweet us @smallBC, #businessachievers 1. Woman Led Business Award – TVM TVM is a leading outside broadcasting facilities provider based in Fermoy, Co. Cork. Using the most advanced technology and highly skilled personnel, TVM enables programme makers to consistently deliver top quality […]

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Day Course Including Lunch for Women in Business

Catalyst Cobh and SECAD are delighted to offer women in business the opportunity to take part in a course designed specifically to show you how to develop and grow your business. Understanding the importance of effective management is critically important for the success of any business. This programme aims to help business owners understand how to manage their business effectively. The programme will cover the following topics: Top 10 tips […]

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Ulster’s top firms crowned in 2014 Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards

Nine high achieving Ulster companies have been awarded in this year’s Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards, which saw a record year for entries. The category winners were selected from almost 200 entries from across Ulster and were presented with prizes in the provincial stage of the awards, which are run in association with Invest Northern Ireland, InterTradeIreland, the Belfast Telegraph and SmallBusinessCan.com Seven firms from across Northern Ireland and one […]

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EIGHT MUNSTER COMPANIES CELEBRATE BUSINESS AWARDS

Eight leading Munster based companies celebrated success at the Munster final of the Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards, which took place on 22nd October at The Silver Spring Hotel, Cork. The eight winners will now progress to the national final in December to compete with winners from Connacht, Leinster and Ulster. A total of 627 companies entered this year’s business awards – the highest number ever, including 110 Munster businesses. […]

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The profiles of the Leinster finalist of the business achievers

Find below the profiles of the the business achievers Leinster finals. They now go for the big prizes at the final on 4 December. Which one is your favourite? Tweet us @smallBC, #businessachievers Established SME Award Atlas Travel Services Atlas Travel is an independent travel company specializing in corporate travel management. Established in 1967, it has a large client base across a broad spectrum of businesses and offers smarter travel […]

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EIGHT CONNACHT COMPANIES CELEBRATE BUSINESS AWARDS

Eight leading Connacht based companies celebrated success at the Connacht final of the Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards, which took place on 21st October at The Clayton Hotel, Galway. The eight winners will now progress to the national final in December to compete with winners from Munster, Leinster and Ulster. A total of 627 companies entered this year’s Awards – the highest number ever, including 62 Connacht businesses. The Ulster […]

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EIGHT LEINSTER COMPANIES CELEBRATE BUSINESS AWARDS

Eight leading Leinster based companies celebrated success at the Leinster final of the Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards, which took place on 20th October at Croke Park, Dublin. The eight winners will now progress to the national final in December to compete with winners from Munster, Connacht and Ulster. A total of 627 companies entered this year’s Awards – the highest number ever, including 274 Leinster businesses. The Ulster Bank […]

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