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Fraud Prevention for Small Businesses

According to statistics released by the ACFE (Association of Certified Fraud Examiners) for 2014,  “28.8% of all companies with less than 100 employees are victims of fraud with an average loss of $154,000.” Additionally, 77% of all the frauds covered by the study came from internal departments such as accounting, […]

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Supplier Procurement Survey 15 Infographic – The top 10 observations

The TenderScout Survey provides insight and illuminates the world of public procurement as seen by those most impacted – small and medium enterprises! This highlights of this survey undertaken with Amarach Research include: 22% of companies don’t request a debrief from the buyer – they are unlikely to ever improvetheir performance 43% […]

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Improve your business by using ancient mind techniques

The explosion of research and indeed the apparent exponential growth in universities from all round the world publishing papers on the benefits of practising meditation, mindfulness and what some call ‘calm’ is wonderful opportunity for all of us. Our brains This together with the ever increasing availability of evidence and […]

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Small Business Project Management

Project management is a process that is always evolving through various processes and methods, and businesses of all sizes are on the lookout for ways in which it can be managed more efficiently. For small businesses in particular, project management is a powerful tool when used smartly. Not only can […]

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A Mad New Start-Up! is a mad new start-up. A new innovative website that makes shopping for Printer Ink as easy as possible for the end user. Our goal is to provide customers with a high quality, competitively priced product, and make the shopping online experience as much fun as possible!  We have […]

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Enter the 2015 the InterTradeIreland Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition

Northern Ireland entrepreneurs could get a huge cash boost for their business, thanks to a total prize fund of €280,000 being offered by the InterTradeIreland Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition 2015, which is now open for entries.  For further details visit  The deadline for submissions is 29 May 2015. More […]

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Deko Foods – Ethnic Food Producer to Create 20 Jobs in Meath

Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, Damien English TD welcomed the announcement that a UK-based company will establish operations in Meath, creating 20 jobs. The jobs being created are with white-label ethnic food producers Deko Foods Ltd. The company was introduced to Ireland through ConnectIreland, the company responsible for delivering […]

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Trade Show Tips

Trade shows are a great opportunity to make yourself known. You may provide a great product or service, but it won’t do anyone any good – including you – if nobody knows you’re out there. At a trade show, the time you spend interacting with potential customers is very limited, […]

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Japanese Electronics Company Brings European Expansion to Dublin

SMK Corporation, a multinational electro-mechanical component manufacturer headquartered in Tokyo Japan is to establish a new European Headquarters in Dublin. Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD today (Thursday, April 9) announced that the Japanese company will create 11 jobs over three years. SMK designs and produces a […]

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