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Small Business Managers Should Outsource These Tasks

Running a small business takes a great deal of finesse. It’s a job that can be stressful and time consuming, but outsourcing can relieve some of the pains of management. Outsourcing is a much better option than overpaying a full-time employee for tasks that don’t require in-house attention. What is […]

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Help entrepreneurs to grow, mentors wanted

Helping 80 entrepreneurs to grow The World’s largest free business accelerator, Entrepreneurial Spark, is opening its doors to exciting and dynamic businesses in Belfast this February (and we can’t wait!). Powered by Ulster Bank, we are offering free office space, a 6-18 month programme of hands-on enablement, a start up boot […]

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Paternity Leave is Coming to Ireland

Paternity leave is a period of absence granted to a father after or shortly before the birth of his child, there is no statutory rights in Ireland. CURRENT PATERNITY LEAVE ENTITLEMENTS Currently in Irish legislation there is no statutory rights to paternity leave. The only entitlements an expectant father has is […]

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Is Corporate Wellbeing Relevant for Small Business?

Increasingly, businesses are seeing the advantages of corporate wellbeing – an umbrella term describing a variety of wellbeing initiatives designed to make workers happier, healthier and more productive. Some of the most popular programs include the introduction of meditation techniques, and huge brands like Google, Apple, Sony and Ikea have […]

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How Big is Your eCommerce Market?

After only 30 years of the internet, there are now just under 1 billion websites in the world. Of those, only 173M+ are currently active. That may seem like an overwhelming number when trying to find new leads online and quantify the size of your eCommerce market, but this task […]

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Where To Go When The Banks Say No

It’s becoming much harder to get loans from the bank. Their approach has become increasingly conservative and this is unlikely to change as they try to rewrite their pre-recession reputation. The good news is, the alternative finance market is predicted to grow tenfold in the next five years. However the […]

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Building Security Systems for Businesses

Public buildings such as large department stores and shopping centers have long been the targets of vandalism, theft, and burglary. More recently, office buildings and small businesses have become targets as well. This probably happens because vandals and burglars assume that small office buildings are not well secured or protected, […]

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Make a Great Impression at a Networking Event

Live events bring together people with common interests and give everyone an incentive to interact. They are a great way to build both your personal and professional networks. If you’re willing to introduce yourself, then you have a good chance of making new friends or meeting potential business contacts. Of […]

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Legal Aspects of Running a Business

Launching a small business is a life-changing move for every businessperson. It brings a certain degree of excitement, together with passion for professional improvement. However, there is also another side of being a small business owner – the legal aspects of business conduct. Even before you make up your mind […]

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