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Intertradeireland Business Monitor Reveals Continued Uncertainty Following Brexit

Widespread nervousness among businesses The latest quarterly InterTradeIreland Business Monitor Report (July – September 2016) paints a mixed economic picture that reflects a widespread nervousness and sense of uncertainty among the business community in Northern Ireland and Ireland. Lowest growth level for three years While 32% of businesses still say […]

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How You Can Take Advantage of Brexit

Since what many people saw as a shock result on 23 June 2016, the decision to leave the European Union has elicited much conversation. Yet what it hasn’t produced is much balanced commentary – with most news articles focussing upon the negative impacts that Brexit will bring. More than 30 […]

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BIG Trade Digest

Here are this week’s enquiries. If you are interested, have questions, know somebody, or know somebody who knows somebody, please contact ron@bigconnections.org Personalised greeting cards A company has built a plugin for online gift websites that allows the website owner to offer personalised greeting cards to the end consumer. (think […]

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British Irish Chamber Of Commerce Welcomes Government Announcement On Brexit Contingency Plan

The British Irish Chamber of Commerce welcomes the release of the Government’s Contingency Framework which identifies a number of key policy issues to be managed by Government Departments arising from today’s referendum vote in the UK. Support for businessThe British Irish Chamber of Commerce remains resolute in its commitment to supporting […]

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Enterprise Ireland to implement plans to help Irish exporters following UK decision to leave the EU

Enterprise Ireland has said that the UK’s vote to leave the EU will present significant new challenges for Irish companies exporting to the UK, and announced that it is immediately implementing its plans to support these companies. These include steps to help companies maintain their UK presence while also diversifying […]

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Aidan Gough, InterTradeIreland

88% of Companies Across the Island are Stable or Growing

The latest quarterly Business Monitor Report (January to March 2016) has highlighted an overall continuing solid picture of recovery with 88% of businesses on the island reporting growth; however the disparity between domestic market traders and those engaging in export is increasing. North-South trend reversal The research indicates that there […]

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New Markets are Like Dating

Imagine you see someone and you are instantly attracted. You decide that the first steps to take are:   Research EVERYTHING about them Learn any languages that they speak Draft a pre-nuptial agreement Buy the engagement ring Plan every aspect of the wedding Short-list names of children you will have […]

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Need Help Growing Your Business? New Plato Programme Starting April 20th 2016

Plato Business Programme – Grow your business through by learning from other SME Owner Managers at monthly meetings facilitated by Large Company Managers! Last Few Places Left on Programme starting on April 20th 2016. You want to expand your business but don’t have the money or all of the skills? […]

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