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Boot Camp – Business Connections Event (7th May 2014, Holiday Inn, Belfast)

The Business Connections Event is an opportunity for businesses from all sectors to come together in Belfast to explore opportunities for cross border trade, make contacts, do business, increase turnover, increase skills base, network, improve cross border business relationships, celebrate entrepreneurship and be part of this new and emerging business community. There […]

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Start-Up Story: Gahan Meats

Gahan Meats have been supplying quality meat for well over 50 years and through three generations. Having started as a corner shop butcher on Station road Raheny, we have grown to be one of the most respected purveyors of quality meats in the greater Dublin area. We now operate out […]

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Start-Up Story: Darlington Consulting

While I admit I am not trying to save the world, I am trying my best to save workers in Ireland from being injured or killed – I am one of those often misunderstood health and safety consultants – (sometimes called insultants). I partner with my customers big and small, […]

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Jobs Bulletin April

This Bulletin is part of the Government’s Year for Jobs Campaign, aimed at increasing awareness of what is being done in Ireland to create jobs & tackle unemployment. On Twitter, follow @yearforjobs or hashtag any of your announcements with #allaboutjobs Useful statistics 1.91million People now in work, an increase of […]

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Postcodes – Not Just About Where

The primary purpose of the new postcodes may be to modernise the postal service but they are also of particular value to Credit Managers as they represent a new unique identifier for your customers. Because they are new, there will also be emerging opportunities for segmentation, analysis and value-add services. […]

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Consumer Psychology and E-Commerce Checkouts

It is increasingly difficult for new brands to forge a successful business venture online with the vast competitive e-commerce landscape to negotiate. There are millions of businesses online vying for consumer’s attention and their valued purchases. For those who do succeed at securing regular healthy traffic levels (usually due to […]

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Inside or outside for dairy cows?

Local dairy farmers in Northern Ireland got an insight into the pros and cons of running confined systems for dairy cows at an event at Loughry College last week. Organised by Ulster Bank it brought together research, on farm performance, cow fertility and the finance needed to fund intensive systems. […]

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Ulster Bank continues support for women in business

Ulster Bank has the products, financial and supports ready to support business women. That was the message to female business leaders and entrepreneurs at an Ulster Bank Business Women Can event in Belfast on Friday. The Bank’s hugely successful Business Women Can programme provides online and local support, which aims to offer […]

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Start-Up Story: Sweet Spot Sourcing

Differentiating themselves from a promotional company that offers more than just your regular branded pen is what prompted Fiona and Sue to set up their own company that specialises in the production of large volumes of own branded products. These products can be used in various different channels such as […]

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