As a small business operator, you are first and foremost a manager. You manage a budget. You manage processes. You manage people. But your most important management task is one that often slips under the radar. You need to know how to manage your time. Time wasted is money lost. […]
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You have probably often thought how being an entrepreneur is hard. Managing your business, if of course, quite stressful and requires a lot of your time and full dedication. Besides the need to manage your employees, finances and regular day-to-day tasks of running a business, you need to come with […]
Continuing with the Ahead for Business Programme and trying to help businesses get ahead in Tyrone, Ulster Bank held their latest Fraud Awareness Seminar in Silver Birch Hotel, Omagh. The objective of the seminar is to help businesses keep themselves safe, by understanding the threats from fraud and what measures […]
In our everyday life, we come across various technological revolutions that impact everything we do. However, how many of us have actually been impacted with a new gigantic wave that has completely changed the entire technological realm. Today’s topic of discussion revolves around one such gigantic advancement that has provided […]
The Smart Business Show is a two day Business to Business exhibition taking place on 22 & 23 April in the RDS, Dublin that will provide you with the opportunity to explore the latest best practice, technologies and to engage, connect and do business with exhibitors and thousands of attendees. Visitors will also be able to hear from a rich mix of industry leading speakers and participate in dedicated workshops on a variety of themes.
The two-day event follows the very successful Smart Business Show in the Odyssey Arena, Belfast, in 2014, which attracted more than 3,000 attendees.
Because the Smart Business Show are partnered by Small Business Can readers with exclusive discounts to attend the show and also to exhibit.
Small Business Can Discounts
As a reader you can avail of the following special rates to attend the show:
Show Partner Ticket – €10.00 (normally €30)
Discounts to Exhibit
Small Business Can readers can also avail of a 10% discount on exhibition rates, for those wishing to exhibit at the show.
As with any Irish technology company, we all suffer unique challenges when growing business internationally. As a country we have a small population so we struggle when trying to make as much noise as our International competitors. Even places we assume are tiny states such as Haiti & Togo have twice and three times […]
With our recent partnership with The Smart Business Show we are providing you with exclusive discounts to attend the show and also to exhibit. We will also be running a dedicated workshop for our members at the show. Workshop Title: Panel Discussion SMEs and Public Tendering SMEs and public tendering, […]
Using excel for bookkeeping is not considered a long term solution for your business for many reasons. Here we outline some of them, and why you should consider using an Accounting package to manage your Bookkeeping/Accounting function. Accounting software is not only considered easy to use, but it is full […]
One in five Irish people have been the victim of cyber-crime, which cost the Irish economy over €350 million last year alone. Cybercrime is one of the lowest ranked risks globally however concern has almost doubled since 2013 according to a recent study by Zurich. Research has found that sixty […]
Recently I had a dispute with my phone carrier, who will remain nameless. My data speeds had been throttled despite having been only one third of the way through my data, and not one of the two human beings I spoke to before could assist me. Without many other options, […]
It goes without saying; the entrepreneurial life bears many advantages when compared to the regular workforce. These could include a more flexible schedule, the ability to be your own boss, and of course, having more authority over your financial destiny. However, these advantages are not without costs. When foregoing typical employment […]
The way that people share content has changed. It’s no longer about word of mouth cooler talk and asking friends if they saw the news last night. Instead, people can now quickly and easily share content with millions of people at the click of a button. For businesses that are […]
After great news of being nominated and longlisted, we are happy to announce that Small Business Can have now been shortlisted in the Blog Awards Ireland 2014 competition in the category of “Best Blog Of An SME. Awards night is happening on October 4th so cross your fingers! 🙂 Thanks […]
The support which Irish Businesses receive has hit an all time low as government and semi-state tenders awarded to non-Irish companies have risen from a previous high of 18% to a staggering 28%. These tenders have a significant impact on the growth of Irish SME’s as well as having a […]
Hireland.ie invite you and your business to become a part of the solution to Ireland’s biggest problem. We have all spent a lot of time over the last few years cutting costs and scraping by to just survive. But we aren’t in business to survive, we are in business to succeed. […]
We hear a lot today about the environment, and the many ways we can help to make it a better place for our children, their children, and everyone around us. The greener we can make our environment, the better and healthier lives we will all lead. The best way we […]
Invest Northern Ireland is calling on local innovative start-ups, who can demonstrate their potential to succeed and scale-up in international markets to apply for its Propel programme. The programme offers a unique opportunity for Northern Ireland based entrepreneurs to fast track their business ideas, develop intensive growth plans and explore […]
Working from home in recent years has seen a growing trend in popularity. Many people are making the leap from working in an office to setting up their own in the comfort of their home. However, along with working from home comes loads of possible distractions that you wouldn’t typically […]
Start up Beacon is part of the Propel Programme. Aiming to fast-track new and innovative businesses that can export successfully to markets around the world, Invest Northern Ireland’s latest Propel Programme embarked on a new phase this month as 26 successful candidates entered its crucial second stage. Today we are […]
As fast as the world is turning, it is even more important for small businesses to be a part of the social media experience. Social media offers you a chance to regularly engage with your customers, no matter how near or far they are from your place of business. Online […]