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Featured Business: Premium Power Premium Power has big industry clients across Europe and Ireland in the high-tech manufacturing space, from pharmaceutical to medical devices, and from micro-chip manufacturers to data centres.
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Oct
Network Ireland National Conference & Awards 2015 Over 200 businesswomen from all over Ireland attended Network Ireland’s National Conference and Awards in Westport, Co. Mayo on Friday 25th September.
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Sep
Budget 2016 – Entrepreneurs Must Be Incentivised, Not Penalised Budget 2016 will be the first expansionary Budget in eight years. Therefore, it must be used to support sustainable economic development and insulate our economy from external shocks.
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Jul
The Do’s and Don’ts of Meeting Your Competitors While there is no legal prohibition on competitors meeting each other, there are strict competition law rules prohibiting such meetings where they result in a breach of competition law.
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Jul
Choosing the Right Overseas Business Partners For many firms new to foreign trade, it can be a steep and difficult learning curve – especially if they are trading on credit terms. While the potential for bad debts or late payment is a reality of business life, there are supports out there to help mitigate the risks.
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6 Ways Email Trumps Social All the marketing talk these days is about social media – yet research shows that “old-fashioned” email packs a mighty punch in both reach and Return on Investment.
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Dec
Are You Home Alone and Full of Ideas? If you’ve been thinking about setting up a business but find that being at home alone all day isn’t quite conducive to success, an incubation centre could be just what you need, says Susan HayesCulleton.
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Nov
Export Review: Q3 2014 Robust export growth of 4.9% in the third quarter (Q3) of 2014 pushed Irish GDP growth to the top of the European ladder, writes John Whelan, Export Sector Specialist at AIB.
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4 Ways Budget 2015 Will Affect SMEs 14th October 2014 saw Ireland’s first “non austerity” Budget since 2007. So what will it mean for SMEs in Ireland?
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Featured Business: All In Care Ten years ago, there were just a couple of private homecare providers in Ireland. Now there are 130, and one of the big Dublin players is All In Care.
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Oct
Taiwan can be Ireland’s Gateway to China It's widely accepted that Ireland should seek to develop greater trade and investment links with Asia, so it is high time to evaluate and redefine the role Taiwan can play in Ireland’s future.
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Oct
Network Ireland Business Women of the Year Awards 2014 Many of Ireland’s top business women attended the prestigious Network Ireland Business Women of the Year Awards on Friday 26th September 2014.
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Sep
Export Review: Industry Half-Year 2014 For the first time in many years, the Budget provides a genuine opportunity to fan the flames of growth in the Irish economy
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Managing Absence in the Workplace Small businesses in Ireland lose over €563 million per annum through absenteeism. But what can be done to address the problem?
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6 Factors in Choosing the Right Sales Channel to Grow Your Business No matter what sector your business operates in, it is important to find the right sales strategy to develop relationships with potential new customers or manage existing clients.
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Aug
Cultural Tips for Successful Business Negotiations in Asia Improving levels of cultural awareness can help companies maximise on international opportunities, and avoid costly misunderstandings and setbacks.
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Becoming a Truly Digital Business Despite concern about digital challenges, only a small number of business leaders are addressing this crucial business issue.
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Jul
Blogging for Sales: 6 Tips for Success What are the key ingredients to writing a blog that will give you the best possible chance of being noticed and contacted by your sales targets.
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Insurance Cover for Innovative Businesses Because of their innovative products and services, complex partnership arrangements and global footprints, ICT, Life Sciences, Media and Telecom businesses can face unseen pitfalls when it comes to insuring against business risks.
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10 Online Retail Implications of New EU Consumer Rights Directive The new EU Directive on Consumer Rights (2011/83/EU), effective since 13th June 2014, has important implications for every business that sells online.
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Export Review: June 2014 The global outlook is better than at this time last year. However, there is mounting evidence that recovery is once again proving much more intractable than most Governments and economists had expected.
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Getting Paid on Time Getting paid on time is a never-ending problem for most small businesses. Research conducted by the Small Firms Association shows that late payments continue to be a problem for 95% of small companies. test
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AIB Commissions Report on Foreign Direct Investment in Ireland Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Ireland is at an all-time high, and AIB recognises the vital role it plays in the growth of the Irish economy.
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AIB Customer Wins Overall SFA National Small Business Award 2014 Keohane Seafoods won the Overall SFA National Small Business Award 2014 at a gala event at Trinity College on Thursday 6th March.
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Networking Tips These tips can help you make networking pay dividends for you, your customers and your service providers.
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Nov
9 Questions to Ask Before Starting Your Own Business How do you know you are ready to start your own business? Asking yourself these nine questions can help you decide.