Action MS launches urges fun runners to join ‘Team May McFettridge’

If you thought Belfast was big enough for just one May McFettridge, think again – as one local charity is planning to enter a team into the Belfast Half Marathon this September styled up as Northern Ireland’s favourite gap-toothed housewife. For further information about ‘Team May’ visit www.actionms.co.uk or donate via the justgiving page at […]

BIFM Ireland Awards launched

The search is on for extraordinary organisations and individuals operating within the facilities management (FM) industry in Ireland as the BIFM Ireland Region Facilities Management Recognition Awards, sponsored by VickerStock Engineering Recruitment, are officially launched. Now in their 4th year, the awards have become the most esteemed recognition for FM industry professionals in Ireland. Deadline […]

Northern Ireland signs up to stronger business links with Isle of Man

Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster was on the Isle of Man today to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at maximising trade and investment opportunities between the island and Northern Ireland. The MOU is a result of a visit by the Hon. John Shimmin MHK, former Minister for Economic Development, to Northern Ireland in 2012. […]

Super Connected Belfast helps Google and Disney

Thirty Belfast businesses, including a provider of interactive advertising to Google and Disney, are set to benefit from access to some of the fastest internet connection speeds in the world through a new deal with Novosco. Speeds of one-gigabyte-per-second are available to Ormeau Business Park tenants such as rehabstudio, which also has offices in London and […]

Titanic Belfast is main reason for visiting the City: survey

An independent survey has found that many visitors to Titanic Belfast cited the visitor attraction as the ‘main or very important’ reason why they came to Belfast and Northern Ireland. The survey, conducted during periods of the traditional low and high tourist seasons, was led by MillwardBrown and commissioned by the Northern Ireland Tourist Board. […]

CIPR Northern Ireland appoints two new Fellows

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) has announced two new Fellows from amongst its membership in Northern Ireland – in recognition of their outstanding work in public relations, service to the Institute and personal achievements within the profession. Among those awarded Fellowship status this year are former CIPR NI Chair Paul McErlean, Managing Director […]

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  • Action MS launches urges fun runners to join 'Team May McFettridge'

    Action MS launches urges fun runners to join ‘Team May McFettridge’

    If you thought Belfast was big enough for just one May McFettridge, think again – as one local charity is planning to enter a team into the Belfast Half Marathon this September styled up as Northern Ireland’s favourite gap-toothed housewife. For further information about ‘Team May’ visit www.actionms.co.uk or donate via the justgiving page at […]

  • BIFM Ireland Awards launched

    BIFM Ireland Awards launched

    The search is on for extraordinary organisations and individuals operating within the facilities management (FM) industry in Ireland as the BIFM Ireland Region Facilities Management Recognition Awards, sponsored by VickerStock Engineering Recruitment, are officially launched. Now in their 4th year, the awards have become the most esteemed recognition for FM industry professionals in Ireland. Deadline […]

  • Northern Ireland signs up to stronger business links with Isle of Man

    Northern Ireland signs up to stronger business links with Isle of Man

    Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster was on the Isle of Man today to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at maximising trade and investment opportunities between the island and Northern Ireland. The MOU is a result of a visit by the Hon. John Shimmin MHK, former Minister for Economic Development, to Northern Ireland in 2012. […]

  • Super Connected Belfast helps Google and Disney

    Super Connected Belfast helps Google and Disney

    Thirty Belfast businesses, including a provider of interactive advertising to Google and Disney, are set to benefit from access to some of the fastest internet connection speeds in the world through a new deal with Novosco. Speeds of one-gigabyte-per-second are available to Ormeau Business Park tenants such as rehabstudio, which also has offices in London and […]

  • Titanic Belfast is main reason for visiting the City: survey

    Titanic Belfast is main reason for visiting the City: survey

    An independent survey has found that many visitors to Titanic Belfast cited the visitor attraction as the ‘main or very important’ reason why they came to Belfast and Northern Ireland. The survey, conducted during periods of the traditional low and high tourist seasons, was led by MillwardBrown and commissioned by the Northern Ireland Tourist Board. […]

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    asks Nick O’Shiel, Omagh Enterprise  The origins of education lie to a large extent inside the military, as it trained people to follow orders and be compliant. The industrial revolution required similar people for the smooth operation of the assembly line. Even consumers were encouraged to behave in predictable ways and buy the same products […]

  • 7 steps to create an unlimited marketing budget

    7 steps to create an unlimited marketing budget

    According to Shweta Jhajharia, founder of The London Coaching Group, many business owners have three flawed beliefs that keep them from successful marketing: Marketing is a big cost. We should market to as many people as we possibly can. We should ‘get our name out there’. However these beliefs are false and prevent businesses from […]

  • Can Recruitment Technology assist with Northern Ireland's ‘Brain Drain’?

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    asks Richard Elliott, Webrecruit Ireland The recruitment market has certainly been a rollercoaster ride over the last number of years. Webrecruit Ireland, a sister company of ASG, was launched right in the middle of the recession, when people were plentiful but jobs were scarce. Now, in 2014, we find ourselves in something of a Catch 22:- […]

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    10 ways to build rapport and engage your audience

    We’ve all experienced the difference between a speaker who makes us drift off and a speaker who has the ability to grab and hold our attention.  The difference is simply rapport and engagement. Some speakers have it – others miss it completely. Here are 10 tips, from Dorothea Stuart of Toastmasters International, to help you […]

  • Age Diversity within the Job Market: strength lies in differences

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    Roger Gilpin of Gilpin Executive Recruitment, offers an insight into the changing trends in age diversity within the job market following recent findings by Chartered Institute of Professional Development (CIPD). A recent CIPD report revealed that businesses can benefit greatly from an age diverse workforce, with 66% of SMEs now focusing their attention on recruiting […]

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    Belfast Connection Vouchers Scheme advice clinic in August

    A drop-in clinic will be held in City Hall this August offering help on applying to the Belfast Connection Vouchers Scheme (BCVS). The BCVS is part of the council’s Super Connected Belfast programme which is providing grants of up to £3,000 for small businesses, charities and social enterprises to get high-speed broadband installed in their […]

  • Northern Ireland marketers should become Chartered

    Northern Ireland marketers should become Chartered

    Northern Ireland Marketers must be at the top of their game to keep pace with the ever-changing business environment, the Ireland Chair of the Chartered Institute of Marketing in said today. Christine Watson, a Chartered Marketer since 2006, called on marketing professionals to register for Chartered Marketer status to support professionalism across the trade as […]

  • Northern Ireland open data challenge launched

    Northern Ireland open data challenge launched

    The ‘Northern Ireland Open Data Challenge’ launched with a £5,000 prize fund is all about finding new and innovative ways to use open data including that from the Department of Finance and Personnel’s Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA). Open data is the term given to information and statistics which are accessible to the […]

  • How effective is your Social Media: 6 ways to measure

    How effective is your Social Media: 6 ways to measure

    To sharpen your approach around creating effective social content, and up the odds of high engagement, here are six things you should be measuring: 1. Campaign Visits Campaign visits are the number of times a lead lands on the page containing your social profiles. Take a look at the screenshot below, which shows a page […]

  • The Future of Customer Relations - Professor Steven Van Belleghem

    The Future of Customer Relations – Professor Steven Van Belleghem

    Adoption of new technologies ‘on speed’ I’m a big fan of Rogers’ adoption curve. His book ‘The diffusion of Innovations’ has a played a crucial role in my life so far. I’m sure we’re all familiar with the classic adoption curve consisting of innovators, early adopters, early majority, late majority and laggards. Every manager, marketeer […]

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    Tourism Ireland has launched a new online film, specially created to highlight Enniskillen, the Fermanagh Lakelands and the recent, hugely successful Happy Days International Beckett Festival. The short film was produced by Tourism Ireland to highlight Beckett’s special connection with Fermanagh and to showcase Enniskillen and Fermanagh to potential visitors around the world.  It features […]

  • Fraser Doherty to headline NI Enterprise Awards

    Fraser Doherty to headline NI Enterprise Awards

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  • David Meade takes Nick O'Shiels 60 second video challenge

    David Meade takes Nick O’Shiels 60 second video challenge

    David Meade takes the 60 second challenge with Nick O’Shiel,  Omagh Enterprise Company at Strule Arts Centre and tries to answers 6 questions in 60 seconds. David has a passion for innovation, marketing and people as can be seen from his 60 second challenge.

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    PPL and PRS video on music for your business

    PPL and PRS for Music launched a new video to help businesses understand the benefits of music and how to obtain a licence. The film, which is narrated by BBC Radio 6 Music DJ Lauren Laverne is now available to watch below and aims to help make the licensing process more transparent. It helps explain the […]

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    The Future of Customer Relations – Professor Steven Van Belleghem

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