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5 Ways to Boost Office Efficiency

5 Ways to Boost Office Efficiency

| July 16, 2018

We all want to get the most from our employees. There are plenty of bombastic perks out there to motivate your team, but sometimes it is the simple things that can increase productivity and get everyone working more efficiently. If you’re looking for ideas to give everyone a boost, here are some to try out […]

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In Conversation with Ronan Heenan of People 1st

In Conversation with Ronan Heenan of People 1st

| July 16, 2018

Against the backdrop of a forecasted rise in the unemployment rates coupled with the importance of access to the right skills for Northern Ireland’s private sector, eir Business NI took time out to chat to Ronan Heenan of People 1st whose aim is to help people find a way back into work by offering the right […]

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£100m available for joint North-South projects though the Horizon 2020 programme

£100m available for joint North-South projects though the Horizon 2020 programme

| July 16, 2018

Henry Ford said; “Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success,” and that is one of the principles of Horizon 2020, the European Commission’s seven-year, €80 billion Research and Innovation programme. Designed to boost job creation and economic growth across Europe between 2014 and 2020, the target is that […]

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Why Positive Reviews Really do Matter

Why Positive Reviews Really do Matter

| July 16, 2018

We all know that place at the bottom of an advertisement or article that tells us ‘Your comments are important to us, so please leave a review,’ but do people really read reviews nowadays? The simple answer to that one is, absolutely they do! Reports and statistics relating to the importance of online reviews when […]

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Why Penetration Testing is important for building a resilient cyber – security strategy

Why Penetration Testing is important for building a resilient cyber – security strategy

| July 16, 2018

Safe exploitation of vulnerabilities, also known as penetration testing, is what many companies must undertake to strengthen their security posture. But why is this important and how can it help companies during the time of rising cyber crime rates. During a cyber-security conference in 2012, Rober Muller, at the time the director of the F.B.I, […]

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Bulletproof your organisation’s security with Cyber Threat Intelligence

Bulletproof your organisation’s security with Cyber Threat Intelligence

| July 11, 2018

As seen in recent years, all organisations in the public or private sector, no matter what shape or size, are vulnerable to a cyberattack. Hence the need for Cyber Threat Intelligence, says Dave Markham of Fujitsu. Companies need not only be concerned with protecting their data but the entire operation of a company itself. If data is […]

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What are the best ways to start investing as a career?

What are the best ways to start investing as a career?

| July 10, 2018

When it comes to working within the financial sector, many people will opt to go for traditional routes such as bagging a job at a respected investment bank. However, for anyone who likes a bit more excitement and to be in control of their own money, becoming a professional investor is a real option. Moving […]

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Best Products to Start Your Own Cleaning Company

Best Products to Start Your Own Cleaning Company

| July 10, 2018

Are you thinking about starting your own cleaning company? If the answer is yes, then you need to carefully consider what cleaning products and materials you will need before starting your first cleaning job. Having a full stock of cleaning supplies and products will mean that as soon as you get your first customer, you’re […]

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Top 5 workplace benefits and how they affect staff morale

Top 5 workplace benefits and how they affect staff morale

| July 10, 2018

Employee morale is based on the views and opinions of those people who work for you, how they feel about the environment in which they work in and their overall level of satisfaction. It has a huge effect on engagement, productivity and retention. With high levels of morale throughout a workforce, satisfaction will rise but […]

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Barclays launches £100,000 unsecured lending, as new research shows the value of faster finance to SMEs

Barclays launches £100,000 unsecured lending, as new research shows the value of faster finance to SMEs

| July 10, 2018

Barclays has launched £100,000 unsecured lending – doubling its maximum for unsecured business loans for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from £50,000 to £100,000. For further detail on the unsecured lending, see: https://www.barclays.co.uk/business-banking/borrow/loans/ The bank has also identified more than 40,000 SME clients, from dentists to manufacturers, that could be eligible for the higher levels […]

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