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Innovate or stagnate: the Co-Innovate Programme at InterTradeIreland

Innovate or stagnate: the Co-Innovate Programme at InterTradeIreland

| May 17, 2018

Neil Ryan the Co-Innovate programme manager at InterTradeIreland has the following tips for developing innovation within your business. Steve Jobs has suggested that “Innovation has nothing to do with how many R & D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R & […]

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Why You Should Lease Your Company Car

Why You Should Lease Your Company Car

| May 15, 2018

A business that offers a company car can be very attractive to new employees as they can enjoy this as part of their benefits package. Company cars can also be a great way of promoting the business and making the employees and the overall image seem more professional. When you decide that you are going […]

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Success is a lousy teacher

Success is a lousy teacher

| May 14, 2018

by Jonathan MacDonald founder of the Thought Expansion Network Bill Gates once said: “Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” I’ve learned the hard way that this statement is true. Of the many ventures I’ve founded over the years, three of which worked pretty well and four that […]

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Five Handy Apps That Could Help Your Business Run Smoother

Five Handy Apps That Could Help Your Business Run Smoother

| May 10, 2018

As a business owner you have your work cut out for you. Chances are you’re constantly looking for ways to improve your business, bring in more customers/clients, increase profits, and expand the business. That’s a whole lot to take on, which can leave you feeling rather stressed. Keeping your business running smoothly like a well-oiled […]

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How to Manage Your Personal Finance as a Business Owner

How to Manage Your Personal Finance as a Business Owner

| May 9, 2018

These days more and more of us are starting our own businesses and realising the dream of working for ourselves. It makes sense in today’s commercial world because as corporations are growing ever larger, there’s a reactionary interest in small independent companies and a taste for a more personal service. It’s seen in everything from […]

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InterTradeIreland – Latest Business Monitor shows that “business is holding its breath.”

InterTradeIreland – Latest Business Monitor shows that “business is holding its breath.”

| May 8, 2018

The latest quarterly InterTradeIreland Business Monitor Report (January-March 2018) shows that the majority of firms across the island remain very stable, however, levels of growth are declining sharply in Ireland. This is consistent across companies both large and small. While not a cause for concern at the moment, it would appear to indicate that we […]

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Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership – when doing good is good for business.

Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership – when doing good is good for business.

| May 3, 2018

Jo Watson, Director of JW Associates NI and a champion of responsible business recently completed her Masters in Executive Leadership at Ulster University Business School and shares her latest research on Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership – when doing good is good for business Much has been written about Corporate Social Responsibility and whether there is […]

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Creating Your Modern Organised Home Empire Building Office

Creating Your Modern Organised Home Empire Building Office

| May 1, 2018

Working from home is on the rise for numerous reasons. A new Census from the Gov in the claims that in the last decade, the number of People who now work from home at least one day a week has increased by a staggering 35% in the last decade an extra 1.5 million). A lot […]

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Using Customer Insights to Influence Your Decision Making

Using Customer Insights to Influence Your Decision Making

| April 30, 2018

Customers visiting your website can tell a lot about what is important to them, or what they like/dislike about your products or services.  But have you ever thought they online behaviour could also reveal something your business? If not, it’s about time to explore the wonders of smart tools that make the automated marketing, such […]

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Trading in exchange-traded funds

Trading in exchange-traded funds

| April 27, 2018

Exchange traded funds, easier termed as ETFs can be defined as passively managed index funds that are listed and also traded in the Australia securities exchange. An ETF is seen as an investment vehicle that is traded on the stock exchange market the same way one would invest in shares. Currency ETFs can be traded […]

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