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Working on your own time – checking emails after hours

Working on your own time – checking emails after hours

| August 17, 2018

Patricia Rooney of Tughan’s outlines what businesses need to ensure is in place so employees are not working in excess of 48 hours per week. Employees have always checked their emails. Now, with smartphone in hand, they can check them anywhere, at any time; at the weekend; on the beach; before they go to bed. […]

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How the public sector is keeping UK citizens safe from cyber-attacks

How the public sector is keeping UK citizens safe from cyber-attacks

| August 17, 2018

Experts at the World Economic Forum classified the threat of a cyber-attack as one of the top three most probable global risks of 2018, along with extreme weather events and natural disasters. For the public sector, the cyber-attack threat is even more acute – hacking into a government body by digital means can be done remotely by […]

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Top 3 Non-Traditional Ways to Raise Finance for Your Business

Top 3 Non-Traditional Ways to Raise Finance for Your Business

| August 16, 2018

At one time, the only way to get funding for your business was to head to the bank. However, these days there are hundreds of different lenders to choose from. Due to tightened lending restrictions, it has also become increasingly difficult to get the funding you need from the bank. However, the good news is […]

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How to Get Funds from Friends and Family for Your Startup

How to Get Funds from Friends and Family for Your Startup

| August 16, 2018

When you get an amazing business idea, it’s normal to get excited. But to get the business off the ground requires sufficient funds if you are ever going to realize your dreams. In the recent years, the funds needed for getting a startup off the ground has increased. As such, entrepreneurs have a difficulty getting […]

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How to review your personal or business finances after a drop in income

How to review your personal or business finances after a drop in income

| August 16, 2018

When it comes to finances, either personal or business, a drop in income will mean a financial review is required. You will now have less coming in with the same amount of outgoings. Depending on how much you had left over each month before the drop in income and the size of the decrease, you […]

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Three ways to keep your staff happy

Three ways to keep your staff happy

| August 15, 2018

Running a small business is never easy, no matter how well you’re doing with clients and turning profits. There’s so much that’s constantly evolving and changing, so many challenges that seem to be never-ending. For many entrepreneurs, that’s the reason they do it – they like the stimulation and the pressure of getting things right […]

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GlowMetrics launches new Google Analytics Training Academy

GlowMetrics launches new Google Analytics Training Academy

| August 15, 2018

When it comes to marketing data, Google Analytics is one of the best tools for capturing it, but have you ever looked at Google Analytics and felt totally confused? Don’t panic. While it might seem overwhelming at first, learning Google Analytics isn’t nearly as hard as you think. The key is to figure out what […]

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InterTradeIreland’s Challenge Programme: challenge yourself and minimise your time, money and risk

InterTradeIreland’s Challenge Programme: challenge yourself and minimise your time, money and risk

| August 14, 2018

American general, George S Patton said; “Accept the challenges so you can feel the exhilaration of victory”.  And this is exactly what InterTradeIreland’s Challenge programme does – it challenges CEOs and MDs of SMEs to look beyond their comfort zone, helping them to innovate, diversify and take their business to the next level and reap […]

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Grow Your Business Without Growing:  5 Customer-Confirmed Ways to Look Bigger

Grow Your Business Without Growing: 5 Customer-Confirmed Ways to Look Bigger

| August 13, 2018

Customer perception can make or break a business. The way people judge your brand is often the difference between making a sale and missing an opportunity. Depending on what your business does or provides, you’ll want different customer perceptions. If you run an artisan coffee shop, for example, your branding will likely be of an […]

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Why Data Centres are Essential for Businesses

Why Data Centres are Essential for Businesses

| August 10, 2018

Data centres have been around for decades now, supporting businesses as they grow, which in turn supported technological advancements as the demand for an adequate IT infrastructure increased year-on-year – and continues to do so. Data centres continue to remain as essential for businesses, with much of what a company does nowadays requiring an advanced […]

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