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In Conversation with: Vishwanath Srinivasan, IT Director EMEA at Concentrix

In Conversation with: Vishwanath Srinivasan, IT Director EMEA at Concentrix

| June 20, 2018

As eir business NI celebrate our 10 years in business and reflect on the technological changes that have taken shape, we talk to Vishwanath Srinivasan, IT Director EMEA at Concentrix, about the evolution of the customer care sector and the adoption of technologies that will transform the way in which companies interact with their customers for […]

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I’m proud to be a Gender Champion with Fujitsu – and this is why

I’m proud to be a Gender Champion with Fujitsu – and this is why

| June 20, 2018

I’m proud to be a Gender Champion says Val Risk, Global Account Managing Director at Fujitsu,  – and in this blog post, I’ll tell you why. 2018 has been a tumultuous year for gender equality with the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage; revelations about the BBC gender pay gap; the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the […]

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Small businesses playing the long game with long-term car hire: Europcar

Small businesses playing the long game with long-term car hire: Europcar

| June 18, 2018

Mark Maguire, Northern Ireland Sales Manager for Europcar Mobility Group reveals new research on how companies could reduce fleet costs by moving to vehicle usership rather than ownership The cost of business travel is a major consideration for organisations both large and small, which could explain why more fleet managers are considering a change to […]

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European Politics give Markets Cause for Consternation, Cunningham Coates

European Politics give Markets Cause for Consternation, Cunningham Coates

| June 13, 2018

Business First took the opportunity to speak to Jonathan Cunningham, Partner at Cunningham Coates about how issues around Brexit and European politics are giving the financial markets a serious cause for concern. “These are unprecedented times.” Advises Jonathan:  “And the global focus could well be on Northern Ireland – now a potential border frontier within […]

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Willowbrook Foods MD, John McCann MBE, calls on action from local politicians to save agrifood sector

Willowbrook Foods MD, John McCann MBE, calls on action from local politicians to save agrifood sector

| June 13, 2018

John McCann MBE, Managing Director of one of Ireland’s largest salad and vegetable producers Willowbrook Foods, has called out the need for political stability in Northern Ireland, describing the local agri food sector as being ‘in grave peril’ should the current impasse continue. Willowbrook Foods has been experiencing a steady period of growth, increasing its […]

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Advantages of Using an Introducing Broker

Advantages of Using an Introducing Broker

| June 11, 2018

In a nutshell, introducing brokers are customer catering arms for Forex trading firms. An introducing broker is responsible for driving business to the dealing firm and provide additional customer support for the client and the dealer alike. On each trade that a client makes, the introducing broker is rewarded with a portion of the spread. […]

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Why do people get involved in spread betting

Why do people get involved in spread betting

| June 11, 2018

Trading has become extremely popular due to its extreme level of profit potential. Majority of the retail traders have chosen spread betting as their primary source of income since it allows them to make a huge profit with a very small investment. Professional brokerage firm like ETX Capital is now offering high leverage trading accounts […]

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Digital transformation is about making things frictionless – not just ‘digital’

Digital transformation is about making things frictionless – not just ‘digital’

| June 11, 2018

Over the past few years, the word ‘digital’ has risen to become an industry standard for so much of what we talk about in the world of innovative technology, says Graeme Wright, Fujitsu. But there’s a problem with this, since digital has come to mean many different things to many different people. The result is that […]

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London’s biggest buy to let challenges in 2018

London’s biggest buy to let challenges in 2018

| June 6, 2018

London has been the UK’s beating heart of property for years on end, but things have got rocky in recent months and buy to let landlords face intimidating challenges if insisting on opting for property in the capital. On the whole, sales in London property are falling considerably with 42 of its post codes witnessing […]

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CBRE: Thirst for rental property calls for build-to-rent investment in Belfast City Centre

CBRE: Thirst for rental property calls for build-to-rent investment in Belfast City Centre

| June 4, 2018

Growing demand for quality residential rental property in Belfast could be met by more investment in Built-to-Rent (BTR) schemes, property consultants CBRE has revealed. It said investor interest in BTR is growing with developers looking at the sector as an alternative use for sites which had previously been earmarked for other forms of development, such […]

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