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Top 5 SEO changes that will affect your business in 2018

Top 5 SEO changes that will affect your business in 2018

| January 15, 2018

A quick Google search for the latest SEO trends or tips for 2018 turns up a massive amount of data, there are top 50 lists, top 20 etc and it can be overwhelming for business owners to simply know where to start.  Here I wanted to give you just 5 core, actionable SEO changes that […]

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How you can utilise trading to start your own business

How you can utilise trading to start your own business

| December 7, 2017

Starting your own business against the backdrop of Brexit might seem like a daunting prospect, but the country’s SME contingent continues to thrive. More than 99 per cent of the 5.5 million businesses in the UK are small or medium sized, while micro-businesses account for 32 per cent of employment and 19 per cent of […]

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A simple tip from Genesis Belfast to make your advertising up to 11x more effective

A simple tip from Genesis Belfast to make your advertising up to 11x more effective

| October 25, 2017

As advertising and marketing budgets continue to come under pressure, Darren Lyttle, Head of Creative at leading Belfast marketing agency Genesis Belfast explains how your advertising can be up to 11 times more effective. They say all advertising works. But what if there were a simple way to make your advertising more effective? Up to 11 […]

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Hidden business costs to be aware of when starting a venture

Hidden business costs to be aware of when starting a venture

| August 3, 2017

Underestimating the costs that you’ll absorb as a new business could lead to premature business failure. It’s important to plan for and understand exactly what it will take to be successful. Fortunately, being aware of these three hidden business costs should help you get your venture started on the right step: Keep your gas and […]

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How to build a trusted brand, by CIM Ireland

How to build a trusted brand, by CIM Ireland

| August 1, 2017

Every successful business trades on its reputation, so building a trusted brand is essential whatever your size or sector, says Carol Magill, Network Manager, Chartered Institute of Marketing The process is always going to cost time, effort and money. But you don’t need a bottomless budget to do the basics well. Here is a simple […]

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The 6 elements that make a winning team

The 6 elements that make a winning team

| August 23, 2016

No successful big business owner is an island. You can keep a small business running by yourself, but if you are ready to achieve growth, then you need a team surrounding you. Your team has to be the right for your business. Each individual needs to fit into your culture and they need to have […]

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Looking to raise Finance for your business? InterTradeIreland can help

Looking to raise Finance for your business? InterTradeIreland can help

| July 6, 2016

Benjamin Franklin observed “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest”, and this quote is particularly apt for SMEs who want to raise finance. Small businesses across the island were adversely affected by the financial crisis of 2008 as the availability of finance contracted and domestic demand shrank. Despite an overall improvement in the […]

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3 Business Tasks that you should consider outsourcing

3 Business Tasks that you should consider outsourcing

| June 30, 2016

While outsourcing between the government and the private sector has once again become a major talking point in the UK, the practice itself is less prevalent than it was in the immediate aftermath of the great recession. Instead, British business have strived to keep business operations in house as the economy has grown, investing more […]

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Share Capital for Companies Limited By Shares – An Overview

Share Capital for Companies Limited By Shares – An Overview

| June 15, 2016

In the UK, a company limited by shares must adhere to Parts 17 to 22 of the Companies Act 2006 which provides statutory provisions in respect of a company’s share capital. The information relating to the company’s share capital must be stated in its memorandum of association, which will also include the following information: Total […]

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What to check before your business leases commercial property

What to check before your business leases commercial property

| May 20, 2016

For any business that is seeking a new base, the first question will be whether to buy or rent your new property. There are many advantages to purchasing commercial property, as you will have no lease period and complete control over what you do with the building, but it requires a lot more starting capital. […]

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