Follow the Leader - Brian O'Reilly, of MCE Events

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In the latest of our interviews with business leaders about their journey so far and plans for future success, we speak to Brian O’Reilly, MD at Dublin-based MCE Events. Since it was founded 18 years ago, MCE has organised events and parties for hous...
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Tara De Buitlear
Nice to read about another indigenous SME who has grown.
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Ulster Bank Participate in Launch of New Credit Guarantee Scheme

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Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, Pat Breen TD launches the new SME Credit Guarantee Scheme   The revised SME Credit Guarantee Scheme was launched today, replacing the 2012 Scheme which e...
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Help For What Matters : Ken Boyne, Managing Director of Ionic Consulting


Ken Boyne, Managing Director of Ionic Consulting tells Ulster Bank his story about becoming an “accidental entrepreneur” when he moved to buy the Irish subsidiary of their parent company, Wind Prospect Group. The decision to purchase the business was...
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Ulster Bank Announce €15m Agri Weather Fund

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Ulster Bank has today (10th July 2018) announced that it is allocating €15 million through its Weather Agri Fund to support farmers as they face continued challenges due to adverse weather conditions. Applications for this fund will be available from...
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Help For What Matters : Ionic Consulting & Sliabh Bawn Windfarm

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Ken Boyne, Managing Director of Ionic Consulting tells Ulster Bank his story about becoming an “accidental entrepreneur” when he moved to buy the Irish subsidiary of their parent company, Wind Prospect Group. The decision to purchase the business was...
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Carol McMahon
Very Interesting Story thanks for sharing
Wednesday, 11 July 2018 12:04
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5 Ways to Promote Your Business to Millennials and the iGeneration

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Marketing to Millennials and post-Millennials means understanding the power of connectivity. Here are 5 Ways to Promote Your Business to Millennials and the iGeneration:

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How Cash Flow Determines Startup Success

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Money makes the world go round they say. As CEO of the startup Kite.ly I learned first-hand the significance of cash flow, particularly during the embryonic stage. Cash flow is vital for startups, whether they are VC backed or bootstrapped self-funded ventures. Without exceptional cash flow, the wider vision is impossible to realise. Here is How Cash Flow Determines Startup Success:

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The Quick Start Guide to Startup Fundraising

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One of the key roles of the CEO/founder/owner of a business is to keep the business funded. There are a number of ways to do this – grants, equity finance, debt/loans and, of course, revenues. For this article we’ll focus on non-revenue funding sourc...
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Digital Disruption: Innovation Lessons

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Why does innovation not work? Why do the big companies spend the millions and the young start-ups with no money walk away with the big price? “Creative intelligence” “Creative intelligence” is about trying to crack the innovation code. What are the t...
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How Visual Communication Can Help You Nail Your Unique Brand

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Visuals are not only for grabbing readers’ attention but are also excellent for communicating a message. Here's How Visual Communication Can Help You Nail Your Unique Brand:

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Are you profitable?

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Scary I have read a few scary books in my time. “ Bandwashed ”, “ Future Crimes ”, “ Climate change ” to name a few. “The Ecology of Commerce: A Declaration of Sustainability” fits right in there. What is scary about this book is the picture it paint...
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Living with a SEAL: Lessons in Leadership From the Military

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Business is starting to realise that you can learn a lot from the Military. It makes sense, after all, the Military have been training leaders for centuries. The implication of leadership failure is also a lot more serious in the Military.  Living wi...
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17 Video Marketing Statistics That May Surprise You

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As small business owners, we have seen how digital marketing has advanced in the past decade and how effective it is at creating successful businesses. But as digital marketing evolves, will it come to a point where it doesn’t have anything new to offer the small business owner and then what will we do? Here are 17 Video Marketing Statistics That May Surprise You:

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The 7 Essential Ingredients of a One-Person Marketing Plan for Startups

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Launching a startup is the easiest way to build your own business because it doesn’t take more than one person and an idea. However, running a profitable startup is definitely not the easiest thing since 90% of such projects fail eventually. Here are the 7 Essential Ingredients of a One-Person Marketing Plan for Startups:

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Frictionless, fast, real-time changes in customer behaviour


    Celine Singleton, Head of Payments, Ulster Bank, talks at EBAday 2018 about the changes in customer behaviour and how Ulster Bank is responding and whether TPPs are a threat to traditional banks and which new product and services to back.    
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A Taste of Britain — 5 Innovative Firms from the UK Agri-Food Sector

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From Cornish pasties to Stornoway black puddings and a cornucopia of cuisines imported from around the world, the British farming, food and drink industry serves up delectable treats for every palate. In 2016, the Gross Value Added (GVA) of the UK ag...
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Avoiding the Classic Business Pitfall of Launching "A Product in Search of a Marketplace"

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The small business failure rates uncovered by a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics study are enough to make even seasoned entrepreneurs worried. Of all the new small businesses that open their doors today, 20% of them will fail within their first year...
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5 Awesome SEO Plugins for New WordPress Sites

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WordPress is undoubtedly one of the best blogging platforms out there, and while it may offer numerous features and flexibility, there's still a lot of functionality missing from the program. Of course, the best way to make it cater to your SEO needs...
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Bolstering Customer Service With Automated Help Desk Software: 3 Factors to Consider

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Help desk software has become essential in the business world for supplying both employee and consumer support. However, the daunting task of picking out the best automated software for the job is no simple feat. Every small business or startup will ...
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5 International Packaging Fails and How to Avoid Them

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Globalisation is a tricky business, particularly when it comes to product packaging. Not only are you at risk from messages getting lost in translation, but there are plenty of examples where a little something extra gets added into the mix. Swear wo...
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