Five Things You Need to Know About Ransomware

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Ransomware attacks are on the rise, and the results can be devastating. According to PwC’s 2016 Irish Economic Crime survey, more than 34% of Irish businesses had experienced economic crime in the previous two years, with cybercrime accounting for 44...
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The Mobile Workforce

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Highlights Increasing mobility and productivity presents a cost challenge for business; data security, however needs to be protected Financing and supplying devices for staff means better security and control of assets, especially in the case of a se...
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The Beginner’s Guide to Sizing Up a Franchise

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Run through our checklist of precautions to safeguard your investment and give your new venture the best chance of success. The advice of specialist lawyers, accountants and successful operators can protect even the newest comers when they’re conside...
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Changing Agri Business Models

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Highlights Dairy farmers are at their most profitable for decades, leading many to reflect on their business models Switching to limited company status will mean retained profits are only taxed at 12.5%, compared with a top rate of 55% for sole trade...
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The Feel-Good Factor

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The feel-good factor The sustainability sector is not only a virtuous place in which to launch a business, but as a number of enterprises are finding out, it might just be a path to riches, too… If you’re going to go into a business, make it somethin...
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Women to Watch in Irish IT

Women to Watch in Irish IT
A look at some of the next generation of women making waves on Ireland’s tech scene. We meet eight female leaders shaping the future of the Irish IT industry.   Distributing surplus food across the UK and Ireland Co-founders Iseult Ward and Aoibheann...
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Delighted to see today's news, that one the Women To Watch, Patricia Scanlon of Soapbox Labs ( see above - Getting kids and compu... Read More
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Entrepreneurs and Their Lightbulb Moment

Entrepreneurs and Their Lightbulb Moment
Four entrepreneurs share what inspired their big idea. Many start-ups simply follow a trend, hoping to cash in on the success of others, but some SME owners were jolted into action with a bona fide ‘Eureka!’ moment. We spoke to four entrepreneurs who...
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Open for Business?

Open for Business?
Highlights 62% of consumers stop doing business with a company after poor customer service Just 56% of Irish businesses frequently measure customer feedback about their services 77% of consumers admit they now retract their loyalty more quickly than ...
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What Next for Irish Healthcare Providers?

What Next for Irish Healthcare Providers?
    Highlights  The government’s Fair Deal Nursing Homes Support Scheme has divided opinion since it was introduced in 2009 To qualify you must contribute 80% of your income, and 7.5% of the value of your assets for three years Farmers...
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On the Same Page

On the Same Page
!-- -- On the same page Highlights A complementary skill set is key when choosing a partner in business. Be clear about what you expect from your partner, and what they will expect of you. Understand you won’t always agree with each other but that yo...
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Finding Your Angel

Finding Your Angel
Angel investors can be a start-up’s greatest ally – so long as you can convince them not only that your idea is great, but that you’re worth investing in. According to recent reports, angel investors in Ireland are set to hand over €85m to more than ...
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Brexit Tactics

Brexit Tactics
        Highlights Buying or selling to anyone integrated in the UK supply chain leaves you exposed to the implications of Brexit Sterling movement, and the free movement of goods and of staff will all be effected and have knock-o...
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Collaboration is Key

Collaboration is Key
Highlights Ireland’s 4,000 manufacturing enterprises contribute 24% of the country’s economic output Manufacturers can benefit from collaborating with businesses in their supply chain As technology advances, collaboration between humans and machines ...
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Inside Ireland’s Biotech and Medtech Hub

Inside Ireland’s Biotech and Medtech Hub
Highlights Nine out of 10 of the world’s top pharmaceutical companies have set up in Ireland Knowledge hubs and specialist programmes help promote sector growth and innovation Collaboration and a clustering effect provide opportunities for technology...
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Will Brexit Boost Foreign Investment?

Will Brexit Boost Foreign Investment?
Highlights Ireland is well placed to benefit from the impact of Brexit on multinational companies’ relocation plans Many are looking to move operations out of the UK to maintain rights to trade freely Ireland has pitched for the European Medicines Ag...
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Getting It Right With Exports

Getting It Right With Exports
In focus – Brexit: How can you build bridges overseas without overstretching your small business? “This is a long-term decision,” says Joe Healy, Enterprise Ireland’s division manager of the High Potential Start-up Unit. “To build an internation...
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Made in Ireland

Made in Ireland
Highlights The Irish economy is expected to grow by 3.5% this year It remains the most popular place in Europe for major US companies, including Facebook and Apple, to set up shop Financial services, IT, medtech and construction are major growth area...
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Irish infrastructure and the impact of Brexit

Irish infrastructure and the impact of Brexit
Highlights Ireland focuses on infrastructure to sustain economic growth € 2.6bn in unallocated money will be given to projects designed to improve competitiveness There are many projects to come, including the Luas Cross City rail, the N25 New Ross B...
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Capitalising on ‘Brexodus’

Capitalising on ‘Brexodus’
Highlights Fintech, clearing and asset management are seen as promising business areas for EU member countries post-Brexit Dublin property agents report a rise in enquiries from UK companies Infrastructure in the Irish capital might struggle to meet ...
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Get Set For Mobile Recruitment

Get Set For Mobile Recruitment
Highlights More than half of all job applications are completed on a mobile device, according to recruitment group Indeed Many recruiters do not have mobile-friendly career pages, but simple solutions for creating them are available With 4.4 billion ...
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