Password Perfection

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  Businesses go to great lengths to protect their information, but many still underestimate how weak passwords can leave them exposed to cybercrime. Is it time to reset?   It’s Friday afternoon, just before a three-day bank holiday weekend, and a mem...
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Phishing Scams: Don’t Take The Bait

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In the cyber-security fight, employees can be a business’s greatest asset – or their biggest threat. We explore how you can turn employees into the first and best line of defence.  Phishing is not a new challenge for businesses, but it is a dynamic o...
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Eddie Cullen
An excellent reminder of some simple steps to help prevent phishing. One of the topics we will cover in the "Protecting your busin... Read More
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What Makes The Ideal Office Space?

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Every business has its own unique office requirements, and understanding the options will help get your SME off to a flying start. While flexible working is hardly a new idea, the past decade has seen thousands of businesses take the concept to the n...
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Today individuals truly need space to relax at work. These spaces can come in all shapes and sizes but let employees feel greater.... Read More
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Setting Up Shop In The UK

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H ighlights A UK base can provide opportunities for businesses Good planning, a strong management team and communication are key to a successful move It may become more difficult after Brexit with new rules in place In focus – Brexit:  With rules for...
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Ready to Brexit

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Highlights Three quarters of Irish SMEs intend to invest in their businesses over the coming year despite concerns over Brexit Businesses should check their supply chains for Brexit exposure, even if they don’t buy or sell directly to the UK They cou...
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Funding Growth And Sales Into New Markets

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Highlights Ahead of Brexit, larger companies may want to establish a UK-registered company that can conduct its business in sterling and thus limit exposure to currency fluctuations In the event of Britain leaving the customs union, companies that se...
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Driver Shortages and Rising Fleet Insurance Premiums Among Concerns On The Irish Roads

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The Irish government is pledging extra funds to improve transport infrastructure to deal with a more “uncertain world”. What is it planning and how will it help soothe some of the myriad challenges faced by the nation’s vital logistics sector? Driver shortages and rising fleet premiums are among concerns in the logistics industry:

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How Large Companies Can Think Big

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Although rich with funds and resources, big businesses often struggle to innovate. Here’s how corporations can behave more like the challengers. Start-ups have innovation at their core, offering creative new products and disruptive solutions to chall...
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Emerging Technologies for Business

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Embracing new and cutting-edge technologies ensures businesses can stay ahead of the curve and are prepared for the challenges ahead. Smarter knowledge-sharing For businesses of all sizes, from start-ups to multinationals, making sure all employees a...
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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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