Win Tickets to Jenny Greene & the RTÉ Concert Orchestra at GIAF

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We have 2 tickets to one of the hottest gigs at this year's Galway International Arts Festival up for grabs! 2FM Live with Jenny Greene & the RTÉ Concert Orchestra is sold out again but you can win two tickets for the performance on 29 July, 8pm ...
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7 Steps to Take Your Government Tenders to Another Level

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The State is the single largest buyer in Ireland, spending a whopping €9 billion of public money on procuring services and goods in 2017, across 7,500 different tender opportunities. Here are 7 Steps to Take Your Government Tenders to Another Level:

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Three Things That Will Help Small Firms Remain Competitive

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Ulster Bank was delighted to continue its association with the Small Firms Association at its 2018 Annual Conference, bringing focus to a sector of critical importance to the economy as a whole. The economic growth and employment supported by the sector is reflected in the Bank's aim to lend more than €1bn to SMEs in 2018. Here's what Eddie Cullen, Managing Director of Commercial Banking at Ulster Bank had to say post event:

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3 Simple Ways to Organise Your Business

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As a small business owner, when you hear the word, “organisation,” as it relates to entrepreneurship or management, you might think about scheduling and organising your time. While that’s vital to any business, have you given thought to the physical organisation and layout of your operations center? Here are 3 Simple Ways to Organise Your Business:

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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.
Thursday, 19 July 2018 09:45

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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Very Interesting Story thanks for sharing
Wednesday, 11 July 2018 12:04

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-funde...
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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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5 Marketing Strategies to Bring You Growth

Being in business is not an easy task. With the number of failing businesses, it can become daunting. Every business needs to promote, but if you are lost as to how to approach your marketing process, we are here to help. If you do the foundation wor...
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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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