What Can Angel Investors Do For Your Business?


Angel investors are individual investors that look for companies that exhibit high-growth prospects, have a synergy with their own business or compete in an industry in which they have succeeded. So what exactly can angel investors do for your business?

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Call For Applicants For Next ACORNS Programme


The call is out for applicants for the next ACORNS programme, we asked Paula Fitzsimmons, Director, ACORNS to tell us all about it:

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Free Online Training: Navigating Your Own Emotions


Wondering about emotional intelligence for you and how to apply it to your business? Interested in the science of emotions in the workplace? We have a free online training course called Navigating Your Own Emotions available for Business Achievers members.

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Startup Series: A Guide to Advertising Your Business


You need to look at your advertising in the same way that you look at other areas of your business - that is, set clear objectives and goals. Continuing our Startup Series, here's a guide to advertising your business:

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Business Podcast: The Innovation Show


As a former Irish international and professional rugby player of over 10 years with over 100 caps for Leinster, Toulouse and London Irish, Aidan McCullen now applies his discipline to the world of digital disruption and strategic innovation. Aidan created “The Innovation Show” podcast in recognition of the need for a show that covers innovation topics in depth. We caught up with Aidan to ask him about the podcast. 

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How to Tap Into Future Trends For Your Business


If you want to be in business for a long time, you need to develop a vision of the future and the place of your business in that future. Here's how to tap into future trends for your business:

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5 Top Tips for Managing Your Business Finances Better


Let’s face it. The vast majority of business owners and directors are not accountants. In most cases your real expertise lies at the heart of your business – making stuff, designing things, training people, selling goods, providing services.. After all, isn’t that what you are really good at and why you started your business in the first place? Here are my 5 top tips for managing your business finances better:

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Agri-Food Series: Going Organic with Gordon McCoy of McCoy Organic Farm


The best way forward? In the latest in our Agri-Food series, Gordon McCoy of McCoy Organic Farm talks about the challenges and benefits of converting his family farm to organic. 

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Telltale Signs of When to Hire and Fire Employees


While a business owner has many challenges each day, the toughest might be deciding when to hire and when to fire employees. Here are telltale signs of when to hire and fire employees:

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4 Nifty Ways To Use Technology to Enhance Your Trade Show Presence


Exhibiting in trade shows and exhibitions are one of the best ways to meet your clientele face to face and foster industry relationships. In our previous post about trade show tips and tricks, we shared some tips for effective trade show and exhibition ROI. The essence of any successful exhibition plan is the user engagement. The more engaged your audience is the more likely they are to convert. But, the real question here is how to engage? Technology can help here. Here are 4 nifty ways to use technology to enhance your trade show presence:

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10 Key Steps to Financing Rapid Growth


Growing a company often requires significant financing. Purchasing new equipment adding product lines, expanding the premises or raising additional working capital to fund growth are just some of the reasons why a company might want to think about putting together a proposal to obtain financing. Here are 10 key steps to financing rapid growth:

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Free Online Training: Working With Data in Excel 2016

If you're a basic user of Excel but would like to learn new tips and tricks for working with data including organising, sorting and filtering, then we have a free online training course called Working With Data in Excel 2016 available for Business Ac...
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How to Maximise PR for Your Business


Public relations (PR) is an effective way for businesses to gain publicity, create a particular image for your business and attract new clients. Here are some tips on how to maximise PR for your business:

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How to Win Friends and Influence People


Dale Carnegie's book How to Win Friends and Influence People was published in 1936. Over 15 million copies have been sold world-wide, making it one of the best-selling books of all time.

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The UK-Ireland Agri-Food sector: A Shared History, A Shared Future


The upcoming UK-Ireland Agri-Food Sector event takes place on September 5th. We asked the organisers to give us some details on the event and who it is for:

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10 Practical Tips for Writing a Business Plan


The first thing most people will tell you when they hear you are thinking of starting your own business is that you will need a business plan. Here are some tips to get you started, with our 10 practical tips for writing a business plan:

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Business Achievers: Aoife O'Driscoll and Inspire Me


This month's Business Achiever is Aoife O'Driscoll from Inspireme.ie. We asked Aoife to tell us a little bit about her super accessible business and asked her about her business journey to date. Read on to find out more in Business Achievers: Aoife O'Driscoll and Inspire Me.

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Brexit 1 Year On: What Has Happened And What Is Next


The British Irish Chamber of Commerce along with Ulster Bank and co-sponsors KPMG came together on May 30th to address the various challenges and opportunities that Brexit has brought about for business interests in the UK and Ireland. Here's what happened at the 3rd #AGENDA2018 event:

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Calculating Digital Marketing ROI: What You Need to Know Nowadays


It is common knowledge that digital marketing is a form of marketing with a high return on investment. Companies are spending upwards of $250 billion annually on digital marketing campaigns but do they know the return they are getting on that spend? To find out more about how to calculate your digital marketing ROI, here is what you need to know.

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What Do You Need for a Business Loan? Here Are The 6 C's


This is about the 6 Cs of getting a loan from your bank. It’s about you getting to know your bank manager and the lending criteria of his/her employer. Like all relationships you have to be conscious of the requirements of the other party. Read on to find out what do you need for a business loan: here are the 6 C's:

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