Momentum - Dublin Chamber & Ulster Bank launch new event series

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New Series for Entrepreneurs Launches Today at sold-out launch event Dublin Chamber and Ulster Bank today embarked on a mission to help Irish SMEs to scale-up. Over 100 entrepreneurs and business leaders gathered in Dogpatch Labs start-up hub to hear...
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The Search is on to Find the Best New Start and Early Stage Company on the Island

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€280,000 prize fund Entrepreneurs across the island could get a huge cash boost for their business, thanks to a total prize fund of €280,000, offered by InterTradeIreland’s 16 th Seedcorn Business Competition 2018. Seedcorn The competition is the lar...
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Mortgages for the Self Employed

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A mortgage for someone who is self-employed is not really a real loan. Lenders will merely make a modification change to their assessment application and offer you the same mortgage as someone in a standard salary position. However, to keep things as...
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7 Trends That Will Shape eCommerce in 2018

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In 2017, global eCommerce market was worth about $2.3 trillion but numerous experts expect that this figure could double by the year 2021. Whereas some people are sceptical about its ability to overcome traditional retail, others recognize that eComm...
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Why Training is Central to the Growth of your Small Business

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While it's never been easier to launch a small business in the digital age, it's becoming increasingly difficult to achieve organic and sustainable growth. This is borne out by the figures, as while 91% of SMEs will continue to operate after a single...
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Incentivising Investment: The Tax Landscape as a Lever

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How could Ireland’s taxation system work harder to attract investment in ICT post Brexit? The Irish ICT (information and communications technology) sector is one of the fastest growing in the world. There are currently 105,000 people working in the s...
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Incentivising Sales – Universal Rules for Motivating Customers

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Business statistics are always insightful, particularly when dealing with those that relay sales figures and performance. Take conversion rate figures, for example, which offer a telling insight into how forms are struggling to optimise sales and inv...
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How Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Digital Marketing in 2018

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Artificial Intelligence, once the reserve of Sci-fi movies, is now a fully-fledged reality. And an immensely important part of business growth for brands and organisations looking to future-proof themselves. The market for machine-learning applicatio...
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Keep It Simple — 5 Businesses With Straightforward USPs That Work

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If you can’t describe what your business does in a couple of short sentences, your Unique Selling Proposition (USP) might be too complex for customers to understand. If you have a wide range of services, it’s possible to condense these into a short, ...
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How to Get Your Local Business to Rank Well on Google

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Online shopping has become increasingly popular, as it offers convenience and simplicity when it comes to procuring products or services. People simply have to type in what they want in their search engines and they'll have millions of results to dec...
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What to Consider before You Decide to Accept Cryptocurrency at Your Small Business

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According to reports by Google Trends, the interest in cryptocurrency has never been higher. Not only that more and more people decide to invest in cryptocurrency but we’re also starting to see plenty of businesses, big and small, starting to accept ...
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How to Create a Small Business Budget

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It can be easy in the beginning stages of setting up a small business to only look forwards. Change happens at such a progressive pace that taking a moment to sit down and assess what has come before can seem counterintuitive. But by narrowing your f...
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What Organizations Can Learn from Facebook's Recruiting Tactics

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Facebook just topped Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Awards as the best place to work in the United States for the third time. This begs the question, how does an organization with more than 23,000 employees and 48 offices around the world manage to re...
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How to Write a Winning Tender Proposal

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Are you applying for government tenders? You should be. Globally, government tenders are worth  a huge 18% of GDP , and in the Republic of Ireland, the  largest buyer from Irish suppliers is the Irish government. Yet you could be one of the many busi...
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Steering SMEs Through Brexit

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Highlights About 90% of Irish businesses are SMEs – and over 40% of their exports go to the UK The British Irish Chamber of Commerce, which represents businesses in both countries, has called on the Irish government to ease the path of SMEs through B...
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Video Content and The Marketing Funnel

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It’s likely that many people reading this article will have produced a video to promote their company, but did you produce the right video for each stage of the buyer funnel? This infographic from One Productions takes you through what you need to kn...
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Data Centre Options For Your Business: What Are Your Choices?

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The amount of data being produced in recent years is unprecedented therefore there will come a time that even small businesses need to upgrade their current data storage. Not only do businesses need to store files such as e-mails, presentations, grap...
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#agenda 2018 Business, politics and Brexit

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Ulster Bank The British Irish Chamber of Commerce, KPMG   and Ulster Bank have come together to address the various challenges and opportunities that Brexit has brought about for business interests in the UK and Ireland. Multiple events They are orga...
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A Basic Guide to Employment Tribunals for Small Businesses

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Employment tribunals are something all businesses hope to avoid. But no matter how well you run your business, a dispute with an employee can still arise. You could even find yourself facing an employment tribunal. If you do find yourself facing a tr...
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How your Business can Leverage Bitcoin

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Whether you are for or against the notion of cryptocurrencies, you cannot deny the incredible rise of this technology over the course of the last decade . There are several statistics that bear this out, with the market cap for all digital currencies...
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