Ulster Bank Markets Daily Top 3

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US Dollar strengthens as Fed may raise rates before the end of the year The Fed left the Fed Funds rate target range unchanged at 1-1.25% as expected and announced that its balance sheet rundown will begin in October under the parameters laid out in ...
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Thinking about your business, the day after tomorrow

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What will tomorrow bring? I am a fan of Peter Hinssen. His " The network always wins " is brilliant. The key message from that book is clock speed. In his latest book "The day after tomorrow", he is asking four pertinent questions to help you with th...
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Cybercriminals Targets SMBs That Don't Take Cybersecurity Seriously

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Ask yourself this question: if your small business suffered an abrupt loss of $80,000, would it survive? What about a loss of a quarter million? Because according to Carbonite chief evangelist Norman Guadagno, that’s how much a just one cybersecurity...
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An Ecommerce Guide to Customer Lifetime Value (CLV)

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Long-term ecommerce success comes when you retain customers over time. Whether you run a family legacy food business or a communications conglomerate, the true value of your customers derives from the entire course of your relationship beyond individ...
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6 Ways A Corporate Services Firm In Singapore Can Help Take Your Business To The Top

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Singapore has one of today’s most competitive business environments, thanks in part to being named second-leading financial hub in the world. For any company looking to establish a solid presence in Asia, Singapore is a good platform to further stren...
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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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On The Irish Roads

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Highlights The road transport industry is anxious to ensure Ireland has the necessary infrastructure in place to cope with potential border delays following Brexit In addition to earlier pledges, the government has promised €500m of extra spending on...
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The Wall Mural Trend: Can it Work in Your Office or Business Space?

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Since the first time a prehistoric human illustrated the hunt on the wall of a cave dwelling, to the elaborate paintings in European cathedrals, to the beautiful works of graffiti that decorate public spaces: murals are one of the most enduring means...
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How Can Android Prepare for the Arrival of the iPhone X and iPhone 8

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The battle between Android and Apple is been intense as both brands are known as the top 2 smartphone makers in the world. Both brands have a loyal fanbase and pose strong sales figures every time a new version of their flagship is released. The riva...
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6 Benefits of Contracting In the UK

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Despite the Brexit and upcoming negations in the United Kingdom, contractors and freelancers are in high-demand for their specialised and versatile skills. Contractors are mainly hired as temporary workers to complete specific projects in a limited p...
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Don`t Sell, Build Relationship: Best Advice From Salespeople

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There is this idea that if you want to sell things you have to do it hard. You have to push products on people that don’t really need them. Of course, that’s not really true. There is an entirely different type of salesman who doesn’t sell based on t...
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5 Top Tips For Seasonal Staff Management

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Whether it's for the summer holidays or the Christmas rush, employing seasonal staff is a convenient way to flex your staff resources at short notice. However, like permanent full-time or part-time employees, they will need careful managing – and thi...
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How Long Does It Take To Develop A Mobile App?

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The time needed to develop an app varies widely depending on many factors. The general answer to how long does it take to build an app is 4-6 months. That doesn’t mean that the first MVP of your future app can’t build faster than four months or that ...
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5 Customer Service Apps for Small Business

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With the technology being an integral part of our lives, it is not really difficult for us to maintain our business productivity, whether they are operating on a small scale or large scale. In order to maintain the business productivity, the key is t...
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How The Internet Of Things Will Change Small Business

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Both from a personal and professional standpoint, the internet has had a major impact on almost all aspects of our daily lives. From humble beginnings, the internet has become pretty much universal. In 1990, there were only around 300,000 computers o...
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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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Brexit and some infrastructural challenges

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Marie Hunt , the head of research at property consultants CBRE spoke about their view on  Brexit at this years British Irish Chamber of Commerce conference. It is an interesting  perspective Yes, there will be job announcements, but maybe not at the ...
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Our Daily Mission Is To Train Tiny Taste Buds Early In Life (From The Irish Times)

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This post originally appeared in The Irish Times. Leaving a distinguished 20-year career in fashion journalism that included high profile positions in Net-a-Porter and InStyle magazine in order to start a baby food business may seem like a plucky, if...
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It Doesn’t Matter What Degree You Get – It’s About Change (From The Irish Times)

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This post originally appeared in The Irish Times. Marketing executive Jennifer English reckons an ability to embrace change is central to success. It’s a philosophy she brings to the workplace. Among her most recent successes for drinks giant Diageo ...
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Does Your Startup Really Need a Financial Consultant?

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In the digital age, accessibility and autonomy are becoming a defining part of startup culture. With a growing freelance economy and so much public information aimed to help small business get off the ground, a growing number of entrepreneurs and sma...
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