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Congratulations to Heavenly Tasty Organics who scooped the Best Start-Up Award at the Omagh Business Awards 2011

Congratulations to Omagh Enterprise client, Shauna McCarney of Heavenly Tasty Organics, on winning the Best Start Up Business Award at the Ulster Herald Omagh Chamber of Commerce – Omagh Business Award 2011. THE success, talent and the entrepreneurialism of Omagh and surrounding areas was acknowledged at the Omagh Business Awards gala on Friday night at Kelly’s […]

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Boosting business in the tourism sector

Future of Tourism event to help local businesses grow by examining online marketing, social media, cost control & future trends Northern Ireland’s Hotel Federation hosts the two-day Hospitality Exchange – the Future of Tourism event. The event will be packed with insights, workshops and a trade exhibition. Seminars Seminars at the event include: Social Media […]

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Increase in the national minimum wage rate (all UK)

Employers that pay workers and/or apprentices the national minimum wage Takes effect on 1 October 2011 From 1 October 2011, new national minimum wage (NMW) rates will apply. The NMW applies to nearly all workers and sets hourly rates below which you must not allow pay to fall. For pay reference periods (PRPs) beginning on […]

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New tiling retailer opens its doors in Omagh

Omagh’s newest tiling retailer, Oma Tile, opened its doors on Saturday last to an eagerly-awaiting crowd of customers.  Located on the Dromore Road on the site of the old Tilemarket premises, Oma Tile has been launched by the experienced duo, Lindsay Young and Glen Waring, who are no strangers to the tiling industry.  As Lindsay […]

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National Women`s Enterprise Day in Portlaoise

The National Women’s Enterprise Day aims to inspire, activate and assist women across Ireland in running their own business. The next National Women’s Enterprise Day is on 16th and 17th November 2011 at Portlaoise Heritage Hotel, Co Laois. The County and City Enterprise Boards host this annual event including conference, networking, exhibition and mentoring clinics to mark National Womens Enterprise Day. […]

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Penalty warning for paper tax returns

If you submit a paper return after the deadline of 31 October 2011, you will automatically incur a £100 fine With the deadline for paper tax returns just weeks away, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is urging businesses to get their paper tax returns in on time – before midnight of 31 October – in […]

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Trading with the world

Northern Ireland must spread its business wings and start exporting globally to boost its economy, and Invest NI is on hand to help firms branch out, writes Jenny Burnside. With the economy stuttering at home and in dire straits in the United States and the eurozone, are there ways in which we can seek to […]

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Premises registration for health and safety

From 31 October 2011, health and safety premises registration requirement will be abolished New regulations are removing the requirements to register under the Factories Act (Northern Ireland) 1965 and also the notification requirements contained in the Office and Shop Premises Act (Northern Ireland) 1966. This means that from 31 October 2011: factory employerswill no longer […]

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Robinson announces new support for business

First Minister Rt. Hon Peter D. Robinson MLA has launched a new campaign today aimed at boosting and supporting local business. The Boosting Business campaign, run by Invest NI, will provide support measures covering all of the key issues facing businesses, large and small, throughout Northern Ireland. Speaking at the CBI lunch today Mr Robinson […]

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Why Social Media?

Come and celebrate European SME Week 2011 in Omagh Enterprise Company as part of the Innovation Enterprise Initiative Friday 7th October 2011 12.30pm – 2.00pm Joanne Sweeney-Burke, Media Box Social Media is an absolute must these days.  The truth is –  if your business is not actively online it will get left behind.  Recent research has […]

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Cloud Computing – a strategy guide for your business

Come and celebrate European SME Week 2011 in Omagh Enterprise Company as part of the Innovation Enterprise Initiative Thursday 6th October 2011 3.00pm – 4.00pm Sean McDermott, Loughtec What is all this cloud business?  Learn what it means, the Pros and cons of the Cloud.  Learn what the Drawbacks of the cloud are and what […]

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Growing your business during a recession

Come and celebrate European SME Week 2011 in Omagh Enterprise Company as part of the Innovation Enterprise Initiative Thursday 6th October 2011 2.00pm – 3.00pm Philip Bain Co-Founder and Director of Shredbank ‘Growing your business during a recession’ is delivered by Philip Bain, Co-Founder and Director of Shredbank.  The seminar will focus on key areas […]

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Infinite People Solutions – Catalyzing Innovation

Come and celebrate European SME Week 2011 in Omagh Enterprise Company as part of the Innovation Enterprise Initiative Tuesday 4th October 2011 12.30pm – 2.00pm Ann Rodgers, Infinite Solutions Innovation companies will explore ways to take advantage of the new space of the Innovation Centre.   Innovation is about people implementing new ideas that create value. […]

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Sarah Fyffe Photography nominated for Excellence in Customer Service

Congratulations to our client and tenant Sarah Fyffe Photography who have been nominated for the ‘Excellent in Customer Service’ award in the Omagh Business Awards. Omagh Enterprise is delighted to support the Omagh Business Awards 2011. The company would like to wish all the participants success and congratulate the Omagh Chamber of Commerce and Industry on the awards which will […]

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InterTradeIreland All-Island Innovation Conference 2011

Building Capability for Innovation   Keynote speaker: Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter, The Ernest L. Arbuckle Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School   4 – 5 October 2011 The Whitla Hall Queen’s University Belfast   To register for the Conference, please click here Click here to view the Programme The 2011 All-Island Innovation Conference, entitled […]

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What Facebook’s Changes Mean for Marketers

Facebook’s bold list of changes, announced Thursday, will put more pressure on advertisers to come up with compelling content and integrate themselves further into consumers’ lives. The big loser? The “Like,” which will have a smaller role in marketing, industry analysts say. One big change is that Facebook has added a control in the top […]

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The Big Lottery Fund is offering rural communities across the UK a share of £5m to help them start up their own enterprises.

Over the last few weeks Village SOS – a prime-time BBC TV series –  followed the journey of six UK villages as they each used a Big Lottery Fund grant to start up a community enterprise to help them answer a local need and breathe new life into their area. And now, the Big Lottery […]

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Omagh Enterprise Company invites all SME’s to join us in Celebrating European Enterprise Week 2011

Omagh Enterprise Company will be hosting a number of seminars to celebrate European Enterprise Week and would like to invite all SME’s to join us. The topcis covered will include: Catalyzing Innovation Growing your business during a recession Cloud Computing Why Social Media?  Further details of the seminars are detailed below: Date Time Event Presenter […]

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Effective Low-Cost Marketing Seminar to take place at Omagh Enterprise

Practical tools and tips to help you reach more customers. Date:     Thursday 20 October 2011 Time:     7:00pm – 9:30 pm Venue:   Omagh Enterprise Company, Great Northern Road, Omagh BT78 5LU Effective marketing is the key to surviving the recession and generating the higher levels of sales needed for your business to grow. This seminar will […]

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From 31 October 2011, health and safety premises registration requirement will be abolished

Premises registration for health and safety From 31 October 2011, health and safety premises registration requirement will be abolished. New regulations are removing the requirements to register under the Factories Act (Northern Ireland) 1965 and also the notification requirements contained in the Office and Shop Premises Act (Northern Ireland) 1966. This means that from 31 […]

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