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PwC to host seminar aimed at helping new businessess expand in the future

Price Water House Coopers will be hosting a seminar on Friday 5th October aimed at helping new businesses expand in the future. The event, which will take place in their Belfast office will commence at 2pm and cover areas such as Strategic Planning, Good Financial Management and People Matters.    Details of the event and speakers […]

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Spires Art & Fernagh Custom Made Sheds nominated for Growth Through Export

Congratulations to our former tenant Spires Art and Fernagh Custom Made Sheds who have been nominated for the ‘Growth Through Export’ 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 […]

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30 September deadline for landlords allowance

Rate bills on rental property or properties must be paid by 30 September in order to receive landlords allowance If you are responsible for rates on a rental property or properties and pay your bill in full before 30 September 2011, you will receive your allowance. What happens if you pay after 30 September? If […]

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*** ONE DAY *** until the The Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards deadline. ENTER NOW

In partnership with Northern Bank and Invest NI, Northern Ireland’s longest-running business awards programme is open for entries. A VIP guest will crown the “Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011” in Stormont. It could be you! The coveted title of “Young Entrepreneur of the Year” brings with it a substantial prize pool and extensive media […]

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Guidance brings clarity on national minimum wage

Invest Northern Ireland’s nibusinessinfo.co.uk website has issued revised guidance to clarify the rights of workers to be paid at least the National Minimum Wage (NMW). The updated guidance – available on www.nibusinessinfo.co.uk/minimumwage – takes into account the changes to the NMW rates, effective from 1 October 2011, and provides clear information and advice to employers […]

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Omagh Business Awards approach exciting climax

THE suspense is nearly over as Omagh Chamber of Commerce and the Ulster Herald get ready to announce the winners of the Omagh Business Awards 2011 at the Chamber’s annual gala dinner on Friday, October 7 in Kelly’s Inn. Speaking about the awards, which were launched in June this year, Chris Kelly, president of Omagh Chamber […]

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Heavenly Tasty Organics, Floral Temptations & iDesign nominated for Best Start-Up Business

Congratulations to our clients Heavenly Tasty Organics, Floral Temptations & idesign who have been nominated for the ‘Best Start-Up Business’ award in the Omagh Business Awards. Omagh Enterprise is delighted to support the Omagh Business Awards 2011, in particular the ‘Best Start Up Business Award’, given our role of supporting the creation of new businesses and the growth […]

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Made Not Born events return

New series of interactive leadership learning begins – book your free place now The Made Not Born Leadership Learning series aims to bring you some new techniques and processes to apply to your business and boost your own personal management and leadership development. The autumn/winter season events kick off on 27 and 28 September in […]

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Foster encourages local firms to seize export opportunities

Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster is encouraging experienced exporters, and those looking at exporting for the first time, to investigate business opportunities in new markets. The Minister was speaking after a meeting with Invest Northern Ireland Chief Executive Alastair Hamilton where export trends and access to trade development support for local businesses were discussed. Arlene Foster […]

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The Women in Business Awards 2011 in association with Deloitte are all about you…

YOUR SUPPORT IS ESSENTIAL! The Women in Business Awards 2011 in association with Deloitte are all about you… These Awards are to Acknowledge, Celebrate and Reward the business women of Northern Ireland.  Each and every one of you is a business woman of Northern Ireland and these awards, and the success that I know they […]

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A conference centre that can cater for all your needs!

Are you thinking of organising a conference, exhibition, product launch, business meeting or training seminar? If so Omagh Enterprise has a range of fully furnished conference, training and meeting rooms perfect for hourly, half-day, full day or evening bookings. Located on the Great Northern Road (A5), approximately 1 mile from Omagh town centre our attractive, […]

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Register for VAT and take advantage of a lower penalty

VAT rule-breakers are urged to make a tax disclosure before 30 September if they wish to benefit from a discounted penalty rate The new campaign focuses on individuals and businesses trading above the VAT registration threshold – a turnover of £73,000 – but who have not yet registered. Target sectors include construction, business services, hair […]

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Funding to help food businesses grow

Small businesses in the food sector are urged to apply for Innovation Vouchers In addition to their September call for Innovation Vouchers applications, Invest Northern Ireland have recently launched a special call specifically targeting small food sector businesses. Applications for this special call will be accepted from all small enterprises in the food sector, including […]

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Fernagh Sheds nominated for Excellence in Business Practice

Congratulations to our client Fernagh Sheds who has been nominated for the ‘Excellence in Business Practice’ award in the Omagh Business Awards. The Business Practice award seeks out businesses, regardless of size, leading in terms of customer focus, innovation and business development.  Hosted by the Ulster Herald and Omagh Chamber of Commerce, the awards aim to […]

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NI businesses targeted by scams

Northern Ireland businesses are losing millions of pounds due to increasingly sophisticated scams Trading Standards Service (TSS) is warning businesses across Northern Ireland to be vigilant following an alarming increase in complaints from local companies being targeted by fraudsters in scams. Scams are becoming more sophisticated with increased planning and plausibility from fraudsters. Businesses targeted […]

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South West College: Appointment of Governing Body includes Omagh Enterprise’s Nicholas O’Shiel

Employment and Learning Minister, Dr Stephen Farry, today announced the appointment of members of the Governing Body of South West College. The Minister has appointed six new governors and re-appointed three existing governors, whose terms of office had come to an end. The appointments take effect from 1 August 2011 and each is for a […]

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‘The Big Idea’ comes to South West College – Omagh

‘The Big Idea’, an innovative programme delivered by Advantage NI visited South West College this week to deliver a workshop aimed at helping young people develop their core skills and capabilities for enterprise and employability. The young people were involved in a creative thinking workshop that used enterprise and employability skills to generate ideas which […]

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Invest NI CEO visit to Plumbridge firm, Waste Systems Ltd

Pictured on a recent visit to Waste Systems Ltd in Plumbridge, Co. Tyrone is Invest NI Chief Executive, Alastair Hamilton (right) with Nishi Ward founder and Managing Director of Waste Systems Ltd (left). Established last year with support from Invest NI, Waste Systems Ltd now exports its innovative waste recycling equipment for the construction, demolition […]

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E-marketing Seminar for Omagh Town Centre Businesses

As part of a series of training initiatives set out in the Omagh Town Centre Action Plan, Omagh District Council has organised an e-marketing seminar for town centre businesses. Ciara MacNeice will make a presentation on the benefits of promoting retail business online and provide practical advice on how to use social media marketing and […]

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Travel and learning opportunities for New & Pre Start businesses

The Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs (EYE) Programme offers potential (and recently established) start-ups the opportunity to learn practical business skills via a placement with an established business in another EU country.  Castlereagh Enterprises have funding available for 10 ‘New Entrepreneurs’ from across Northern Ireland to undertake placements outside the UK. Placements can last from 1 to 6 months and must be […]

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