Confessions of a Start-up Business Owner with Shortcross Gin

Honest and inspirational insights from experienced entrepreneurs with tips and advice on how to turn a business idea into a reality. About this Event The Go For It Programme will host the fourth in a series of ‘Confessions of a Start-up Business Owner’ workshops aimed at inspiring local entrepreneurs to take that first step to […]

Read More

Confessions of a Start-up Business Owner with Shortcross Gin

Honest and inspirational insights from experienced entrepreneurs with tips and advice on how to turn a business idea into a reality. About this Event The Go For It Programme will host the fourth in a series of ‘Confessions of a Start-up Business Owner’ workshops aimed at inspiring local entrepreneurs to take that first step to […]

Read More


Are Driverless Cars The Future?

Ford Motors was founded in 1903 and introduced the Model T Ford in 1908, the same year that General Motors opened for business. Uber was established in 2009, the same year Google began to explore self-driving cars. But now old-fashioned car manufacturing and new age technology are about to clash and reshape the face of driving.

Read More


Harnessing Creativity Project : CREATIVE LABS CALL FOR BUSINESSES TO JOIN

For the past 6 weeks 30 people from the creative sector are working in what we are calling ‘Creative Labs’ happening at Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton, The Clinton Centre, Enniskillen & The Strule Arts Centre, Omagh. Their brief is to shape some new concepts for products or services for the Leitrim / Fermanagh / Omagh area or indeed beyond. which is truly new, different and inspiring and could become a viable business / income stream.

Read More


Barry Trades Globally While Based In Omagh

One local man who personifies the potential for the local economy to compete on an international scale is Barry McGillin.

Read More


Award For Cooley Primary School Pupils

Year Four pupils from Cooley PS, Sixmilecross impressed a team of judges from the world of business to win the ‘Our City’ Competition in W5 last week.

Read More


Innovation In Education

Innovation is certainly an area we need to focus on if we are to rebalance and grow our economy. The evidence is clear – innovative businesses are successful. But what is an innovative business? It is a business that has innovative people.

Read More


Email Marketing Tips

Conducting marketing over the email is a way of promotion that many companies use nowadays. The reason for this is that many people, especially business people, use emails as the main means of communication with the world.

Read More


Hopes Raised For Rural Broadband

Hopes have been raised in rural areas of Tyrone suffering from inadequate broadband provision after the Department of Agriculture confirmed a £5 million investment.

Read More


Think Farm Safety During Summer Months

The farming community are being urged to keep safety in mind. Over the last five years, more than two thirds of work-related farm fatalities occurred between the months of May and September. Farms are homes as well as workplaces and there are dangers ever present. No family wants to go through the heartbreak of having someone killed or injured.

Read More


Setting Up and Running a Taxi Service

Operating a taxi service is one of the most popular forms of self-employment in Northern Ireland. There are over 10,000 taxis currently operating across the province, providing an important service and a base of stable jobs in the local economy.

Read More


5 Bootstrapped Startup Tips to Survive the First Year

Bootstrapping a startup is no easy task. That first year is particularly grueling. Yet these days, a lot of folks are bootstrapping their web startups, rather than going the VC-funded route.

Read More


Provide Training and Information For Workplace Health & Safety

Everyone who works for you needs to know how to work safely and without risks to health. You must provide clear instructions, information and adequate training for your employees.

Read More


Taking STEPS to an economy in STEM is the way forward

STEPS (STEM Experts in Primary Schools) is a programme to help schools develop pupils’ awareness and understanding of the uses of science and technology to add enrichment to their curriculum, The World Around Us.

Read More


“Using the Internet to Market Your Business”

Have you ever stopped to think about how to use the internet to market your business? Just a few years ago, the internet didn’t play a big part in marketing and yet today we could not see ourselves without it.

Read More


Are You Ready For The Digital Economy? – Part I

The industrial age with its focus on productivity is coming to an end and in its place a digital age with a focus on choice is emerging. In the new age we have more access to information than any previous generation and are better connected to those around us and to those around the world.

Read More


How to Use Pinterest to Build Trust and Loyalty

Here’s a look at 4 simple ways you can use Pinterest to make connections and provide value.

Read More


SMEs Are The Key To Europe’s Economic Recovery

Do you want to find out what help, advice and support is available to you?
Is networking with other Micro businesses & SMEs important to your business?

Read More


Notifying HMRC and paying VAT on vehicles brought into the UK

When a motor vehicle is brought permanently into the UK from abroad , you must notify HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) using the Notification of Vehicle Arrivals (NOVA) system.

Read More


Start-up firms do battle for funding

Ambitious start-up firms from across Northern Ireland are set to battle it out for a share of €280,000.

Read More