Effective webinars

Top tips for hosting an effective webinar. Webinars have quickly become a key marketing and customer communication tool for many businesses. Whether you want to update your clients on new industry developments or host online tutorials on how to get the most out of your products / services, more people than ever before are choosing […]

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Building a resilient supply chain

How do you create a resilient supply chain in uncertain times? Before the current Covid-19 crisis, for most businesses, sourcing supplies was all about pricing, timing and making savings where possible. Now that supply chains have become disrupted, the priority is to keep operations online by making sure those supply chains keep flowing. Volatility wreaks […]

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Will Covid-19 Accelerate Remote Working Practices?

The coronavirus lockdown has forced businesses to adopt remote working across the board. Will employees want to continue working from home post covid-19? In the past 10 years or so, the number of people working remotely has increased significantly. Major contributors to this shift include technology related advancements, cultural changes to work-life integration and family […]

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Duet Display App

Use an iPad or Android tablet as a second display when working from home. In the office, employees are used to working with two screens. However, with more people than ever working from home, we are missing the efficiency of a dual screen computer setup. Duet Display is an app that converts an iPad or […]

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BUILD YOUR MARKETING MACHINE IN 7 STEPS!

Whatever the size of your business, now is a really good time to evaluate your approach to marketing.  We are living in unprecedented times and all businesses need to make sure they are up with and preferably, ahead of the competition. Many businesses put marketing barriers up: I don’t have time, customer service comes first, […]

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COVID-19 – WHERE DO WE STAND?

The scale of Pandemic was unexpected and the last two months have been difficult for many and tragic for some. The situation we face is one we cannot change. We must accept that, and it is the same for everyone – we know because our business depends on you. What you can do is stay […]

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GOVERNMENT APPROVES DETAILS OF RESTART GRANT FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

The Government has announced more details of the Restart Grant for small businesses: Direct grant aid of between €2,000 minimum and €10,000 maximum based on commercial rates bill from 2019 Scheme applies to small businesses with a turnover of under €5 million and employing 50 people or less The grant scheme opens for applications on […]

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Restart Grant for small businesses

The Government has just announced a total package of business supports worth approximately €6.5 billion.  These include: A €10,000 restart grant for micro and small businesses based on a rates/waiver rebate from 2019; A three month commercial rates waiver for impacted businesses; A €2 billion Pandemic Stabilisation and Recovery Fund within the Ireland Strategic Investment […]

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Temporary COVID 19 Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS)

The Government is asking employers who have closed their businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic to continue to pay workers if possible. On 24 March, the Government announced a new Income Support Scheme to assist employers with paying workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Employers will receive up to 85% of their employee’s weekly take home pay […]

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Help for specific industries – COVID 19

The Government has announced packages of assistances to sectors of industry and commerce that have been most badly affected by COVID-19. Manufacturing and international services A €180m Sustaining Enterprise Fund for firms with 10 or more employees in the manufacturing and international services sectors to be operated by Enterprise Ireland, providing advances of up to […]

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