key person risk

Managing key person risk and how it creates a good business strategy

Managing key person risk should be an integral part of any well-rounded business strategy. Key person risk entails the potential disruption and uncertainty that can arise when an essential team member, often possessing distinctive skills, knowledge, or influence, is suddenly incapacitated and unable to contribute to the functioning of the business. Effectively managing key person […]

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Premium brand

Here is how to create a premium brand

A premium brand enjoys a loyal following and can charge higher prices for their products or services. So, how do you create one? A premium brand is a company, product or service that is perceived to have a higher level of quality, an elevated status or increased value in the eyes of its target market. […]

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The key trends helping to attract and retain employees in 2023

As we begin the new year, employers and employees are grappling with numerous challenges such as the cost of living, wellbeing, hybrid working and economic headwinds. Hybrid working has a number of benefits for staff and businesses – it can boost productivity, improve the wellbeing of employees, help to retain staff and reduce premises costs […]

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high inflation

How to retain employees through high inflation

Inflation is running at an all-time high. How can businesses support their employees through these difficult times? Businesses around the world have managed their way through formidable challenges due to the pandemic, and now they must contend with inflation. Inflation is running at a 40-year high and this puts upward pressure on salaries. To hold […]

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Why inflation is creating more entrepreneurs

A need for additional income and rising inflation is motivating people to start their own businesses and become entrepreneurs. New technology such as online payment systems, digital marketing tools and free online resources are helping to remove the traditional barriers in setting up your own business. The number of people setting up their own businesses […]

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What is career mobility and why is it important?

Career mobility is a key priority for millennial and generation Z employees Career mobility (or job mobility) is the process of an employee moving in their career. It can refer to upward or downward movement, as well as movement across to another role within the same business but in a different capacity. In the past, […]

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How to give yourself a head start every single day in business

Starting each day the right way sets you up for success in business  We all want to perform at peak level, every day, but in order to do so, you need to start your day the right way. Successful business leaders simplify, focus on what’s meaningful and work with intention. To enable them to succeed, […]

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Home Energy Grants 2022

Two schemes available Better Energy Warmer Homes Better Energy Homes To apply go to Better Energy Warmer Home Scheme Also known as “Free Energy Upgrade”. The homeowner is not charged for work done under this scheme. This scheme is aimed at those on low incomes/certain social welfare recipients and it has a wait time […]

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Turn the mic on: Why podcasts are a growing marketing tool

Podcasts have grown in popularity and businesses can capitalise on this – here is how they can be used as a marketing tool  Podcasts are audio series’ that are available online. The concept is similar to a radio show. Listeners can subscribe to specific podcasts, download episodes as they become available and listen to them […]

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Government announces €505 million package of measures to mitigate the cost of living

Feeling the pinch when it comes to the rising cost of living in Ireland? Here is all you need to know about the €505 million package announced by the government. The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Michael McGrath T.D., and the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe T.D., announced a suite of policy measures designed […]

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