Calling All Schools:Time To Teach Code Part II

The new economy is growing and creating jobs for people with digital skills. The old economy is shrinking and shedding jobs for people with traditional skills. The educational system is structured to serve the old economy and must change to prepare people for the new economy.

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Be Extraordinary For A Day Competition

Do you consider yourself extraordinary or do you want to challenge yourself to do something extraordinary for a day and help your community at the same time? Perhaps you are a natural leader amongst your friends or want to develop leadership skills. Do you have an idea for a short project that can be carried out in a short time period and create positive change in the community? Bullying, litter, graffiti, anti social behaviour, unemployment, lack of facilities – chose a community problem that interests you and apply for a Live UnLtd award.

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Digital Marketing a Top Priority for Small Business

Tight budgets aren’t stopping a majority of small business owners from investing in social media and digital marketing. New research has found that two-thirds of small business owners plan to invest as much or more in their digital-marketing efforts this year compared to last year.

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Thinking Of Starting a Business? Neighbourhood Renewal With Grant

Thinking Of Starting a Business? Neighbourhood Renewal With Grant.

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Harnessing Creativity, Capacity Building Workshops

Are you based in Leitrim, Fermanagh, Tyrone or the surrounding region? Working in the creative sector as a business or independently & interested in taking your work into new markets?

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Digital group announces skills and funding summit

Momentum, the body which represents more than 300 companies in the north’s digital sector, is to hold a major summit in Belfast in September.

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Create a Great Business Card

A business card is an easy way to distribute contact information, but it’s also a personal statement. A good business card can communicate creativity, professionalism, a client-centered mindset and a sense of style.

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Omagh Business Gets Royal Seal Of Approval At Balmoral

A picturesque garden created by Omagh company, CED Natural Stone, was officially named as the best overall trade stand of the Balmoral Show last week.

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Entrepreneurs: Collaborate, Incubate, Accelerate Or Go It Alone?

Entrepreneurs come from all backgrounds and bring with them different skills, abilities and ambitions. Some want to change the world; others just want to start a business. Some want advice and support; others just want to do their own thing.

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Health and Technology ‘Could Help Boost The Economy’

More collaboration between the health and technology sectors could create a significant boost to the Northern Ireland economy, a new report has said.

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How to Network Using LinkedIn Groups

With over 1.5 million LinkedIn Groups, it can be difficult to find relevant Groups and determine which ones might be the best for you to join. It’s also important to find Groups that are well-managed.

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Thinking Of Starting A Business? Under 25?

Are you Under 25 – Not in Education, Employment or Training – you could be eligible for a £1500 start up grant.

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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.

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Workplace Health & Safety – Getting Insurance

If your business has employees you will probably need employers’ liability insurance.

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Agri Food Is The Future

The outlook and potential for agri-food in Northern Ireland was the key theme of the Ulster Bank Balmoral Show lunch held this afternoon at the Show’s new venue, Balmoral Park.

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Selling Through Online Marketplaces

Workshops to help you gain an insight into how to sell online using third party marketplaces such as eBay or Amazon.

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Tyrone Apprentices Taste Success At Awards

The awards ceremony, organised by the Department for Employment and Learning (DEL), was held in Belfast’s Holiday Inn and was hosted by TV presenter Claire McCollum.

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Are You Ready For The Digital Economy? Part II

The current shift from the old industrial world to the new digital world is changing everything. In the old world the focus was on making things; in the new world the focus is on creating things. The new world is changing how we get jobs and the type of jobs we get; how we meet people and how we communicate; how we spend our leisure time and even how we shop.

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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.

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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.

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