Smart Data: An Industry Is Born!

The age of data has arrived as companies and governments make use of the information they collect and hold about us. Retailers collect data on our shopping habits, as a way to encourage us to spend more. Governments collect data on our personal lives, as a way to ensure our safety and provide more efficient services.

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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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Facebook News Feed Update Gives Brands More Reach

Facebook’s greatest asset to marketers has always been its audience — more than one billion active users, a figure that carries some weight.

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Business Premises Available at Omagh Enterprise

Super Fast Broadband, ideally located with modern facilities. Omagh Enterprise has everything for your business.

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Increase Your Flexibility with Remote Working

If you are a working parent, you may already feel trapped by the constraints of your job. From the rigmarole of going to and from your workplace, the formality of office attire and the rigid working times. Have you ever thought that things would be easier if you could just do your job? Well with remote working, you can do just that.

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Richard Kerr, Think North takes the 60 Second Challenge

Richard Kerr, Think North takes the 60 Second Challenge

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Companies House Information Day

Event in Belfast to help local companies keep on the right side of the law and understand their filing requirements.

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Social Enterprise Business Planning Course

The Social Enterprise Omagh Programme will be a running a new course entitled ‘Social Enterprise Business Planning ’ as part of the ongoing series of courses to assist social economy organisations within the Omagh District Council area.

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Harnessing Creativity Free Master Classes – Spring 2014

Harnessing Creativity are offering a range of free master classes during spring 2014 as listed inside.

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Omagh Firms Attend Cross-Border Digital Event In Enniskillen

Businesses from Fermanagh met up with firms from Tyrone, Donegal, Leitrim, Cavan and Sligo at a cross-border digital marketing event held in Enniskillen last week. The Digital & Social Media Marketing Event, which took place at the Manor House Hotel, Enniskillen, informed local firms on how digital marketing can assist them develop their business, particularly when trading on a cross-border basis.

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What Is Inward Investment And Does It Matter?

Inward investment plays a key role in the economy, as it creates jobs, introduces new skills and attracts overseas investment. It provides opportunities for local companies and helps strengthen and deepen private sector activity throughout the economy.

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Mobile Commerce And Analytics Workshops

Invest NI is continuing its series of practical and interactive ICT workshops with the next two topics focusing on Mobile Commerce and Analytics.

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Positive Signs May Hold Key For Recovery, Says Arlene Foster

Northern Ireland could have a “landmark” year in 2014 if gradual signs of economic recovery continue, the enterprise minister has said.

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How to Spend Only 10 Minutes Per Day on Twitter

The No. 1 complaint from businesses new to social media is: “I just don’t have time.” What these people don’t realize is that social media doesn’t always require a huge commitment, especially Twitter.

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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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Apply Now For INVENT 2014 Awards Scheme

The Northern Ireland Science Park has launched the online application process for INVENT 2014, the new incarnation of the 25K Awards.

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How to Prepare to Launch Your Startup

Most people think that it is enough to have a good product or service and a proper base of potential customers in order to launch a start-up. This is definitely not the case. A proper foundation and suitable planning are at least equally important. To put it simple, the better you prepare the launch, the better the chance of success! Here’s how to prepare to launch your startup…

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Peter Robinson Says NI Is ‘Prime Location’ For Overseas Investors

Northern Ireland has become a “prime location” for overseas investors, according to the first minister.

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Jobs Available In Omagh For Young People To ‘Advance’ Their Careers

There’s a new opportunity for employment for two young people from Omagh thanks to the Advance Programme – a unique pilot project that offers 24 weeks’ paid employment and on the job training.

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Are Business Rates Too High?

Businesses face many challenges as costs rise and customers search for the best product at the best price in a relentless drive to find value. At the same time, government remains focussed on improving the economy and supports business in all sectors and industries. However, one of the biggest issues facing the viability of many businesses remains unaddressed: business rates.

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