New rights for agency workers

Agency workers are to get equal rights as permanent staff after 12 weeks on assignment Employment and Learning Minister, Dr Stephen Farry, confirmed plans to give Northern Ireland’s temporary agency workers important new rights under the EU Agency Workers Directive. The new rights will be acquired by the temporary worker after completing 12-week qualifying period […]

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Have your say on the move towards compulsory online VAT filing

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have put forward recommendations that from 1 April 2012 all VAT-registered businesses with a turnover below £100,000 should file their returns online. Under the plans, such businesses will also be required to make their VAT payments electronically and do their VAT registration, deregistration and variations of business details, ie changes of […]

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Grants now available to start your own business

Are you thinking of starting a business? Do you reside in a Neighbourhood Renewal (NHR) area? If so then you may be entitled to a start up grant of £1000 upon successful completion of Invest NI’s “Go For It” Programme.  If you are not sure if you live in a NRA then you can check […]

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Effective low-cost marketing (Omagh)

Effective marketing is the key to surviving the recession and generating the higher levels of sales needed for your business to grow. Date: 20/10/11 Time: 19:00 – 21:30 pm Venue: Silverbirch Hotel 5 Gortin Road Omagh BT79 7DH   This seminar will provide lots of “low-cost/no-cost” practical marketing tools and tips to help build your […]

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New guide provides first time employers with key advice and guidance

Guide for new employers When you are starting out as an employer there are lots of things to think about. For example, how do you go about hiring the right person? And once you’ve set them to work how do you get the best out of them? Guidance for new employers Many small businesses feel […]

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Social Media and Search Engine Optimisation: Why They Work Together

By Michael Stelzner Published August 12, 2011 In this video I interview Brian Clark , CEO of Copyblogger Media. Brian talks about how social media and search engine optimization (SEO) go well together. You’ll find out why smart SEO pros participate in social media and how social media can send traffic to your website and improve […]

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Opportunity to Up-skill or Re-skill Staff with DEL assisted funding

          Do you feel the need to Up-skill staff to achieve a higher level qualification in a specific subject area or Re-skill staff in a new/specific subject area? If so, the Department for Employment and Learning (DEL) can assist you, small to medium and medium to large sized enterprises, with funding.  […]

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Omagh’s newest fair lady

Sinéad Slane is on a vintage mission. Set to establish, host and hopefully thoroughly enjoy this locality’s first ever pre-loved fashion and handcraft event, Oma Fair Lady at the end of the month, the local fashionista is aiming high when it comes to nostalgic glamour. The fair, which will be the first of it’s kind […]

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Shauna set for baby food boom

“It’s so simple, I can’t believe noone else has done it; it’s mindboggling.” Referring to her new business venture, Heavenly Tasty Organics – a brand new range of fresh baby food set to take the parenting world by storm – Fintona lady, Shauna McCarney knows deep down, that she’s on the verge of completing stage […]

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Taking the reins

Roisin talks about the joy of horses IT was a no brainer for Rosin Donnelly. As soon as the powers-that-be at the Ecclesville Centre asked her to reopen the riding school, the 21-year-old jumped at the chance, broke into a canter and has been galloping ever since. Horses have been Rosin’s entire life and if […]

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Bridal gowns without the frowns

Lofty ambitions for sisters’ second hand enterprise WHEN sisters Orla and Paula Mallaghan decided to open ‘The Ironing Shop’ in Omagh people thought they were crazy and in fairness, there might actually have been a few times when the former Pomeroy ladies questioned their initial brave decision. However (and it’s a big one), four years […]

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Omagh florist proves it’s never too late to bloom in business

JUDITH Kempston, proud owner of ‘Floral Temptations’ in Omagh, is proving that it’s never too late in the year for a new business to blossom. With the support of Invest Northern Ireland’s Go for it programme, Judith, who has more than 14 years of experience as a florist, is out on her own. “It’s something […]

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Weaving a labour of love

LAUNCHING her own business was always on the agenda for Carrickmore textile designer Aisling Donaghy. Even as she developed her skills as a talented needle and thread artist at York Street art college, Aisling always envisaged working for herself. “I had aspirations even when I was at college of having my own place and doing […]

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Omagh Enterprise Client Jude Browne gets it just right

THE creativeness and talent of Tyrone Herald and UH photographer Jude Browne was recognised at a gala event in Belfast on Thursday when she was presented with a Provincial Merit Award for a picture of young local rugby players. Organised by the Northern Ireland Press Photographers Association (NIPPA), and sponsored by BT, the competition attracted […]

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Tyrone’s Latest Online Entrepreneur

Omagh Enterprise client, Amy Quinn of Nursing Supplies UK, spoke to the Ulster Herald about her new business and the support she recieved from us. Local nurse swaps long shifts for a thriving business. IF you’ve ever had an idea for a product or service you think might net you your own successful business, you may well have considered selling online. With the support of Invest Northern Ireland’s Go For It Programme, former full-time nurse Amy Quinn is now doing exactly that, after switching the long shifts for life as an online entrepreneur.

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Innovation and Enterprise Programme progresses with the appointment of Innovation Officer

Work is progressing on the development of an Omagh District Council led enterprise initiative valued at £3.23 million which will help to further advance the economic links between Omagh, Leitrim and the wider cross-border Irish Central Border Area Network (ICBAN) region and further afield and support the creation and development of innovative technology-oriented businesses. The […]

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Enterprise NI Loan Fund

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Invest NI Go For It Video

Omagh Enterprise can help you and your business Goforit NI. Get started on your business plan. Contact Roseleen Molloy on 028 8224 9494.  

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Omagh/Leitrim Initiative Announced

A new enterprise initiative, valued at £3.23 million, has been announced. The Innovation Enterprise Initiative has received £2.27 million from the European Union’s INTERREG IVA Programme. The initiative is a cross-border EU programme which will further advance the economic links between Omagh, Leitrim, and the wider cross-border ICBAN region and beyond. It will be led […]

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Top awards at the Enterprise NI Conference

Omagh Enterprise Company were the recipient of two awards at the Enterprise Northern Ireland 10th Anniversary “Growing the Private Sector” conference, held recently at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast.

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