BUSINESS UPDATES & ARTICLES
 
Business Plan
Top Tips for Tackling Your Business Plan

If you’re starting, or have just started a business, a well thought out business plan is one of the most critical tools you need to help you succeed. So, what are the ingredients that make up a good business plan? We’ve compiled some top tips to help you with your business plan.

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Bellfinn
Bellfinn grow from strength to strength with Portershed

In the latest instalment of the Porterstories series, Aveline O’Sullivan identifies the benefits and perks of basing her company, bellfinn, in the PorterShed, and outlines the reasons she would recommend any start-up to base themselves out of the award winning co-working space.

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Market Research
How to Conduct Market Research

Starting a new business? Before you open your doors, you need to know who your customers are, what they want to buy, and what part of town they like to shop in. Use this advice to be sure you conduct good market research in advance.

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Online Business
Setting Up an Online Business: What You Need to Know

Setting up your own online business, whether you are selling a product online or offering a service, can feel like a daunting task. Here’s what you really need to know about setting up your own online business - without setting yourself up for mental or financial burnout. 

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BREXIT
 
Brexit Centre
Find out how Brexit could affect a range of sectors, including Agri, Retail, Tourism, Exporting, Motor and Transport.
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Brexit Sentiment
AIB Brexit Sentiment Index - Q4 2017

AIB's Brexit Sentiment Index tracks SME business sentiment across the island of Ireland during Brexit negotiations.

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EVENTS/SPONSORSHIP
 
Social Housing Fund
AIB Announces €100m Social Housing Development Fund

AIB CEO Bernard Byrne announces €100m Social Housing Development fund to assist experienced developers deliver newly built stock to the larger Approved Housing Bodies (AHBs) in Ireland, which is a key element of the Government's Rebuilding Ireland plans. 

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SME NEWS FROM AROUND THE WEB

1.  How tech firms outside Dublin are luring staff away from an overheating capital (FORA)
2. Call for State to support retailers in battle against online giants (Irish Times)


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