BUSINESS UPDATES & ARTICLES
 
How to Choose a Business Name
How to Choose a Business Name

Naming a business or company is a surprisingly tricky task – there are lots of factors to consider. You want the name to reflect your brand values, be memorable, searchable, yet not too complicated! Here are five things to keep in mind when you’re deciding on that all-important business name.

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Mobilisation of Business Communications
The Mobilisation of Business Communications

Before electric lamps lit up virtually every city across the globe, people were employed to manually light gas lamps on the streets. In the 19th century, this laborious trade was the dominant form of street lighting in Europe and were provisioned by small group of firms who sprung up to cope with the seemingly insatiable demand for such lamps.

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Workplace complaints
How to…. Deal with Referral of a Complaint to the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)

Building on from our previous article on ‘How to… Deal with Workplace Complaints’. Where a grievance or dispute that arises in the workplace is not resolved directly between the employee and employer, the employee may make a complaint to the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC).  Even after a complaint or dispute has been referred, it is still open to the parties to reach a resolution between themselves if they so wish.

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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 - Q1 2018

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

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Battle Lines Drawn
Battle Lines Drawn in Brexit Trade Talks

Undoubtedly, Brexit is one of the biggest challenges facing the Irish Agri-Food sector. In this article the AIB Treasury Unit provide an overview of progress made to date and what can be expected in the months ahead .

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EVENTS/SPONSORSHIP
 
Family Dynamics in Business
Family Dynamics in Business

The DCU Centre for Family Business held their first seminar of 2018 in AIB Bankcentre on July 3rd , with over 90 Members of Ireland’s Family Business Community.  The event was centred on the theme of Family Dynamics in Business Succession Planning, with the unique challenges faced by Ireland's family business community in mind, the seminar focused on the topic of family dynamics, and how to navigate the overlap between business and family when planning for the next generation.

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SME NEWS FROM AROUND THE WEB

1. Ireland says EU digital tax plans have 'greatly overstated' the value of users' data (FORA)

2. Facebook: Where did it go wrong? (Irish Times)


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