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August 2014

Starting a Business? Need Finance? Enterprise Northern Ireland Loans Available Now!

Are you in the process of starting a business in Northern Ireland? Have you started a business within the last 12 months? Do you need access to finance? Then an Enterprise Northern Ireland Start Up Loan could be right for you. The Loan The loan is an unsecured personal loan for the purposes of starting a business. • Loans of up to £10,000 repayable between 1 and 5 years; • …Read More

What makes a Successful Entrepreneur?

In June of this year Northern Ireland was selected as European Entrepreneurial Region 2015 – which is given to Europe’s most outstanding regional strategies that foster entrepreneurship and promote innovation among small and medium enterprises (SMEs). So what makes Northern Ireland so Entrepreneurial? What is an Entrepreneur? Very often an Entrepreneur is described as someone who starts their own business, and in fact that is often when they first manifest …Read More

Cavanagh Kelly – All Round Business Advice Locally

Cavanagh Kelly is a progressive and innovative business, advisory and consulting practice with offices in Enniskillen, Dungannon, Magherafelt, Omagh and Belfast. They have over many years’ gained extensive practical experience in assisting micro and small business through their involvement with the South West Export Programme, developed in partnership with Fermanagh, Omagh & Cookstown district councils. Their Enniskillen office led by Gerard Gildernew and two local directors, Michael Molloy and Paul O’Reilly, …Read More

Invest NI Business Information & Market Reseach in Fermanagh

The First Stop Shop are delighted to announce that we have secured direct access to the Invest Northern Ireland Business Information Centre for the first time Fermanagh businesses.  To date, Fermanagh business owners have had to travel to the Invest Northern Ireland headquarters in Belfast to access market research information. The Invest NI Business Information Center provides free access to company databases and market intelligence reports, including sector and country …Read More

Fermanagh Businesses – skills & training to grow!

The Skills to Succeed campaign, launched by the Department of Employment and Learning, helps Fermanagh businesses to access the skills and training they need to grow. This is a package of support to highlight the range of solutions available to help Fermanagh employers raise the level of skills within their organisation. The assistance available includes programmes and training that can help both businesses and individuals reach their full potential. Employer …Read More

South West Export Programme – Sell your Fermanagh products or services outside Northern Ireland!

If you have an interest in exploring business opportunities in export markets such as Republic of Ireland and Great Britain – South West First Time Exporters Development Programme could be for you! Who should be interested in the Programme? The South West Export Programme is aimed at owners or managers of businesses who: • Have little or no export experience and wish to explore the scope for identifying, winning and …Read More