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Tendering Workshop

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council has organised a free half-day introduction to public tendering workshop to be delivered by the cross-border business development body, IntertradeIreland. The event is aimed at micro enterprises who have little or no tendering experience and aims to demystify the procedures around pitching for and ultimately winning tenders. “Go2Tender – Introduction to Tendering for Micro-businesses” (Copy of Workshop Programme attached) is a FREE focused half day …Read More

Procurement & Tendering Workshop – Enniskillen Business Centre

Fermanagh & Omagh District Council is hosting two tendering and procurement workshops which aim to assist your business to bid for public sector and large scale private contracts. The first Workshop will take place in Enniskillen, Fermanagh Enterprise Ltd on Thursday 28th January 2016 beginning at 10am. Experts from Fermanagh & Omagh District Council Procurement department, Central Procurement Directorate (CPD), InterTrade Ireland and Gobal Education NI Ltd will be in …Read More

Funding Available from South West College for Business Support

South West College has funding immediately available to help your business. 1. Skills Focus Programme – pay for 75% of the cost of delivery of certified bespoke training for your business. 2. Employer Support Programme – £3000 towards innovation activity or bespoke training for your business needs Businesses can be “clustered” together to access this training, so we can accommodate our local needs. This fund will only be available up …Read More

£250m Farm Business Improvement Scheme

£250m Farm Business Improvement Scheme   Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill has launched the first phase of the £250m Farm Business Improvement Scheme. This scheme will provide farmers with 40% and 50% grant aid to a maximum of £250,000 towards: ·          Construction of new farm buildings and refurbishment of existing buildings. ·          Purchase of machinery which can improve the performance of the farm. ·          Equipment to improve nutrient management. ·          Installation of …Read More

New2Accelerate Business Support Programme

Martin Consultancy (Enniskillen) working with Time Associates can again offer a number of bursaries supported by the Department for Employment and Learning for the NEW2Accelerate Programme. NEW2Accelerate is based on best practice and research into Leadership and Management drawing on range of innovative methods to facilitate different learning styles. The programme is about challenging behaviours and changing attitudes and perceptions. NEW2Accelerate is ideal development for: – An aspiring, new or …Read More

Free technology resources and support for new businesses

Lack of finance is one of the primary reasons why many new start-ups fail during the early stages of their business journey – and one of the major expenses for any fledgling business is getting essential technology in place. Now as part of the Start-up Incubator Initiative, N Ireland company “The Cloud Simplified”, will provide eligible Fermanagh  start-ups with a host of free technology resources and support designed to help …Read More

Grants and Finance for your Business

Sourcing finance to take your business forward can be a time consuming, headache inducing process, but the First Stop Shop based in the Clinton Centre are dedicated to finding your company a painless solution. The new, free signposting organisation based in Enniskillen is running a free information evening to help steer local Fermanagh businesses in the right direction and provide advice to help companies secure the financing they require. “Grants …Read More

Learn from Leaders in Business

Two highly respected and successful business leaders are coming to Enniskillen on the 10th October to share their knowledge and expertise. The ‘Leaders in Business Networking Event’, hosted by the Fermanagh Herald in conjunction with O2, Belmore Street, Enniskillen, is welcoming Peter Quinn and Bill Cullen to the Enniskillen Hotel to offer local business people the opportunity to come along to a networking event and hear what motivates and drives …Read More

Minister Foster launches new business support programmes in Fermanagh

Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Arlene Foster has launched two new innovative business support programmes in Enniskillen to assist new and existing businesses and social enterprises. The First Stop Shop will support business development in the Fermanagh District Council area and is part funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Sustainable Competitiveness Programme for Northern Ireland. In turn, the Social Enterprise Hub will provide …Read More

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