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Business Tips: Hairdressers & Hair Salons
Business

Business Tips: Hairdressers & Hair Salons

Self-employed hairdressers and salon owners have a lot more to do than just cut hair. Running a hairdressing business, like any business, involves a lot more than just be[...]

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Top 5 tips for getting your tech startup off the ground
Business

Top 5 tips for getting your tech startup off the ground

Tech startups are a personal passion of mine. I love the new. And I love to see fledgling businesses with an idea for something new going through the process of bringing[...]

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Lima – Changing The Model of Cloud Storage
Technology

Lima – Changing The Model of Cloud Storage

A few months back, I came across a Facebook advert for Lima – a cloud storage solution that removes the subscription from the model. After reading up on it, it soun[...]

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National Minimum Wage increases from 1st October 2016
Business

National Minimum Wage increases from 1st October 2016

As they do every year, the National Minimum Wage (NMW) rates will increase on 1st October 2016. If you run a business and employ staff, you need to be aware of the chang[...]

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Things I’ve Learned Over The Last 12 Months
Business

Things I’ve Learned Over The Last 12 Months

  You learn a lot in the space of a year. Some information sticks with you. Some is more fleeting but still important. Some is just funny. Here’s my quick run [...]

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Finding Efficiency Savings Is Just The First Step
Business

Finding Efficiency Savings Is Just The First Step

I think the vast majority of business would agree that there are inefficiencies in their day to day operations. The scale of these inefficiencies varies depending on any [...]

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5 Things To Know If You Work Cross-Border
Cross-Border

5 Things To Know If You Work Cross-Border

Given the land border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, as well as the relatively small size of the island, cross border working is a very common prac[...]

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Did you know you can make over £37k a year without paying tax?
Cross-Border

Did you know you can make over £37k a year without paying tax?

Up until 5th April when the Government abolished the 10% tax credit on dividends in favour of a new £5,000 allowance, it was easy to earn £37,000 a year without paying [...]

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What I want out of #NewryHour
Business

What I want out of #NewryHour

In the past couple of years, the local business communities in Ireland have ramped up their engagement with other businesses on Twitter. There are numerous hashtags for n[...]

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