Enterprise Week 2015

November 20th, 2015

Plenty of enterprise on show this week in the Mid Ulster area with the Annual Magherafelt Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast taking place on Monday – guest speakers included John McGrillen, Chief Executive or Tourism NI and Alistair Hamilton, Chief Executive of Invest NI. On Tuesday our female Business Advisors attended the Bank of Ireland […]

Do you need support to start your new business?

November 13th, 2015

If you would like to receive support with starting a business or would like more information on the types of funding available, the following information evening will take place on Tuesday 17th November in the following venues: Coffee Dock, Cookstown Cafe Latte, Scotch Street, Dungannon The Auction Room Coffee House, Maghera   The following talks […]

Self-Employed National Insurance and Self Assessment

October 15th, 2015

Since 6 April 2015 Class 2 NICs has become collectable through Self Assessment for most self-employed people. Payment for 2015/16 will be due no later than 31 January 2017. A small number of customers will not be required to complete an SA return and HMRC will be sending these customers a bill by October 2016 […]

Propel Information Event

October 14th, 2015

InvestNI will be holding an event on the 16th October 2015 8:30 am at their offices in Bedford Street, Belfast for high calibre entrepreneurs who have the passion and energy to succeed on an international stage. Propel is a programme for those entrepreneurs who have the greatest potential to start up and scale an export focused […]

Social Enterprise and the SocialSaturday2015

October 10th, 2015

Today is SocialSaturday2015, which is an initiative to promote and encourage buying from Social enterprises (#BuySocial) To join the discussion, we interviewed Michelle Clarke, our Business/Social Enterprise Advisor, in which she talks about her experience helping other groups becoming social enterprises and how Workspace has inspired them. To find more about Social Enterprises and how we have […]

Becoming an Employer

October 5th, 2015

If you have recently taken on staff or you’re planning to do so and you’re not sure where to start, the Becoming an Employer tutorial is for you. The tutorial explains the basic information you need to get started as an employer. Including: getting started – what you need to know before you take on your first […]

Supporting Local Entrepreneurs – Flawless Beauty Salon

September 17th, 2015

When Nicole, a trained Beauty Therapist, was presented with the opportunity of acquiring Flawless, a beauty salon in her local town, we worked with her to develop a business plan which considered all aspects of her taking over the business.  Through the Steps2Success programme we were also able to offer Nicole advice and guidance from one […]

BA Components celebrate 25 years in business

September 15th, 2015

We want to congratulate BA Components as they celebrate 25 years in business.  BA Components were the first tenant in our Magherafelt site on Rainey Street, initially manufacturing bespoke resurfaced kitchen doors.  They are now one of Northern Ireland’s most successful manufacturing businesses exporting to 23 countries globally, with a staff of 250 employees and an annual turnover of […]

Business Support Clinic

September 14th, 2015

There is a lot of support out there to help you shape and grow your business – and it is free. This event will tell you about it and who can offer it. Business Support Clinic OCT 15, 2015 8AM – 11:30AM Belfast City Hall, Donegall Square South, Belfast, Antrim, BT1 5GS The Business Support Clinic is designed to […]

The Market Inn win The Workspace Cup 2015

September 11th, 2015

The Market Inn were victorious in this year’s Workspace Cup, a five-aside-soccer competition organised by the Workspace Group in partnership with Draperstown Celtic Football Club. 16 teams from businesses in the Draperstown and surrounding areas participated in the competition which took place at the Workspace Recreation Centre, Draperstown. Adele McIvor, Corporate Services Manager for the […]

RCDS NI winners of the UK Tekla Awards

September 8th, 2015

Our tenant RCDS (NI) Limited announced that they have secured 1st place in the Tekla BIM 2015 National Model Competition with their entry at “St Pancras Square’ RCDS modelled the architectural concrete facade and units were supplied by Techrete”. Congratulations!

Local business networking at the #DraperstownHour in Twitter

August 18th, 2015

#DraperstownHour Twitter-based forum, on which businesses and individuals are free to discuss whatever they want for an hour every Thursday between 8-9 pm. This could be anything from pitching for business or sharing good news stories, to promoting other businesses or general networking. Social media is a very important method to get the message across to […]

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