FREE ‘Just The Business’ Workshop

May 3rd, 2018

As part of our ‘Just the Business’ workshop series we are running a free workshop looking at effective social media marketing for your small business. At this workshop we will look at the benefits of social media marketing, what social media is right for your business, how to use social media marketing to communicate with […]

Co Innovate Workshop Takes Place at Bloc Blinds

April 24th, 2018

As part of the Co Innovate Programme we organised an Innovation Workshop at Bloc Blinds’ premises in Magherafelt. Cormac Diamond, Managing Director of Bloc Blinds, was the guest speaker and detailed how innovation plays a vital part in every facet of their business. The workshop also allowed participants the opportunity to see at first hand […]

Explore your new business idea through our Exploring Enterprise Programme

January 12th, 2017

As a pre start business development programme our Exploring Enterprise Programme (EEP3) is ideal to approach a new business idea or to simply improve your skills and enhance your job prospects. This programme is ideal for anyone who has been out of the labour market for a while, recently made redundant, or has retired.

St Colm’s Dragon’s Den Competition

December 19th, 2016

We were delighted to have been a part of St Colm’s High School’s recent Dragon’s Den competition.   The competition gave year two pupils the opportunity to pitch their business ideas to a group of their peers before taking part in the finals which were sponsored by Workspace Enterprises. In preparation for the competition our Self […]

Young Entrepreneur Wins Business Person of the Year

December 15th, 2016

Congratulations to Eamonn McAllister of EMA Contracts who picked up the coveted ‘Business Person of The Year’ award at the recent Mid Ulster Business Awards. Eamonn, who is only 23 years old started his Business in March 2015 and has seen the business grow to a turnover of over £1.5 million with 30 staff employed. […]

Rural Business Investment Scheme now open for applications

September 22nd, 2016

Are you a rural business owner? Is your business investment ready? If so, then you could be eligible to apply for funding to the Rural Business Investment Scheme! Mid Ulster Rural Development Partnership is responsible for delivering LEADER funding throughout Mid Ulster District Council under the 2014 – 2020 NI Rural Development Programme. The Partnership […]

Start Up & Grow Show

September 21st, 2016

Are you thinking of starting your own business, have you recently started your own business or are you looking to grow your business? Enterprise Northern Ireland are hosting an unmissable event ‘Start Up & Grow Show’ from 2.30pm – 7.00pm on Thursday 20th October in the Clayton Hotel, Belfast. This unmissable free event offers a world […]

Tenant Feature – Country Ramblings

June 30th, 2016

Inspired by her love of the local countryside, textile designer Alana Doherty started her business, Country Ramblings in 2014. Designing and hand crafting a variety of unique and quirky gifts such as  stitched pictures, prints, accessories and jewellery Alana has saw her business develop from an initial part time ‘hobby’ to a full time business […]

Local Business Start Launches New Product Range

June 24th, 2016

Every so often we support a new business start-up that does something that is totally unique and different. A few months ago Ryan O’Reilly decided to his marry his skills as a graphic designer and his love for cycling to create a cycling-inspired art and apparel brand called Victory Chimp. Through the power of social […]

New Social Enterprise Programme Launched

June 1st, 2016

A new programme to encourage social enterprise has been launched in Mid Ulster. The programme, commissioned by Mid Ulster District Council and being delivered by Workspace Enterprises Ltd, will offer a package of support to charities, community, voluntary and development groups to help them move towards generating their own income by setting up a social […]

New Lazer Clinic opens in Magherafelt

April 8th, 2016

Many of us dream of starting our own business but never take on the challenge unlike Polish born Marzena Lonak who has opened the doors of her new Laser Clinic in Magherafelt. With help from Workspace through the Regional Start Initiative, Marzena has set up M. Lonak Laser Clinic which is a purposefully designed laser treatment […]

Why Right Now is the Best Time to Start Your Business

March 23rd, 2016 According to HubSpot CEO and business advisor Brian Halligan, “it’s never been a better time to be an entrepreneur.” In this episode of Behind the Brand, Halligan tells host Bryan Elliott (@BryanElliott) why now is the time for small business owners to strike out on their own, and offers tips on how to make the […]

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