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 […]

How VAT works?

August 18th, 2015

You may have a lot of questions about how and when to charge VAT, how you claim it back, and how VAT works? HM Revenue & Customs published a guide that will solve all your doubts about VAT. VAT How it works This e-learning course is a complete guide that covers: Charging VAT Reclaiming VAT Vat […]

Tell us your business stories

August 7th, 2015

We love to hear business stories from small business owners and entrepreneurs like you. If you’re an NI business owner with an interesting story to tell, send us an email with your business story to socialmedia@workspace.org.uk and get the chance to be featured on the site and in our newsletter. Share your business story!  

VAT e-learning guide

August 6th, 2015

So you started your own business and you are not sure if you need to register for VAT. The HMRC created an e-learning guide to help entrepreneurs through everything they need to know to get started. There are useful tips from others who have been where you are now and practical case studies to help […]

5 ways to improve your retail business

August 4th, 2015

We found a very interesting article in NI Business Info about 5 ways to improve your retail business. Retail is a fast-moving sector with great rewards for innovative businesses, whether focused on the local market in Northern Ireland or beyond. Spotting market trends is important to stay ahead of the competition and provide products which customers want […]

Mid Ulster Business Awards 2015

August 4th, 2015

Mid Ulster Business Awards 2015 The Mid-Ulster Mail & Tyrone Times have launched their 5th annual Mid-Ulster Business Awards.  The awards aim to recognise the talent, en­trepreneurship and excellence that exists across the full range of business and commerce in the area.  There are 14 award categories which cover all aspects of business and industry […]

Go-2-Tender Armagh Workshop 2015

August 3rd, 2015

The Go-2-Tender is an InterTradeIreland programme which has been developed to give SMEs the confidence, knowledge and practical skills to tender successfully for public sector contracts particularly on a cross border basis.  The programme consists of 2 days of workshops with ½ day mentoring for every participant company.  Eligible participant companies can also apply for […]

Record keeping for self-employed person

July 31st, 2015

Would you like to know what Records to keep as a Self-Employed Person? Watch this video from the HMRC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b64-WFmUHRw This is a HMRC webinar about record keeping for the self-employed and covers: Setting up a record keeping system What to record How long to keep records Record keeping mobile applications. It doesn’t matter whether you […]

August Craft Month 2015

July 31st, 2015

August Craft Month 2015 launches at the Millennium Court Arts Centre on the 30th of July (7-9pm) August Craft Month is an annual celebration of contemporary craft in Northern Ireland. It is delivered by a partnership of craft-related organisations across Northern Ireland. During August, there will be over 130 events throughout Northern Ireland, including exhibitions, […]

Rural Business Seminar

July 29th, 2015

The Rural Business Investment Scheme is scheduled to open for applications in 2015. The aim of the Rural Business Investment Scheme is to create and develop a non-agricultural businesses in rural areas and is an excellent opportunity for people with a business idea and for those who wish to grow and develop established businesses. The […]

Video: Start your own business

July 2nd, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQFhvIIqa8A Watch this Video and find inspiration to Start your own business. Do you  need help with your business plan? contact us 028 7932 8113

Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 

June 19th, 2015

Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 Public Engagement Events Help shape a new Local Rural Development Strategy for Mid Ulster Mid Ulster Local Action Group is holding a series of public engagement events to allow rural businesses and communities the  opportunity to discuss priorities for economic development, poverty reduction and social inclusion in rural areas. To have your say and to […]

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