Should You Grow Your Lifestyle Business?

When you read the newspapers, follow business news websites and Twitter accounts, or watch the business news on television, much of the focus is on large companies and aggressive start-ups with ambitious growth plans. The vast majority of businesses are not like this, however. Instead, they are small businesses often supporting employment in their local […]

The One Thing You Should Know When Starting a Business in Ireland

There are lots of things you should know when starting a new business in Ireland. This includes your legal and tax requirements, employment law, managing your finances, and more. You also need to know the steps and actions you need to take to give your business the best chance of being successful. There is one […]

12 Tips When Raising Finance Through Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is one of the options available to help you raise finance for your business. It is an alternative to the traditional methods of getting finance, e.g. by going to a bank for a loan. While not suitable for all circumstances, crowdfunding can be an easy, quick, low cost, and effective way of getting the […]

An Introduction to Crowdfunding

For small business owners, crowdfunding is an alternative form of finding investment. It works differently to other sources of funding where you approach a single individual or organisation – such as a bank – to get the funds you need. A crowdfunded investment involves lots of individual investors committing small amounts of money. When all […]