Are You Running Your Business or Is It Running You?

The halcyon days of starting up and running your business through its early stages have long since passed, and you are now sat at your desk wondering just how it got to the point where it has taken over your life. Your dreams of heading out of the office at 2 o’clock in the afternoon […]

Should You Run Your Small Business from Home or Rent Office Space?

As a small business, you have a variety of options when it comes to deciding how to work, or from where. One of the biggest early decisions you have to make as a small business owner is whether to run your business from your own home or rent office space. Although the latter can, in […]

Your Small Business Advantages Over Large Corporate Competitors

Small businesses have always been crucial to the Irish economy. A lot of the focus in the media and in some sectors of Government, however, is on big business, including attracting major multinational corporations to these shores. However, smaller businesses have several distinct and important advantages over larger corporations. These small business advantages include flexibility, […]

What Is Accounts Receivable?

One of the largest and most intimidating hurdles for any small to medium-sized business is accounting. While most businesses offer their own products and services to a fantastic standard, they generally do not have the required knowledge to tackle accounting tasks appropriately. Terminology can be one of the most confusing aspects of accounting, given its […]

Top 5 Invoice Design Mistakes

Your invoices are arguably your business’s most important documents. They enable customers to pay you, of course, but they also help to ensure payments come in quickly and within your payment terms. In addition, invoices can help maintain good relationships with your customers by, for example, keeping disputes to a minimum, i.e. disputes over what […]

Top Apps for Business Owners in 2018

Whether you’re just starting out with your business venture, or you already have a preferred set of tools, it is always helpful to take stock of the apps available to facilitate your work. After all, admin and communication tasks should be much easier to get through in 2018. Here are five top apps for business […]

Productivity Tips for Parents Running Home Businesses

Running a business from home can be an incredibly rewarding experience. This applies whether you are running a lifestyle business or starting a new business that you want to expand. When you are a parent, however, running a business from home presents particular challenges. An example of these challenges is being able to quickly switch […]

Payroll and Remote Employees – What You Need to Know

Having remote workers offers a range of benefits to your business. This includes helping you expand into new locations or find lower cost ways of running the business. There are challenges to overcome too, however, including dealing with payroll when the employee is outside Ireland. This is because employees outside Ireland are likely to be […]

Online Marketing for Small Businesses

You can grow your small business using the right online marketing strategy. This applies to businesses in all industries, regardless of size. The challenge is ensuring you invest in the right strategies, i.e. strategies that deliver real, tangible results. Decide What You Want to Achieve The starting point for making online marketing work in your […]

Growing Your Business with Minimal Investment

You have probably heard many times that you need to invest in your business if you want it to grow. What options do you have, however, if you don’t have much to invest? Can you still grow your business? The answer is yes, by working smarter and running your business in a more efficient way. […]