April 2017 Business Bytes from Brian MacAuley

Dungannon Enterprise Centre CEO, Brian MacAuley, presents his April 2017 Business Bytes, a round-up of funding information and details on training workshops for businesses in the local area.

How to access funding support for business growth – Breakfast at Royal Hotel

Cookstown Rotary Club invites you to breakfast at the Royal Hotel, Cookstown, where Alan Hogshaw will interview Nicola Quinn from South West College on “How to access funding support for business growth?”

Date:               Friday 7th April 2017

Time:              8am (sharp) – 8.45am

Price:              £6

To register for this informative breakfast please contact the Royal Hotel on 028 8676 2224

For more information on Cookstown Rotary Club please visit http://www.cookstownrotaryclub.org/


Could your company benefit from a dedicated PhD Researcher?

The Renewable Engine project is holding briefing events to inform companies in the Energy, Manufacturing and Engineering sectors on how they can access industrial research support and technology development grants through the project.

Renewable Engine is an EU project which is led by South West College.  

Briefing events are being held as follows:

  • Tuesday 11th April 2017 (11am-1pm), South West College, Dungannon
  • Wednesday 12th April 2017 (11am-1pm), Institute of Technology, Sligo

For details on the briefing events and how to register, visit - http://www.midulstercouncil.org/Publications/Renewable-Engine-Project-Flyer

Further details on the Renewable Engine Project are available by visiting www.renewableengine.eu.



During these uncertain times, InterTradeIreland is encouraging businesses to plan ahead, develop cross-border relationships, seek advice and support and to continue to grow. InterTradeIreland is not funded by the EU, but the Irish and UK Governments. They continue to help businesses looking to grow their business cross-border whether through new sales and markets or identifying resources, developing new products or services.

Currently InterTradeIreland have funding supports available for SMEs and Micro businesses.

Visit their website for more info  http://www.intertradeireland.com/discover-whats-possible/funding/



If you are a micro business or know someone who is then check out the support available through InterTradeIreland's Elevate programme. Aimed at companies with under 10 employees who want to grow their business by identifying new customers and markets - up to £5000 in consultancy support is now available.

InterTradeIreland is now actively looking for companies. The programme is 100% funded by InterTradeIreland and the application process is simple.  Support is available for:

  • Sales Leads
  • Sales Negotiations
  • Market Research
  • Developing of Marketing Materials

Further information available at  http://www.intertradeireland.com/elevate or by telephoning 028 3083 4145


Health & Safety in Business

Workshop to help advise employees, employers and their representatives of all the Health & Safety issues and the importance of it in business.

The information in the seminar will focus on HSENI legislation and policy, Health & Safety at your business premises, the workplace environment, accidents in the workplace and several other significant Health & Safety elements.

When: 27 April 2017, 10:30 - 11:30

Where: CIDO, Craigavon, BT63 5PP

Cost:    Free

To register your interest in this event contact CIDO on 028 3839 6520.


Human Resources Masterclass

Happy Raspberry HR & Training will be delivering a three part Human Resources Masterclass aimed at teaching employers and business owner’s expert tips, guidelines and practices involved in dealing with Human Resources in the workplace.

When: 11 May 2017, 09:30 - 12:30

Where: CIDO, Craigavon, BT63 5PP

Cost:    £20.00

To register your interest in this event contact CIDO on 028 3839 6520.

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