Not a town usually associated with going out of your way for, Corofin has been rejuvenated in recent years thanks to the hard work and dedication of its locals. Put it in your satnav the next time you’re passing out west.
Mon, 04 May, 2015
On this weeks Small Business Show - brought to you in association with Volkswagen: Commercial Vehicles - we take a look at how some retailers may be paying out twice on a new charge for those selling tobacco, the Self-Assessment tax return in October, the revaluation of rates around the country and the study that shows what shoppers want.
Mon, 30 Jun, 2014
Are retail moods on the rise? Who was celebrating after the foodies towns awards last week? Just some of the questions answered in this week’s show. We also meet the Cork student who won Engineer Ireland’s Student Award and sits down with Brigitta Curtain from Burren Smokehouse. Finally we reveal how the digital market is giving a platform to Irish retailers and helping them win a slice of the €8.5m daily online spend in Ireland.
Mon, 16 Jun, 2014
The need for clear protocols around social media usage by employees is among the topics discussed on this week’s Small Business Show. Kehlan also travels to a start-up looking to disrupt the meat testing market with their silicon chip based test kits, visits an organisation looking to help solve issues in your business by encouraging round table discussion and in depth forums and talks to one of the founders of Chia Bia.
Mon, 02 Jun, 2014
Small Business Show presenter Kehlan Kirwan meets up with some great businesses to find out where the inspiration comes from. Darina Allen also stops by to have a chat as west Clare shows off some great food, products and ideas.
Sun, 01 Jun, 2014
Kehlan, Olwen and Avine discus this weeks news including why Irish SMEs are in a better financial state than previously thought. Croom Enterprise Park talks to the show about rural start-ups and businesses. We also talk to the Irish company disrupting the €23bn global cards market and in the final part of the show Libera Terra from Sicily talk about how they are fighting the influence of the mafia by producing organic food and jobs.
Fri, 23 May, 2014
In this week’s Small Business Show Kehlan and Olwen discuss state grants for research and innovation and discuss if money is being wasted on them. Ticket sellers and facilitators Eventbrite talk about how to organise the right event for your business or product launch. A new pilot programme aimed at getting more consumers into the high street has started in Dalkey, Co. Dublin and Kehlan talks to the creators. Plus this week’s business focus is with YellowSchedule, based out of the Nexus Innovation Centre on the University of Limerick campus.
Thu, 08 May, 2014
This week the show looks at ISO and what this standards certificate can mean for your business. Kehlan also meets Laura Murphy from Zappy who discusses what building an app can bring to your business. We also feature WhizzKids, the after school and summer camps programme, which lets young people explore possible careers in the computer industries. Finally the show meets the SME in Galway which services over three million people and is targeting one billion as a very real target.
Wed, 23 Apr, 2014
This week’s show features our usual small business round-up and includes a special feature on debt forgiveness for SMEs. Kahlen also explores the glass ceiling with Marion Palmer from Women in Technology and Science (WITS. The Incoming Tour Operators Association also predict another positive year for tourism and John Trethowan from the Credit Review Office talks about banks, small business credit and getting the right information to SMEs.
Thu, 10 Apr, 2014
ON this week’s show Kehlan is joined by Avine McNally from the Small Firms Association and Orlaith Carmody from mediatraining.ie to discuss this week’s news. We also drop in on the National Student Enterprise Awards in Croke Park, Dublin and talk to the business which is looking to keep your rubbish and recycling in your bin.
Fri, 04 Apr, 2014
Kehlan Kirwan from the Small Business Show talks to Gerard Maguire from 64 Wine in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin about his innovative attempts to highlight a new local charge from Dun Laoghaire County Council which he says will be the final straw for businesses in the area.
Tue, 18 Mar, 2014