President Xi during 2012 visit to Ireland

China represents one fifth of the global economy. Over the next decades, many expect China to overtake the US as the most powerful economic force globally.  Ireland is reaching a tipping point with this global giant. Here are five reasons for you to sit up and take notice!

Access

In August 2018, Ireland got direct flight access to China for the first time. With an estimated 1700 passengers coming in from China every week from […]

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Plan for 2014

So you’ve decided that 2014 is the year you are going to really get your business off the ground. Good. But that’s not a plan – it’s more an aspiration. Here are some really important steps you can take to push your business beyond the bumpy, up-and-down growth patterns that have been dogging most of our SME companies for the past five years.

1. Set your Goals

Sounds obvious but you’ve really got to get beyond wanting the year […]

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Essential SME Marketing Techniques: Part 1 – How to Kick Start your Marketing Plan 2014

It’s already the end of October and the signs are looking good for 2014. So make sure your business is ready to grow by having a smart Marketing Plan in place. But lots of people put off marketing planning, seeing it as a big task. The best way to get past your ‘writer’s block’ is to kick start your strategic marketing thinking. Just start by answering […]

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