Why exporting will play an important role in rebuilding our economy post COVID

One of Northern Ireland’s leading agri tech companies, Unitas Software based in Coleraine recently secured over $1million of new export sales with major egg producers in the US and Europe. In just four years, Unitas used our R&D support to enhance, define and improve its software and grow from selling in the UK to breaking …

PRE REDUNDANCY PLANNING – An outline of measures is provided by Andrea McCann, Partner, McKees

What if you do not need or cannot afford all of your existing workforce, how can you save costs? Andrea McCann, Partner, McKees Options for the employer to consider include the following: natural wastagerecruitment freezesstopping or reducing overtimeoffering early retirement to volunteersvoluntary redundancyretraining or redeploymentsabbaticals and secondmentspay freezes It is likely that the main options …

The Compassionate Office

It has been a whirlwind few months in relation to emergency remote work and with the relaxing of regulations in various countries, some companies are beginning to plan the phased return to the physical office.

Digital Marketing Package worth £5,000 – You have until 5pm Friday 5th June to enter

In the coming weeks, we at the SME Support Forum look forward to welcoming Niamh Taylor, Managing Director of Digital 24 as a visiting contributor. Niamh is the managing director of the award-winning digital marketing agency and will share some of her top tips and advice to help SME's grow at this extremely challenging time. …

9 step “CERTAINTY” Plan to guide employers in helping their employees and businesses

COMMUNICATE: With your employees regularly about the steps your business is taking to address COVID-19 on their behalf. Providing a summary or review of your current pandemic plan and changes to it in the light of government advice will prove to them that their organisation is supporting their health and well being. ENGAGE: Stay in …