Features

Have Northern Ireland businesses left it too late to start selling online?
Nick Martin
Nov 25, 2016
This is a common question regularly asked by local businesses and the answer, in most cases, is a resounding ‘no’.
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The importance of good packaging design
Dr Vicky Kell
Nov 24, 2016
No matter how good a product is, poorly designed packaging can keep it from selling.
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Knowledge Transfer Partnership – generating business growth
Karen Hastings
Nov 23, 2016
The KTP scheme is a cost-effective way to grow your business by tapping into the wealth of expertise and know-how available in local academic institutions. It also gives you a highly qualified person to spearhead the new project.
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Continued improvements to customer service
Paddy Robb
Nov 22, 2016
As part of our Transform programme we have recently introduced a number of initiatives to improve the service we provide to our customers.
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Why you should be investing in Research and Development
Kevin McCann
Nov 18, 2016
Investing in R&D is crucial not just to business growth but to survival.
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Space – a new frontier
Helen Smyth
Oct 25, 2016
The Space Sector is a significant emerging market encompassing industry, academia and government. It is an enabler of communication, entertainment and drives innovation and academic research.
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UPDATED | What is Lean Thinking?
John McClune
Oct 21, 2016
Lean Thinking helps businesses to eliminate anything they are doing that isn’t adding value to the end product.
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Successful projects at local Competence Centres
Karen Hastings
Oct 19, 2016
The local Competence centres offer companies an opportunity to develop new products, processes and services and bring them more quickly to global markets, as well as giving local businesses access to leading edge solutions and skills.
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Customer satisfaction survey results
Peter Harbinson
Oct 18, 2016
We surveyed over 230 business customers in quarter one of this year, April to June 2016 who had received support, advice or guidance from us. Customer surveying activity is used to continue to improve service across the business and this quarter’s overall satisfaction remained high.
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