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Digital marketing planning: five top tips

Digital marketing can have huge potential for businesses of all sizes. To make the most of it, it’s important to think strategically and plan carefully. Follow these tips for planning your digital marketing: 1) Build relationships – by building digital relationships with your customers you can encourage brand loyalty and increase your profits. Consider content marketing tactics as part of your digital marketing campaign. Use …

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Employing and Supporting Older Workers

As the UK population ages, there will be an increase in people working longer and past the traditional retirement age. Older workers will account for a growing proportion of the workforce. By 2020 it is estimated that people aged 50 and over will comprise almost a third of the working-age population compared to 24 per cent in 2011 [Department for Work and …

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Cookstown Enterprise Centre – The Exploring Enterprise Programme

The Exploring Enterprise Programme is a programme which allows participants to look at whether self-employment is right for them or alternatively get back into full time employment. This is a free program and does not affect any entitlements. Participants of the program will earn a CCEA Level 1 Qualification in Understanding Business Enterprise. The programme will take place in October …

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Digital Summit predicts 20,000 new jobs

Momentum hosted Northern Ireland’s first Digital Summit on 25 September, sponsored by Ulster Bank and  bringing together six Northern Ireland Executive ministers, six government departments, industry experts, large employers, sole traders, and representatives of universities, schools, and financial institutions. The event followed on from a manifesto published in January, ‘New ideas, New technology, New jobs’ which was the product of a …

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National Minimum Wage Rates

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) is a minimum amount per hour that most workers in the UK are entitled to be paid. Find out what the current rates are and where to get help if you think you are being paid below the minimum wage rate. New rates from 1 October 2013 The following rates will come into effect on …

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