Articles, Tips & Networking

by suzanne

Useful NI & UK Business Websites:

Ni business info


Intertrade Ireland

Startup Nation




Federation of Small Business NI 

Chamber of Commerce

Confederation of British Industry

Rural Community Network

Digital Circle 

Advice NI

Young Enterprise 

Social Enterprise NI 

Local NI Business Skills / Partners:

Website / Social Media / Search Engine Optimisation / Design & Print:

OIN Interactive

All3Studio (primarily design & print for marketing materials)

Financial Planning / Accountants:

AnnMarie McNeill – Hill Samuel & Co (financial planning, pensions & investments):

Tel: +44 (0) 7585110024  Email:

Heritage Financial Planning (Mortgage advice)

Chartered Accountants Ireland


Local NI Business Networking Groups:

Newry & Mourne Business Networking Group – 7.30am to 9am every Tues morn in the Cannal Court (Sarah Meaney is the contact –
Newry Business Focus – 7.45am to 9am every Tues morn in Enterprise Centre, Win Industrial Estate, Newry (Adrian Buckley contact – )
Banbridge Business Networking Group – 7.30am- 9am last Thursday of every month in Enterprise Centre, Scarva Rd, Banbridge (Contact Denise Cowan –
BizMums  – a new networking group for busy working Mums / freelancers  / entrepreneurs. Join the group on FB & Kate Podgorna is the contact ( & generally meets the 3rd Thursday of every month in The FunHouse, Newry between 10-11.30am and on the 1st Wed of each month at 6:45pm-8:30pm in The Sugar Supper Club.
Newry Creates – Thursday evenings quarterly from 7pm -9pm in Amplified Bar, Newry (contact Eve Earley ( or Chris It’s a very relaxed group with different speakers each month comprising freelancers / ins