Microfinance Ireland Resources

How to Conduct a SWOT Analysis for Your Small Business

Posted by Kimberly Carroll on Jul 6, 2018 4:17:36 PM

You may have come across the term SWOT analysis if you have previously worked in a corporate office environment. However, the truth is that conducting a SWOT analysis can be a powerful tool in evaluating your business regardless of whether you are two or two hundred people.

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Plan Of Action: How To Write An Effective Business Plan

Posted by Kimberly Carroll on Jun 19, 2018 10:46:32 AM

In business, planning ahead is extremely important, and for those of you starting out, modifying or diversifying your business - a business plan is an essential tool of the trade.

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Press Pause: How to Boost Productivity in Your Work Day

Posted by Kimberly Carroll on Apr 20, 2018 10:24:36 AM

If you’ve had days where you walk out of the office or shop floor feeling underwhelmed because the working day has not been as rewarding as it could have been, then check out our top tips to help you identify workplace woes and boost your productivity.

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Advice From an Expert: Cash Flow Management for Small Businesses

Posted by Michael Crowley on Aug 1, 2017 11:13:54 AM

Michael Crowley is our Head of Credit here at Microfinance Ireland. If anyone knows about taking care of business, it's him.

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Practical Advice For Small Businesses Selling at Festivals, Farmer's Markets and Country Shows

Posted by Kimberly Carroll on Jul 27, 2017 12:32:58 PM

Summertime is the busiest time of year for many small businesses and can often be the income that keeps the accounts in the black long after the kids go back to school. While some of the big festivals may not be for the faint of heart, local events are fantastic opportunities for small businesses to showcase their brand and products.

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Four of the Best Apps You Should Use if You Run a Small Business

Posted by Kimberly Carroll on Jul 19, 2017 1:17:40 PM

There are many benefits to being your own boss, but it is certainly not a role that comes without its organisational challenges.

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