Month: September 2016

Stephanie Reid, One of Northern Ireland’s Most Inspirational Women In Business

We are delighted to announce our Social Enterprise Guru Stephanie Reid has been included in the Northern Ireland Most Inspirational Women Awards 2016! Stephanie has been with The Ortus Group since 2011 with over 25 years’ previous management experience. She joined as a Business Adviser and soon her passion for Social Enterprise drove the launch of the West Belfast Social Enterprise hub which is now into its second year of helping and supporting local businesses. In the first year of the hub, Stephanie helped set up 48 social enterprises, more than 30 CIC groups and assisted the over 600 people...

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CBH Event – Seven Steps To Sterling Success

Finance is one of those subjects people either don’t want to think about, you’re totally on top of it or it stresses you out! After chatting to Destination Financial Planning during the summer we were very excited to have them at the hub. Their 7 step programme to financial success easily laid out the areas you need to think about, everything from pensions to emergency funds and your long term goals and how to stick to them!   This session is being repeated in The Foundry in October so make sure to catch them if you missed out on...

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CBH Event – Managing Social Media in a Crisis with Big Fish Communications

At our recent session at City Business Hub we were delighted to invite Grainne from Big Fish Communications to host her workshop on managing social media in a crisis. While everything is good in social media world its easy to keep going but have you got a contingency plan in place for bad reviews, negative feedback or a hack?   This was a great session to get us all thinking about our own digital presence plus social media policies for all employees. With some great real life examples of when you can spin negatives into a positive! We at the hub...

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