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CONTENTS AUTUMN 2018

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Big News for Small Business: News, views and profiles from SFA members and small businesses in Ireland

Eye on Design A look at how design thinking in your business can help develop better products, processes and services

From Asylum Seeker to Job Creator We meet three individuals who came to Ireland seeking asylum, but have since put their entrepreneurial skills to use

Cover Story We speak to Gerard Kiernan of Icon Accounting about the importance of putting people at the heart of business

Talking to an Angel A look at the relationship between start-up and angel investor and how best to strike a deal

Sector Spotlight We get under the skin of Ireland’s tattoo industry to discover the trends and challenges within the sector

Small Business Profile Aidan Connolly of Idiro Analytics fills us in on his experience of working in the big data industry

Deal or No Deal Ibec CEO Danny McCoy on the Government’s response to Brexit and the likelihood of a no-deal scenario

Lessons on Brexit for Small Firms We sought the views of four small business owners on what Brexit might mean for their companies

Trading Places Former athlete Thomas Chamney, who once ran for Ireland in the Olympics, now runs a burrito business in Sweden

Arts/Culture We catch up with author and journalist Sorcha Pollak to discuss migration and what it means to be Irish

A Day in the Life... of Brian O’Kane, founder and Managing Director, Oak Tree Press

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Better Business Q3 2018  

Official magazine of Small Firms Association

Better Business Q3 2018  

Official magazine of Small Firms Association