Unlock your Business – Free advice for business owners in Ballymun & Finglas

Ballymun 4 business B4b Connects Guest post header. Text reads Unlock Your Business. Ballymun & Finglas Business Advice Service. Graphic is of an open lock on a green background. Below is further text reading; Dublin City Council - north west area office and the Dublin City Council logo

B4b Connects Guest post header photo. Unlock Your Business. Ballymun & Finglas Business Advice Service. In partnership with Dublin City Council – North West Area Office

Small business owners with premises in Finglas and Ballymun can now avail of a new business advice service created by the Economic Development Officer of Dublin City Council in Ballymun, Liam Barry.

Liam describes the background to this service

“Small businesses have had a particularly tough time in the last two years. First, we had the effects of Brexit, and then the pandemic has disrupted the plans of many entrepreneurs.
We thought it would be a good idea to have a local advisory service targeted at enterprises between one and 50 employees.”

Free Business Advice

The Service

What it’s about?  Offering practical business advice and mentoring, and introducing business owners to further supports from LEO Dublin City, Dublin Northwest Partnership and other state-funded supports.

Being an online support makes it particularly convenient for owners of a small business. Advice via zoom is very flexible, and not location dependent.

The Advisers

“We have recruited a small panel of experienced business mentors who have expertise in business planning, marketing, digital marketing, financial planning – and advising on the day-to-day issues that all small business owners face.”

“Feedback is very positive”, says Liam, “from local businesses who have joined the scheme to date. And of course, members of B4b are especially welcome to avail of this confidential support.”

How to apply

To avail of this free service and find more information see:

Unlock your Business – Ballymun & Finglas BAS 

Contact Liam by email: liam.barry@dublincity.ie
or phone 01 222 5652

Guest Blog post by: Billy Linehan of Celtar Advisers & B4b member

Ballymun 4 business thanks our member, Billy Linehan, for writing this guest blog post. Billy can be contacted at Celtar Business and Management Consultants

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