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We Understand You’re Busy

May 3rd, 2017|

You’ve a million and one things on your plate so thinking about your energy provider might not be your top priority.
So here’s a handy, at-a-glance guide to ways in which we can help you as a Bord Gáis Energy customer, from reducing your bills to growing your business.
We have over 30 years experience supporting the […]

SME and Cyber security in 2017

February 14th, 2017|

Cyber security is often something many SMEs forget about. Only now in 2017, after a year of news littered with cyber hacks, do small businesses actively ensure their online data is secure. It’s been a long time coming with 2015 seeing 74% of small organisations in the UK reporting a security breach.

From a simple click […]

Tech trends for SMEs to follow for 2017

February 14th, 2017|

2016 has long since passed and already SMEs are gearing up for a technological overhaul in 2017. 2016 played host to a plethora of new advancements, systems and operations for SMEs to adopt in order to grow their businesses. Now in the beginnings of 2017 we’re already seeing trends that could become a requirement for […]

Knowing your business onions

January 30th, 2017|

At Bord Gáis Energy we know that our success is closely linked to yours and that’s why we’re delighted to share the stories of some of our customers and their views on what makes a successful business.

This month, we feature Bill Dowling, Managing Director and founder of MAPP Foods Limited and his views on Management.

Book your place at our Social Media Master Class

January 30th, 2017|

The advent of the smartphone has not only changed how we consume mainstream news and media – it’s changed basic human interaction. Social media has opened up endless possibilities for business, and when used correctly, is the most effective way of communicating your company’s message in a way other advertising can’t.

Gavin Coffey of media agency […]

Personal finance for business owners

October 12th, 2016|


Business owners must take a strategic approach to wealth management if they are to minimise their personal financial risk and maximise their current and future income. Just one day after the announcement of Budget 2017, this seminar will examine the changes for business owners and explore three important areas: business protection; estate and inheritance tax […]

Joe Schmidt, George Hook and Mattress Mick as speakers at ‘Courage to Succeed’

September 8th, 2016|

Bord Gáis Energy today announced the launch of its second national business conference ‘Courage to Succeed’ and revealed Irish Rugby Head Coach Joe Schmidt, broadcaster and former rugby pundit George Hook and renowned Irish SME owner, Mattress Mick, as speakers at the event, which will be hosted by RTE’s Keelin Shanley.

The conference will take place […]

New ways to finance your business

May 11th, 2016|

SFA Business Bytes, with the support of Bord Gáis Energy, offer unparalleled access to a wide range of high quality training events which are entirely free of change to attend.

Access to finance has been a barrier to growth in many small firms in recent years. Even as the economy improves, it has been termed a […]

What government help is available for SMES?

September 27th, 2015|

Access to funding remains a key consideration for virtually all SMEs. While there’s lots of help out there, trying to make sense of the various Government supports available to small businesses can be tricky. […]

Is the New Low Pay Commission Good or Bad News for SMEs?

June 8th, 2015|

It seemed unlikely we’d ever get to the point again where substantial pay increases were the subject of serious discussion. As recently as 18 months ago, such a proposal would have been laughed out of town, but with private sector wages starting to tick up once more, some quarters are now calling for a hike […]

Everything an SME needs to know about the new workplace relations bill

May 27th, 2015|

Workplace disputes are, sadly, an unavoidable feature of professional life. Barely a week goes by without a story in the news about a worker seeking retribution in the courts after being sacked for eating biscuits in the warehouse or employees having been forced to work overly long hours without proper remuneration.

Up until now, resolving such […]