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Toddle In 2

Toddle In 2 Ltd is a registered crèche facility located at the South West Acute Hospital. The business is focused on providing exceptionally high standards of childcare to all of its customers. The business opened in July 2012 and has thrived by meeting and exceeding the needs of its customers by providing a flexible, high quality and reliable service.

The crèche provides childcare to both hospital staff and members of the public. They also operate an extensive summer scheme programme to ensure the children experience the great outdoors, keeping active and socialising with their peers.

Since opening the capacity has increased to almost 75%, the number of employees from 8 to 14 and the business has benefited from the introduction of a more affordable summer scheme and an employee bonus referral scheme.


BlackbirdCoffeeShopBlackbird Coffee Shop

Blackbird Coffee Shop is a coffee shop/sandwich bar come bakery situated at Main Street, Derrylin. Food is served from 7.30am to 5pm daily with a variety of homemade scones, cakes and pies baked each day.

The business serves breakfast and lunch with a wide and varied menu from salads and wraps to soup and roast meat.


Blackbird Coffee Shop also can supply local businesses with hospitality lunches. Customers include those from local businesses to tourists and the business can cater for events such as family celebrations and business meetings.

This relatively new business has seen sales rise over last the 10 months, employs two full-time staff and has received encouraging feedback from customers. They also intend to develop the bakery section introducing a range of new lines and continue to provide high quality products with excellent presentation.


Damien Coleman gkfh31Lemac Insurance

Lemac Insurance Ltd started trading in November 2011 and is an independently owned insurance broker, specialising in the placement of commercial insurance within the SME and mid corporate clients in the renewable energy, manufacturing, distribution, and construction sectors servicing clients throughout UK & Ireland.

Their sales have increased month by month from inception. In their second year of trading their gross written premiums increased by 30% with the aim of increasing this again by 40% in year 3.

The renewable energy sector is their niche market utilising the company director’s experience and expertise working with sister company ITS Planttech Ltd. The company have focused on this strength to target commercial customers providing packages including statutory inspections alongside tailored insurance packages.

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