Category Archives: Business and Finance

Budget 2012 analysis

The 2012 UK Budget brought few surprises but forthcoming decisions on corporation tax and regional pay will have major consequences for Northern Ireland’s economy.  Peter Cheney reports. In what is likely to...

Northern Ireland political views

agendaNi summarises local opinion and policy on banking following initial ministerial meetings in 2008. Financial services policy is reserved to Westminster under the Northern Ireland Act 1998 and considerably influenced by decisions...

Prospering from innovation

Michael Blair explains how companies can benefit from the Patent Box regime. From 1 April 2013, companies which own or license-in a patent and which have been significantly involved in the creation...