Category Archives: Business and Finance

NAMA looks north

The Northern Ireland NAMA Advisory Committee has begun its task of protecting the value of the region’s property and assets that are due to be taken into the National Asset Management Agency....

A modest recovery

Economic recovery will be “sluggish by historic standards”, according to Ian McCafferty. Speaking at the annual CBI economic briefing, McCafferty reminded delegates that recovery induced by a financial crisis tends to be...

Quinn cuts

Over 900 redundancies have been announced at Quinn Insurance following three months of turmoil at the company. Meadhbh Monahan reports. After it was taken out of control of the wider Quinn Group...

Thompson’s farm priorities

North Antrim dairy farmer John Thompson is the new President of the Ulster Farmers’ Union. He was elected unopposed at the organisation’s recent AGM. Speaking to agendaNi directly after the meeting, he...

The changing legal times

In discussion with agendaNi, Arthur Cox’s Alan Taylor and Peter Curran survey the changing legal services environment, including the rising demand for specialisation and commercial knowledge. Please describe your current roles. AT:...

Lindsay Fergus

Lindsay Fergus is the business editor of the Belfast Telegraph. She has been a journalist for 15 years and has worked for newspapers including the Mourne Observer, News Letter, Sunday People, Daily...