Category Archives: Business and Finance

Gavaghan to lead CBI

Titanic Quarter Chief Executive David Gavaghan has been “very honoured” to be appointed as Vice-Chair of CBI Northern Ireland. He will succeed Crescent Capital’s Colin Walsh as Chair on 1 January 2016...

New jobs for Derry

Seven Derry-based businesses have announced plans to create a total of 42 new jobs in the city, representing a £2.8 million investment in the local economy. The companies have already recently created...

Businesses prepare for election

As political parties prepare for the general election on 7 May, the Federation of Small Businesses and Confederation of British Industry are highlighting business through policy manifestos. Among the key issues identified...

Randox announces expansion plans

Global medical diagnostics provider Randox Laboratories has unveiled plans for a new a £161 million project in County Antrim. The award-winning biotechnology firm recently obtained the former Massereene army base in Antrim...

New UFU CEO

Wesley Aston, a livestock farmer from Markethill, has been appointed as the Chief Executive-designate of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU). Wesley’s career with the UFU began in 1991, firstly as policy officer...

Corporation Tax Bill

Legislation to devolve corporation tax powers to Northern Ireland has passed its second stage in the House of Commons without a vote. At the time of going to press, the Corporation Tax...