Category Archives: Business and Finance

Lower water bills

Most business customers will see lower bills for water and sewerage going forward. The Utility Regulator has set Northern Ireland Water’s revenue over the next six years. Along with a reduction in...

Innovating with waste resources

International Synergies NI has been officially launched by Mayor of Craigavon Colin McCusker in Portadown. The company delivers an industrial symbiosis service identifying waste resources and converting these into a reusable resource...

Integration plan

MLAs have been presented with a radical plan to reform Northern Ireland’s education system produced by the Integrated Education Fund. Caleb Doherty and Charley Stokes, from Drumlins Integrated Primary School in Ballynahinch,...

EirGrid results

Wholesale electricity prices on the island of Ireland are 9 per cent lower due to the EirGrid East West interconnector (EWIC). 2013 saw the commencement of commercial operations for the interconnector and...

SDC Trailers expands

SDC has secured an order worth £10 million from trailer rental company Hireco Ltd. The trailers, which include a range of box vans, double-deck step-frame curtainsiders, and urban trailers, will be manufactured...

NIE job losses

The fall-out of the recent price review of NIE has led the company to announce plans for a selective redundancy scheme which could led to 120 jobs going at the energy utility....

Ulster bank decision

Having announced a loss of just under £1.5 billion for 2013 earlier this year, the beleaguered Ulster Bank appears to have shifted from one crisis to another. It did, though, post a...