Category Archives: Economy

Network 2020 Vision

  Solutions Architect of eir Business NI Jim Montgomery discusses how to not only survive, but thrive when facing digital disruptions in the form of around-the-clock customer demands, rampant cyber-attacks and fluctuating...

Better than expected but less than needed

Ulster University Economic Policy Centre’s Gareth Hetherington analyses the economic outlook as we enter the critical Article 50 negotiation period. The economic performance both locally and nationally in the wake of the...

Brexit, border and business

Newly appointed Director of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) Northern Ireland, Angela McGowan, discusses the likely economic impacts of Brexit and her ambitions to protect the organisation’s members. Figures for the...

Building a dynamic economy

Chief Executive of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council Roger Wilson talks to agendaNi about the economic dynamism of the Borough and how the Council acts as a catalyst in growing...

Brief respite for public spending

Senior Economist with the Nevin Economic Research Institute (NERI), Paul Mac Flynn believes that while extra finances secured through the Conservative-DUP deal are welcome, they must be seen context of the challenges...

Construction output decline

A key indicator of the performance of Northern Ireland’s economy, agendaNi looks at the latest construction output for the first quarter of 2017. Accounting for 6 per cent of GVA in Northern...

House prices continue to rise

The price of new build houses in Northern Ireland are rising at a dramatic rate and are now only one third below their peak in 2007. In what is an eight year...