Category Archives: Economy

Ards and North Down Borough Council

Offering many beautiful rural and urban locations, ease of access to Belfast, an established tourism infrastructure, a flourishing arts scene, and specialist business support services for all sectors, Ards and North Down...

Connected locally, growing globally

agendaNi put questions to Alan Armstrong, CEO of Almac Group, one of the flagship companies of Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council and a key driver of local enterprise and economic development....

R&D investment at record level

A large increase in the level of investment on research and development (R&D) by businesses in Northern Ireland has contributed to the highest level on record. Published in November 2016, the Northern...

Growing in success

Social Enterprise NI is the voice for social enterprises in Northern Ireland, and manages the delivery of the Social Economy Work Programme on behalf of the Department for the Economy. The organisation...

Industry to innovation

Once one of Belfast’s largest employers, the site of the James Mackie & Sons textile machinery engineering plant and foundry, has been redeveloped to create up to 400 new jobs. In some...