Category Archives: Issues

Untangling the complexity of Brexit

Andrew McCormick, Permanent Secretary at the Department for the Economy talks to Owen McQuade about the complexities of Brexit and the Department’s work in supporting the UK negotiations. Andrew McCormick has a...

Justice reform

The new legal year has been marked by the publishing of over 400 recommendations to reform civil and family justice in Northern Ireland following a two-year review. In total 404 recommendations were...

Poised on the periphery

Currently second only to the TUV’s Jim Allister in his tenure as leader of a Northern Ireland political party, the Green Party’s Steven Agnew has consistently contributed from the periphery of Stormont’s...

Communicating efficiency

Twenty years after establishing his telecommunications business in Larne, Managing Director Britt Megahey attests that flexibility and innovation has ensured that Barclay Communications has been able to successfully evolve and thrive alongside...

Joint authority: a way forward?

Amid political stasis at Stormont, former SDLP Special Advisor Michael McKernan unpacks the potential benefits of a joint authority direct rule interim solution. In the growing pessimism around the likelihood of the...

Danske: A focus on multi-channel banking

Richard Caldwell, Managing Director of Personal Banking and Small Business at Danske Bank, discusses ambition, growth and challenges one year after taking up his post. Having spent over 20 years in various...

A changing environment

Chief Executive of the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA), David Small, outlines the challenges and opportunities for the Agency in times of change. In the absence of an Executive budget and no...