Category Archives: Business and Finance

Manu-services

Combining goods and services into packages is vital for UK manufacturing’s future success, according to the Work Foundation’s Andrew Sissons. He explains ‘manu-services’ to agendaNi. UK manufacturers can create a global edge...

Scandinavia’s R&D success

Northern Ireland must follow Scandinavia’s lead and cut business grants which don’t back R&D. Graham Gudgin discusses a radical new direction with agendaNi. “We’ve got to look for good role models and...

Israel: an R&D leader

Israel is recognised as a world leader in research and development. agendaNi explores why. Disadvantaged by its small size, Israel’s scientific and technological policies are aimed at enhancing its competitive position. It...

Consilium: new headquarters

Consilium Technologies opens new corporate headquarters in Belfast following recent US expansion. One of Northern Ireland’s leading tech companies, Consilium Technologies, has announced the opening of its new corporate headquarters in Belfast....

McGrigors: ROC re-banding

Richard Murphy of McGrigors LLP discusses the mood in the market with the ROC Re-banding proposals for Northern Ireland. Hot on the heels of the ROC re-banding consultations in Great Britain, the...

Barclays: finance developments

Niall McInerney, Infrastructure and Structured Finance, Barclays Corporate, provides an insight into the investment opportunities and challenges that exist in the evolving electricity market: In 2007, the electricity market in Northern Ireland...