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The customer is always right

September 28, 2015 - 9:54 am in Featured Interview, Interviews

Leontine Haines, Dufferin Coaching Inn & Hall, took a radical career change 10 years ago when she picked up and moved from Brighton to Northern Ireland to own and run the guesthouse and event venue in Killyleagh. Here she talks about that decision as she…


Sortsy: Looking ahead to the launch

September 23, 2015 - 8:50 am in Featured Interview, Interviews

Richard Campbell, co-founder of Sortsy, talks fast-growth, cloud concerns and learning on the job. Describe your role, including job title, sphere of…

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Going green ‘isn’t just a phase’

September 16, 2015 - 10:36 am in Featured Interview, Interviews

Brian Hood, managing director at BS Holdings, talks about the advantages of biomass and the big benefits of renewable energy. Describe your role: I am…

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Talking shop with ALD Fit Out

August 13, 2015 - 12:20 pm in Featured Interview, Interviews

Julian Lewis of East Belfast interior fit out company, Alan Lewis Displays (ALD Fit Out) and Equipashop, talks shop with NI Business Now.  Describe your role: Company Director - I have responsibilities for all areas of our business. I ensure that we have…


There is always change – thrive on it

June 12, 2015 - 8:32 am in Featured Interview, Interviews

Gareth Leeburn, project manager at Liberty IT, talks to NI Business Now about the constantly changing IT industry and why it is so exciting to be involved in it.  Describe your role? I am a project manager within the Global Specialty division in Liberty IT.…


Elaine Molyneaux: Ask a busy person

June 9, 2015 - 8:45 am in Featured Interview, Interviews

Elaine Molyneaux tells NI Business Now how her day is spent as a Branch Manager at Progressive Building Society in Bangor. 7.00am I am an early riser, have been since childhood and can be up from any time after 5.00. I have a Cairn Terrier called Hector and…

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High level headhunting

May 26, 2015 - 6:59 am in Featured Interview, Interviews

Neal Lucas is Managing Director of one of NI’s leading executive search companies, and has been responsible for headhunting for some of the top executive roles for leading companies based in Northern Ireland, RoI and GB markets. Describe your role: I run…

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Taking the Steps 2 Success programme

April 21, 2015 - 7:52 am in Featured Interview, Interviews

Reed in Partnership is one of the three lead contractors of the Steps 2 Success employment programme. The programme is mandatory for those who have been on jobseeker’s allowance for a certain period of time. It is designed to help participants build the…

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Support for Special Olympics

April 2, 2015 - 9:14 am in Featured Interview, Interviews

As the organisation prepares for a busy summer, we catch up with John Kivlahan, a fundraiser for Special Olympics, to find out how businesses can get involved.  What is the Support an Athlete program about? Special Olympics Ireland will be sending 88 athletes…

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Renewable energy: Vayu talk targets

March 23, 2015 - 7:50 am in Featured Interview, Interviews

Ross McConnell, Renewables Manager at Vayu Ltd talks about how Northern Ireland could fall short of achieving its renewable energy targets for 2020.  Describe your role? As Renewables Manager I am responsible for driving Vayu’s renewable strategy. My main…