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SAM doubles employees to 180

April 12, 2016 - 9:15 am in News

Manufacturing company SAM Mouldings (SAM) has today announced that it has doubled its employee numbers in the last three years, increasing from 90 to 180 since 2013, in response to a significant upturn in demand from the construction sector. The family run…

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International tech players to inspire at BelTech

April 11, 2016 - 9:20 am in News

Key technology players from across the Atlantic will fly into Belfast later this month to help local tech pioneers inspire digital enthusiasts at this…

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Two NI companies brains behind new award-winning vehicle design

April 11, 2016 - 9:17 am in News

Two Northern Ireland companies have inspired a new vehicle concept for Europe’s fastest growing car manufacturer, Dacia. Two years ago Translink ordered…

RECIPE FOR SUCCESS? Nigel Maxwell, SuperValu Sales Director, Musgrave NI, announces a new partnership with top, local chef Noel McMeel. The SuperValu Ambassador Chef partnership is part of a major investment by the leading foodmarket convenience brand into its local offering and will celebrate Northern Ireland?s Year of Food and Drink. SuperValu is also undertaking a major upgrade of its 35 stores across Northern Ireland over the next 12 months which will see a significant increase in its fresh offering in store and a wider range of quality produce to appeal to all customers. For recipes, tips and advice on preparing and selecting the best local produce from the SuperValu Ambassador Chef Noel McMeel follow @SuperValuNI on Twitter.

SuperValu NI announces new partnership with top chef

April 11, 2016 - 9:14 am in News

Foodmarket convenience brand, SuperValu, has announced a new partnership with a top Northern Ireland chef as part of a major investment into its local offering. The announcement of Noel McMeel as SuperValu’s new Ambassador Chef was made at an event held…

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Managing online reputation vital for businesses survey finds

April 11, 2016 - 9:09 am in News

A third of local companies are neglecting monitoring their online reputations which is having a potentially damaging impact on their reputation a new survey has found. Cpl, the Belfast and Dublin based recruitment agency, has highlighted in its Employment…

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Business activity rises at fastest pace for a year-and-a-half

April 11, 2016 - 8:31 am in News

Today sees the release of March data from the Ulster Bank Northern Ireland PMI®. The latest report – produced for Ulster Bank by Markit – indicated that the Northern Ireland private sector ended the first quarter of 2016 on a high, with growth of both…

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Lack of investment in infrastructure could undermine lower rate of corporation tax

April 7, 2016 - 9:31 am in News

A lack of investment in Northern Ireland’s infrastructure and an undersupply of housing have the potential to significantly undermine the potential benefits of a lower rate of corporation tax, influential organisations across the built environment have warned.…

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Reactive Recruitment quadruples staff numbers in two years

April 7, 2016 - 9:27 am in News

A Belfast-based recruitment agency is set to create seven new jobs before the end of this year having quadrupled its staff numbers in two years. This will bring the total number of employees to 15. Reactive Recruitment, which is based on the Lisburn Road,…


Gaelectric officially opens £16.8million wind farm

April 7, 2016 - 9:19 am in News

Renewable energy and energy storage group, Gaelectric, has officially opened its £16.8million wind farm today at Monnaboy on Loughermore Mountain in Co. Derry/Londonderry. The site is located approx. 6km south-east of Eglinton and approx. 12.5km south-east…


Carson McDowell helping construction industry navigate legal challenges

April 7, 2016 - 9:11 am in News

The Construction Employers Federation [CEF] has announced that Belfast law firm Carson McDowell has become the official legal patron of the construction industry in Northern Ireland. Carson McDowell today said it had signed up to the CEF Patronage Scheme,…