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Opening the gateways to growth

March 5, 2015 - 9:27 am in News

At the recent EU funded Gateways to Growth cross border networking event which took place in Belfast's Grand Opera House over 100 delegates gathered from Dundalk, Donegal and across Northern Ireland to network and hear from keynote motivational speaker, Yanky…


InterTradeIreland launches Funding for Growth Advisory Service

February 13, 2015 - 11:29 am in News

InterTradeIreland has launched a new ‘Funding for Growth Advisory Service’ for local SMEs. The service is aimed at established small businesses in…


Businesses can deliver game changing private sector growth

November 24, 2014 - 11:19 am in News

The Northern Ireland Executive must embrace Corporation Tax powers so as business can deliver game changing private sector growth – that was the message…

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InterTradeIreland: small and domestic firms now reporting recovery

November 17, 2014 - 12:30 pm in News

According to the InterTradeIreland Business Monitor for Q3 2014, smaller firms and non-exporters across the island are now also beginning to shows signs of economic recovery and growth. The report, which reflects the position of businesses between July –…

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Industrial wipes company cleans up with loan

November 11, 2014 - 7:31 am in News

An Antrim-based manufacturer and distributor of textile wipes has received a loan from the £50m Growth Loan Fund which will be used to increase the levels and range of stock to be exported throughout the UK and Irish markets. Finance for the £50m Growth…

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Growth Loan Fund celebrates two successful years

October 29, 2014 - 10:40 am in News

WhiteRock Capital Partners is today marking the second anniversary of the £50m Growth Loan Fund in Northern Ireland. Since setting up in 2012 the investment managers have approved over 80 loans worth over £25m, with an average loan amount of £300,000. They…

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Substantial investment by SD Kells

September 23, 2014 - 7:30 am in News

Fermanagh-based SD Kells is expanding to 17 stores and 160 staff across Northern Ireland through a significant investment supported by Ulster Bank. The third-generation family business is increasing the size of its flagship men’s clothing store on Belfast’s…

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Online courier company doubles workforce

September 4, 2014 - 10:39 am in News

Online courier company UniBaggage.com, which transports student belongings to university, has doubled its workforce as part of a £150,000 business growth strategy. The Belfast based company, which was established five years ago, when its founder was still…

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Helios IT marks record growth

June 20, 2014 - 1:22 pm in News

Helios IT, one of Northern Ireland’s technology support companies, has undergone a strong period of growth and achieved a record 29% increase in the first quarter of 2014. The company is now predicting a further 22% increase for quarter two. As a result,…

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An invitation to ‘Grow Something Brilliant’

May 19, 2014 - 9:32 am in News

Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NI Chamber) is inviting local businesses to join them for the second Growing Something Brilliant Conference on 28 May 2014. The conference forms part of NI Chamber’s Growing Something Brilliant Campaign…