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Loss of hundreds of DVA jobs ‘devastating’

March 13, 2014 - 10:06 am in News

Environment Minister Mark H Durkan described the loss of over three hundred jobs in the Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) as a devastating blow. The Minister was making his comments in response to the announcement today by Ministers in London, to centralise…

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Asda launches new NI optician service

March 13, 2014 - 6:30 am in News

Asda Northern Ireland has opened its first two local opticians in its Antrim and Enniskillen stores, adding to its affordable yet quality offering, and…

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£4 million investment brings new jobs to Armagh

March 11, 2014 - 6:30 am in News

Armagh packaging business JF McKenna is being assisted by Invest Northern Ireland to invest over £4 million to grow export sales. The family owned and…

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Over 200 graduate vacancies unveiled at European Jobs Day

March 10, 2014 - 12:57 pm in News

University of Ulster students accessed over 200 job opportunities at an employment fair organised as part of European Jobs Day on Friday. International companies including Deloitte, PwC, and Citi, gave students the chance to compete for highly sought after…


Three ways for IT SMEs to recruit against major corporates

February 28, 2014 - 6:45 am in Advice, Featured Advice

Northern Ireland has experienced an expansion in home grown technology-based SMEs. At the same time, we’ve got a growing pool of talented graduates and IT professionals with sights on careers in our dynamic knowledge-led sector. But when it comes to bringing…

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Programme ‘propels’ 60 businesses to success

February 27, 2014 - 11:39 am in News

Since its inception in 2009 the Invest Northern Ireland Propel Programme has helped 60 local companies gain over £6.5 million of investment and has created 221 new jobs. These significant results were announced today as 28 local start-ups progress to the…


The changing role of the employer

February 27, 2014 - 6:45 am in In Depth

As we move from the recession into a period of growing business confidence and, hopefully, further once more on to a full economic recovery, the roles that we adopt within the workplace are set to change. Rebecca Kincade investigates what is to come.  During…

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Local ICT company creates nine jobs

February 24, 2014 - 10:42 am in News

Invest Northern Ireland is supporting the creation of nine new jobs by SpeechStorm Ltd, a local ICT company that specialises in Interactive Voice Response (IVR) and mobile customer service applications. The nine high quality jobs, including new executive positions,…

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Twenty jobs created in Rainbow expansion

February 21, 2014 - 6:45 am in News

Belfast based Rainbow Communications is to create 20 jobs linked to the announcement this week that the mobile phone company EE is to open a customer contact centre in the city. As the only direct business partner of EE in Northern Ireland, Rainbow Communications…

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UTV’s Alison Fleming to join LK Communications

February 19, 2014 - 12:01 pm in News

Alison Fleming, a senior UTV journalist and presenter of UTV Live, is joining leading Northern Ireland public relations and strategic communications agency LK Communications in May, it was confirmed today. Alison, a talented, experienced and widely-respected…