Dozing Northern Ireland needs an economic wake-up call
A move by the Executive to tackle economic inactivity in Northern Ireland must itself result in meaningful activity, an economist has said.
Cloud's silver lining as investment in HostSure creates 14 new tech jobs
A Londonderry cloud computing firm has created 14 new jobs, thanks to a £98,000 boost from Invest Northern Ireland.
Moy Park to join Coca-Cola, McDonalds and Sony at 2014 World Cup in Brazil
A Northern Ireland poultry firm is sharing advertising space with the likes of Coca-Cola, McDonalds, Sony and Visa as part of a wider sponsorship deal of the World Cup in Brazil next year.
'Help To Buy' home scheme boost for builders
House building grew at its fastest pace for a decade in November amid surging demand from a property market buoyed by Government initiatives.
Auditors did no 'due diligence' on deal that broke Co-op
Co-operative's auditors of 30 years did no due diligence on the Britannia Building Society loan book that watchdogs say broke the bank, MPs have been told.
Rise in cost of living in Northern Ireland a setback for those living off the state
Northern Ireland's claim to shame as the bearer of the UK's highest rate of economic inactivity is a "major structural problem," Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster said.
Ulster Bank customers consider accounts elsewhere after Cyber Monday computer glitch
The latest computer glitch could be the "final straw" for Ulster Bank customers, the finance minister Simon Hamilton has warned.
Microsoft award for ICT specialist
Belfast-based ICT solutions specialist Leaf has won a prestigious Partner Award from global software giant Microsoft for the second year in a row.
Opticians Eglinton Eyecare captures innovation prize
Family opticians Eglinton Eyecare has won the Marketing Innovation of the Year prize at this year's Association of Optometrists Awards.
Shelbourne Motor Group in £500,000 drive
Portadown company Shelbourne Motor Group is investing £500,000 at its Tandragee site.
Victoria's Secret opens first shop on island of Ireland
CIM Ireland Marketing Excellence Awards - Match for Michaela is People's Choice
Call for Chancellor George Osborne to reform system over business rates
The Chancellor George Osborne needs to address the issue of spiralling business rates in this Thursday's Autumn Statement, according to a business body.
Merger of TODD Architects and McAlister Armstrong & Partners aimed at take-off for aviation business
One of Northern Ireland's most high profile architecture companies has bought a rival practice, which originally designed Belfast International Airport.
Autumn Statement 2013: Expect an upbeat mood and vote-winning moves
This Thursday, the Chancellor George Osborne delivers his fourth Autumn Statement and the tone this year should be distinctly different from last year's.
Antrim Hills Spring Water Company nets £1m deal in China
A Ballyclare spring water company has secured first-time business in China worth up to £1m.
Foyle Food Group buys up Gloucestershire abbatoir with backing from Ulster Bank
A Northern Ireland food processor has bought an 80,000 square foot abbatoir and meat plant in the south west of England, saving 130 jobs at the site.
Robinson and McGuinness focusing on Japanese investment
The First and Deputy First Minister have kicked off a four-day "business mission" to Japan with a meeting with the country's Prime Minister Abe in Tokyo.
Northern Ireland's hi-tech firms plug into networking at The Friday Night Mash-up
It's a networking event with a difference and there isn't a pinstripe in sight. Northern Ireland's bright new tech start-ups and potential funders now have a new way in which to meet, mingle and hopefully, make money.
Business Opinion: Finally, a plan to get Northern Ireland's refuseniks back to work
The idea of tackling the notoriously high level of economic inactivity in Northern Ireland is certainly ambitious. It's been the fly in the ointment of the monthly employment numbers for the Department of Enterprise Trade and Investment (DETI) which releases the data, and a millstone round the neck of the Department of Employment and Learning (DEL).
John Henderson Holdins Ltd: Steady growth year on year
For the year ending on December 31, John Henderson (Holdings) is the parent company to a number of subsidiaries with a range of activities – wholesale and retail – in food distribution, mainly in Northern Ireland, but alongside extensive sales elsewhere.
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Shortage of mentors hampers recovery of the Northern Ireland economy
I came to Belfast 10 years ago on a three-month contract and was immediately hooked. The reason was simple: I had arrived in what seemed like a business utopia.