April Edition of Business Month
Welcome to the April issue of Business Month, in which we take a look at Ardtara House, a gem in the hospitality industry in Northern Ireland.
The Co Londonderry venue formerly belonged to the late Dr Alistair Hanna and has now come under the same ownership as Browns restaurant Group.
And while many business people are pleased that the bill to devolve corporation tax powers to Northern Ireland has received Royal Assent, there is plenty of trepidation around what may be around the corner for the UK economy after next month’s election.
Richard Ramsey considers how last month’s Budget may turn out to be quite an ephemeral matter if a new government is at the helm, while Quintin Oliver considers how the economy can catch election fever as well as the political anoraks.
Ellvena Graham from Ulster Bank shares some of her wisdom in business, while GoWalkTalk’s Tony McIntyre talks about his passion for technology.
The Chairman gives his dispatched from the social events he’s attended in the last few weeks.
And finally, Paul Gosling has the Last Word with his argument that skills are at least as important to our future as lower corporation tax.