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Beannchor bites the Bullitt and starts work on new Belfast hotel

Thursday 17 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Beannchor starts work on new belfast hotel

Work starts on new 58-room hostelry on corner of Ann and Victoria Street

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Hutchinson Engineering creates 80 jobs targeting export markets

Thursday 17 December 2015 by Ulster Business

New jobs at hutchinson engineering in 4m investment

Roles will be created at Kilrea and Antrim sites as firm expands presence in automotive and aerospace sectors

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Cost of Christmas dinner falls on pork price dip

Thursday 17 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Cost of christmas dinner drops

Festive feast down 1% on last year despite hike in turkey price

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Creative ad agency Genesis scoops CIM Marketing Agency of the Year 2015

Monday 14 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Genesis cim marketing agency of the year

The agency picked up the CIM Marketing with Impact Public Sector Award for the Invest Northern Ireland Go for it campaign, and was shortlisted for the HSENI Farm Safety campaign

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Natasha Doherty

Thursday 10 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Natasha Colour

Natasha Doherty has been appointed as a Client Executive at MCE Public Relations. She has previously worked in the UTV newsroom, assisting on a range of current affairs programmes including UTV Live and UTV Live Tonight.

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Alastair Luke

Thursday 10 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Alastair Luke

Alastair Luke has been appointed as a Client Executive at MCE Public Relations. He previously worked in third sector communications with Young Enterprise.

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Grainne Glenny

Thursday 10 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Grainne Glenny

Grainne Glenny has been appointed Ireland Manager at MCE Public Relations. Her new role will see her utilise her extensive knowledge of the ROI market to service growing demand from MCE’s consumer and lifestyle clients.

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Laura Calvert

Thursday 10 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Laura Calvert

Laura Calvert has joined 4c Executive Search as Business Support Executive. Laura works closely with a range of clients across a number of sectors, displaying an extremely high level of support.

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Susie Osborough

Thursday 10 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Susie Osborough

Susie Osborough has joined Selective Travel Management in the role of Customer Relations Manager. Susie will be responsible for clients across the island of Ireland and joins a growing team of professionals in the role.

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Larry McGrath

Thursday 10 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Larry McGrath

Larry McGrath has joined The Mount Charles Group as Operations Manager for Ireland, where he will be responsible for developing new business, building brand awareness and overseeing the group’s existing contracts in Ireland.

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Claire McCombe

Thursday 10 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Claire McCombe

Claire McCombe has been appointed Private Banker at Barclays Wealth and Investment Management. Claire works with Barclays’ high net worth clients in Northern Ireland, providing investment advice and private banking services.

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David Clements

Thursday 10 December 2015 by Ulster Business

David Clements

David Clements has joined Fujitsu as Client Director. David will be responsible for continuing to grow Fujitsu’s business in Northern Ireland through establishing new customer relationships and developing existing ones.

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Connor Graham

Thursday 10 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Connor Graham

Connor Graham has been appointed Senior Valuer at Michael Chandler Estate Agents. Connor’s role is to assist with the continued expansion of the sales team throughout greater Belfast and beyond.

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Peter Moorhead

Thursday 10 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Peter Moorhead

Peter Moorhead has been appointed a solicitor in the Corporate, Banking and Finance department at Cleaver Fulton Rankin.Peter studied Law at Queen’s University in Belfast graduating in June 2013.

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Stephanie Johnston

Thursday 10 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Stephanie Johnston

Stephanie Johnston has been appointed a solicitor in the Private Client department at Cleaver Fulton Rankin. Stephanie studied Law at the University of Ulster, where she graduated in June 2012.

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Rachael Gamble

Thursday 10 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Rachael Gamble

Rachael Gamble has been appointed as a solicitor in the Dispute Resolution department at Cleaver Fulton Rankin. Rachael studied Law with Politics at Queen’s University in Belfast graduating in June 2011, before obtaining her Certificate of Professional Legal Studies.

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Laura Feeney

Thursday 10 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Laura Feeney

Laura Feeney has joined Worthingtons Solicitors as a Corporate Solicitor within their Belfast office. Laura provides advice in relation to all aspects of corporate and commercial law, with a particular interest in, charitable law and licensing matters.

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Sara McGaughey

Thursday 10 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Sara McGaughey

Sara McGaughey has joined Worthingtons Solicitors and works in the Commercial Property Department. Sara deals with a wide range of work including commercial and residential property transactions, Telecommunications and Renewable Energy.

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Michael Duffy

Thursday 10 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Michael Duffy

Michael Duffy has joined Worthingtons Solicitors as a Commercial Property and Banking Solicitor. Michael deals with a wide range of work including disposals and acquisitions, commercial leases and secured lending.

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Alan Werlau

Thursday 10 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Alan Werlau

Wealth manager Davy has appointed Alan Werlau as a Senior Investment Strategist in its Private Client division. Werlau joins from UBS Investment Bank in New York.

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Nicola Adamson

Thursday 10 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Nicola Adamson

Nicola Adamson has also been appointed Account Director at Morrow Communications. Nicola has over eight years’ experience working at the company and brings a wealth of knowledge as a skilled communicator and creative thinker.

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Michelle Black

Thursday 10 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Michelle Black

Michelle Black has been appointed Account Director at Morrow Communications. Michelle joined Morrows in 2006 and has broad experience of providing strategic communications.

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Brewing co-operative raises £111,000 in four days

Thursday 10 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Boundary brewing up a crowdfunding storm

Second fundraising for Boundary Brewing has targeted £150,000 in total

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To infinity, and beyond…Castlereagh

Thursday 10 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Castlereagh we have a problem

Northern Ireland could be European Nasa, says Enterprise Minister Jonathan Bell

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CBI: focus on education and infrastructure to maximise tax cut impact

Thursday 10 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Cbi calls for focus on infrastructure and education

Executive needs to boost education and training systems and create better infrastructure, organisation says

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Argento plans 125 new jobs and a raft of store openings

Thursday 3 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Argento plans 125 new jobs

New shops planned across UK and Ireland in £2.2m expansion

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Davy buys PFC as acquisitive streak continues

Thursday 3 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Davy snaps up pfc

Dublin-based wealth manager’s latest move follows Graham Corry Cheevers early this year

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Tourism Ireland predicts ramp up in overseas visits next year

Thursday 3 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Tourism ireland targets ramp up in overseas visitors

Tourist agency targets growth in visitor numbers of 4% and revenue of 5%

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Bank of Ireland announces applications open for Trinity International Growth Programme

Tuesday 1 December 2015 by Ulster Business

Bank of ireland trinity programme deadline approaches

Programme aimed at boosting leadership in Northern Ireland

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Osborne King gets set for property auction

Tuesday 24 November 2015 by Ulster Business

Osborne king gets set for next auction

Property agents put 55 lots worth £5.5m in reserve value up for grabs

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The OK challenge

Wednesday 18 November 2015 by Ulster Business

The ok challenge

David Elliott talks to Osborne King on commercial property, the company’s merger and the funding market in Northern Ireland

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New economic model allows Farry to see into the future

Thursday 12 November 2015 by Ulster Business

Farry looks into the future with skills barometer

Skills Barometer lets Employment Minster predict future economy needs

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IOD launches register of non-executive directors

Thursday 12 November 2015 by Ulster Business

Iod launches register of  non exec directors

New research reveals value of non-executive directors to local SMEs and family firms

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Ramp up in new accounts reveals small business confidence

Wednesday 11 November 2015 by Ulster Business

Ramp up in new accounts highlights sme confidence

Bank of Ireland reveals the number of new small business and agricultural accounts up 17% so far this year

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TOURISM EVENT CLEARED FOR TAKEOFF

Tuesday 10 November 2015 by Ulster Business

Tourism event cleared for takeoff

Digital Tourism & Tourism NI join forces for industry showpiece

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Chris Marks

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Chris Marks

Chris Marks has joined Sortsy as Software UI Developer. He will fill a broad range of roles including designing, developing and testing user interfaces for the customer based web application.

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Louise Moss

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Louise Moss

Louise Moss has joined Ground Espresso Bars as Training and Development Manager. Louise is responsible for creating and delivering training programmes for the teams in all Ground locations.

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Irene Hannahway

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Irene Hannahway

Irene Hannahway has been appointed Lisnagelvin Store Manager for Ground Espresso Bars Lisnagelvin. Irene oversees the day-to-day running of the store operations.

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Jonny Ross

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Jonny Ross

Jonny Ross has been appointed Regional Manager at Ground Espresso Bars. He constructs and maintains relationships with all store managers to ensure customers receive the authentic Ground Espresso Bars experience.

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Michael O’Neill

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Michael O Neill

Moy Park has appointed business advisor Michael O’Neill to drive the company’s Continuous Improvement programme. Michael joins Moy Park from Invest NI.

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Mark Glover

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Mark Glover

Mark Glover has been appointed Manager of Hospitality Review NI magazine, having previously worked for Bacardi Brown-Forman Brands for ten years.

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Chris Scullion

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Chris Scullion

Chris Scullion has been appointed Quality Assurance Engineer at Hallmark Solutions. Chris will be responsible for creating and implementing test plans on all Hallmark Solutions products.

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Matthew Johnston

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Matthew Johnston

Matthew Johnston has been appointed Technical Analyst at Hallmark Solutions. Matthew will be responsible for providing technical support to Clients.

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Laura McAleer

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Laura McAleer

Laura McAleer has been appointed Training and Development Executive at Hallmark Solutions. Laura will be responsible for the planning and delivery of tailored training.

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Emma Brannigan

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Emma Brannigan

Emma Brannigan has been appointed Associate Director at Grant Thornton Northern Ireland. She will manage a portfolio of audit clients.

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Kim McCourt

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Kim McCourt

Kim McCourt has been appointed Forensic and Investigation Services Manager at Grant Thornton Northern Ireland. She will develop Grant Thornton’s Forensic Accountancy and Investigation Services in the Northern Ireland market place.

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David Morrow

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

David Morrow

David Morrow has been appointed Relationship Support Manager at Barclays. David is primarily responsible for managing relationships with its corporate banking customers.

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John Mathers

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

John Mathers

John Mathers has been appointed Corporate Development Director at Barclays. John is primarily responsible for leading the bank’s client acquisition efforts.

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Darryl Craig

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Darryl Craig

Darryl Craig has been appointed Business Development Manager at Rainbow Communications. Darryl has six year’s sales experience within the Telecoms, Communications and Charity Sectors.

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Peter McConville

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Peter McConville

Peter McConville has been appointed Divisional Finance Manager with Rainbow Communications. Peter has over 13 years’ experience in finance.

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Mark Fraser

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Mark Fraser

Mark Fraser has been appointed Business Development Manager at Rainbow Communications. He has over 11 years’ experience in telecoms working primarily with Vodafone and EE Networks.

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Emma Galbraith

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Emma Galbraith

Emma Galbraith has joined Sortsy as Project Coordinator. Emma will help develop, plan and define the scope of Sortsy and its elements. Emma will ensure Sortsy’s team delivers on target.

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Peter Drysdale

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Peter Drysdale

Peter Drysdale has joined Sortsy as Software Developer. As a developer of mobile applications, Peter builds the software which will run on Sortsy’s customers’ mobile phones.

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Angus Creed

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Angus Creed

Angus Creed has been named Chairman of John McKee Solicitors. Angus joined John McKee Solicitors in June 2012 having previously been Managing Partner and Chairman at another large Belfast firm.

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John McKee

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

John McKee

John McKee Solicitors has appointed Chris Ross as its new Managing Partner. Chris acts for a number of large commercial clients in the construction, transport, finance and insurance industries.

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David Fry

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

David Fry

David Fry has been appointed Federation Manager at the Construction Employers Federation (CEF). Prior to commencing his new role, David was the Senior Policy Adviser at CBI Northern Ireland.

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Ashleigh Baird

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Ashleigh Baird

Ashleigh Baird has joined Willowbrook Fine Foods as NPD Technologist. She will be responsible for developing innovative products.

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Colin McMahon

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Colin McMahon

Colin McMahon has been promoted to the position of director of operations for Equiniti in Northern Ireland.

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Philip Murray

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Philip Murray

Philip Murray has been promoted to the position of director of technology for Equiniti in Northern Ireland.

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Paul Lemon

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Paul Lemon

Paul Lemon has been promoted to the position of director of sales and business development for Equiniti in Northern Ireland.

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Kristin Jameson

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Kristin Jameson

Kristin Jameson has been appointed Brand Development Manager at Heavenly Tasty Organics. Kristin will manage the development of the Heavenly brand.

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Alan McVey

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Alan McVey

Ward Solutions has appointed Alan McVey as business development manager, Northern Ireland. In his new role, Alan will be responsible for managing Ward Solutions’ existing relationships in Northern Ireland.

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Geoff Thompson

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Geoff Thompson

Geoff Thompson has been appointed Partner at Fetherston Clements Estate Agents. He was previously Senior Valuer at the agency and has been working within the industry for the past 12 years.

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Jill Smyth

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Jill Smyth

Jill Smyth has been appointed Technical Services Manager at Fujitsu. Jill will be responsible for the Unix technical services teams.

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Jonathan Heggarty

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Jonathan Heggarty

Dr Jonathan Heggarty has been appointed Director of Curriculum of Belfast Met. Jonathan joins the Chief Executive team and is responsible for leading and managing the delivery of the College’s curriculum.

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Lisa Turkington

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Lisa Turkington

Lisa Turkington joins the team at Belfast Waterfront as the new Digital Marketing Executive at Belfast Waterfront. She is responsible for overseeing the digital marketing strategy for both venues.

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Kim Keightley

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Kim Keightley

As the newly appointed Exhibition and Business Sales Executive at Belfast Waterfront, Kim Keightley is responsible for identifying and developing new opportunities in the corporate market.

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Aoife Glenn

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Aoife Glenn

Aoife Glenn becomes Conference Sales Executive GB and International at Belfast Waterfront. Aoife will be responsible for selling the new world class conference centre at Belfast Waterfront.

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Peter McCartney

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Peter McCartney

Peter McCartney is appointed Conference Sales Executive GB and International at Belfast Waterfront. In his new role, Peter will be responsible for selling the new world class conference centre.

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Susie McCullough

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Susie McCullough

Susie McCullough joins the team at Belfast Waterfront from Tourism Northern Ireland as Director of Sales and Marketing.

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Adrian Gallagher

Monday 26 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Adrian Gallagher

Adrian Gallagher has been appointed as New Commercial Vehicle Sales Executive at Isaac Agnew Van Centre. Adrian comes with previous experience selling Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.

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Pub of the Year shortlist revealed

Thursday 22 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Pub of the year shortlist announced

Record 44 entries from across Northern Ireland vie for top prize

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Construction sector vents at Stormont over deadlock

Thursday 22 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Construction industry vents at stormont

Investment being deterred by political uncertainty, say industry bodies

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NI consumers left with more spare cash but still not flush

Thursday 22 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Ni spare cash grows but still far behind uk average

Consumers here have £97 a week left after paying for essentials, far behind UK average of £192

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Foundations of construction sector recovery looking stronger

Thursday 15 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Foundations of construction recovery strengthen

Construction output in Northern Ireland climbs for fourth consecutive quarter

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Don’t underestimate negative impact of Brexit, warns economist

Thursday 15 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Dont underestimate the brexit impact

AIB economist warns economic output will fall sharply if UK leaves EU

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Prime Lisburn building snapped up by UK investor

Thursday 15 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Prime lisburn commercial property snapped up

Bow House is home to tenants such as Barclays, O2 and DFP

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Schools compete for Silicon Valley trip

Thursday 1 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Schools compete for silicon valley trip

The Digital Futures Programme is currently working its way around Northern Ireland to help pupils to consider how digital technology can provide a solution to the challenges facing businesses and consumers

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Shot of local love: Johnsons get ready for home-grown coffee

Thursday 1 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Shot of local love

Lisburn-grown lattes a reality as Johnsons Coffee source very locally

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Brett Martin shines a light on Ireland rugby fortunes

Thursday 1 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Brett martin shines light on ireland rugby

Newtownabbey firm provides plastic sheeting for Olympic Stadium, the venue for five Rugby World Cup games, in multi-million pound deal.

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Technology company pledges to grow local production despite lure of offshoring

Thursday 1 October 2015 by Ulster Business

Tech company pledges to grow local production

MOF Technologies says it will use its €1.2m EU funding to scale up production at its Belfast base

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INVENT 2015 final approaching fast

Tuesday 29 September 2015 by Ulster Business

Invent celebration welcomes brian conlon

NISP CONNECT event will bring some of the best inventors together

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Start-up revolution promised by new program

Thursday 3 September 2015 by Ulster Business

Start up revolution promised by new program

£2.6m Start Planet NI open to high-potential technology-based early stage companies

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Would-be pilots cleared for takeoff at Aer Lingus academy

Thursday 3 September 2015 by Ulster Business

Would be pilots cleared for takeoff at aer lingus academy

Airline launch 2016 Cadet Pilot Programme with call for new applications

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SSE change for one of Belfast’s biggest venues

Thursday 3 September 2015 by Ulster Business

Sse change for one of belfasts biggest venues

Odyssey Arena reopens as SSE Arena Belfast after major revamp

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Northern Ireland boasts 14,000 millionaires

Thursday 27 August 2015 by Ulster Business

Number of millionaires jumps 40 percent

Barclays report shows a 40% increase in millionaires since 2010

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Record number of dairy cows on Northern Ireland farms

Thursday 27 August 2015 by Ulster Business

Dairy cow numbers reach record high

Government statistics show 311,500 dairy cows in NI herd, up 6%

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Marco Pierre White heads for East Belfast

Thursday 27 August 2015 by Ulster Business

Marco pierre white sets up in east belfast hotel

Celebrity chef to open steakhouse in Park Avenue Hotel

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Anne-Marie Rainey

Sunday 23 August 2015 by Ulster Business

Anne Marie Rainey

Anne-Marie Rainey has joined the Mount Charles Group as a Personal Assistant to the company’s senior management. Anne-Marie joins the company from Quigg Golden, where she spent five years in a similar position.

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Danielle McAllister

Sunday 23 August 2015 by Ulster Business

Danielle McAllister

Danielle McAllister has been appointed as Health, Safety and Environmental Officer for the Mount Charles Group. Danielle holds a degree in Land use & Environmental Management and joins Mount Charles from Belfast Harbour Commissioners.

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John Casey

Sunday 23 August 2015 by Ulster Business

John Casey

John Casey has been appointed as Operations Manager for the Cleaning division at the Mount Charles Group. John will oversee a number of key contracts throughout Northern Ireland, leading a team of four Area Managers.

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Kirsty Finney

Sunday 23 August 2015 by Ulster Business

Kirsty Finney

Kirsty Finney has been appointed as the new Lettings Manager for Michael Chandler Estate Agents. Kirsty has over 10 years’ experience in estate agency with knowledge in sales, valuations and new developments.

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Paula Lyttle

Sunday 23 August 2015 by Ulster Business

Paula Lyttle

Paula Lyttle has been appointed as Sales Negotiator for Michael Chandler Estate Agents. Paula’s role is to provide a high quality service to both clients and purchasers in handling every aspect of the sales process.

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Leah Smyth

Sunday 23 August 2015 by Ulster Business

Leah Smyth

Leah Smyth has been appointed as the new Mortgage and Protection Client Manager for MC Mortgage Choices. Leah’s role will be to provide assistance to the financial advisor.

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Martin Walsh

Sunday 23 August 2015 by Ulster Business

Martin Walsh

Martin Walsh has been appointed as Power System Engineer for Gaelectric Developments Ltd. His role involves grid connection and compliance activity on a mixed asset renewable energy portfolio.

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Robert Jordan

Sunday 23 August 2015 by Ulster Business

Robert Jordan

Robert Jordan has been appointed Land Liaison Manager for Gaelectric Developments Ltd having previously been a property developer in the private and commercial sector. The County Antrim man holds an OND in Business and Finance.

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Victoria Parks

Sunday 23 August 2015 by Ulster Business

Victoria Parks

Victoria Parks has been appointed Banquet Manager at the Hastings Culloden Estate & Spa after joining from sister establishment the Stormont Hotel. Victoria holds a Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hospitality Supervision and Leadership.

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Niall Burns

Sunday 23 August 2015 by Ulster Business

Niall Burns

Niall Burns has been appointed Bar Manager at Hastings Slieve Donard Resort & Spa making him responsible for managing the hotel’s bar facilities. Niall is a previous winner of the LCN Trainee Manager of the Year.

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Laura West

Sunday 23 August 2015 by Ulster Business

Laura West

Laura West has been appointed senior events manager at Hastings Culloden Estate & Spa. In her role, she will be responsible for managing the Culloden’s events and helping the hotel grow its conference and banqueting business.

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David Beck

Sunday 23 August 2015 by Ulster Business

David Beck

David Beck has been appointed managing director of Cyril Johnston Ltd. David has previously spent 15 years in the telecoms and media industries, with various marketing and consultancy roles.

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Lilly McKibbin

Sunday 23 August 2015 by Ulster Business

Lilly McKibbin

Lilly McKibbin has been appointed Communications Executive with the Institution of Civil Engineers. Lilly will be responsible for raising the profile of civil engineering in Northern Ireland by delivering strategic communications campaigns.

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Allan Tomlinson

Sunday 23 August 2015 by Ulster Business

Allan Tomlinson

Allan Tomlinson has joined Barclay Communications as Senior IT Systems Engineer. Allan will be providing IT Service Support to Barclays’ customers throughout the UK.

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Sharon Young

Sunday 23 August 2015 by Ulster Business

Sharon Young

Sharon Young has joined Barclay Communications as Public Sector Account Manager. Sharon will manage relationships within the public sector throughout Northern Ireland.

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Clare Galloway

Sunday 23 August 2015 by Ulster Business

Clare Galloway

Clare Galloway has joined RSM McClure Watters as Business Development and Compliance Manager. Clare has 15 years of experience working with a variety of organisations including KPMG and Deloitte.

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Nigel Robbins

Sunday 23 August 2015 by Ulster Business

Nigel Robbins

Nigel Robbins has been appointed Commercial Director of the Odyssey Trust, taking responsibility for business development across the portfolio. Most recently he spent three years at UTV Media plc as Group Commercial Director.

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Adrian Doyle

Sunday 23 August 2015 by Ulster Business

Adrian Doyle

Adrian Doyle has been appointed Operations Director of the Odyssey Trust. Adrian will control the day-to-day operational management of the Odyssey Trust’s activities.

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Don’t get caught out by new fuel storage rules

Thursday 20 August 2015 by Ulster Business

Dont get caught out by fuel storage laws

Kingspan Titan warn that 70% of NI businesses are at risk of fines or worse

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House prices recover 2005 lustre

Thursday 20 August 2015 by Ulster Business

House price regain 2005 lustre

Average price of a house here hits £113,245, according to government data

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Record sales for Northern Ireland’s Top 100 companies

Tuesday 18 August 2015 by Ulster Business

Moy park takes top spot as northern irelands biggest company

Ulster Business Top 100 Northern Ireland Companies 2015 reveals a 5.6% ramp up in turnover of the 100 biggest companies

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Ulster University Business School anniversary lunch

Monday 17 August 2015 by Sylvie Brando

UU UBS

Ulster University Business School celebrates its 40th anniversary with a ruby lunch on 20 November at Titanic Belfast

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Ulster University SME Centre events

Monday 17 August 2015 by Sylvie Brando

SME Logo

Upcoming events in association with the Ulster University SME Centre

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The Ulster Business Top 100 Northern Ireland Companies 2015 is coming

Thursday 13 August 2015 by Ulster Business

The ulster business top 100 companies magazine is coming

Definitive list of the biggest firms operating in Northern Ireland will be published Tuesday August 18

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Paralympic boost for NI manufacturer

Thursday 13 August 2015 by Ulster Business

Paralympic boost for ni manufacturer

Disability Needs sees sales climb 25% year-on-year since 2012 Paralympics

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Hotel room rates jump by a quarter

Thursday 13 August 2015 by Ulster Business

Hotel prices jump in august

Trivago hotel index shows price of a room in Belfast stood at £105 in August

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Belfast office rents up 7%, but still cheap

Thursday 13 August 2015 by Ulster Business

Belfast office rent jump 7 percent but still cheap

Growing demand and a dearth of new space behind rally, according to Colliers

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NI business tax benefits pique Republic’s attention

Thursday 9 July 2015 by Ulster Business

Ni business tax benefits pique republics attention

Ibec says UK has one of the most attractive tax offerings in Europe

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70 new manufacturing jobs to fertilise Tyrone economy

Thursday 9 July 2015 by Ulster Business

70 new manufacturing jobs to fertilise tyrone economy

Posts at Westland Horticulture will be based at new Dungannon fertiliser plant

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Randox creates 30 posts with R&D arm

Thursday 9 July 2015 by Ulster Business

Randox creates 30 posts with r and d arm

Randox Biosciences will focus on scientific discovery and drug development

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Are you fast enough?

Monday 6 July 2015 by Ulster Business

Deloitte Fast 50 launch

Deloitte commences search for NI’s fastest growing technology companies.

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US firm creates 300 new high-value jobs for north west

Thursday 2 July 2015 by Ulster Business

300 new high value jobs for north west

Texas company OneSource Virtual announces plans to set up base in Londonderry

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Resurgent hotel sector’s celebration marred by weak euro

Thursday 2 July 2015 by Ulster Business

Resurgent hotel sector celebrations marred by weak euro

Strong performance by Belfast hotels at odds with difficulties of those close to the border

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Fund investors eye NI commercial property

Thursday 2 July 2015 by Ulster Business

Fund investors eye ni commercial property

CBRE says attractive yields drawing investment attention to offices and retail property

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NI Connections helps Shortcross Gin take off at Dublin Airport

Tuesday 30 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Ni connections helps shortcross gin sign up dublin airport

Downpatrick distillers set to supply Dublin airport

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NEW DIRECTION PRACTICE FOR EXPERTS - WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

Monday 29 June 2015 by Ulster Business

John Dugdale A&L Goodbody

A new practice direction which came into play on 01 June 2015 is set to bring about more focus on the use of expert witnesses and the asssociated costs in commercial litigation cases. John Dugdale, Associate at A&L Goodbody, explains how this will impact on how an expert is instructed going forward.

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North Belfast call centre to take on 140 new staff

Wednesday 24 June 2015 by Ulster Business

North belfast call centre to hire 140 new staff

TeleTech’s expansion follows nearly 200 job losses last year

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Belfast Grand Central Hotel unveiled

Wednesday 24 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Belfast grand central hotel unveiled

Hastings Group’s newest addition on Bedford Street to create 150 jobs

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Moy Park sale will net owners £520m

Wednesday 24 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Moy park sale will net owners 520m

Marfrig has announced sale of poultry producer to world’s biggest meat packaging company JBS

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Bangor company creates 32 jobs

Wednesday 24 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Bangor manufacturer creates 32 jobs

New posts are part of Denroy Plastics’ £3m expansion

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RSM McClure Watters becomes ‘RSM’

Tuesday 23 June 2015 by Ulster Business

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RSM reveals new global logo and brand positioning.

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Housing association to build 2,500 new homes

Thursday 18 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Housing association to build 2500 new homes

Choice to invest £340m in scheme backed by government and private investment

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Year-end interest rate hike possible

Thursday 18 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Year end interest rate hike possible

Barclays Wealth strategist expects higher inflation to pressure central bank on rates

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NI tops UK tree of jobs per inward investor

Thursday 18 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Ni tops uk tree of jobs per inward investor

Each new FDI project brings an average of 83 jobs to Northern Ireland, more than Scotland, England or Wales

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Rosanne Briggs

Wednesday 17 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Rosanne Briggs

Rosanne Briggs has been appointed as the Head of Property Management Accounts at Lambert Smith Hampton. Rosanne has been with the firm from 2003.

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Kevin McAteer

Wednesday 17 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Kevin McAteer

Kevin McAteer has been appointed Business Development Manager at eircom Business Solutions NI. He has a 25-year track record in the IT sector.

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Gary McIlroy

Wednesday 17 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Gary McIlroy

Gary McIlroy has been appointed Network Encryption Engineer at eircom Business Solutions NI. He holds a BSc Hons Degree in Computer Science and has more than 10 years experience within the IT sector.

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Maria O’Loan

Wednesday 17 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Maria O Loan

Maria O’Loan has been appointed a partner in law firm Tughans. She is a specialist in planning, environmental, energy and regulatory matters and is experienced in advising throughout the planning process.

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David McAleese

Wednesday 17 June 2015 by Ulster Business

David McAleese

David McAleese has been appointed a partner at law firm Tughans. He specialises in real estate finance, refinance and restructuring and is regularly involved in property and corporate finance transactions.

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Tim Kinney

Wednesday 17 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Tim Kinney

Tim Kinney has been appointed a partner at law firm Tughans. He joins the construction team as a construction and projects lawyer and holds an MSc in construction law and arbitration and is an accredited mediator.

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Geraldine McEwan

Wednesday 17 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Geraldine McEwan

Geraldine McEwan, Fleet and Preparation Manager, Funeral Services Northern Ireland, has been promoted to manage funeral homes on Belfast’s Shore Road, Crumlin Road and in Glengormley.

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Zoe Starrett

Wednesday 17 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Zoe Starrett

Zoe Starrett has been appointed as Personal One2One Patient Advisor at 3fivetwo Group. One2One is a personal service from beginning to end offered within Kingsbridge Private Hospital for 3fivetwo Group.

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Stuart Quate

Wednesday 17 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Stuart Quate

Stuart Quate has been appointed Marketing Executive at 3fivetwo Group. He will provide support to the marketing department with a focus on digital marketing.

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Karen Barr

Wednesday 17 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Karen Barr

Karen Barr has been appointed Client Marketing Director at ASG. Karen has worked in the advertising industry for 20 years, managing both public and private sector clients.

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Russell Lever

Wednesday 17 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Russell Lever

Russell Lever has been appointed Account Director at ASG PR. Russell has 10 years’ experience in the PR industry. He specialises in media relations and has been responsible for a number of high profile clients.

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Kieran McNicholl

Wednesday 17 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Kieran McNicholl

Kieran McNicholl has been appointed as Head of Media at ASG. Kieran has been with ASG for over four years, previously as Media Manager, and will be responsible for managing the media department.

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Valerie Ludlow

Wednesday 17 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Valerie Ludlow

Valerie Ludlow has been appointed Client Services Director at ASG. Valerie has worked in the Marketing Communications industry for over 10 years in both London and Northern Ireland.

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S Mulholland

Wednesday 17 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Stephanie Mulholland

Stephanie Mulholland has been appointed Associate Director with Brightwater Recruitment Specialists. A graduate of Queen’s University, Stephanie has been in recruitment for 16 years.

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Philip Stevenson

Wednesday 17 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Philip Stevenson

Philip Stevenson has been appointed Sales Manager at local Fire and Security Company, Diamond Systems. Philip will lead Diamond’s growing sales team.

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Patrick McClughan

Wednesday 17 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Patrick McClughan

Patrick McClughan has been appointed Head of Corporate Affairs at Gaelectric Developments Ltd. Patrick is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with a range of stakeholders.

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Gabi Burnside

Wednesday 17 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Gabi Burnside

Gabi Burnside has recently been appointed Events and Programmes Assistant at Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NI Chamber).

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Petrina McAuley

Wednesday 17 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Petrina McAuley

Petrina McAuley has recently been appointed Events and Programmes Assistant at Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NI Chamber).

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The advertising contribution

Thursday 11 June 2015 by Ulster Business

The advertising contribution

Robert Lyle, Media Director at LyleBailie International, assesses the state of the Northern Ireland advertising industry, one he says is undervalued

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Omagh gold mine to create 100s of jobs

Thursday 11 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Gold mine to create 100s of jobs

Canadian miner given green light to develop an underground mine

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Time running out for high earner pension tax relief

Thursday 11 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Time running out for pension tax relief for high earners

July’s budget could see high rate tax payers lose as much as £13,500 this year

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Odyssey Arena set for £3m makeover

Thursday 11 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Odyssey arena set for 3m makeover

Venue’s refurbishment will be ready for BBC Sports Personality of the Year

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Genesis awarded NI Media Agency of the Year 2015

Tuesday 2 June 2015 by Ulster Business

Genesis

Belfast-based agency Genesis has been awarded the prestigious title of Northern Ireland Media Agency of the Year 2015 at the Media Awards 2015 in Dublin.

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Greiner Packaging creates 40 jobs

Thursday 28 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Greiner packaging creates 40 jobs

Dungannon company’s expansion is part of a £1m investment

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Private sector in economic driving seat

Thursday 28 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Private sector in economic driving seat

Government spending cuts mean public sector will shrink

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New jobs for Belfast travel company

Thursday 28 May 2015 by Ulster Business

New jobs for belfast travel company

Selective Travel Management creates 15 posts after winning £20m contract

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Marsha Tuffin

Tuesday 26 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Marsha Tuffin

Marsha Tuffin has been appointed Manager of Care Home & Dementia Services at Abbeyfield & Wesley Housing Association. Marsha is responsible for Care Home provision.

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Una Bradley

Tuesday 26 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Una Bradley

Una Bradley has joined the international development organisation Concern Worldwide in Belfast as Senior Fundraising Data Analyst. She was previously a Systems Development Manager in Charles Hurst NI.

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Claire McKee

Tuesday 26 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Claire McKee

Claire McKee has joined JPR as a Junior Consultant. Claire spent 18 months working in a marketing role for one of Northern Ireland’s largest utility companies before joining JPR in April 2015.

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David Ramsey

Tuesday 26 May 2015 by Ulster Business

David Ramsey

David Ramsey has joined Bank of Ireland UK as Branch Manager of City Hall, Belfast. David successfully completed the HSBC Graduate Management Trainee Scheme in 2009 and has since held a variety of management positions.

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Maggie McQuiston

Tuesday 26 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Maggie McQuiston

Maggie McQuiston has been appointed by Bank of Ireland UK as Head of Customer Advocacy for Northern Ireland. Maggie has extensive experience in customer service management and operational change.

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Stephanie Mulholland

Tuesday 26 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Stephanie Mulholland

Stephanie Mulholland has been appointed Associate Director with Brightwater Recruitment Specialists. Stephanie has been in recruitment for 16 years and with Brightwater for 10 years. She will be responsible for continuing to drive the Brightwater brand, commercial relationships and managing a team of specialist consultants.

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Jeffrey Harrison

Tuesday 26 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Jeffrey Harrison

Jeffrey Harrison has been appointed Regional Mortgage Manager for Bank of Ireland UK in Northern Ireland. Jeffrey has over 25 years’ experience in mortgage management, sales and service.

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Rory McCurry

Tuesday 26 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Rory McCurry

Rory McCurry has joined Lanyon Communications as an Associate. Rory will work alongside the partners at Lanyon Communications to provide strategic corporate communications services.

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Mark Beckett

Tuesday 26 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Mark Beckett

Mark Beckett has joined Ulster Grocer as sales manager. Mark boasts an impressive background in newspaper and digital sales, with the Belfast News Letter, Belfast Telegraph and latterly Yell.

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Michael Barnett

Tuesday 26 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Michael Barnett

Michael Barnett has been appointed Audit Director at Grant Thornton in Northern Ireland. Bringing with him 18 years’ experience, he specialises in advising Owner Managed Businesses across a range of industry sectors.

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Francis Shields

Tuesday 26 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Francis Shields

Francis Shields has been appointed as Head of Professional Practices at Grant Thornton Northern Ireland. Francis will have a varied client base, but will specialise in advising businesses with partnership structures.

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Clare Guinness

Tuesday 26 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Clare Guinness

Clare Guinness has been appointed Director for Corporate Services at Fane Valley Group. She will be responsible for M&A activity, corporate governance, board administration, human resources, health & safety and marketing/ communications.

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Tina Murphy

Tuesday 26 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Tina Murphy

Tina Murphy has joined Henderson Foodservice as Business Development Executive. She will be focusing on developing new business and growing existing accounts in the north Belfast area.

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Sara Rafferty

Tuesday 26 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Sara Rafferty

Sara Rafferty has been appointed Business Development Executive – Food to Go at Henderson Foodservice. She will be focused on Developing Food to Go sales within the Spar estate in Counties Tyrone and Fermanagh.

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Cathy Noade

Tuesday 26 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Cathy Noade

Cathy Noade has been appointed Business Development Executive – Food to Go at Henderson Foodservice. She will be focused on growing and developing business within Food to Go sites.

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Marco Bianchini

Tuesday 26 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Marco Bianchini

Marco Bianchini has been appointed Project Engineer - Operations & Maintenance (Belfast) at Gaelectric Developments Ltd. Marco is responsible for developing Gaelectric’s wind forecasting capability.

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Anna Magee

Tuesday 26 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Anna Magee

Anna Magee has been appointed Construction Project Manager at Gaelectric Developments Ltd. Anna manages Gaelectric’s onshore wind farm construction programme in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

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Kate McCusker

Tuesday 26 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Kate McCusker

Kate McCusker has joined Cleaver Fulton Rankin as a solicitor in the Planning & Environmental Law department. She has wide experience of contentious and non-contentious planning law.

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The future looks bright at Brightwater

Monday 25 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Brightwater Recruitment New Appointment Stephanie Mulholland

New appointment at Brightwater Recruitment Specialists

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House prices climb over 5%

Thursday 21 May 2015 by Ulster Business

House prices climb 5 percent

Average price of a house in Northern Ireland now stands at £147,409

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Bell: corporation tax green light will lead to thousands of jobs

Thursday 21 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Bell corporation tax green light will lead to thousands of jobs

New DETI minister calls for “date and a rate” for devolution of tax-setting powers

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Deerstalker Bar & Bistro creates 35 jobs

Thursday 21 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Deerstalker bar and restaurant creates 35 jobs

Former Kellys Complex reopens with new 6,500 square foot bar and restaurant

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Davy buys Graham Corry Cheevers

Wednesday 13 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Davy buys graham corry cheevers

Purchase represents sixth purchase in under four years for wealth manager and more to come

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Moy Park processing 5m chickens a week

Wednesday 13 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Moy park processing five million chickens a week

Production at poultry company climbs 60% in six years

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Grant Thornton run cleared for take-off

Wednesday 13 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Grant thornton run cleared for take off

Advisory firm launches business community run on Belfast City Airport runway

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Fiesta remains in pole position as new car sales climb

Thursday 7 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Fiesta remains in pole position as new car sales climb

Registrations up in April but still lagging behind year-to-date total

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UU: film and broadcast industry needs support

Thursday 7 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Uu film and broadcast industry needs support

Ulster University report calls for backing for technology, skills and start ups

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Commercial property market has a busy start to the year

Thursday 7 May 2015 by Ulster Business

Commercial property market has a busy start to the year

CBRE report shows sharp jump in the value of deals in first quarter of 2015

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Viscount Award winners woo Westminster

Wednesday 22 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Viscount winners woo westminster

Finalists gather in Houses of Parliament for awards lunch

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Global law firm creates 97 new jobs

Wednesday 22 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Global law firm creates 97 new jobs

Axiom will double employment at its Belfast office

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NI companies scoop Queen’s Award

Wednesday 22 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Ni companies scoop queens award

Nicobrand and Vita Liberata rewarded for exporting prowess

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Neil Linton

Monday 20 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Neil Linton

Neil Linton has joined the Wealth Management Department of BDO NI having worked as a financial adviser in Law Society (NI) Financial Advice Limited for 13 years.

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Louise Cosby

Monday 20 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Louise Cosby

Professor Louise Cosby has taken up the position of Head of Virology in the Veterinary Sciences Division of the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI).

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Gareth Morrison

Monday 20 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Gareth Morrison

Gareth Morrison has been appointed as Managing Director of The Lava Group. Gareth graduated from Dundee University.

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Jolene Kelly

Monday 20 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Jolene Kelly

Jolene Kelly has been appointed as Digital Marketing & PR Executive with RNN. In her role, Jolene will be managing an all-Ireland portfolio of clients.

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Lorraine Tierney

Monday 20 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Lorraine Tierney

Lorraine Tierney has been appointed a Paralegal in the property department of Belfast law firm Cleaver Fulton Rankin. She has been with Cleaver Fulton Rankin since 2014.

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Mark Thompson

Monday 20 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Mark Thompson

Senior Media Manager Mark Thompson, who has been with Ardmore for eight years, has been appointed Media Director. The former journalist will lead the Media Department.

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Theresa Hannon

Monday 20 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Theresa Hannon

Theresa Hannon joins the Account Management team at Ardmore, bringing a wealth of agency experience to her new role. She will be responsible for the continued strategic development of her portfolio of clients.

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Andrew McCormick

Monday 20 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Andrew McCormick

University of Ulster Marketing graduate Andrew McCormick has been appointed Account Manager at Ardmore. Andrew will work with Ardmore’s leading clients.

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Steve Jackson

Monday 20 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Steve Jackson

Derbyshire-born Steve Jackson joins Ardmore Advertising as Strategic Planner bringing with him two decades of experience in agencies across the UK.

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Michael Murphy

Monday 20 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Michael Murphy

Irwin’s has announced the appointment of Michael Murphy as Chief Executive. Previously Commercial Director, Michael will be responsible for strategic direction and leadership.

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Shane Cooke

Monday 20 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Shane Cooke

Shane Cooke has been appointed as a Graduate Surveyor in the Property Management Department team at Lambert Smith Hampton.

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Oliver Johnston

Monday 20 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Oliver Johnston

Oliver Johnston has been appointed Graduate Surveyor in the Professional Services team at Lambert Smith Hampton.

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Andrew Mearns

Monday 20 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Andrew Mearns

Andrew Mearns has joined Lambert Smith Hampton as a Surveyor. Andrew is MRICS qualified and is a RICS registered valuer.

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Brian Cumming

Monday 20 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Brian Cummings

Brian Cumming has been appointed Investment Director at Clarendon Fund Managers. Brian has 10 years international business and corporate development experience with a further ten years in venture capital fund management.

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Alistair Smith

Monday 20 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Alistair Smith

Alistair Smith has been appointed Business Advisor at LEDCOM (Local Economic Development Company). He will be working closely with LEDCOM’s customers, partners and stakeholders.

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Steven Grimason

Monday 20 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Steven Grimason

Steven Grimason has joined eircom Business Solution NI as Business Development Manager. Steven will manage relationships within the public sector throughout Northern Ireland.

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Gleb Strure

Monday 20 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Gleb Strure

Gleb Strure has been appointed NOC Engineer at eircom Business Solution NI. Gleb joins eircom as network support and troubleshooting Engineer at eircom’s Network Operation Centre.

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Sarah McAndrews

Monday 20 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Sarah McAndrews

Sarah McAndrews has been appointed Service Delivery Manager at eircom Business Solutions NI. Sarah is responsible for a number of key Government and Enterprise customer projects.

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House prices up 14% but still far behind rest of UK

Wednesday 15 April 2015 by Ulster Business

House price up 14 but still far behind rest of uk

Average price of a house in Northern Ireland £116,000 below UK

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Almac invest £3.5m in Edinburgh expansion

Wednesday 15 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Almac invest 3 5m in edinburgh expansion

Craigavon company to grow its peptide business and move to new premises at its Edinburgh base

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SPAR goes local with £25m shopping basket

Wednesday 15 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Spar goes local with 25m shopping basket

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Dr Joanne Stuart

Wednesday 15 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Joanne Stuart

Dr Joanne Stuart OBE has been appointed to the role of Director of Development at the Northern Ireland Science Park. Joanne has over 25 years’ experience working in the IT industry.

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Beth McMaw

Wednesday 15 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Beth McMaw

Beth McMaw has been appointed Director of Forde May Consulting Limited. Beth has almost 20 years’ experience in the Northern Ireland executive recruitment sector.

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Elaine Smyth

Wednesday 15 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Elaine Smyth

Elaine Smyth has been has been appointed to the role of Head of Programmes at NISP CONNECT at the Northern Ireland Science Park. Elaine has over 18 years’ experience in the science and technology industries.

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Maeve McMahon

Wednesday 15 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Maeve McMahon

Ulster Bank has appointed Maeve McMahon as Director of Customer Experience and Products. Maeve has a wealth of experience across markets and product types.

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John Darling

Wednesday 15 April 2015 by Ulster Business

John Darling

John Darling is the newest sales executive at Alpha Office Furniture, the Belfast-based supplier of commercial furniture and interior design solutions, as an Internal Sales Executive.

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Denice Crozier

Wednesday 15 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Denice Crozier

Business interior specialists 1080, which is part of the Alpha Group, recently hired Denice Crozier to its growing design team. Denice joins the team as CAD Interior Designer for 1080.

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Aaron Wilson

Wednesday 15 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Aaron Wilson

Aaron Wilson is the newest junior graphic designer at Alpha Office Furniture, the Belfast-based provider of office furniture and design solutions.

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Ciara Kennedy

Wednesday 15 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Ciara Kennedy

Ciara Kennedy has joined the sales team at 1080, the Belfast-based business interior design specialist. Ciara has been appointed to the role of Contracts Coordinator.

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Gareth Hardy

Wednesday 15 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Gareth Hardy

Gareth Hardy joins Alpha Office Furniture as purchasing administrator. Gareth previously worked for Serco Integrated Services.

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Stephen McDonnell

Wednesday 15 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Stephen McDonnell

ASM Financial Planning has appointed Stephen McDonnell as IT Audit Manager. He is a qualified accountant, IT auditor and project manager with 10 years’ experience.

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Clem Bassett

Wednesday 15 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Clem Bassett

ASM Financial Planning has appointed Clem Bassett as Senior Consultant. Clem has 33 years’ experience in financial services.

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Lorna Donnan

Wednesday 15 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Lorna Donnan

ASM Financial Planning has appointed Lorna Donnan as Senior Advisor. She has 37 years’ experience in financial services.

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Dr Katy Pedlow

Wednesday 15 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Dr Katy Pedlow

Dr Katy Pedlow has been appointed physiotherapist specialising in neurological rehabilitation with ReBound Physiotherapy Clinic. Katy holds a PhD in neurological rehabilitation.

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Dr Erin Byrd

Wednesday 15 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Dr Erin Byrd

Dr Erin Byrd has been appointed physiotherapist specialising in sports injuries with ReBound Physiotherapy Clinic. A former International gymnast and athlete herself, Erin specialises in sports physiotherapy.

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Tim Smith

Wednesday 15 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Tim Smith

Tim Smith has been appointed as a trainer with Johnsons Coffee to help expand their training team.

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Grace Collins

Wednesday 15 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Grace Collins

Willowbrook Fine Foods has appointed Grace Collins as Sales Development Manager.

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Stephen Burns

Wednesday 15 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Stephen Burns

Stephen Burns has joined ASM Chartered Accountants forensic accounting team as Senior Manager. Stephen is a chartered accountant with over 12 years of experience.

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Catriona Saunders

Wednesday 15 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Catriona Saunders

Catriona Saunders has been appointed Finance Manager at Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NI Chamber). Throughout her career to date, Catriona has been responsible for the financial management of various organisations within both the private and public sectors

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First Derivatives buys Canadian company for £7.7m

Wednesday 1 April 2015 by Ulster Business

First derivatives buys canadian company for 7.7m

Newry financial firms continues acquisition trail with purchase of Affinity System

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Airlines propose four new NI routes

Wednesday 1 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Airlines propose four new ni routes

Applications in for new routes to Dublin, Birmingham, Carlisle and Durham

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Kenny: EU crucial to NI economy

Wednesday 1 April 2015 by Ulster Business

Kenny eu crucial to ni economy

Taoseach tells business leaders the UK needs to remain within the EU

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Economy to bounce back as confidence returns

Wednesday 25 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Economy to bounce back as confidence returns

Danske Bank expects strongest year of economic growth since before financial crisis

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Northern Ireland “super councils” a model for GB council reform

Wednesday 25 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Northern ireland super councils a model for gb council reform

PwC report finds local authority leaders in England, Scotland and Wales expect to follow Northern Ireland’s lead

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Dunbia creates 209 jobs at Dungannon plant

Wednesday 25 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Dunbia creates 209 jobs at dungannon plant

Meat processor expands as part of £27m investment to boost exports

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Ulster leads study into crowdfunding

Wednesday 25 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Mark durkin

Ulster University Business School Professor Mark Durkin will be talking to small businesses who have used crowd-funding to set-up or grow their businesses.

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Clare Hillis

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Clare Hillis

Vodafone UK have appointed Clare Hillis as Head of Business for Northern Ireland. Clare will have responsibility for supporting Vodafone’s existing business customers as well as growing new business.

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Ewan Zhu

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Ewan Zhu

Willowbrook Foods has appointed Beansprouts Sales Manager Ewan Zhu. Ewan will be responsible for promoting Willowbrook Foods stir-fry range as well as developing new customers.

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Helen McKeeve

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Helen McKeever

Helen McKeever has joined Almac Discovery as Project Management Director. Helen is responsible for the project leadership of small molecule and peptide projects.

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Martin Wiles

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Martin Wiles

Martin Wiles has joined Almac Discovery as Vice President of Business Development and Licensing. Based in Almac’s Discovery business unit, Martin is responsible for all commercial activities.

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Laura Montgomery

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Laura Montgomery

Laura Montgomery has joined Almac as Senior Market Insight Director. Laura is responsible for developing, delivering and communicating market research.

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Stewart McWilliams

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Stewart McWilliams

Dr Stewart McWilliams has joined Almac Diagnostics as VP Quality and Regulatory Affairs. Stewart has full responsibility for regulatory compliance of diagnostic tests.

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Symon Ross

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Symon Ross

Symon Ross has been appointed Head of Corporate PR at MCE Public Relations. Prior to joining MCE he worked for BBC NI, Ulster Business magazine, The Belfast Telegraph and Dow Jones Newswires.

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Joel Callaghan

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Joel Callaghan

Joel Callaghan has joined CBRE as Consultant on Capital Advisory Services. Joel will focus on the provision of debt and structured finance to clients throughout Northern Ireland.

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Andrew Coggins

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Andrew Coggins

Andrew Coggins has joined CBRE as Director of Capital Markets. He specialises in property acquisitions, disposals, funding and investment strategies for a varied client base.

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Robert Ditty

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Robert Ditty

Robert Ditty has joined CBRE as Senior Director of Agency/Capital Markets. He specialises in strategic property investment advice.

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Colin Mathewson

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Colin Matthewson

Colin Mathewson has been appointed Senior Director of Retail at CBRE. He will be responsible for development and leasing of major shopping centres and retail parks across Northern Ireland.

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Phelim O’Neill

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Phelim O Neill

Phelim O’Neill has been appointed to the Northern Ireland Food Advisory Committee. He is the Chief Executive of the NI Meat Exporters Association (NIMEA), the trade association which represents the major meat processing companies here.

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Aodhan O’Donnell

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Aodhan O Donnell

Aodhan O’Donnell has been appointed to the Northern Ireland Food Advisory Committee. He is acting Chief Executive of the Consumer Council in Northern Ireland.

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David Jones

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

David Jones

Kestrel Foods has appointed David Jones as Graduate Technical Assistant through the UK-wide Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) scheme.

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Damien McCrory

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Damien McCrory

Damien McCrory has been appointed National Accounts Manager for Foodservice with Portadown-based dried fruit and nut company Kestrel Foods.

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Fiona Robinson

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Fiona Robinson

Fiona Robinson has launched a new, interactive online estate agency service with business partner Lisa Wightman. Fiona has over 25 years experience in Estate Agency and Finance sector.

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Peter Summerton

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Peter Summerton

Willowbrook Fine Foods has promoted Peter Summerton to the role of Sales Director. Peter will be responsible for growing the freshly cooked meal accompaniments side of the business.

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Roger Armson

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Roger Armson

Roger Armson has been appointed as the General Manager of Larne Harbour Ltd. and will be responsible for the safe and efficient delivery of all port services.

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Laura Gilmour

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Laura Gilmour

P&O Ferries has appointed Laura Gilmour as Port Manager at The Port of Larne. Laura will lead a team of 75.

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Jaimé Bennett

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Jaim Bennett

Jaimé Bennett has joined Visit Belfast’s conference and events team where she will be responsible for destination and event management.

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Lorraine McGoran

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Lorraine McGoran

Lorraine McGoran has been appointed Marketing and Campaigns Manager at Visit Belfast. Lorraine joins Visit Belfast to take on the role of developing and implementing the organisations marketing and promotions campaign strategy across NI, ROI, GB and Europe.

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Siobhan Nugent

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

12   Siobhan Nugent

Siobhan Nugent has been appointed Public Sector Business Manager at Bank of Ireland UK. Siobhan is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland (ICAI).

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Andrew McCormick

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Andrew McCormick

Andrew McCormick has been appointed to the position of sales director by Traction Finance. Andrew has extensive management experience in both manufacturing and motor industry.

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Sonia Graham

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Sonia Graham

Sonia Graham has joined Charles Hurst Group as Jaguar and Land Rover Fleet and Small Business Specialist. Sonia brings to her role 25-years extensive experience in the vehicle Industry.

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Rachel Sinton

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Rachel Sinton

Rachel Sinton has joined LK Communications as a Senior PR Account Executive. Rachel holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Communication with Public Relations.

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Paul King

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Paul King

Paul King has been appointed to the role of Sales Consultant at Leaf Consultancy, responsible for selling a wide portfolio of Leaf products and in the Republic of Ireland.

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David Patterson

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

David Patterson

David Patterson has joined Leaf Consultancy as Client Services Director. With over 25 years’ experience within the ICT sector, David will be responsible for developing and maintaining clients.

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Shauna McNeilly

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Shauna McNeilly

Shauna McNeilly has been appointed as European Engagement Officer of Creative Europe Desk UK – Northern Ireland, based at the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

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Karl Wilkinson

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Karl Wilkinson

Karl Wilkinson has been appointed Franchisee Consultant at McDonald’s Restaurants. Under his new role Karl will be responsible for managing a number of restaurants.

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John Guerin

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

John Guerin

The Law Society of Northern Ireland has announced that John Guerin will serve as Junior Vice President. John is a partner in BLM after Campbell Fitzpatrick’s combination with BLM.

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Richard Palmer

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Richard Palmer

The Law Society of Northern Ireland has announced that Richard Palmer will serve as Senior Vice President. He is a Partner in Peden & Reid.

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Arleen Elliott

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Arleen Elliott

The Law Society of Northern Ireland has announced that Arleen Elliott will serve as its new President. Miss Elliott brings to the Presidency a wealth of knowledge and experience gained in private practice at the Elliott-Trainor Partnership.

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Andrew Fisher

Tuesday 24 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Andrew Fisher

Davy Private Clients has appointed Andrew Fisher to its Business Advisory Board. Andrew is former Chief Executive of Coutts & Company.

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Aer Lingus Viscount Awards: finalists revealed and primed for take-off

Wednesday 18 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Aer lingus viscount awards finalists primed for take off

Judging unveils wealth of talent in Northern Ireland business world

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Budget boost for Northern Ireland business

Wednesday 18 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Budget boost for northern ireland business

Chancellor introduces tax allowances for investment and removes employers' national insurance charge for under 21s

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Business urges Stormont to agree on welfare

Wednesday 18 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Business urges stormont to agree on welfare

Groups warn consensus needed before corporation tax can be devolved

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Digital revolution shakes up job market

Wednesday 11 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Digital revolution shakes up job market

Over 5% of current jobs in Northern Ireland didn’t exist in 1990, according to PwC

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Danske: agri-food stands strong but don’t ignore euro threat

Wednesday 11 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Danske agri food stands strong but dont ignore euro threat

Weakness in the value of the euro against sterling threatens exports and EU payments

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Novosco bags over £2m worth of business

Wednesday 11 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Novosco bags over 2m worth of export contracts

Belfast company will provide IT support services for Swan Housing

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Clock is ticking for entry to Aer Lingus Viscount Awards

Tuesday 10 March 2015 by Ulster Business

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Deadline of Thursday 12th March at 5pm fast approaching for entry to Northern Ireland's best business awards

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Cybersecurity – it’s not just about Sony Pictures

Tuesday 10 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Cybersecurity its not just about sony pictures says pwc

PwC’s Craig McKeown and Cara McCrory reveal why it pays to be vigilant when it comes to cybercrime

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New car buyers out in force in February

Thursday 5 March 2015 by Ulster Business

New car buyers out in force in february

Registrations jump 2.4% in February but still lagging behind rest of UK

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Drum roll for Snowpatrol star at BT Business breakfast

Thursday 5 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Drum roll for snowpatrol star at bt business breakfast

Johnny Quinn tells business leaders to keep on top of ever-changing technologies

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Report: case for APD abolition hasn’t been made

Thursday 5 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Case for apd abolition hasnt been made

NICEP research said removing tax won’t boost economy enough to justify income loss

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Ita Dickson

Wednesday 4 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Ita Dickson

Ita Dickson has joined Svitzer Belfast as Marine Assistant after four years working with Belfast Harbour Commissioners’ Port Operations Department.

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Eddie McAllister

Wednesday 4 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Eddie McAllister

O’Reilly Stewart Solicitors has appointed Eddie McAllister to the firm’s Commercial Department. Eddie has specialised in Bookmakers’ Licensing Law in addition to his Residential and Commercial conveyancing.

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Rachel Harrison

Wednesday 4 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Rachel Harrison

Rachel Harrison has joined MCE as a Client Executive working in the Public Affairs team. She holds a LLB degree in Law and Politics and a Masters in Irish Politics from Queen’s University.

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Caroline McNeill

Wednesday 4 March 2015 by Ulster Business

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Caroline McNeill has joined MCE as a Senior Client Executive. Caroline is a qualified barrister with extensive political and communications expertise.

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Rebecca Kincade

Wednesday 4 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Rebecca Kincade

Rebecca Kincade has joined MCE as a Client Manager. Prior to joining MCE, Rebecca spent seven years as a copywriter, editor and journalist.

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Anthony Dooher

Wednesday 4 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Anthony Dooher

Kainos has appointed Anthony Dooher as head of the Evolve business in Ireland. Anthony is a healthcare professional by background, having qualified in 1996 as a diagnostic radiographer.

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Siobhan Lavery

Wednesday 4 March 2015 by Ulster Business

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Siobhan Lavery joins ICAN as director after 9 1/2 years in UTV as Head of Sales for U105.8FM where she was responsible for driving sales from local, Irish and UK markets.

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Laura Mackin

Wednesday 4 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Laura Mackin

Laura Mackin has joined ICAN’s new Belfast office as Account Director. She has worked across Ireland with a range of B2B and B2C brands.

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John Henning

Wednesday 4 March 2015 by Ulster Business

John Henning

John Henning has become a trustee of AgriSearch, the NI Agricultural Research and Development Council, for a three year term.

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Benjamin Matson

Wednesday 4 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Benjamin Matson

Benjamin Matson has been appointed as a solicitor at Cleaver Fulton Rankin specialising in Company Commercial.

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Susan Campbell

Wednesday 4 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Susan Campbell

Susan Campbell has joined Cleaver Fulton Rankin as a paralegal.Susan will work in the company commercial department specialising in perfection of banking security.

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Siobhan Kearney

Wednesday 4 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Siobhan Kearney

Siobhan Kearney has joined Cleaver Fulton Rankin as a solicitor specialising in Dispute Resolution.

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Lauren MacLean

Wednesday 4 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Lauren MacLean

Lauren MacLean has been appointed solicitor at Cleaver Fulton Rankin specialising in Dispute Resolution.

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Kelly McNeice

Wednesday 4 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Kelly McNeice

Kelly McNeice has been appointed Business Adviser at the Bank of Ireland UK branch in Lurgan.

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Paddy Rooney

Wednesday 4 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Patrick Rooney

Paddy Rooney has joined Bank of Ireland UK’s team in Lisburn as a Business Adviser.

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Claire Derby

Wednesday 4 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Claire Derby

Claire Derby has joined the Business Adviser Team at Bank of Ireland UK’s High Street, Belfast, branch.

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Clare McKeveney

Wednesday 4 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Clare McKeveney

Clare McKeveney has joined Bank of Ireland UK as a Business Adviser within the bank’s High Street branch, Belfast.

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Michael Robinson

Wednesday 4 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Michael Robinson

Michael Robinson has joined Bank of Ireland UK’s growing team at its Portadown branch as a Business Adviser.

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Gemma Meulemeester

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Gemmade Meulemeester

Gemma de Meulemeester has been appointed Marketing Support for Northern Ireland drinks company Tennent’s NI.

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Phil Ervine

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Phil Ervine

Phil Ervine has been appointed Beer Brand Manager for Northern Ireland drinks company Tennent’s NI, part of the C&C Group.

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Sarah Shimmons

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Sarah Shimmons

Sarah Shimmons is now in the role of Beer Marketing Manager for Northern Ireland drinks company Tennent’s NI, part of the C&C Group.

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Jeff Tosh

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Jeff Tosh

Jeff Tosh has been appointed Head of NI On-Trade for Northern Ireland drinks company Tennent’s NI, part of the C&C Group.

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Brian Beattie

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Brian Beattie

Brian Beattie has been appointed All Ireland Marketing Director for Northern Ireland drinks company Tennent’s NI, part of the C&C Group.

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Laura Hughes

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Laura Hughes

Laura Hughes has been appointed as Revenue Protection Lead for firmus energy. She is a recent graduate having completed a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics and Physics from QUB.

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John McCorry

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

John McCorry

John McCorry has been appointed as a Network Engineer for firmus energy. He has more than five years’ experience working in the natural gas industry in Northern Ireland.

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Nathan Campbell

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Nathan Campbell

Nathan Campbell has joined Belfast law firm Cleaver Fulton Ranking as a trainees solicitor in the Private Client/ Consultancy Department.

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Rachel Lewis

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Rachel Lewis

Rachel Lewis has joined Belfast law firm Cleaver Fulton Rankin as a trainee solicitor in the Litigation department.

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Jade Gabriel

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Jade Gabriel

Jade Gabriel has joined Belfast law firm Cleaver Fulton Rankin as a trainee solicitor in the Property department.

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Natasha Jordan

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Natasha Jordan

Natasha Jordan has joined Belfast law firm Cleaver Fulton Rankins as a trainee solicitor in the Company/Commercial department.

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Brian Acheson

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Brian Acheson

Moy Park has appointed Brian Acheson to the role of Director of Information Systems and Business Solutions to lead Moy Park’s multi-site based team of IS professionals.

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Darryl Campbell

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Darryl Campbell

Darryl Campbell has joined NakedPR as their Junior Account Executive. He has recently been professionally accredited as an Associate Member of CIPR and has previously worked as an Assistant Brand Manager.

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Stephen Smyth

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Stephen Smyth

Belfast-based packaging machinery manufacturer, Sepha Ltd. has appointed Stephen Smyth as Operations Manager. Stephen will be responsible for managing production and operations.

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Mervyn Perry

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Mervyn Perry

Mervyn Perry has been appointed as Business Development Manager for the Cleaning Division at The Mount Charles Group.

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Jo - Anne Watson

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Jo Watson

The Simon Community has appointed Jo- Anne Watson as their Director of Income Generation and Marketing. She brings over twenty years’ experience in the voluntary sector to this new role.

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Joy Allen

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Joy Allen

Joy Allen has been appointed Course Leader by the Institute of Directors and will deliver its ‘Role of the Director and the Board’ course from its headquarters in London and overseas offices.

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Amanda Byrnes

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Amanda Byrnes

Former Thornhill College student Amanda Byrnes from Londonderry has joined Tughans as a trainee solicitor. Amanda graduated in Law this summer from Queen’s University Belfast.

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Ellen Forrester

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Ellen Forrester

Former St Dominics student Ellen Forrester from Glenavy has joined Tughans as a trainee solicitor. Ellen graduated in law this summer from Queen’s University Belfast.

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Nichola Coghlan

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Nichola Coghlan

Former Belfast High School student Nichola Coghlan has joined Tughans as a trainee solicitor. Nicola is from Carrickfergus and graduated in law this summer from Queen’s University Belfast.

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Lawrence O’Hara

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Lawrence O Hara

Lawrence O’Hara has been appointed to Begbies Traynor, the UK business rescue and recovery firm which recently opened an operation in Belfast.

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Chris Jamison

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Chris Jamison

Chris Jamison has been promoted to Business Systems Manager at Stanley Security. Having previously held the post of Systems Management Co-Ordinator, Chris has seven years’ experience in the security industry.

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Andrew Brammer

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Andrew Brammer

The head of Allen & Overy’s Support Services Centre in Belfast Andrew Brammer has been promoted to global IT and shared services director, a new position in the firm.

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Michael Noble

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

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Michael Noble has been appointed as new Chief Executive of digital sector body. Michael brings over 20 years’ experience working in the Software Profession in a variety of roles.

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Roberto Comsa

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Roberto Comsa

Roberto Comsa has been appointed Ski and Special Projects Manager at Travel Solutions. He joins Travel Solutions after 32 years working at management level in the tourism industry.

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Orla Milligan

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Orla Milligan

Orla Milligan has joined Energis to launch its Global Legal Services Division. She will specialise in the recruitment of legal professionals for private practices, in-house roles and public sector bodies.

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Stuart Best

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Stuart Best

Whites has appointed Stuart Best as Business Development Manager. Stuart will focus on developing sales for the company in both retail and foodservice sectors on the island.

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Sarah Law

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Sarah Law

Sarah Law has been appointed as Leaf’s newest support assistant. Sarah is also Leaf’s resident placement student from Queen’s University who is studying BSc Computing and IT.

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Iain Bell

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Iain Bell

Iain Bell has been appointed as Leaf’s newest support assistant for client issues including refurbishing and amending faulty hardware and preparing new hardware.

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Richard Kirk

Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Richard Kirk Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)

Richard Kirk has been the Regional Director of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) since June 2014, having previously been the Assistant Regional Director since January 2011.

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Wendy Blundell

Monday 2 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Wendy Blundell

Wendy Blundell has been appointed Director of UK Regions of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), having previously been Head of Devolved Regions and Regional Director for Northern Ireland.

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Brian McFetridge

Monday 2 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Brian McFetridge

Brian McFetridge has joined Muldoon & Co. Chartered Accountants to take on the role of Business Advisory Manager. Brian joins the firm from another midtier practice.

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Luke Thompson

Monday 2 March 2015 by Ulster Business

Luke Thompson

Former RBAI student Luke Thompson from South Belfast has joined Tughans as a trainee solicitor. Luke graduated in Law this summer from Dundee University.

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Mortgage lending jumps 40% as first-time buyers prove thirsty

Wednesday 25 February 2015 by Ulster Business

Mortgage lending jumps 40 percent on thirsty first time buyers

Data from the Council of Mortgage lenders shows £1.3bn was lent for house purchase in Northern Ireland in 2014, up 40% on the previous year.

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Bombardier gets clearance for C-300 Series take-off

Wednesday 25 February 2015 by Ulster Business

Bombardier c 300 series gets clearance for takeoff

First flight of new mid-size passenger jet, parts of which are made in Belfast, on schedule for Thursday 26th February

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London firm creates 50 highly-paid jobs

Wednesday 25 February 2015 by Ulster Business

London firm creates 50 highly paid jobs

Posts at new arm of Intelligent Environments Europe will command average salaries of £42,000 a year

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Flying high at the Management and Leadership conference

Thursday 19 February 2015 by Ulster Business

Flying high at the management and leadership conference

Event returns to Belfast on February 27th

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House prices up 8% but still only half of 07 peak

Wednesday 18 February 2015 by Ulster Business

House prices up eight percent but still only half of peak

Government statistics show average price of a house now stands at £109,342

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Tyrone construction firm creates 12 new posts

Wednesday 18 February 2015 by Ulster Business

Tyrone construction firm creates 12 new posts

QMAC also hires new MD and expands Belfast premises

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Downpatrick company bags business in Iraq

Wednesday 18 February 2015 by Ulster Business

Downpatrick company bags business in Iraq

Lignum Interiors ties up contract to design and build bespoke furniture for apartment complex in the region

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Almac and Randox up for European Business Award

Thursday 12 February 2015 by Ulster Business

Almac and randox finalists in european business awards

Life sciences companies to compete in third round of judging

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Construction firms join together to offer 60 graduate jobs

Wednesday 11 February 2015 by Ulster Business

Construction firms join together to offer 60 graduate jobs

Tie-up announced at Ulster University will also see 90 work placement opportunities at some of the biggest construction firms

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Golden investment for Dalradian

Wednesday 11 February 2015 by Ulster Business

Golden investment for dalradian

Miner secures £5.9m investment to dig for gold in Tyrone

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Missed calls costing companies dear

Wednesday 11 February 2015 by Ulster Business

Missed calls costing business dearly

Over one third of companies say a missed call costs over £1,000 to their business

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Osborne King and Ardmore Commercial merge

Wednesday 4 February 2015 by Ulster Business

Osborne King and Ardmore Commercial merge

Commercial property firms will trade under Osborne King brand

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Belfast commercial property a hot investment

Wednesday 4 February 2015 by Ulster Business

Belfast commercial property a hot investment

Investors making highest returns in 32 years on the city’s commercial buildings

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Five new jobs power to Limavady

Wednesday 4 February 2015 by Ulster Business

Five new jobs power to limavady

Engineering company invests £376,000 to service its power industry customers

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Tesco to close three stores in Northern Ireland

Wednesday 28 January 2015 by Ulster Business

Tesco to shut three stores in northern ireland

Two stores in Belfast and one in Ballymena are set to shut as part a cost cutting exercise

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Grade A office rents to rise further in 2015 – CBRE

Wednesday 28 January 2015 by Ulster Business

Grade a office rents to rise further in 2015 cbre

Growing demand from inward investors coupled with a lack of supply looks set to push Grade A space in Belfast to £16 per square foot

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London software company creates nine jobs in Belfast

Wednesday 28 January 2015 by Ulster Business

London software company creates nine jobs in belfast

Arkk Solutions' new office will replace an existing operation in India

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Aer Lingus Viscount Awards lift off for the seventh year

Wednesday 21 January 2015 by Ulster Business

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House of Commons venue to celebrate strong business ties between Northern Ireland and Great Britain

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UK fund buys Etap hotel building in Belfast

Wednesday 21 January 2015 by Ulster Business

Uk fund buys etap hotel and filthy mcnastys

CBRE Global Investors snap up building on Dublin Road for £6.6m

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Employment picture improves as dole queue shortens again

Wednesday 21 January 2015 by Ulster Business

Unemployment falls but still work to do

Latest statistics show a rosier job market but economic inactivity problem hasn’t gone away

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Randox creates 540 jobs with new Antrim R&D facility

Wednesday 14 January 2015 by Ulster Business

Randox creates 540 jobs with new antrim randd plant

Medical company plans to redevelop the old Massereene army base

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Harland and Wolff wins contract to refurbish oil platform

Wednesday 14 January 2015 by Ulster Business

Harland and wolff wins contract to refurbish oil platform

Additional work will see the yard take on 60 new permanent staff

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Benburb company creates 67 new jobs

Wednesday 14 January 2015 by Ulster Business

Benburb company creates 67 new jobs

McCann Cabling Solutions will install fibre cable across the UK

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Villiers sets out legislation to devolve corporation tax

Thursday 8 January 2015 by Ulster Business

Villiers sets out legislation to devolve corporation tax

Secretary of State said she hopes to pass the bill before May’s election

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KLM arrives at Belfast City Airport with daily Amsterdam service

Tuesday 6 January 2015 by Ulster Business

KLM arrives at belfast city airport with daily amsterdam service

The new Schiphol route will begin in May and has been hailed as a boon for Northern Ireland’s economy

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AVEVA swoops on Londonderry IT company 8over8 for £27m

Tuesday 6 January 2015 by Ulster Business

Londonderry it company 8over8 bought for stg27m

Cambridge-based company snaps up software firm in first deal of 2015

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Small Business Loan Fund hits halfway mark

Tuesday 6 January 2015 by Ulster Business

Small business loan fund hits halfway mark

Fund is backed by Invest NI and provides funding for small companies and sole traders

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