Entries by JobsExpo

EasyJet to fly away from the UK?

TweetEasyJet, the UK budget airline, may need to move company headquarters to a European city in response to last month’s shock Brexit result. The airline has applied for an air operator certificate from the European Union to continue using EU air routes if and when the UK formally withdraws from the block. “EasyJet is lobbying the UK government and the EU to ensure the continuation of a fully liberal and deregulated aviation market within the UK and Europe. This would mean that EasyJet and all European airlines can continue to operate as they do today,” the company said in a statement. “As part of EasyJet’s contingency planning before the referendum […]

Brexit: threats and opportunities for the Republic and Northern Ireland

TweetThe UK’s shock Brexit result has created economic and political turmoil in Britain, with ramifications around the world. As it became clear that a slim majority of the British electorate had chosen to leave the EU, the value of the pound plummeted. David Cameron stepped down, and it wasn’t long before the knives were out for Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn, who lost a vote of no confidence motion from the Parliamentary Labour Party. While a Remain vote would have been economically preferable for Ireland, both Northern Ireland and the Republic, Brexit offers opportunities as well as threats. Here we look at these. Exchange rate Sterling is down making Irish goods more expensive to […]

Northern Ireland Science Park planning 5,000 new jobs

TweetThe Northern Ireland Science Park plans on expanding, adding 5,000 new jobs and three new buildings with an additional 1 million square feet of space. A ten-year plan for the technology hub was recently announced, targeting £100m investment. The NISP will also be rebranded as Catalyst Inc. Norman Apsley, chief executive of Catalyst Inc, says the new name reflects the NISP’s ambitions. “We are confident that this exciting phase of our development will accelerate the attraction of international companies to Northern Ireland and continue to actively support the growth of indigenous companies. Catalyst Inc is built upon the deep belief that in Northern Ireland we have a community of innovators so powerful […]

Edgewater Announces 11 New Jobs in £1million Investment

TweetEnterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Jonathan Bell has announced Edgewater in Toomebridge is investing £1million to refit its manufacturing facility, rebrand and create 11 new jobs. The County Antrim Company currently employs 45 staff and more than 100 subcontractors providing interior fitout, refurbishment and specialist joinery services to the hotel, commercial and residential sectors. Commenting on the investment, Jonathan Bell said: “Edgewater has ambitious plans to grow its export sales to over £40 million in the next 18 months. This major investment in its premises and staff will give it the infrastructure it needs to achieve that. “The 11 new high value jobs, which will have salaries well above the […]

£3.2m Investment and 50 New Jobs Announced at Leckey

TweetFirst Minister, Arlene Foster and deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness today announced Lisburn based company Leckey is creating 50 new jobs as part of a £3.2million investment to expand its product offering and boost its export sales. Leckey is market leader and a global player in the manufacture and supply of supportive equipment for children with special needs and successfully exports its positioning equipment worldwide. First Minister, Arlene Foster said: “This £3.2million investment is a significant commitment by Leckey which makes a valuable contribution to Northern Ireland’s vibrant Life Sciences sector. “This export focused development will help the company respond to the demands of its customers as well as help […]

74 New Jobs and £3million of Investment Announced for Fermanagh & Omagh

TweetEnterprise Trade and Investment Minister, Jonathan Bell has announced a combined investment of over £3million by 17 Fermanagh and Omagh based businesses which will create 74 new jobs. Making the announcement in Enniskillen, and welcoming the commitment of the companies Jonathan Bell said: “This is a significant investment of over £3million by 17 companies who by doing so are committing to both their future and the sustained business growth of the local area. “The overall investments include plans to create 74 new jobs across a broad range of roles and industries from sales and design to manufacturing and ICT. Once in place these jobs will contribute over £1.5million per annum […]

16 Jobs Announced at Lagan Engineering

TweetEnterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Jonathan Bell has announced the creation of 16 new jobs at Lagan Engineering Limited in Cookstown. The significant investment will set the company on course to double its turnover in the next two years. The company, which currently employs 33 staff, designs and manufactures custom-built products for the sand, quarry, waste and recycling industries. The investment has enabled it to extend its workshop space, install new plant and machinery, undertake marketing activities and strengthen its workforce through the recruitment of key posts and skilled workers. Speaking during his visit to the company, Jonathan Bell said: “This bold investment by Lagan Engineering Limited, supported by Invest […]

Recruit NI supports Jobs Expo Belfast

TweetRecruit NI are supporting Jobs Expo Belfast with onsite banner advertising placement and newsletter inclusion. The jobs and employment event takes place at the Stormont Hotel this coming Saturday, 20th February from 11am to 4pm. Recruit NI are Northern Ireland’s leading jobs website. The site was established in 1999, a locally owned business which soon developed a reputation for excellent customer service value for money and a real alternative to the traditional methods of recruitment advertising. RecruitNI carries jobs in all the major towns and cities in Northern Ireland and in August 2014 the site was acquired by Independent News and Media Ltd. The site carries a variety of jobs from both […]

Engage Education Exhibiting At Jobs Expo 2016

TweetEngage Education Ireland is an award winning recruitment company that specialises in partnering with schools to place high quality teachers and teaching assistants in the United Kingdom. We work with over 1300 schools in the UK and hire teachers from Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, America and the UK. Engage Education are the creators of iday, a dedicated recruitment day that offers teachers the opportunity to travel to the UK for 4 days (costs for flights and accommodation paid by Engage). During this 4 day event teachers will interview and visit a variety of different schools in order to secure a full time teaching position.