Clear AV

Lisburn’s Clear AV to expand by 60 new jobs

Clear AV is to create 60 new jobs in Northern Ireland. The Lisburn firm installs technology at luxury hotels – mostly in London – and is currently working on around 45 different projects. These projects range in value from £10m to £100m in value, and clients include Claridge’s, the Hilton Hotel Group, W hotel and Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy. The new staff will triple the company’s workforce of 30. Read more

Kenny

Taoiseach Kenny prosposes all-Ireland Brexit forum and is rebuffed by NI’s Arlene Foster

Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s proposed all-Ireland forum to mitigate the negative effects of Brexit has met with a frosty reception from Northern Ireland First Minister and DUP leader Arlene Foster.

Foster has said that such a forum is unnecessary. She was in Dublin this Monday with members of the Northern Executive to attend a meeting of the North-South Ministerial Council (NSMC). The council discusses areas of common interest between the Republic and Northern Ireland and promotes co-operation between the two governments. Read more

budget airline

EasyJet to fly away from the UK?

EasyJet, 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. Read more

Brexit

Brexit: threats and opportunities for the Republic and Northern Ireland

The 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. Read more

Northern Ireland Science Park planning 5,000 new jobs

The 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. Read more

Edgewater Announces 11 New Jobs in £1million Investment

Enterprise, 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. Read more

£3.2m Investment and 50 New Jobs Announced at Leckey

First 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. Read more

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

Enterprise 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. Read more

16 Jobs Announced at Lagan Engineering

Enterprise, 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. Read more

Jobs365

Jobs 365 is the new online jobs portal, containing thousands of job vacancies in our area. Jobs 365 will exhibit at Jobs Expo Belfast Read more