Belfast Based Creative Agency Pale Blue Dot Plans To Expand

Enterprise Minister Jonathan Bell has announced Belfast based creative agency Pale Blue Dot is taking on five new staff as part of an ambitious growth strategy.

Invest Northern Ireland has offered the company £37,500 of support for the new jobs which will see the company increase its workforce to 11 staff in the next 18 months. Read more

Bell Announces £1.5million Deal for Mackle Petfoods

Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Jonathan Bell today announced Dungannon based Mackle Petfoods, has signed a deal to supply its Naturo petfood product to Dutch supermarket giant Albert Heijn.

Welcoming the deal, estimated to be worth £1.5million over the next two years, Jonathan Bell said: “Mackle Petfoods Naturo range was launched in the UK and Ireland in 2013 and the deal being announced here will now see the product on the shelves of 200 Albert Heijn stores in the Netherlands. Read more

80 New Jobs Announced By Hutchinson Group In £4million Investment

Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister, Jonathan Bell has announced Hutchinson Group’s plans to create 80 new jobs at its Kilrea and Antrim sites as part of a £4.1million investment.

The plans, which are supported by Invest Northern Ireland, include recruiting additional skilled staff and purchasing new state of the art technology to allow Hutchinson to target new high value business in the automotive, aerospace and materials handling sectors. Read more

Jobs Expo Belfast

Jobs Expo Belfast to return to Stormont Hotel on 20th February

Jobs Expo Belfast, Northern Ireland’s leading jobs, employment and recruitment fair, is to return to the Stormont Hotel on Saturday 20th February, 2016. The event will show case jobs and opportunities to people with companies from Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland further afield.

The event is run by Careers Unlimited, an events and careers company. Jobs Expo also runs twice-yearly in Dublin and Cork, attracting tens of thousands of job-seekers each year. Read more

Financial Analytics Firm Numerix Is Creating 30 New Jobs

Software-based solutions company Numerix announces that 30 new jobs are being created in Dublin.

Numerix provides cross-asset analytics for derivatives valuations and risk management.

The firm is recruiting people who have experience in the following positions, financial engineering, financial analytics development, as well as professionals in legal and accounting. Read more

E-learning Firm Affero Lab Basing European Hub In Ireland

Brazilian e-learning company Affero Lab is setting up their European Headquarters in the capital.

Not only will their European operations centre be set up in Dublin, they’re creating 40 new positions too.

Affero Lab is the result of a merger of brazil’s two biggest companies in Corporate Education: Affero and LAB SSJ.

On the one side, Affero – with a unique portfolio and dozens of successful cases of technology solutions geared toward learning. Read more

Pharmaceutical Firm Alexion Announce 200 New Jobs For Dublin

Pharmaceutical company Alexion are creating 200 new jobs in West Dublin.

Alexion are investing €450 million to expand their facilities at College Park near Blanchardstown.

Alexion is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and delivering life-transforming therapies for patients with severe and life-threatening rare diseases. Read more

320 new jobs coming to Co. Armagh

Irish-based company Eishtec are creating 320 new customer service jobs in Craigavon, Co Armagh.

‘Eishtec is an outsourced contact centre providing tailored solutions to businesses,’ that focus on customer support.

During the next three years, they’ll be hiring up to 320 staff for a new centre opening in Northern Ireland. Read more

EU-USA trade deal could result in 10,000 jobs for Ireland

A possible deal between the European Union and America could result in 10,000 new jobs for Ireland.

The sector most likely to see the greatest increase, if the deal goes through, is the export sector.

Reports suggest that if the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is agreed upon, the Irish economy is forecast to have a 1.1% improvement. Read more