Wholesale Gas Prices 8% More Expensive Than Last Month As Supply Issues Force Price Hike

Wholesale Gas Prices Remain Soft, But Electricity Prices Increased By 12% In July

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Wholesale gas prices are 2% more expensive on average this month compared with July 2016, according to a monthly energy report by Vayu. While the market price has fallen considerably since the turn of the year, it is still above rates seen last year, but only marginally. Wholesale gas prices are 40% lower than 2017’s peak price experienced in early …

Dalradian Hires 24 Workers as Drilling Resumes on Tyrone Gold Project

Matthew Morrison Public Affairs

Dalradian Gold, which has been exploring the high-grade gold deposit at Curraghinalt for the past seven years, has engaged 24 people as drilling recently resumed at the site with five drill rigs. A total of fourteen local drillers and drill helpers are employed at the Curraghinalt site in West Tyrone as exploration drilling resumes. It brings to more than 85 …

Deloitte Publishes Gender Pay Gap Data

Deloitte Publishes Gender Pay Gap Data

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Deloitte has published its gender pay gap data under new regulations introduced by the government this year. The legislation requires companies employing more than 250 people to publish information about their gender pay and bonus gaps. Deloitte first published its gender pay gap in 2015 and reports each year through its Impact Report. Deloitte’s median pay gap is 15.3% and …

Deadline approaches for Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme 2018

Deadline approaches for Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme

Alastair Luke Corporate

There are less than two weeks remaining for companies to apply for the 2017/2018 Best Managed Companies Awards Programme in association with new programme sponsor, Bank of Ireland. The programme showcases the success of indigenous companies and recognises the contribution they make to the all-island economy. For further information and details of how to enter the awards, visit www.deloittebestmanaged.ie. The …

£6m Research Project Will Pioneer Safe Water Solutions For The Developing World

Niamh Parker Consumer

Ulster University has announced it will be leading on a £6 million research project into low cost technologies for safe drinking water in developing regions. The SAFEWATER research programme seeks to tackle a global challenge by looking at clean water solutions and the development of smart devices to quickly tell if water is safe to drink. £4.7 million of the …

Uform Completes Major £3m Expansion Creating 40 New Jobs

Uform Completes Major £3m Expansion Creating 40 New Jobs

Andrew Kelly Corporate

A Toomebridge-based kitchen component supplier has completed a £3m expansion of its premises, creating 40 new jobs in the last year. Part of the investment was funded by Danske Bank. Uform was founded in 1993 by the Donnelly family and specialises in the manufacture and wholesale of kitchen furnishings. Today, the business employs 165 staff and recently received the award …

Launching the Onecom Business League at the National Stadium at Windsor Park is FinTrU team captain, Mark McKeown with Irish FA Sales and Marketing Director, Oonagh O’Reilly and Head of Onecom in Northern Ireland, Paul Lawther.

Onecom is On The Ball at Launch of Business League

Alastair Luke Corporate

The UK’s largest independent enterprise telecommunications provider, Onecom, has partnered with the Irish Football Association to encourage local businesses to lace up their football boots and join the inaugural Onecom Business League. The five-a-side football tournament will kick off on Tuesday 29th August at Playball, Stormont. Twenty four teams will compete for silverware and a training session with the Northern …

The Life Of Brian

Niamh Parker Blog

By Paul McErlean In all industries, there are people who make you feel good, even proud, about doing what you do and then there are others who make you want to bury your head in your hands. This week the PR industry here said farewell to one of its good guys, Brian Arlow, after his sudden and very untimely death. …

Seventh Heaven As Little Wing Pizzeria Opens In Lisburn

Niamh Parker Consumer

Northern Ireland’s home-grown pizzeria chain, Little Wing, will open its seventh – and highly anticipated – restaurant in Lisburn on Tuesday 1st August. Little Wing prides itself in offering authentic, made to order Naples-style pizzas including Northern Ireland’s biggest pizza, which is a whopping 24 inches in diameter. Offering a true taste of Italy and cooked in distinctive 6ft traditional …

Hospitality Ulster Calls for Inquiry Into Sky TV Pricing Practices For NI Pubs

Matthew Morrison Public Affairs

Hospitality Ulster is calling for a full investigation by Westminsters’ Northern Ireland Affairs Committee into Sky TV’s pricing practices for pubs in Northern Ireland, saying the company is operating an unfair regime which puts pubs in NI at a disadvantage from their counterparts in the rest of the UK. Hospitality Ulster Chief Executive, Colin Neill, made the call as he …