Kathryn Stevenson

Gabes Staff

Kathryn is a Client Executive at MCE Public Relations working in the corporate team. She joined MCE from a local PR firm where she worked across a variety of clients including Tesco, Acheson & Glover, and Western Building Systems. Kathryn previously worked in the European Parliament for a local MEP. She followed the work of the Environment, Public Health and …

2017 Q3 Danske Bank Consumer Confidence Infographic

Consumer Confidence Falls Amid Continued Political Impasse

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Consumer confidence in Northern Ireland fell again in the third quarter of 2017 as political uncertainty and the lack of an Executive continued to take its toll on the outlook of local people, according to Danske Bank research published today. The Danske Bank Northern Ireland Consumer Confidence Index decreased from the reading of 139 taken in July 2017 to 135 …

Wholesale Gas Prices Drop By 2% Month On Month As Supply Issues Level Out

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Wholesale gas prices in Northern Ireland have fallen by 2% since this time last month, however they are still 5% more expensive year on year when compared with October 2016, according to this month’s Vayu Energy report. The proprietary market review and forecast for Northern Ireland’s wholesale gas, electricity and wind energy reports that following an expensive September driven by …

WhiteRock Capital Oktoberfest

Nicole Hollinger Events

On 19th October 2017, WhiteRock Capital transformed their corporate office into a quintessential German beer festival as they kicked off this year’s Oktoberfest in style! Guests were greeted to a selection of popular German beers on arrival, before nibbling on delicious Bubbacue boxes filled with tasty treats! WhiteRock Capital’s Chief Executive, Paul Millar, took to the podium (that MCE Events …

Plans For The Redevelopment Of City Centre Have Been Re-Submitted

Matthew Morrison Planning

A £400 million urban regeneration scheme for central Belfast has been submitted to Belfast City Council following extensive public consultations. The development proposal has taken account of views expressed in the consultations and significant revisions have been made, which will help deliver a new forward-thinking vision for this part of Belfast City Centre. The proposed scheme will deliver a vibrant …

A Taste Of The High Life As Ireland’s Largest Rooftop Bar & Garden Opens

Niamh Parker Uncategorised

The latest addition to Belfast’s buzzing social scene has opened to the public, following a VIP launch party. Babel – a vibrant new rooftop bar and garden – is part of a £1.75m expansion of stylish city centre hotel, Bullitt. The contemporary new space includes a plush indoor bar; an open-air terrace with panoramic views and a retractable roof; and …

Multi-Million Pound Investment Could Support Up To 70 Jobs

Multi-Million Pound Investment Could Support Up To 70 Jobs

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Lisburn Enterprise Organisation is on target to deliver 10,000 sq. ft. of grade A office space which could support up to 70 new jobs.  The £1.8m investment is part supported by Danske Bank. Lisburn Enterprise Organisation (LEO) was established in 1990 to encourage entrepreneurship and to stimulate economic development in the local area.  The Park currently has 100 licensees who …

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Ulster University To Drive Economic Growth With New £20m Creative Industries Institute

Andrew Kelly Corporate

With the creative industries contributing £1 billion GVA to the Northern Ireland economy, Ulster University today unveiled a new £20 million Creative Industries Institute to drive future growth in the critically important sector. Creative Industries is the fastest growing sector of the UK economy contributing almost £90 billion of GVA; four times the GVA of the automotive industry, six times …

How To Make The Most Of Instagram

Niamh Parker Blog

MCE’s client executive, Niamh Parker, shares some tips on how to make the most out of your corporate Instagram account Like it or not, social media platforms have become mainstream communication tools for businesses. It has never been so fast and easy to connect and share real-time information with like-minded users, so it’s important to keep up to speed.  If …

Odyssey Pavilion to be Transformed in £10M Refurbishment

Odyssey Pavilion To Be Transformed In £10M Refurbishment

Andrew Kelly Planning, Uncategorised

Belfast’s Odyssey Pavilion is to undergo a £10 million refurbishment, following the submission of a new planning application, it was announced today. The news comes on the back of planning permission this week for the first phase of redevelopment, which includes a new main entrance to the Odyssey Pavilion, upgrade of public realm and reconfiguration of the existing retail units. …