Commercial Property Occupiers Urged To Prepare For Business Rates Revaluation

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

All commercial property occupiers in Northern Ireland are being advised to provide Land and Property Services (LPS) with accurate information as part of the Business Rates Revaluation Process 2020 in order to avoid receiving an incorrect rates bill, according to a director at Lambert Smith Hampton. Businesses will receive electronic questionnaires from LPS this weekend – 1 April 2018 – …

‘Design In Technology’ To Be The Hot Topic At BelTech 2018

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Design is now fundamental to the growth of ambitious businesses, particularly fast growing technology companies with plans to scale up amidst a backdrop of massive change – according to the curators of major technology conference BelTech 2018. Speaking at the launch of the fifth annual BelTech event, Tom Gray said design needs to be redefined as more than just how …

Tech Start-Ups Embark On First Ever Ignite NI Accelerator

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Start-up founders from Australia, New Zealand, London, Liverpool and Dublin have joined some of the brightest tech companies in Northern Ireland on a brand new accelerator which has launched in Belfast this week. The first ever Ignite NI Accelerator programme will take 10 established tech high potential start-up teams from Northern Ireland and beyond through an intensive programme designed to …

First Odyssey Ice Academy Celebrate Graduation

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

A cohort of 14 care experienced young people have celebrated as they graduated from Northern Ireland’s first ever Odyssey Ice Academy and officially became ‘Community Giants.’ The Lord Mayor of Belfast met with all of the participants of the scheme at an official reception at Belfast City Hall and congratulated the young people on the new skills and important life …

Time To Be ‘AWARE’ About Depression As Bullitt Hotel Launches New Charity Partnership

Niamh Parker Consumer

MINDFULNESS is at the forefront of a new partnership launched today by Belfast’s Bullitt Hotel and Northern Ireland’s depression charity, AWARE. The partnership, which will run until 2019, will help to raise vital funds for the charity and educate customers and employees on the importance of checking-in on their mental health. As well as raising awareness around the charity’s work, …

Kickstart Your Business

Nicole Hollinger Events

Throughout the month of March MCE events worked on behalf of the Belfast City Council to produce the ‘Kickstart Your Business’ exhibition on 27th March. At the start of the project MCE Events met with Belfast City Council to gain a better understanding of the project. MCE Events were tasked with creating, promoting and running an event to help entrepreneurs …

Demand For High Quality Space Boosts Belfast Office Market

Demand For High Quality Space Boosts Belfast Office Market

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Office market activity in Belfast finished 2017 in a strong position with take-up levels reaching 430,290 sq ft – 11 per cent above the five year average – despite a slow start to the year, according to Lambert Smith Hampton’s Ireland Office Market Report 2018. Occupier demand for high quality space increased in H2 2017 with grade A stock accounting …

‘The Boulevard’ officially launches with first Fashion Weekender

Niamh Parker Consumer

The Boulevard, Banbridge, formerly known as The OUTLET, has hosted its first Fashion Weekender (24th – 25th March), jam-packed with free fashion and beauty-related events to celebrate the centre’s rebrand. The busy schedule of events included fashion shows, stylist talks, live designer Q&As and make-up demonstrations. VIP members also had exclusive access to the VIP Lounge to avail of refreshments …

Ulster University Showcases World-Class Research On International Stage

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Ulster University is heading to Hong Kong this March to show off its research expertise as one of the partners of the GREAT Festival of Innovation, showcasing its world-class research and innovation in healthcare and technology. The Northern Ireland based University will be attending the four-day Festival organised by the UK’s Department for International Trade with its experts taking part …