New Showroom Puts Car Dealership In Pole Position

New Showroom Puts Car Dealership In Pole Position

Andrew Kelly Corporate

JC Halliday & Sons have opened Northern Ireland’s only DS Store in Eglinton, creating four new jobs. The £750,000 investment was part supported by Danske Bank. Award-winning Citroen & DS dealer, JC Halliday & Sons first started in 1967 and currently employs 28 staff across two sites in Eglinton and Magherafelt.  The company currently holds the National Excellence award across …

The Boulevard Welcomes Three New Retailers

Kirsty Winter Consumer

30 new jobs set to be created at the recently rebranded shopping destination   The Boulevard, Banbridge has marked its new rebrand with the announcement of three new stores, creating a total of 30 new jobs. The new stores include global sportswear brand, adidas, as well as well-known designer and manufacturer of athletic footwear, apparel and accessories, Asics, and fashion-forward …

Carson McDowell Expands Its Corporate Team After Record Year

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Northern Ireland law firm Carson McDowell announced today that it has expanded its corporate team in response to increased demand for the team’s expertise from local and international clients. The firm has appointed three new lawyers to the team: Paul McGuickin has joined the firm as a senior associate, Rosanne Brennan has been appointed as an associate and Helen Boyle …

Danske Bank's Belfast Headquarters

Danske Bank UK financial results – 3 months to end March 2018

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Danske Bank in Northern Ireland reports a profit before impairments of £22.4m for the first quarter of 2018. Lending is 9% higher year-on-year and deposits grew by 6%. Total income is 2% higher reflecting the growth in lending and deposits, and higher UK interest rates partially offset by lower fee income following the sale of the Bank’s wealth business in …

The Merchant Hotel’s World-Famous Cocktail Bar Brings a Taste of Belfast to Dubai

Kirsty Winter Consumer

The world-renowned Cocktail Bar at Belfast’s iconic 5-star Merchant Hotel is taking over one of the top bars at Dubai’s newest nightspot, Soho Garden this weekend. For one night only, the grande dame of the Belfast cocktail scene will take over the beautiful indoor Glasshouse Bar, part of the sprawling 14,000sq metre Soho Garden complex in downtown Dubai, which opened …

We’re Hiring: Client Executive (Consumer PR)

Kirsty Winter Consumer

Are you a creative communicator that wants to work with some of Northern Ireland’s best-loved brands? Are you a team player that’s bursting with fresh ideas? Are you looking for the next step in your PR & marketing career? We need you! MCE is recruiting for a client executive or senior client executive to join its award-winning consumer/lifestyle PR and …

BGF receives Queen’s Award for Enterprise, Innovation category

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

BGF, the most active investor for growing companies and entrepreneurs in the UK & Ireland, has received the prestigious honour of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category. BGF is the first investment company to have received this honour. The Queen’s Awards are designed to celebrate outstanding achievement by UK businesses. BGF has been recognised for offering a …

Award Winning Nursery Set To Open In Lisburn

Award Winning Nursery Set To Open In Lisburn

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Clear Day Nurseries is investing £1m to build a new nursery in Lisburn, creating 30 jobs.  The company is also set to carry out a £250,000 refurbishment of its Little Gems Day Nursery in Dundonald. Employing over 170 staff, the company has six nurseries under the Clear Day branding in Belfast, Dundonald, Portadown, Newtownabbey, Dollingstown and Bangor.  The new Lisburn …

Victoria Square’s 10th Birthday

Nicole Hollinger Events

In January 2018 MCE Events met with Victoria Square to discuss their 10th birthday party celebration! With lots of exciting plans for their birthday weekend, MCE Events were charged with the organization of the birthday party on 6th March 2018. MCE Events oversaw the logistics, entertainment, guest list, AV and most importantly – the birthday cake! MCE Events wanted to …

Commercial Property Investment Activity Set To Bounce Back In Second Quarter

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

The opening quarter of 2018 has seen the commercial property market in Northern Ireland experiencing a slow start to the year, however, the forecast for the second quarter is stronger with an above-average £82.3m of deals currently under offer, according to new research published today by Lambert Smith Hampton. The Investment Transactions Northern Ireland Q1 2018 Bulletin recorded a completed …