Build Up Your Business At Bullitt

Kirsty Winter Consumer

Bullitt Belfast is offering local people the chance to build up their business, literally one brick at a time. The city centre hotel will be running a workshop that promises to build on people’s innovation, imagination and career performance using everyone’s favourite childhood toy – LEGO. Participants will learn how to communicate more effectively, engage their imaginations more readily and …

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Sharp Fall In Northern Ireland Consumer Confidence

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Consumer confidence in Northern Ireland fell sharply in the second quarter of 2018, according to analysis published today by Danske Bank. The Danske Bank Northern Ireland Consumer Confidence Index fell back to 131, down from 142 in the first quarter of the year and 139 a year ago. Commenting on the latest figures, Danske Bank Chief Economist Conor Lambe said: …

New ‘Doga’ Event Set To Get Tails Wagging

Kirsty Winter Consumer

Bullitt Hotel is inviting guests to bring their four-legged friends along to their stylish rooftop bar and garden, Babel, for a special type of yoga practice, which promises to leave both owner and pooch in a zen-like state. The ‘doga’ class is set to be the first to take place in the city of Belfast. A doga session is an …

Carson McDowell Invests In New Generation Of Talent

Carson McDowell Invests In New Generation Of Talent

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Carson McDowell, Northern Ireland’s largest independent law firm, has announced eight internal promotions, adding one senior associate and seven new associates to the team. The promotions are in response to increased activity within the firm over the past year.  Northern Ireland’s largest law firm now has 27 partners and has a total workforce of over 160 people. Michael Johnston, Managing …

Historic Campaign Launched To Bring Titanic Artefacts Home

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

National Geographic Pledges $500,000 Toward Effort Supported by James Cameron and Dr. Robert Ballard, Discoverer of the Titanic Wreck The National Geographic Society and National Geographic Explorers-at-Large, Dr. Robert Ballard, the famed oceanographer who discovered the RMS Titanic wreck, and James Cameron, film-maker and deep sea explorer, are backing an innovative collaboration between the four organisations to purchase the entirety …

Organisers ‘Harbour’ Ambitions For Biggest Culture Night Belfast Yet

Organisers ‘Harbour’ Ambitions For Biggest Culture Night Belfast Yet

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Culture Night Belfast will be even bigger and better this year thanks to principal corporate sponsor, Belfast Harbour, which is making its waterfront development at City Quays available as a venue. This year organisers are expecting a record 115,000 people will enjoy almost 300 events at over 100 different venues.  In just ten years Culture Night has grown from attracting …

Planning Permission Granted For Hume House Project

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Construction expected to start on student housing scheme before the end of the year. London-based Olympian Homes is committed to start on site at Hume House before the end of the year, following a positive vote at Leeds City Council planning committee on Thursday. The 37-storey building, located on Tower House Street, will provide 752 bedrooms of purpose built student …

Strong Office Sector Activity Boosts Irish Property Investment Market

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

A strong performance in the office sector has boosted the commercial property investment market in Ireland significantly in the first half of 2018, with transacted volume standing at €1.9bn, more than double the same period in 2017 and 4% above the H1 average, according to new research by Lambert Smith Hampton. The Ireland Investment Market Report H1 2018 found that …