NI Small Business Loan Fund Surpasses £2m Milestone

NI Small Business Loan Fund Surpasses £2m Milestone

Andrew Kelly Corporate

The second Northern Ireland Small Business Loan Fund has provided over £2m of funding to 96 businesses in the past year. The Fund is managed by Ulster Community Finance (UCF) on behalf of Invest Northern Ireland and delivered in partnership with Enterprise Northern Ireland. UCF is a subsidiary of the social finance organisation Ulster Community Investment Trust (UCIT). The Fund …

Victoria House Belfast

Victoria House Sells To Professional Recruitment Agency Vanrath For £12.5m

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Professional recruitment agency VANRATH has purchased Victoria House in Belfast city centre from Aviva in a £12.5m sale which was managed by Lambert Smith Hampton and Riddell McKibbin. The acquisition of the 58,000 sq ft Grade A development on Gloucester Street is one of the most significant commercial property deals in the city this year. VANRATH will occupy vacant space …

Last Chance To Apply For Propel 2020

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Early-stage startup founders have just one week left to apply for Northern Ireland’s most competitive pre-accelerator programme. IgniteNI’s Propel 2020 is an intensive six-month pre-accelerator supporting early-stage companies stress test their ideas and helping them successfully launch a product to market. Run by Ignite NI and supported by Invest NI, the programme is seeking idea stage pre-launch companies and people …

Danske Bank's Belfast Headquarters

Danske Bank UK Financial Results

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Danske Bank in Northern Ireland reports a profit before impairments of £72.5m for the 9 months to end September 2019. Total income has been maintained at 2018 levels despite continued economic and political uncertainty. Lending is 3% higher year-on-year, with retail customer activity levels remaining satisfactory. New lending to businesses is impacted by Brexit, with some larger customers delaying investment …