A New Working Era: Over 40% Of Staff In NI Set To Work In Hybrid Model

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

More than a third (41%) of employers in Northern Ireland expect staff to transition to a new era of part-remote and part-office working in the next six months, new research from recruiting experts Hays reveals In a survey of over 13,500 professionals and employers, with over 500 responses from those working in Northern Ireland, the overall number of employers across …

Health Tech Company Neurovalens Raises More Than £5 Million

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate, Uncategorised

Neurovalens, a global healthtech company headquartered in Belfast and San Diego, has raised £5.1 million in funding, which will be used to expand on the success of its initial clinical trials and develop its technology’s application for other medical conditions.  The funding round was led by IQ Capital and also included investment from Wharton Asset Management Company, The Angel CoFund …

Belfast Harbour Posts Solid Annual Results For 2019

Rebecca Kincade Corporate

Belfast Harbour has reported a sound financial performance for 2019, in line with expectations and providing a strong platform from which to respond to the challenges posed by the impact of Covid-19 on the local and global economy.   Releasing its annual results, Belfast Harbour reported turnover of £65.9m in the year to the end of 2019 (down 4%) and …

NI Economy Expected To Contract By 11% In 2020 Then Grow By 7% In 2021

Rebecca Kincade Corporate

Northern Ireland’s economy is expected to contract by around 11% in 2020 due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic but then return to positive annual growth of about 7% in 2021, according to new forecasts from Danske Bank. The Bank has revised its forecasts downwards from its previous projection of a 7.5% fall in economic output this year. The …