Ormeau Baths

Ormeau Baths to be Revitalised as a Hub for Belfast Tech Talent

Alastair Luke Corporate

Belfast’s historic Ormeau Baths building is to be given a new lease of life and transformed into an entrepreneurial campus that combines a collaborative co-working space and support for the city’s most ambitious tech companies. The founders of the Ormeau Baths co-workspace aim to create an entrepreneurial hub in the former bath house and gallery that will help the best …

Danske Bank Awarded Corporate Bank Of The Year For Sixth Time

Danske Bank Awarded Corporate Bank Of The Year For Sixth Time

Andrew Kelly Corporate

For the sixth time Northern Ireland’s corporate finance community has voted Danske Bank as ‘Corporate Banking Team of the Year’. The bank picked up the award at the Insider Dealmakers Awards 2017 at Belfast Waterfront. The event brings together the cream of the legal, accountancy, banking and funding communities to celebrate those who have excelled in dealmaking over the last …

Cathy Colton, partner at Carson McDowell

Liquor Licence Holders Must Get Their House in Order Ahead of 2017 Deadline

Alastair Luke Corporate

Owners of all types of licenced premises must take action now if they don’t want to run out of time to renew their liquor licences ahead of the September 2017 deadline, a leading legal expert on liquor licensing has warned today. Cathy Colton, partner at Carson McDowell, said most licence holders in Northern Ireland are aware that their licence is …

Multi-disciplinary advisory firm HNH Group has recorded the strongest year to date in its corporate finance department by completing 14 deals in 2016.

Active M&A Market Helps HNH Group To Record Year

Alastair Luke Corporate

Multi-disciplinary advisory firm HNH Group has recorded the strongest year to date in its corporate finance department by completing 14 deals in 2016. The independent Belfast-based company works with the directors and shareholders of  entrepreneurial companies throughout Northern Ireland, Ireland and the UK providing expertise in corporate finance, business restructuring, forensic accounting, human capital and digital strategy. In 2016 the …

Excitement Builds Ahead Of St Patrick’s Day Finals

Andrew Kelly Corporate

With only a week to go, the countdown is on to this year’s St. Patrick’s day finals. The Athletics Grounds, Armagh is the venue for the MacRory Cup final with St. Colman’s College, Newry taking on St. Mary’s Grammar School, Magherafelt. While at Seaview, Grosvenor Grammar will take on St Columb’s College in the Northern Ireland Schools’ Football Association U18 …

Danske Bank extends Premiership sponsorship for further three years

Danske Bank Extends Premiership Sponsorship for Further Three Years

Alastair Luke Corporate

Danske Bank has extended its partnership with the Northern Ireland Football League (NIFL), as title sponsors of the Premiership and the Women’s Premiership for a further three years.  The deal with Danske Bank follows last month’s announcement that NIFL has signed a new broadcast agreement with Sky Sports until the end of the 2021/22 season. Managing Director of the NI …

2017 Q1 Quarterly Sectoral Forecasts infographic_landscape

Northern Ireland Economic Growth Expected To Slow In 2017 And 2018

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Danske Bank has upgraded its forecasts for economic growth in Northern Ireland, but also warned that household spending power will increasingly come under pressure from higher inflation in 2017. The Quarterly Sectoral Forecasts report, published today by Danske Bank, suggests that Northern Ireland’s economy will grow by 0.8 per cent this year and 1.0 per cent in 2018. This has …

Local Agri-Food Sector Must Capitalise On Opportunities Amid Brexit Uncertainty In 2017, Says Danske Bank

Agri-Food Sector Must Capitalise On Opportunities Amid Brexit Uncertainty In 2017

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Northern Ireland’s farmers and food producers must embrace change and focus on the potential opportunities that could exist in a post-Brexit economy, while at the same time putting in place clear strategies to deal with short term uncertainty, Danske Bank said today. Danske Bank’s Agri Economic Outlook Breakfast at James Street South in Belfast heard that the agri sector finds …

Foyle Port has officially launched its new state-of-the-art tug boat ‘Strathfoyle’, a vessel that represents an investment of £4m in the ongoing development of the port’s business.

Foyle Port Launches New £4m Tug ‘Strathfoyle’ Into Active Service

Alastair Luke Corporate

Foyle Port today officially launched its new state-of-the-art tug boat ‘Strathfoyle’, a vessel that represents an investment of £4m in the ongoing development of the port’s business. It was launched at a short ceremony at Foyle Port’s Lisahally Terminal which was attended by staff, customers and other port stakeholders. The new vessel is a Damen ASD 2310 built by Dutch …

Lambert Smith Hampton Retail Report 2017

Collaboration Could Accelerate Development of Belfast’s Retail Offer

Alastair Luke Corporate

Click to download the full report, Belfast: An Evolution of the Retail Landscape from Lambert Smith Hampton Click to download the full report, Belfast: An Evolution of the Retail Landscape from Lambert Smith Hampton   Belfast’s retail offering has made huge progress since the days of The Good Friday Agreement but further political buy in will be needed if the …