Medical Technology Firm Gets Funding Injection To Boost R&D Development

Medical Technology Firm Gets Funding Injection To Boost R&D Development

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Cirdan Imaging Ltd (Cirdan), a medical informatics and imaging technology company in Lisburn has received a £1.5m funding boost from the Growth Finance Fund, it was announced today.  Cirdan plans to create 50 new jobs over the next three years and has used the funding to facilitate its expansion plans with a move to a new office at the former …

Keenan Recruitment Outlines Growth Plans Following Expansion

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Belfast-based Keenan Recruitment has announced it is moving to new premises in the city centre as part of wider expansion plans for the firm.K The fast-growing recruitment and employment agency, founded by Managing Director Aideen Duggan in 2013, is already a market-leader in healthcare recruitment specialising in placing professionals, such as social workers, allied health professionals, solicitors, accountants, HR and …

Belfast To Learn From Regeneration Stories Of New York And Vienna

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

City regeneration experts from New York and Vienna will be among the international speakers sharing ideas to inspire those leading the development and regeneration of Belfast at the first ever BelFastForward conference on February 27. Taking place in just two weeks’ time, the event, organised by Belfast Chamber of Trade & Commerce, will introduce world class case studies of cities …

Carson McDowell Reaches Landmark With Recruitment Of 100th Solicitor

Carson McDowell Reaches Landmark With Recruitment Of 100th Solicitor

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Carson McDowell, Northern Ireland’s largest law firm, today announced that it has reached the significant milestone of employing 100 lawyers for the first time, over half of whom are female. This brings the firm’s total headcount to 180. By recruiting Lynsay Black to the firm’s Banking team, Carson McDowell is the first NI law firm to achieve this landmark number, …

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Consumer Confidence Falls For The Third Consecutive Quarter

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Consumer confidence in Northern Ireland fell again in the fourth quarter of 2019 as the lack of an Executive, Brexit and the impact of higher prices negatively impacted how people were feeling, according to analysis published today by Danske Bank. The Danske Bank Northern Ireland Consumer Confidence Index fell to 129 in Q4 2019, down from 131 in the third …

Another Slice Of The Action For US Tech Firm In Belfast With 20 New Jobs

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

New-York based technology firm Slice announced that it will be creating an additional 20 jobs in Northern Ireland following its recent office expansion in Belfast. Slice is the only technology platform dedicated to connecting pizza lovers with authentic, independent pizzerias right across the United States. Through the Slice website or iOS and Android apps, people can easily order from their …

Creagh Concrete Completes £8m Luxury Development Project In Birmingham

Creagh Concrete Completes £8m Luxury Development Project In Birmingham

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Toomebridge headquartered concrete products manufacturer Creagh Concrete has completed an £8m 17-storey premium residential development project, St Martin’s Place, in Birmingham city centre in partnership with Colmore Tang Construction for SevenCapital. One of the UK’s largest producers of concrete products for a range of market sectors, Creagh operates from five sites across GB and Northern Ireland, including its head office …

Planning Approval Granted For Amendments To Outline Masterplan For £500m Tribeca Belfast

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Tribeca Belfast will create circa 60,000 sqm (GIA) additional employment floorspace in Belfast city centre. During construction an average of 600 construction jobs per year will be created. Tribeca Belfast will accommodate an estimated 1,600 additional jobs on completion and contribute £213 million per annum in GVA to the local economy. Cumulative income to local government over 20 years will …

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BGF Celebrates Growth Across Its NI Portfolio In 2019

Andrew Kelly Corporate

BGF, the UK and Ireland’s most active investor in growing businesses, experienced a year of growth across its Northern Irish portfolio in 2019, having invested c£40m in the region to date. The investor has now backed five companies across Northern Ireland, with its latest investment, Uform, receiving a multimillion-pound funding package from BGF and Danske Bank in 2019. Uform designs, …