County Tyrone School Pupils Win UK-Wide Inspired Work Award at 2017 Big Bang Fair

County Tyrone School Pupils Win 2017 UK-Wide Inspired Work Award

Alastair Luke Corporate

A team from Cookstown High School has won the coveted Inspired Work Award at the National Fair for Young Scientists and Engineers at the NEC in Birmingham. The competition aims to recognise and reward young people’s achievements in all areas of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). BAE Systems, one of the world’s most advanced companies, sponsored the award. Over …

Chancery House Sold Following Competitive Bidding Process

Chancery House Sold Following Competitive Bidding Process

Alastair Luke Corporate

A prime property in Belfast city centre has been sold for a figure well in excess of its guide price of £1,450,000 following a competitive bidding process, indicating that demand for investment opportunities in Northern Ireland remains strong despite the ongoing uncertainty. Chancery House, which is located on the edge of Belfast’s Law Courts and opposite Victoria Square Shopping Centre, …

Danske Bank Women’s Premiership 2017 season launches

Danske Bank Women’s Premiership 2017 Season Launches

Andrew Kelly Corporate

The 2017 Danske Bank Women’s Premiership season has been launched at an event at the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park, with representatives and players from all seven teams in attendance. Last year’s champions, Linfield Ladies, will be hoping to retain their title, with Ballymena United Allstars joining the league through promotion. Chairperson of the Women’s Premiership Committee Maura Muldoon …

LCC Group Purchases Cloghan Point Oil Terminal In Multi Million Pound Deal

LCC Group Purchases Cloghan Point Oil Terminal In Multi Million Pound Deal

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Cookstown-based energy firm LCC Group has purchased Cloghan Point Oil Terminal from AES Power in a multimillion pound deal, which could lead to energy cost savings for businesses and consumers in the future. The LCC Group is an independent family owned company established in 1980 which provides a range of services spanning various energy sectors. Initially set up to provide …

SCARVA RESTAURANT LOOKS TO TAKE A BITE OUT OF THE EVENTS MARKET WITH NEW FUNCTION ROOM

Scarva Restaurant To Take A Bite Out Of The Events Market With New Function Room

Andrew Kelly Corporate

A restaurant situated on the borders of County Armagh and Down, has completed extensive renovation work in a bid to increase its share of the business event and wedding markets. Part of the investment was supported by Danske Bank. Sinton’s at the Bridge opened in 2012 and currently employs 30 staff. Situated in Scarva, the restaurant is managed by husband …

Keith Shiells, Lambert Smith Hampton

Lambert Smith Hampton Named NI’s Most Active Property Agent For 2016

Alastair Luke Corporate

Lambert Smith Hampton in Belfast has repeated last year’s feat of topping four categories in the prestigious EGi Deals Competition for 2016, once more being named the overall regional winner and most active property agent in Northern Ireland. Every year EGi, part of industry bible Estates Gazette, compiles rankings across all property types and all regions of the UK based …

Colin Neill HU launch

Comment From Hospitality Ulster On Tourism VAT

Andrew Kelly Corporate

The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee has called on the Government to investigate if powers over VAT, likely to be repatriated to the UK upon leaving the EU, can be used to boost the tourism sector in Northern Ireland. At present, the tourism industry in Northern Ireland is subject to a VAT rate that is more than twice that in the …

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 …