ndependent Telecoms Provider Onecom Enters Northern Ireland Market

Independent Telecoms Provider Onecom Enters Northern Ireland Market

Andrew Kelly Corporate

The UK’s largest independent telecommunications provider, Onecom, has today entered the Northern Ireland market by opening a new regional office in Belfast. Headquartered near Fareham in Hampshire, Onecom operates from 12 regional offices throughout the UK and employs more than 400 staff. The company is Vodafone UK’s largest enterprise partner, managing more than 325,000 mobile connections and delivering communication services …

Deloitte Real Estate Crane Survey shows resurgence of development in Belfast

Deloitte Real Estate Crane Survey Shows Resurgence of Development in Belfast

Alastair Luke Corporate

Construction in Belfast is at its highest level since 2008, with eleven development schemes completed in the city during 2016, according to a new report released today by Deloitte. The report, the first Belfast Crane Survey produced by Deloitte Real Estate, shows a total of 30 schemes under construction or recently completed in the city. This includes four new educational …

Air-Tastic Bounces Into Bangor With New Trampoline Park

Air-Tastic Bounces Into Bangor With New Trampoline Park

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Air-tastic, which is part of the Funky Monkeys brand, has secured a loan from the Growth Loan Fund to open its first indoor trampoline park in Bangor, creating 30 new jobs. Finance for the £50m Growth Loan Fund – which provides loans to established Northern Ireland SMEs seeking to access growth finance – has been provided by Invest Northern Ireland …

Major New Office Plan Signals Next Step Forward In Growth of CDE

Major New Office Plan Signals Next Step Forward in Growth of CDE

Alastair Luke Corporate

County Tyrone based manufacturing company CDE Global has today revealed plans to invest in building a new, multi-million pound state-of-the-art office complex at its headquarters in Cookstown. The new office development which will house 400 people has received planning permission and is expected to begin construction in February 2017, with a view to being completed within 18 months. CDE Global …

Olympian Homes, Gilbert-Ash - Great Patrick Street student dvelopment

Gilbert-Ash Commences Construction on £22m Student Accommodation Project

Alastair Luke Corporate

Construction and fit-out firm Gilbert-Ash has commenced construction work on a 474 bedroom student accommodation scheme at 28-30 Great Patrick Street in Belfast, which will see an overall investment of £37m in the city. The design and build contract is worth £22m to Gilbert-Ash. The project is being developed by Olympian Homes and is expected to be completed in late …

New Restaurant Brings 25 Jobs To East Belfast

New Restaurant Brings 25 Jobs To East Belfast

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Ballyhackamore’s growing attraction as a hospitality destination has been boosted with the opening of a new restaurant that has created 25 jobs following a £250,000 investment. The investment in Cyprus Avenue has been part supported by Danske Bank. The new eatery has been opened by Richard McCracken, a chef with over 12 years’ experience, working in Scotland, London and Paris. …

Michael Johnson, managing partner at Carson McDowell

Record Year for Carson McDowell Solicitors In 2016

Alastair Luke Corporate

Northern Ireland’s largest independent law firm, Carson McDowell, today announced a 25 per cent increase in turnover to £13.5m in 2016, following a successful year across all business areas. The firm’s pre-tax profits in the 12 months to April 30, 2016 increased by 14 per cent to £6.9m, driven by growing confidence in the Northern Ireland economy and an increase …

Major Web Security Conference to Confirm Belfast as Cyber Security Capital of Europe

Major Web Security Conference to Confirm Belfast as Cyber Security Capital of Europe

Alastair Luke Corporate

Belfast is set to cement its reputation as a European hotspot for cyber security expertise when it hosts one of the industry’s largest international conferences in May this year. The OWASP AppSecEU 2017 Conference, which will take place at the Waterfront Hall and the Hilton Belfast, is one of the biggest events on the international cyber security calendar. The annual …

Danske Bank Hopes To Brighten ‘Blue Monday’ With New Partnership

Danske Bank Hopes To Brighten ‘Blue Monday’ With New Partnership

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Danske Bank has today announced that Action Mental Health (AMH) will be its new charity partner for 2017. The local charity works to enhance the quality of life and the employability of people with mental health needs or a learning disability in Northern Ireland. Mental health is a cross cutting issue in Northern Ireland with one in four people here …

Vinyl sales to generate $1bn globally in 2017 according to Deloitte TMT predictions

Vinyl Sales to Generate $1bn Globally in 2017 According to Deloitte TMT Predictions

Alastair Luke Corporate

The resurgence of vinyl records, a rise in the severity of cyberattacks and fingerprint scanners becoming the norm on smart phones are some of the key technology, media and telecommunications trends predicted for 2017 in a new report published today by business advisory firm Deloitte. The news comes following the launch of the sixteenth edition of TMT Predictions 2017 the …