Expansion Plans For County Antrim Spa To Create 12 New Jobs

Expansion Plans For County Antrim Spa To Create 12 New Jobs

Andrew Kelly Corporate

A luxurious spa in Ballyclare has announced it is making a £250,000 investment to expand its existing premises and create 12 new jobs. The investment was part supported by Danske Bank. Dunamoy was created in 2012 by Stacey and Jamie Hamill. The current facility features four award winning private cottage retreats which contain a living area, fully equipped country kitchen …

Danske Bank Q1 2017 results

Danske Bank Q1 2017 Results

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Danske Bank in Northern Ireland reports a profit before tax of £27.3m for the 3 months to the end of March 2017. The lower profit before tax figure reflects the negative impact of the lower Bank of England Base Rate on our income, as well as higher costs associated with the implementation of our investment programme – driving competitiveness, efficiency …

Pictured at the first Lawyers in Schools session is Matthew, a member of the first class at Priory Integrated College to take part in the programme; Jacqueline McAleese, programme volunteer and partner at Carson McDowell; Dr Anne Rice, Northern Ireland coordinator for the Citizenship Foundation and Jacqueline Magennis, principal of Priory Integrated College.

Legal Sector Called To Support New Schools Programme

Alastair Luke Corporate

Belfast-based law firm Carson McDowell is calling on legal professionals to help young people understand their rights and responsibilities as it partners with the Citizenship Foundation to launch a legal education programme in Northern Ireland. The Lawyers in Schools programme provides opportunities for young people to increase their awareness and understanding of the law by linking law firms, in-house legal …

One Year To Go Before Tough New Data Protection Laws Come Into Force

One Year To Go Before Tough New Data Protection Laws Come Into Force

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Businesses could face penalties of up to £20m if they are not prepared for game changing new data protection laws that will come into effect in 12 months’ time, law firm Carson McDowell warned today. For almost 20 years, the collecting, processing and storing of individuals’ data has been governed in the UK by the Data Protection Act 1998. But …

Pictured are Andrew Gowdy, Senior Portfolio Manager at WhiteRock Capital Partners and Dr Pamela McHenry of Belfast Skin Clinic.

Centre Of Excellence For Dermatology And Associated Specialities Opens With Growth Loan Fund Backing

Andrew Kelly Corporate

A new unique centre of excellence for all skin and skin related conditions, has opened in Belfast after a significant loan from the Growth Loan Fund. Belfast Skin Clinic has created three new jobs with another seven posts to be created before the end of the year. Finance for the £50m Growth Loan Fund – which provides loans to established …

Deloitte Set To Recruit Record Number Of Apprentices

Deloitte Set To Recruit Record Number Of Apprentices

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Leading business and technology advisory firm Deloitte has announced the largest ever intake of apprentices to its award winning BrightStart programme in Belfast. BrightStart is a five-year professional development programme which helps school leavers to gain an honours degree (BSc in Business Technology) through Ulster University as well as recognised professional qualifications and a job at Deloitte, working for the …

East Antrim Tourism Project Creates 25 Jobs

East Antrim Coastal Tourism Hub Creates 25 Jobs

Alastair Luke Corporate

A tourism enterprise project has created 25 jobs at businesses along the east Antrim coast. Backed by the Coastal Communities Fund and led by Carrickfergus Enterprise, the Coastal Tourism Hub project has helped 30 tourism and hospitality entrepreneurs to hone their skills and develop a unified approach to marketing the area’s tourist destinations. The 25 full-time equivalent jobs created include …

ONECOM SMASHES TARGETS IN FIRST QUARTER OF TRADING IN NORTHERN IRELAND

Onecom Smashes Targets in First Quarter of Trading in Northern Ireland

Alastair Luke Corporate

The UK’s largest independent telecommunications provider, Onecom, today announced that its Northern Ireland business has hit £1m of revenues in its first three months of trading. Onecom opened its regional office in Belfast at the start of 2017 with a commitment to invest more than £5m in the Northern Ireland operation and plans to employ 30 people in the city …

(L-R) Trevor Wood, senior partner of Trevor Wood Associates is pictured with Ian Henton, retail director of Lambert Smith Hampton.

Northern Ireland’s Retail Warehousing Vacancy Rate Falls to Record Low

Alastair Luke Corporate

Retail warehousing vacancies in Northern Ireland have fallen sharply to the lowest level since detailed regional analysis began in 2006, according to research by Trevor Wood Associates. The retail consultancy will unveil the findings of its flagship report, the Definitive Guide to Retail and Leisure Parks 2017, at a presentation this morning at the Fitzwilliam Hotel, hosted by Lambert Smith …

Tech Leaders From Google, Twitter & YouTube To Speak At Digital DNA

Tech Leaders From Google, Twitter & YouTube To Speak At Digital DNA

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Speakers from some of the world’s biggest tech companies are coming to Belfast Northern Ireland this summer to inspire over 2,000 local and international delegates at Ireland’s leading business and technology event. Digital experts from organisations including Google, Twitter, YouTube, Adobe, Motorola and Microsoft will give their insights into cutting edge technology and digital trends at Digital DNA in the …