Danske Bank Announces ‘Helping Hand’ For Mortgage Switchers

Danske Bank Announces ‘Helping Hand’ For Mortgage Switchers

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Danske Bank has launched a new ‘Helping Hand’ offer for customers who remortgage from another lender. The new offer will see customers benefit from free standard legals, a free valuation and £250 cashback, as well as reduced rates on the Bank’s Standard Fixed Rates. Richard Caldwell, Managing Director of Personal Banking and Small Business at Danske Bank, said: “Despite the …

SHS GROUP COMPLETES TWO MAJOR ACQUISITIONS WITH SUPPORT FROM DANSKE BANK

SHS Group Completes Two Major Acquisitions With Support From Danske Bank

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Belfast-headquartered SHS Group has invested significantly to position itself for further growth through two major acquisitions.  Danske Bank provided the funding for both acquisitions. SHS Group worked closely with Danske to complete the acquisition of Standard Brands UK Limited, owner of market leading firelighter brands such as Zip and Sunny Jim.  Closely followed by the acquisition of 3V Group, the …

Q1 2018 Consumer Confidence infographic

Consumer Confidence Rebounds At The Beginning Of 2018

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Consumer confidence in Northern Ireland bounced back strongly at the start of the year, according to analysis published today by Danske Bank. The Danske Bank Northern Ireland Consumer Confidence Index registered a reading of 142 in the first quarter of 2018. This represented a significant increase compared with the final quarter of 2017 when the index stood at 123. It …

New Showroom Puts Car Dealership In Pole Position

New Showroom Puts Car Dealership In Pole Position

Andrew Kelly Corporate

JC Halliday & Sons have opened Northern Ireland’s only DS Store in Eglinton, creating four new jobs. The £750,000 investment was part supported by Danske Bank. Award-winning Citroen & DS dealer, JC Halliday & Sons first started in 1967 and currently employs 28 staff across two sites in Eglinton and Magherafelt.  The company currently holds the National Excellence award across …

Danske Bank's Belfast Headquarters

Danske Bank UK financial results – 3 months to end March 2018

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Danske Bank in Northern Ireland reports a profit before impairments of £22.4m for the first quarter of 2018. Lending is 9% higher year-on-year and deposits grew by 6%. Total income is 2% higher reflecting the growth in lending and deposits, and higher UK interest rates partially offset by lower fee income following the sale of the Bank’s wealth business in …

Danske Bank Northern Ireland Quarterly Sectoral Forecasts 2018 Q1 Infogr...

Economic Growth To Remain Modest In 2018

Andrew Kelly Corporate

2018 is set to be a year of modest economic growth as consumers still face some pressure on their purchasing power and Brexit uncertainty continues to weigh on business investment, according to a new report by Danske Bank. The Northern Ireland Quarterly Sectoral Forecasts report, published today by Danske Bank, estimates that the Northern Ireland economy will grow by 1.0 …

loyalBe announced as winner of inaugural Open Banking Challenge

LoyalBe Announced As Winner Of Inaugural Open Banking Challenge

Andrew Kelly Corporate

A technology company developing an innovative digital loyalty app has been named the winner of the Open Banking Challenge, a new competition run by Techstart NI and Danske Bank. The Open Banking Challenge gave tech entrepreneurs in Northern Ireland the chance to pitch for £60,000 of funding. Proposals had to make the most of the new era of banking technology by …

Multi-Million Pound Grade A Office Space In Belfast Fully Let

Multi-Million Pound Grade A Office Space In Belfast Fully Let

Andrew Kelly Corporate

A multi-million pound investment to revamp an old linen mill into new grade A office space, which was completed at the end of last year, is already fully let.  The investment was part supported by Danske Bank.  Flax House on Adelaide Street was purchased by Straidorn Properties in late 2016 after the building had been unoccupied for over 30 years.  …

Danske Bank Signs Up To “Be Part Of It” As Digital DNA’s New Strategic Partner

Danske Bank Signs Up To “Be Part Of It” As Digital DNA’s New Strategic Partner

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Danske Bank has announced a new partnership with Northern Ireland’s leading business and technology event, Digital DNA. Taking place in Belfast’s St George’s Market on June 19 and 20, Digital DNA brings together experts and delegates from different industries and sectors to help them realise the potential of digital technology in their organisations, share knowledge and overcome challenges. Danske Bank …

New Grade A office CGI

New Grade A Office Scheme Underway At Weavers Court

Andrew Kelly Corporate

A Belfast business park’s expansion could facilitate up to 480 new jobs as part of an £8m investment.  Weavers Court is set to complete work on three 5,000 sq ft redeveloped industrial units in March, with building work also now underway for an additional 40,000 sq ft of grade A office space, launching in 2019.  The investment is being supported …