New Eurospar Opens Following Multi-Million Pound Investment

New Eurospar Opens Following Multi-Million Pound Investment

Andrew Kelly Corporate

A new 6,000 sq ft Eurospar has opened in Dromore, County Down, creating 40 jobs.  The £2.6m investment was part supported by Danske Bank. Moundview Eurospar is three times larger than the previous Eurospar store on the Hillsborough Road site and now features a deli and butchery counter, forecourt and 24 hour pay at pump facilities. Chris McDonald, Owner of …

Danske Bank Premiership Launched

2018/2019 Danske Bank Premiership Launched

Andrew Kelly Corporate

The Danske Bank Premiership prepared for this weekend’s return with the season launch event at the National Football Stadium on Wednesday evening. Following on from last season’s hugely successful campaign in which the prestigious Gibson Cup returned to Crusaders after a dramatic final day triumph back in April. Newry City and Institute have also returned to the top division of …

Danske Bank And Ulster University Partner To Launch Apprenticeship Programme

Danske Bank And Ulster University Partner To Launch Apprenticeship Programme

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Danske Bank and Ulster University have partnered to launch a new apprenticeship programme offering school leavers the opportunity to get paid work experience in the banking sector while studying for a degree. Danske Futures is a three-year higher- level apprenticeship programme for students who have completed their A- Levels.  It’s the first partnership of its kind between a local bank …

Danske Bank's Belfast Headquarters

Sharp Fall In Northern Ireland Consumer Confidence

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Consumer confidence in Northern Ireland fell sharply in the second quarter of 2018, according to analysis published today by Danske Bank. The Danske Bank Northern Ireland Consumer Confidence Index fell back to 131, down from 142 in the first quarter of the year and 139 a year ago. Commenting on the latest figures, Danske Bank Chief Economist Conor Lambe said: …

International Property Buyers Target Local Development

International Property Buyers Target Local Development

Andrew Kelly Corporate

A unique housing development in Broughshane, Co Antrim is attracting interest from international buyers. Antrim-based construction company Loft Estates is in the process of completing work on its award winning Copper Barns development, which sits on a 4.5 acre rural site overlooking Slemish Mountain and the Braid Valley. The £1.3m investment in three state-of-the-art homes, was part funded by Danske …

Danske Bank's Belfast Headquarters

Northern Ireland Economy Set For Underwhelming Growth In 2018 And 2019

Andrew Kelly Corporate

A slow start to the year and heightened uncertainty surrounding Brexit mean economic growth is likely to remain subdued, according to a new report from Danske Bank. In the Bank’s latest Northern Ireland Quarterly Sectoral Forecasts report, published today, Danske Bank is forecasting that the Northern Ireland economy will grow by 0.9 per cent in 2018 and 1.1 per cent …

Shoe Shop Puts Best Foot Forward With Investment In Online Platform

Shoe Shop Puts Best Foot Forward With Investment In Online Platform

Andrew Kelly Corporate

A family-owned business in Banbridge has invested £100,000 and created four jobs to support the continued growth of its online platform and export business. The investment was part supported by Danske Bank. Donaghy Shoes operates from a 25,000 sq ft store on the main street, employs 75 staff and exports internationally to more than 50 countries. Peter McVeigh, Director at …

Danske Bank Investing In Major Refurbishment Of Flagship Branch

Danske Bank Investing In Major Refurbishment Of Flagship Branch

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Work is about to commence on a major refurbishment of Danske Bank’s flagship branch at Donegall Square West in Belfast city centre. Building work will begin on Thursday 7 June and is due to complete by the start of September.  During the refurbishment, the branch will operate from a temporary location accessed via Wellington Street at the side of the …

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 …