Levy cuts carrier bag use by 215 million
The carrier bag levy has reduced the number of bags used in Northern Ireland by 71.8% in its first year and generated net proceeds of £4.17m, according to the Department of the Environment.
Law firm to create 250 Belfast jobs
Published: Wednesday, 27 August 2014
The world's biggest law firm Baker & McKenzie is to open an office in Belfast creating over 250 jobs.
New flights from Belfast to Poland
Published: Tuesday, 26 August 2014
A new direct flight from Belfast International to the Polish city of Katowice has been announced.
UTV Media records 62% profit growth
Published: Tuesday, 26 August 2014
UTV Media has seen pre-tax profits grow by 62% to £10m in the first half of 2014, as the group prepares for the launch of new channel UTV Ireland in January 2015.
Top 100 NI firms make £1bn profit
Published: Friday, 22 August 2014
The top 100 companies in Northern Ireland made a record £1bn profit over the past year.
Heritage award for St George's market
Published: Friday, 22 August 2014
St George's market in Belfast has been named as the UK's best heritage project in the National Lottery Awards.

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Private health group set to cut staff
Published: Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Private medical group 3fivetwo is making up to 50 staff redundant.
House prices up as market 'normalises'
Published: Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Finance Minister Simon Hamilton has welcomed the latest housing market figures which show rising prices and an increase in the number of properties sold.
Gold digging jobs boost for Co Tyrone
Published: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Almost 20 new jobs have been created by a Canadian company for a gold mining project in Co Tyrone.
Bank 'double-billed' mortgage customers
Published: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
The High Court has ruled a bank "unconscionably" double-billed customers who fell behind in their mortgage payments.
Belfast 'most expensive meal out in UK'
Published: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Belfast is the most expensive UK city to dine out in, according to an annual cost comparison study.
US firm creates 94 jobs in Belfast
Published: Monday, 18 August 2014
Almost 100 new jobs are being created in Belfast as part of a £6m investment by a US-based data protection company.
Number of NI repossessions down
Published: Friday, 15 August 2014
The latest figures show that fewer home owners in Northern Ireland are being confronted with the threat of losing their property.
Two Danske Bank branches to close
Published: Friday, 15 August 2014
Danske Bank has announced that it is set to close two Co Londonderry branches later this year although the bank has confirmed there will be no job losses.
Pharma firm creates almost 350 jobs
Published: Thursday, 14 August 2014
Almost 350 high quality jobs are being created over the next five years by pharmaceutical firm Almac, marking an investment of £54m.
Drop in jobless benefit claimants
Published: Wednesday, 13 August 2014
The number of people claiming unemployment benefits in Northern Ireland dropped significantly, by 1,400, in July compared to the previous month.
Gas pipeline preferred applicants revealed
Published: Wednesday, 13 August 2014
Two companies have been announced as 'preferred applicants' for licenses to build a new £200m gas pipeline for NI's western counties.
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