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€40 Million EIB Backing For An Post Transformation

  €40 Million EIB Backing For An Post Transformation

A new €40 million, 10-year European Investment Bank (EIB) loan to An Post has been formally announced in Dublin. More

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New EU Report Assesses the Use of Blockchain Technologies in Finance, Trade and Public Service

  New EU Report Assesses the Use of Blockchain Technologies in Finance, Trade and Public Service

The European Commission’s science and knowledge service, the Joint Research Centre, has published a new flagship report exploring the challenges and impacts of

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Consumer Confidence Helps Grocery Retailers Cash In

  Consumer Confidence Helps Grocery Retailers Cash In

The latest figures from Kantar show that the Irish grocery market remains buoyant, with growth accelerating to 3.3% in the 12 weeks

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National Project Awards Shortlist Announced

  National Project Awards Shortlist Announced

The Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute (PMI) has revealed its shortlist of contenders for this year’s National Project Awards,

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OpenSky Launches New Innovation & Research Division With €1 Million Investment

  OpenSky Launches New Innovation & Research Division With €1 Million Investment

OpenSky, Ireland’s leading GovTech transformation specialist which provides automated solutions to public sector bodies, has launched its new Research Projects

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Schur®Star Packs GMP Approved Medicinal Cannabis in White Room Conditions

  Schur®Star Packs GMP Approved Medicinal Cannabis in White Room Conditions

Pre-made bags in combination with flexibility, simplicity and white room compatibility of the Schur®Star Packaging Machine convinced one of Europe’s

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Two New Equity Funds For Investments in Innovative SMEs

  Two New Equity Funds For Investments in Innovative SMEs

Invest Northern Ireland has launched two new Equity Funds offering investments to innovative high growth potential SMEs. The TechStart II

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First Decline in Construction Activity Since August 2013

  First Decline in Construction Activity Since August 2013

The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – fell

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Irish SMEs Struggling More With Rising Costs Than International Competitors

  Irish SMEs Struggling More With Rising Costs Than International Competitors

Small businesses around the world have described rising costs as their greatest challenge, and the problem is particularly acute in

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Enet to Open New €1 Million HQ Facility in Limerick

  Enet to Open New €1 Million HQ Facility in Limerick

Enet, Ireland’s largest wholesale, open-access network provider, is investing €1 million in a new state-of-the-art headquarters facility in Limerick. The

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Europe’s Circular Economy Still in its Infancy

  Europe’s Circular Economy Still in its Infancy

Circular material use can minimise waste and resource extraction, improve resource efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and contribute to conserving

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Multi-million Energy Services Fund For NI Firms Unveiled

  Multi-million Energy Services Fund For NI Firms Unveiled

Businesses across Northern Ireland are set to benefit from a new three million pound energy services fund aimed at helping

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Texas Health and Public Safety Software Firm to Create 120 Jobs

  Texas Health and Public Safety Software Firm to Create 120 Jobs

ESO, a Texas-based, mission-driven software firm, is establishing an engineering centre in Belfast, which will create 120 jobs. The company’s

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CLS Marks 25-year Anniversary With 100 New Jobs

  CLS Marks 25-year Anniversary With 100 New Jobs

Complete Laboratory Solutions (CLS), Ireland’s largest privately-owned contract laboratory, is celebrating 25 years in business with the creation of 100 new jobs

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ESB to Roll Out Pilot Projects With Five International Start-ups as Part of Global Energy Programme

  ESB to Roll Out Pilot Projects With Five International Start-ups as Part of Global Energy Programme

ESB is to trial pilot projects with five international energy start-ups, cementing its commitment to delivering value-driven solutions for a

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Kevin Holland Appointed Chief Executive of Invest Northern Ireland

  Kevin Holland Appointed Chief Executive of Invest Northern Ireland

Invest Northern Ireland has announced the appointment of Kevin Holland (pictured) as Chief Executive to replace Alastair Hamilton who is

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EY Announces Plans for 600 New Jobs Across Island of Ireland

  EY Announces Plans for 600 New Jobs Across Island of Ireland

EY has announced its plans to create 600 new jobs adding to its current headcount of 3,076 on the island

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Continuation of Help-to-Buy Scheme in Budget 2020 Welcomed

  Continuation of Help-to-Buy Scheme in Budget 2020 Welcomed

The continuation of the Help-to-Buy Scheme in the 2020 Budget has been welcomed by Property Industry Ireland, Brokers Ireland, EY

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Kepak Becomes First European Meat Processor to Access $122 Billion US Burger Market

  Kepak Becomes First European Meat Processor to Access $122 Billion US Burger Market

Kepak Group, a  family owned Irish company and one of Europe’s leading food innovators, has become the first ever European

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Simplified Motion Series electric drives from Festo are easy to use – just plug and work

  Simplified Motion Series electric drives from Festo are easy to use – just plug and work

Solving simple motion tasks electrically is now possible with the Simplified Motion Series from Festo. The electric drive series combines

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Leading US Insurance Company to Create Technology and Cybersecurity Innovation Centre in Northern Ireland

  Leading US Insurance Company to Create Technology and Cybersecurity Innovation Centre in Northern Ireland

Aflac Incorporated, a US-based insurance company with business in the United States and Japan, plans to create 150 jobs as

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Classic Mineral Water to Invest £3.7 Million and Triple Workforce

  Classic Mineral Water to Invest £3.7 Million and Triple Workforce

Lurgan-based Classic Mineral Water is investing over £3.7 million in its soft drinks manufacturing business, to drive growth. This will

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Finalists Announced For Innovation Awards 2019

  Finalists Announced For Innovation Awards 2019

The search for the most innovative business in Ireland is one step closer following the announcement of the shortlist of

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New Head at Unilever Ireland

  New Head at Unilever Ireland

Emily Pittman (pictured) has been appointed Vice President and General Manager for Unilever Ireland. Based at the company’s head office

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MetaCompliance to Create 70 Jobs in Latest Derry Expansion

  MetaCompliance to Create 70 Jobs in Latest Derry Expansion

Technology firm MetaCompliance is investing over £4.5 million to create 70 jobs as it looks to capitalise on demand in

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Irish Spirits Exports Increase by 10%

  Irish Spirits Exports Increase by 10%

Irish spirits exports exceeded €1 billion for the first time in 2018. The value of spirits exports from Ireland increased

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2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards Open For Entry

  2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards Open For Entry

Established in order to recognise excellence and raise standards across Ireland’s manufacturing industry and its associated supply chains, the 2020

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Only 46% of Small Business Owners Perceive Themselves to Have Good or Expert Knowledge of Financial Literacy

  Only 46% of Small Business Owners Perceive Themselves to Have Good or Expert Knowledge of Financial Literacy

The Small Firms Association (SFA) has launched the ‘Financial literacy amongst Irish micro, small and medium-sized businesses’ report, in collaboration

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InvoiceFair Wins Most Disruptive Fintech Award at 2019 Deloitte Financial Services Innovation Awards

  InvoiceFair Wins Most Disruptive Fintech Award at 2019 Deloitte Financial Services Innovation Awards

InvoiceFair, which has developed an innovative trading platform to enable SMEs access fast and flexible working capital finance, has won

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Ibec Welcomes New President

  Ibec Welcomes New President

Pat McCann, CEO of Dalata Hotel Group plc, is the new President of Ibec for 2019-2020. Pat McCann is a

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