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Minister’s Response on Small Business Support “Woefully Inadequate!”

SDLP Foyle MLA Sinéad McLaughlin has said the Economy Minister Gordon Lyons’ response to questioning on support for small businesses is woefully inadequate. In his response to a question tabled by Ms McLaughlin, the Minister failed to detail any efforts on his behalf to put new support schemes in place. The Foyle MLA said: “The […]

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Business Community Newry Newry Chamber

Newry Chamber Celebrates Business Champions

The very best employees and teams from the business community across the Greater Newry Area were celebrated at the Newry Chamber Employee & Team Awards 2022. The glittering awards ceremony took place at the Canal Court Hotel & Spa on Thursday 8th September 2022 and honoured the achievements of 21 individuals and organisations. The winners […]

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Business Constituency Newry Newry and Armagh

Construction Commences on £30m Resource Recovery Park

Recycling company Re-Gen has started work on its £30 million circular economy resource park in Newry which will involve 250 people in the construction of the new manufacturing and industrial units. The eight-acre site in the Invest NI Carnbane Business Park will accommodate a number of operations including the manufacture of solid recovered fuel (SRF), […]

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Business Campaigns Constituency Cost of Living Government Newry Newry and Armagh Politics South Armagh Stormont

Prime Minister Must Act Now Before It’s Too Late For Businesses! – Murphy

Finance Minister Conor Murphy has called on the new Prime Minister, Liz Truss to deliver a package of meaningful measures which deliver for businesses. Speaking during a visit to Dungannon where he met local businesses, Conor Murphy said:  “I heard first hand today of the hardship businesses continue to experience as the cost of living crisis deepens […]

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Business Community Constituency Education Newry Newry and Armagh

New Assured Skills Academy with Newry company FD Technologies

Economy Minister Gordon Lyons has announced 20 high quality training places on a new Assured Skills Academy with Newry company FD Technologies. Funded by the Department for the Economy, the FD Technologies Data/Systems Analyst Assured Skills Academy will see 20 successful applicants receive eight weeks of industry-relevant, pre-employment training at Southern Regional College’s Newry campus. […]

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Business Community Constituency Government Portadown Upper Bann Westminster

Lynas Food Outlet a Welcome Addition to Portadown Retail Offering

Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart has said the decision of Lynas Foodservice to open an outlet store in Portadown is another expression of confidence in the town as a good place to do business, and welcomed the creation of 15 jobs as a boost to local employment opportunity. Speaking on a preview visit to the […]

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Agriculture Business Constituency Government International Lurgan Upper Bann Westminster

25% Tariff on Steel Products Entering Northern Ireland

Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart has written to the Chancellor to request that he suspend the 25% tariff on steel products entering Northern Ireland. The tariff is being introduced as a result of the Northern Ireland Protocol, after EU quotas for global imports were exhausted. The DUP MP said: “The impact of this tariff will […]

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Business Constituency Council Government Newcastle Newry Newry and Armagh NMD Council South Down

Opportunity for Local SMEs to Meet Key Buyers and Secure New Business

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council is calling on local businesses to register for a unique opportunity to showcase their offering to some of Northern Ireland’s largest procurement specialists. The NMD Tender for Growth Meet the Buyer event, which takes place at the Slieve Donard Hotel in Newcastle at 9.30am on Thursday 22 September, will […]

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Local Business Transport Compliance NI Excels in Providing Transport Services

Transport Compliance NI has become one of the fastest growing transport compliance & workplace training companies in Northern Ireland. Boasting an array of services from workplace required training to specialist compliance services the Newry based business has gone from strength to strength, and they don’t plan on stopping anytime soon. Speaking to Clanrye News and […]

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Business Campaigns Constituency Cost of Living Government Newry Newry and Armagh Politics South Armagh Stormont

Businesses Need Support to Cope With Unprecedented Electricity Costs – Murphy

Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has said the British government should provide more funding to help struggling businesses through the unprecedented rises in their electricity bills.  The Finance Minister said:  “The British government must step up with financial support to support businesses which are being hammered by the huge rise in electricity bills.  “Right now some […]