Business in Northern Ireland broadly welcome UK chancellor George Osborne’s budget.

It could be a challenge for some Northern Ireland firms to cope with one of the biggest surprises of the UK’s summer budget – the introduction of a ne(...)

Demonstrators outside the House of Commons as UK chancellor George Osborne set out his plans to reshape the country’s economy with the first budget of the new Conservative government on Wednesday. Photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters

The UK chancellor’s pledge on Wednesday in his summer budget to cut British corporation tax to 18 per cent by 2020 will reduce the overall cost to the(...)

Nama sold €5.6 billion worth of loans against northern Irish properties to Cerberus for €1.7 billion in June 2014. The US fund hired US lawyers Brown and Rudnick, along with  Northern Irish firm Tughans, as advisers. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

State agency Nama on Tuesday defended the sale of its Northern Ireland loans, which has sparked a row over claims of corrupt payments and is facing pa(...)

Mick Wallace TD outside Leinster House on Kildare Street, Dublin, July 7th, 2015. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Law Society of Northern Ireland (Law Society NI) last night issued an appeal to Independent TD Mick Wallace and “any other person with relevant in(...)

 Alban Maginness: says it is important that Northern Ireland’s integrity as a place to do business is not undermined by any further revelations from the sale of Nama’s loan portfolio

Could business reputation suffer as a result of the allegations and speculation surrounding the sale of Nama’s former loan portfolio in the North? The(...)

Lanyon Plaza, one of the larger assets in the portfolio

The very first meeting between a Northern Ireland Minister and his Irish counterpart in Dublin to discuss the banking crisis set the scene for how the(...)

The quality of higher education in Derry was a factor in the investment decision

Texas-headquartered OneSource Virtual has said it will create 289 new jobs in Derry in a multi-million investment project that will see it establish i(...)

The Brazilian Cisne Branco (white swan), one of the 50 tall ships taking part in the 2015 tall ships race, docked in Belfast harbour.  Photograph: PA

Sunshine and ships are expected to deliver a boost worth £5 million (€7 million) to the local Belfast economy over the next four days as the Tall Ship(...)

Europa Hotel in Belfast,

A new multi-million pound hotel set to open in Belfast next year is going to be impossible to ignore. For starters, its very name is likely to cause q(...)

Virgin said initial response to the Belfast-Orlando summer route had been very positive. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Virgin Atlantic has launched its first summer service between Belfast and Orlando and said strong demand for the service, which will carry 1,800 pass(...)