New government-backed scheme, backed by £2.2 million, is to be rolled out in Northern Ireland to help 160 people who have been out of work in one of the worst areas for unemployment in the UK.

A new scheme, backed by £2.2 million of public money, is to be rolled out in Northern Ireland to help 160 people who have been out of work in one of t(...)

Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness: political leaders are continuing to campaign to the UK Treasury for a reduction in air passenger taxes specifically from the North.

Officials in Northern Ireland are exploring the potential of a new air route development fund to attract more airlines and create new routes, the Nort(...)

Derry city. Choice Housing Association, which has been established following the merger of Trinity, Oaklee and Ulidia Housing Associations, currently has more than 10,000 homes on its books and a property portfolio valued at more than £700 million.

A newly formed housing association has announced plans to create 2,500 social and affordable homes in Northern Ireland over the next five years in a m(...)

Separate statistics also show there was a fall in the number of people claiming jobless-related benefits last month

The number of people without a job in Northern Ireland jumped by 2,000 to 54,000 while unemployment in general fell across the UK during the three mo(...)

Dr Norman Apsley  became chief executive of the Northern Ireland Science Park in 2000  and has helped shape the park into a thriving eco-system for start-ups, entrepreneurs and investors. Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker

Dr Norman Apsley may have to negotiate through some of the world’s top fintech companies in Belfast today to get to his office. And he could not be ha(...)

Almac Discovery, the Northern Ireland biopharmaceutical company, has agreed a drug development deal with Genentech which could be worth more than £225 million (€311 million).

Almac Discovery, the Northern Ireland biopharmaceutical company, has agreed a drug development deal with Californian-based Genentech which could be wo(...)

McGinnis Developments has re-financed its Cerberus controlled assets.

The McGinnis Group, a Derry based property developer, has confirmed it has re-financed previous Nama/Cerberus controlled assets as part of a new deal (...)

Skunkworks Surfboard Company founders Ricky and Chris Martin have secured £100,000 in grants and established a surfboard manufacturing facility in Coleraine, Co Derry.

Two surfing-mad brothers from Portrush, who are the entrepreneurs behind Northern Ireland’s first surfboard company, have beaten thousands of hopef(...)

Mayor of Antrim Clr Thomas Hogg; Alastair Hamilton, chief executive Invest NI; Enterprise Minister Jonathan Bell and RLC director Sarah Holt at the RLC site in Newtownabbey.

The engineering group, RLC, is to create 80 jobs in Northern Ireland as part of a new £35 million investment project in Newtownabbey. RLC, which provi(...)

Sandra Corkin of Oasis Travel with Paul McMahon, president of Belfast Chamber of Trade and Commerce

It is that time of year when most people start dreaming about warm, sunny beaches or faraway destinations. But for Sandra Corkin it is a 24-hour, 365-(...)