Northern Ireland’s Minister for Enterprise Jonathan Bell hailed Decora Blind Systems, which is creating 80 jobs in Antrim, as a “dynamic, innovative business”. Photograph: Aaron McCracken/Harrisons/PA

A family owned blind manufacturing business in Lisburn plans to create 80 jobs in Co Antrim as part of a new expansion project. Decora Blind Systems, (...)

The Danske Bank study reveals that the lowest levels of consumer confidence were displayed in Carrickfergus and Antrim

Northern Ireland’s £600 million budget “black hole” may be starting to hit consumer confidence levels according to a new report which looks at the fin(...)

The North’s Finance Minister Arlene Foster has welcomed the decision by Teleperformance to operate the Enniskillen contact centre. Photo: PA Wire

French owned Teleperformance has agreed a deal to manage and operate Liberty Mutual’s contact centre in Enniskillen which employs more than 200 people(...)

Minister for Enterprise Jonathan Bell says it is “vital”  the North has control over corporation tax. Photograph: Aaron McCracken/Harrisons/PA

What’s happening to Northern Ireland’s big plans to introduce a lower rate of corporation tax to rival that of the Republic’s and entice new investors(...)

British Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee of the House of Commons has described as “strange” the failure of the Northern Ireland Executive and Cerberus (...)

Dairy cows in a row

Northern Ireland’s oldest diary, Ballyrashane Creamery in Coleraine, a co-operative owned by local farmers has agreed to merge with the Town of Monagh(...)

The ink is dry at last on the rumoured £8 million deal for Northern Ireland’s only five-star golf resort

It has taken the best part of a year to finalise, but the ink is finally dry on the rumoured £8 million deal for Northern Ireland’s only five-star gol(...)

 Frank Cushnahan was involved in a deal that helped to establish Belfast’s highly successful Titanic Quarter. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

“Vision determines winners and losers,” Frank Cushnahan told various Northern Ireland politicians on at least one occasion. What Mr Cushnahan’s person(...)

Ian Coulter former managing partner at Tughans law firm in Belfast. Tughans has rejected claims by Mr Coulter concerning a bank account which contained £7.5 million.

The Belfast law firm Tughans has rejected claims by Ian Coulter, its former managing partner, concerning a bank account which contained £7.5 million a(...)

Former managing partner at Tughans Law Firm, Belfast Ian Coulter: Said the money which “has been called into question” – and which he said was actually £7.5 million – “was part of the total legal and consultancy fees”.

The Belfast lawyer at the heart of allegations concerning the £1.2 billion purchase of the National Asset Management Agency’s loan portfolio in Northe(...)