The Parliament Buildings in the Stormont Estate in Belfast. The prosperity gap with the UK could be widening leading economists have warned. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA.

The number of people claiming jobless-related benefits fell in Northern Ireland last month but the jobless rate crept up in the first quarter of the y(...)

EventMAP, a Queen’s University Belfast spin out that has developed new technology to optimise timetabling and resource management within universities, is to create 10 jobs after securing £85,000 (€118,536) of financial support from Invest NI.

EventMAP, a Belfast spin out that has developed new technology to optimise timetabling and resource management within universities, is to create 10 jo(...)

Kingspan ESB has launched a scheme that will give customers an option to sign up to a roof top photovoltaic (PV) soalr energy product that the joint venture says will produce cheaper, renewable energy without the investment normally required for such a system.

Kingspan and ESB unveiled on Tuesday a new joint venture in Northern Ireland that will offer local businesses the opportunity to get involved in a sol(...)

Prof Robert Bowman: “Our technology could be used in any analytical environment from medicine to food security to gas detection. It’s very exciting because we’ve got a unique product that we one day want to become a globally recognised product that has been made in Belfast.”

Angel investors may come in all shapes and sizes in Northern Ireland but few can claim to have successfully taken an idea from a physics lab to the Lo(...)

British prime minister David Cameron wants to ensure  the economic recovery “reaches all parts” of the UK. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

The pledge by British prime minister David Cameron after returning to Downing Street to devolve corporation tax power to the Northern Ireland Executiv(...)

Peter Robinson, leader of the DUP: it has declared itself to be a “low-tax party”. Photograph: Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press

Jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs and jobs: that sums up what the Alliance Party, the Democratic Unionist Party, the SDLP, the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)and Sin(...)

Gráinne Hampton of McColgan’s with Stormont enterprise minister Arlene Foster.

A Strabane-based family business which produces chilled and frozen food for retailers and foodservice firms in Ireland and Britain is to create 43 jo(...)

Conference should attract more than 1,200 delegates to Belfast

Francess McDonnellBelfast has attracted a major international aviation conference that is likely to attract 1,200 delegates to the city and deliver po(...)

Sandara Kelso-Robb, strategic adviser of Giving Northern Ireland, and Dr Gareth McGrath, director of Politics Plus, greet Prof Angela Eikenberry, Fulbright scholar at the University of Birmingham, who gave a special lecture on the meaning and impact of philanthropy at Parliament Buildings as part of Philanthropy Fortnight. Photograph: Paul Moane / Aurora

New research suggests that people who work for companies that give them the opportunity to put their “professional and leadership” skills to good use (...)

The Cast and Crew restaurant across from the Titanic Belfast centre marks the first restaurant development of its kind in the Titanic Quarter

Northern Ireland’s reigning “tourism hero” Niall McKenna is to open two new restaurants in Belfast and create 55 jobs in a move which he says reflect(...)