Allstate Northern Ireland, part of the Allstate Corporation, is  the largest publicly traded home, personal and vehicle insurer in the US and the largest IT company in the North, with operations in Belfast, Derry and Strabane.  Photographer: Tim Boyle/Bloomberg

A Tyrone accent is not without its charms but, on occasion, completely unfiltered and in its purest form, it may not be the easiest for unaccustomed e(...)

The Wall Street bull in New York: NYSE Technologies, the technology arm of NYSE Euronext first came to Belfast in 2009 to open its technology centre of excellence. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty

It is no Wall Street but Belfast’s Adelaide Street has proven to be a happy home over the last five years for one of the North’s most high-profile inw(...)

The “Made not Born” leadership and management initiative aims to transform the average boss in Northern Ireland into a business leader.

If you’re lucky, at some stage in your career you will have a boss you actually like working for. Someone you respect and who, perhaps, even inspires (...)

 First Minister Peter Robinson  and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness, pictured at the Gala Dinner at Hillsborough Castle last nigth with entrepreneur Orlagh McGahan.

Dan KeenanMore than 150 potential overseas and domestic investors gather in Hillsborough Castle tonight at the invitation of Northern Secretary Theres(...)

 First Minister Peter Robinson  and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness, pictured at the Gala Dinner at Hillsborough Castle last nigth with entrepreneur Orlagh McGahan.

Dan KeenanMore than 150 potential overseas and domestic investors gather in Hillsborough Castle tonight at the invitation of Northern Secretary Theres(...)


RETRANSMITED CORRECTING NAME. NAME SHOULD READ Mairtin O Muilleoir. Newly elected Belfast Lord Mayor 
Máirtín Ó Muilleoirmeets the press at Belfast City Hall. Belfast City Council elected an entrepreneur with a media empire in Belfast and New York as the new Lord Mayor. Sinn Fein’s Mairtin O Muilleoir, 53, took the post serving alongside Christopher Stalford of the DUP. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday June 3, 2013. See PA story ULSTER Mayor. Photo credit should read: Paul Faith/
: “We are trying to do is get a foot in the door in the epicentre for tech investment.” Photograph: PA 
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Máirtín Ó Muilleoir is a man who knows the value of a good headline. As managing director of the Belfast Media Group and publisher of the Irish Echo i(...)

 US president Barack Obama   in Belfast this week. Photograph:  Paul Faith/Getty Images

“Jobs and opportunity are essential to peace.” That is what Northern Ireland wants to tell the world this week.And who better to get the message out t(...)

Bro McFerran (left) managing director of Allstate Northern Ireland, introduces First Minister Peter Robinson, Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness  and Enterprises Minister Arlene Foster to senior Allstate management in the USA, during a live telecommunications link at their Belfast offices. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

First Minister Peter Robinson and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness have announced that US technology company Allstate Northern Ireland is to(...)